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Nuclear Power Plant - Electric power system MCQs

Nuclear Power Plant MCQs : This section focuses on the "Nuclear Power Plant" in Electric power system. These Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs) should be practiced to improve the Electric power system skills required for various interviews (campus interview, walk-in interview, company interview), placement, entrance exam and other competitive examinations.

Question 1

A _________ is a thermal power station in which the heat source is a nuclear reactor

A. steam power plants
B. nuclear power plant
C. gas turbine power plants
D. All of the above

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Question 2

In thermal power stations, heat is used to generate steam that drives a steam turbine connected to a generator that produces electricity.

C. Can be true or false
D. Can not say

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Question 3

Electricity was generated by a nuclear reactor for the first time ever in?

A. 1925
B. 1933
C. 1941
D. 1948

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Question 4

Nuclear reactors usually rely on _________ to fuel the chain reaction

A. Boron
B. Cadmium
C. Uranium
D. Caesium

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Question 5

A _______ is the amount of time it takes for half of a sample of a radioactive element to decay.

A. element-life
B. half-life
C. full-life
D. perodic-life

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Question 6

How much coal is required to generate energy equivalent to the energy generated by 1 kg of uranium?

A. 30000 tonnes of high grade coal
B. 300 tonnes of high grade coal
C. 10000 tonnes of high grade coal
D. 3000 tonnes of high grade coal

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Question 7

Nuclear fuel in reactor lasts for ________________

A. more than 5 months
B. few weeks
C. more than 5 years
D. few days

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Question 8

Which particle is bombarded on heavy nucleus of nuclear fuel?

A. Electron
B. Neutron
C. Proton
D. Photon

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Question 9

The fuel mainly used in nuclear fission reactors are:

A. U232
B. U233
C. U234
D. U235

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Question 10

The water level in the steam generator and the nuclear reactor is controlled using the feedwater system.

A. Yes
B. No
C. Can be yes or no
D. Can not say

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