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Nuclear Science General Knowledge

GK Practice Test: Question Set - 01

1. Nuclear power is _______ thermal power.
    (A) Cheaper than
    (B) Costlier than
    (C) Equal in amount
    (D) They cannot be related

2. Radioactive substances can be produced readily in
    (A) An electron gun
    (B) An atomic pile
    (C) A transistor
    (D) A Wilson cloud chamber

3. Which among the following is a positively charged particle emitted by a radioactive element?
    (A) Beta ray
    (B) Alpha ray
    (C) Cathode ray
    (D) Gamma ray

4. Isotopes are separated by
    (A) Crystallization
    (B) Sublimation
    (C) Distillation
    (D) Filtration

5. Which of the following shows the masses of the three elementary particles in decreasing order?
    (A) A Leptons, Baryons, Mesons
    (B) Mesons, Baryons, Leptons
    (C) Baryons, Mesons, Leptons
    (D) Leptons, Mesons Baryons

6. The age of most ancient geological formations is estimated by
    (A) Ra - Si method
    (B) Potassium - argon method
    (C) C14 method
    (D) Uranium - lead method

7. 'No two electrons in an atom can have the same set of four quantum numbers' is
    (A) Newton's law
    (B) Bohr's law
    (C) Aufbau principle
    (D) Pauli's exclusion principle

8. Nuclear fission is caused by the impact of
    (A) Neutron
    (B) Proton
    (C) Deuteron
    (D) Electron

9. How many colors the sunlight spectrum has?
    (A) Three
    (B) Seven
    (C) Four
    (D) Five

10. Who suggested that most of the mass of the atom is located in the nucleus?
    (A) Thompson
    (B) Bohr
    (C) Rutherford
    (D) Einstein

11. In an atomic explosion, enormous energy is released which is due to
    (A) Conversion of chemical energy into heat energy
    (B) Conversion of mechanical energy into nuclear energy
    (C) Conversion of mass into energy
    (D) Conversion of neutrons into protons

12. Which of the following has a least penetrating power?
    (A) All have same penetrating power
    (B) Beta Particles
    (C) Alpha particles
    (D) Gamma rays

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