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Question 32 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? 3 out of 3 points
Question 33 Nuclear power plants can "meltdown" and possibly explode (releasing radioactive materials) IF the moderator/cooling water is lost from the reactor vessels. 3 out of 3 points
Response Feedback: Yes, this was the main issue with the Fukushima Daiichi plant in Japan after the tsunami in Spring 2011. Question 34 High doses of radioactivity can cause death in days to months after exposure. 3 out of 3 points
Question 35 The Chernobyl power plant accident took place in what year? 3 out of 3 points
Question 36 Which of the following is NOT a primary concern of nuclear power? 3 out of 3 points
Question 37 A turbogenerator is used in a nuclear power plant to generate electricity. 3 out of 3 points
Question 38 Choose 2 answers. What are the 2 major concerns about nuclear energy? 3 out of 3 points
Question 39 Which of the following is NOT an advantage of nuclear power? 3 out of 3 points
Question 40 What is the half‑life of 239 Pu (the radioactive waste from nuclear power plants)? Remember, the half‑life is how long it takes for half of the radioactive materials to decay. 3 out of 3 points Feedback:
Question 41 The "turbo" part of the word "turbogenerator" refers to the part of the generator that ____________. 0 out of 3 points
Question 42 When electric power plants return used water to a stream, after using it in their steam turbines and condensers, this used water can lead to ____________ pollution.

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