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Thermal and Nuclear Power Engineering Practice Test - Set 05

Practice Test: Question Set - 05


1. The new nucleus formed after β-decay of a radioactive element has
    (A) Less atomic number
    (B) Less atomic weight
    (C) More atomic number
    (D) More atomic weight

2. A control rod
    (A) Should have small absorption cross-section
    (B) Is generally made of boron, hafnium or cadmium
    (C) Should have large absorption cross-section
    (D) Both (b) and (c)

3. Which of the following is a non-fissile material?
    (A) Plutonium-239
    (B) Uranium-235
    (C) Uranium-233
    (D) Thorium-232

4. Which of the following types of nuclear reactors is most prone to radioactive hazards?
    (A) Pressurized water reactor
    (B) Gas cooled reactor
    (C) Molten sodium cooled reactor
    (D) Boiling water reactor

5. Which of the following is not, a fertile material?
    (A) Th-232
    (B) U-238
    (C) U-233
    (D) None of these

6. Uranium Corporation of India Limited (UCIL) engaged in the mining & concentration of uranium ore is located at
    (A) Alwaye (in Kerala)
    (B) Jadugoda (in Jharkhand)
    (C) Kalpakkam (in Tamilnadu)
    (D) Gopalpur coast (in Orissa)

7. Uranium ore is mined & concentrated in India at
    (A) Jadugoda (Jharkhand)
    (B) Kota (Rajasthan)
    (C) Tuticorin (Tamilnadu)
    (D) Talcher (Orissa)

8. Coolant used in a fast breeder reactor is
    (A) Molten sodium
    (B) Heavy water
    (C) Ordinary water
    (D) Helium

9. Nuclear fuel complex, Hyderabad is engaged in the job of
    (A) Manufacture of nuclear fuel elements/assemblies
    (B) Processing of uranium ore
    (C) Treatment of spent fuel
    (D) None of these

10. Hydrogen bomb employs the nuclear fusion of
    (A) Hydrogen
    (B) Deuterium
    (C) Tritium
    (D) Helium

11. Which of the following is a fuel for a fusion reactor (thermonuclear reactor)?
    (A) Deuterium and tritium
    (B) U-233
    (C) Thorium
    (D) Heavy water

12. Nuclear power generation capacity in India is
    (A) 3000 MW
    (B) 10000 MW
    (C) More than hydroelectric power generation capacity
    (D) More than thermal power generation capacity

13. Pressure of CO2 gas (which is a coolant) in the Calder-Hall nuclear reactor is __________ kgf/cm2.
    (A) 0.2
    (B) 7
    (C) 35
    (D) 50

14. How many atoms are present in one gm-atom of an element?
    (A) 2 × 1023
    (B) 6 × 1023
    (C) 6 × 1032
    (D) 5 × 105

15. Which of the following may be used to measure the rate of nuclear disintegration?
    (A) Geiger-Muller Counter
    (B) Cyclotron
    (C) Cold chamber
    (D) Mass spectrograph

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