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Halliday/Resnick/Walker Fundamentals of Physics 8 edition Classroom Response System Questions Chapter 43 Energy from the Nucleus Reading Quiz Questions
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43.2.1. What kind of neutrons are thermal neutrons? a) vibrating neutrons within the nuclei of atoms b) neutrons that are released when a substance is burned c) free neutrons with very large kinetic energies that are absorbed by a material, the temperature of which subsequently increases d) free neutrons with a kinetic energy that is similar to that of molecules at room temperature e) free neutrons that are observed to glow red
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43.2.1. What kind of neutrons are thermal neutrons? a) vibrating neutrons within the nuclei of atoms b) neutrons that are released when a substance is burned c) free neutrons with very large kinetic energies that are absorbed by a material, the temperature of which subsequently increases d) free neutrons with a kinetic energy that is similar to that of molecules at room temperature e) free neutrons that are observed to glow red
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43.2.2. What type of nuclear process has occurred when a uranium nucleus absorbs a neutron and splits into two fragments? a) spontaneous transmutation b) fission c) standard model d) fusion e) exposure
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43.2.2. What type of nuclear process has occurred when a uranium nucleus absorbs a neutron and splits into two fragments? a) spontaneous transmutation b) fission c) standard model d) fusion e) exposure
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43.2.3. What is the importance of thermal neutrons in nuclear processes? a) Thermal neutron capture results in uranium fission. b) Thermal neutrons are released in radioactive decay. c) Thermal neutrons are necessary in the fusion of deuterium. d) Thermal neutrons are commonly released in fusion reactions. e) Thermal neutrons are sources of gamma rays.
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43.2.3. What is the importance of thermal neutrons in nuclear processes? a) Thermal neutron capture results in uranium fission. b) Thermal neutrons are released in radioactive decay. c) Thermal neutrons are necessary in the fusion of deuterium. d) Thermal neutrons are commonly released in fusion reactions. e) Thermal neutrons are sources of gamma rays.
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43.2.4. Which one of the following energy values would be characteristic of a thermal neutron? a) 0.4 eV b) 3 eV c) 0.04 eV d) 100 eV e) 0.03 MeV
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43.2.4. Which one of the following energy values would be characteristic of a thermal neutron? a) 0.4 eV b) 3 eV c) 0.04 eV d) 100 eV e) 0.03 MeV
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43.2.5. Which one of the following processes causes the explosion of a nuclear bomb? a) beta decay b) alpha decay c) moderation d) photon absorption e) chain reaction
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a nuclear bomb? a)
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