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Question 1 3 out of 3 points Because nuclear energy requires so few mineral inputs to create a lot of energy, it is considered to be a renewable form of energy.
Question 2 3 out of 3 points After many years of debate, the U.S. now has a permanent disposal facility that is accepting and storing nuclear waste in an underground geologic repository in Nevada.
Question 3 3 out of 3 points Choose 2 answers. What are the 2 major concerns about nuclear energy?
Question 4 3 out of 3 points Medical scans (like CT scans and x-rays) are a major source of radiation for the "average" U.S. citizen.
Question 5
3 out of 3 points Nuclear power plants can "meltdown" and possibly explode (releasing radioactive materials) IF the moderator/cooling water is lost from the reactor vessels.
Question 6 3 out of 3 points Which of the following is NOT a primary concern of nuclear power?
Question 7 3 out of 3 points The Chernobyl power plant accident took place in what year?
Question 8 3 out of 3 points China is the largest producer of nuclear energy (in terms of total production) out of all countries in the world.
Question 9 3 out of 3 points Globally speaking, some countries (like France and Belgium) use nuclear power to supply more than half of their energy needs.
Question 10 3 out of 3 points What type of cancer was elevated among children who drank milk that contained radioactive iodine from the area around Chernobyl after the nuclear disaster there?

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