Physics_10_-_Fall_2004_-_Muller_-_Midterm_1

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Physics 10 Midterm exam 1 – Essay Questions October 7, 2004 Last name____________________ First name____________________SID__________________ Essay questions (20 pts): pick one and only one to answer, and circle the one you picked. Cover the important points in a clear and concise manner – as if you have only a few minutes to tell the President, your roommate, or your parent, what that person needs to know. Clear, effective writing is important. 1. This week the price of crude oil, from which gasoline is made, reached a new high of $51 per barrel. Many people think that automobiles will not be able to depend on gasoline in the future, or will at least need gasoline combined with some other system. Discuss the automobile of the future. Will solar energy be used? Batteries? How? Briefly mention how your answer might have been different if I had asked you to talk about airplanes or buses. OR 2. Nuclear reactors are opposed by many people because of the dangers. What are the dangers from nuclear reactors? Describe some historical events and their consequences. Be clear about what is known and what is unknown. Briefly state what the realistic alternatives to nuclear are, and whether they have safety issues too. (I am not interested in your opinion; just the technical information that is relevant to forming an opinion.)
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Physics 10 Midterm exam 1 Part B – Short Questions October 7, 2004 Last name___________________ First name__________________SID___________ Short questions (1 point each, 20 points total). Read the questions carefully so that you don’t misinterpret them (e.g. by missing a word such as “not”).
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