Chemical Engineering - Nuclear Power Engineering

1. 

Thermal neutrons which are used to cause the fission of U-235 have energy __________ eV.

A. < 0.025
B. > 1
C. 1-25
D. > 200.

Answer: Option A

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2. 

Which of the following types of nuclear reactors is most prone to radioactive hazards ?

A. Pressurised water reactor
B. Gas cooled reactor
C. Molten sodium cooled reactor
D. Boiling water reactor

Answer: Option D

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3. 

Thermal nuclear reactors using enriched uranium as fuel contains a maximum of __________ percent fissile material i.e. U-235.

A. 1
B. 2
C. 3
D. 7

Answer: Option C

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4. 

The atomic weight and atomic number of an element are A and Z respectively. What is the number of neutrons in the atom of that element ?

A. A+Z
B. A- Z
C. A
D. Z

Answer: Option B

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5. 

Which of the following is not used as a nuclear fuel cladding material ?

A. Zircalloy
B. Cadmium
C. Ceramics
D. Stainless steel

Answer: Option B

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