Nuclear Power

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1. If you "pool" your resources you:
a. share them
b. file them
c. store them

2. Brain power in this text is:
a. telepathic capabilities
b. a form of energy in the head
c. ideas and thoughts

3. Scientists from around the world have come together to find a way to dispose of radioactive waste.
true false

4. If you pour a liquid, you:
a. make it flow from a container.
b. freeze it in the freezer.
c. heat it to room temperature.

5. What is another word for a factory mentioned in this text?
a. a warehouse
b. a plant
c. a settling tank

6. A ________ is a book of technical procedures.
a. encyclopedia
b. manual
c. diary

7. A settling tank is a large container where particles suspended in a liquid are allowed to sink to the bottom.
true  false

8. A metal bucket is:
a. a vessel for carrying radioactive waste
b. a container consisting mainly of lead, antimony, and tin
c. a container made of uranium

9. Radiation is:
a. frequency waves from a radio
b. UVA rays from the sun
c. dangerous particles of radioactive substance

10. How many people in Japan were exposed to radiation due to the accident in Tokaimura?
a. 49
b. 25
c. 38

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