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HTW T2 sample-v1s1[edit]

1. How does Wikipedia assess the prospects of commercial fusion power production before 2050?

___ a) likely
___ b) unlikely
___ c) impossible
___ d) expected


2. In the United States, reprocessing of spent Uranium

___ a) provides 5% of our fuel needs which is consumed within the United states
___ b) provides 20% of our fuel needs and allows the United States to export nuclear fuel
___ c) is not allowed due to nuclear weapon proliferation concerns
___ d) is not allowed due to waste management concerns


3. The Industrial Revolution lasted just under _____ years

___ a) 200
___ b) 500
___ c) 100
___ d) 400
___ e) 300


4. The dominant industry of the Industrial Revolution in terms of employment, output and invested capital was

___ a) farm equipment
___ b) ship building
___ c) railroads
___ d) military spending
___ e) textiles


5. The purpose of Eli Whitney's cotton gin was to

___ a) remove seeds
___ b) weave cotton
___ c) spin cotton
___ d) clean cotton
___ e) pick cotton


6. High-level radioactive waste management is a daunting problem because

___ a) the isotopes are short-lived
___ b) the isotopes are long-lived
___ c) they cannot be stored underground


7. In 1953, "Atoms for Peace" was

___ a) a presidential speech warning of the need for nuclear arms agreements
___ b) a presidential speech promoting nuclear energy production
___ c) a congressional committee
___ d) a protest movement centered in US universities


8. Ernest Rutherford's "moonshine" was

___ a) what he called the idea of relying on fossil fuels
___ b) what called neutrons
___ c) what he called the idea of harnessing nuclear power
___ d) what he called alpha particles


9. If the electron behaved as a classical (non-quantum) particle and the electron was somehow connected to a spring inside the metal, then one would expect that photoelectrons would be emitted _______

___ a) above a threshold wavelength
___ b) above a thresholdfrequency
___ c) at a specific frequency
___ d) above a threshold intensity


10. On the eve of the Industrial Revolution, when the textile industry was largely a cottage industry, men did the ______ and women did the _______. If a loom was used, the work done by the men required ______ person hours.

___ a) weaving, spinning, more
___ b) spinning, weaving, more
___ c) weaving, spinning, fewer
___ d) spinning, weaving, fewer


11. In a PWR reactor, the water is kept under high pressure

___ a) to reduce the heat required to boil it
___ b) only in the reactor core
___ c) to prevent it from boiling
___ d) to slow down the neutrons


12. According to Wikipedia, the prediction made in 1954 that electricity would someday be "too cheap to meter" was

___ a) an argument that fossil fuels are so abundant that we don't need nuclear energy
___ b) an effort to promote nuclear fusion as an energy source
___ c) an effort to promote nuclear fission as an energy source


13. Chadwicks discovery of the neutron was significant because

___ a) neutrons are stable
___ b) neutrons permit induced radiation
___ c) neutrons are slow


14. Henry Cort developed rolling, which is 15 times _____ than ______

___ a) faster, hammering
___ b) cheaper, puddling
___ c) faster, puddling
___ d) cheaper, hammering


15. The first nuclear power plant to contribute to the grid was situated in

___ a) Oak Ridge
___ b) Russia
___ c) Great Britain
___ d) Virginia


16. Manchester acquired the nickname __________ during the early 19th century owing to its sprawl of ______

___ a) Cottonopolis, textile factories
___ b) Coalopolis, coal mines
___ c) Weavopolis, Weaving factories
___ d) Cokopolis, coke processing plants


17. It has been estimated that if Japan had never adopted nuclear power, the use of other fuels would have caused more lost years of life.

___ a) true
___ b) false


18. The Industrial Revolution began shortly before

___ a) World War I (1914)
___ b) the American civil war (1861)
___ c) the American revolution (1776)


19. In terms of lives lost per unit of energy generated, evidence suggests that nuclear power has caused ______ fatalities per unit of energy generated than the other major sources of energy.

___ a) less
___ b) more
___ c) comparable


20. More US nuclear submarines sank due to nuclear accidents than did Russian submarines

___ a) true
___ b) false


21. The Calico Acts were initially designed to protect

___ a) small manufacturers
___ b) the woollen industry
___ c) large manufacturers
___ d) domestic cotton production


22. Which is NOT one of the three areas of development that helped initiate the industrial revolution?

___ a) assembly lines
___ b) iron making
___ c) steam power
___ d) textiles


23. It has been estimated that farmland lost due to Fukushima accident will not be farmed for centuries

___ a) true
___ b) false


24. The Waste Isolation Pilot Plant in New Mexico

___ a) is currently taking nuclear waste from production reactors
___ b) can no longer nuclear waste from production reactors because it is full
___ c) was originally a research and development facility but is now under private ownership


25. Fermi thought he had discovered ________, when he actually discovered ________

___ a) hesperium;   fusion
___ b) fusion;   hesparium
___ c) fission;   hesparium
___ d) hesperium;   fission


26. A 2008 report from Oak Ridge National Laboratory concluded that the dose to the public from radiation from coal plants is ___________ the radiation nuclear plants (excluding the possibility of accidental discharges of radioactive material

___ a) 100 times less than
___ b) 100 times more than
___ c) 10 times less than
___ d) about the same as
___ e) 10 times more than


27. According to Wikipedia, the first large machine tool was used to

___ a) shape plates for ship hulls
___ b) plane rails for railroads
___ c) drill coal mines
___ d) bore cylinders for steam engines steam engines.


28. The reprocessing of spent Uranium helps alleviate the problem of long term waste storage

___ a) true
___ b) false


29. The third worst nuclear disaster occurred in Russia (1957) and was kept secret for 30 years

___ a) true
___ b) false


30. Nuclear power plants typically have

___ a) high capital costs and high fuel costs
___ b) low capital costs and high fuel costs
___ c) low capital costs and low fuel costs
___ d) high capital costs and low fuel costs


Key to HTW T2 sample-v1s1[edit]

1. How does Wikipedia assess the prospects of commercial fusion power production before 2050?

- a) likely
+ b) unlikely
- c) impossible
- d) expected


2. In the United States, reprocessing of spent Uranium

- a) provides 5% of our fuel needs which is consumed within the United states
- b) provides 20% of our fuel needs and allows the United States to export nuclear fuel
+ c) is not allowed due to nuclear weapon proliferation concerns
- d) is not allowed due to waste management concerns


3. The Industrial Revolution lasted just under _____ years

- a) 200
- b) 500
+ c) 100
- d) 400
- e) 300


4. The dominant industry of the Industrial Revolution in terms of employment, output and invested capital was

- a) farm equipment
- b) ship building
- c) railroads
- d) military spending
+ e) textiles


5. The purpose of Eli Whitney's cotton gin was to

+ a) remove seeds
- b) weave cotton
- c) spin cotton
- d) clean cotton
- e) pick cotton


6. High-level radioactive waste management is a daunting problem because

- a) the isotopes are short-lived
+ b) the isotopes are long-lived
- c) they cannot be stored underground


7. In 1953, "Atoms for Peace" was

- a) a presidential speech warning of the need for nuclear arms agreements
+ b) a presidential speech promoting nuclear energy production
- c) a congressional committee
- d) a protest movement centered in US universities


8. Ernest Rutherford's "moonshine" was

- a) what he called the idea of relying on fossil fuels
- b) what called neutrons
+ c) what he called the idea of harnessing nuclear power
- d) what he called alpha particles


9. If the electron behaved as a classical (non-quantum) particle and the electron was somehow connected to a spring inside the metal, then one would expect that photoelectrons would be emitted _______

- a) above a threshold wavelength
- b) above a thresholdfrequency
+ c) at a specific frequency
- d) above a threshold intensity


10. On the eve of the Industrial Revolution, when the textile industry was largely a cottage industry, men did the ______ and women did the _______. If a loom was used, the work done by the men required ______ person hours.

- a) weaving, spinning, more
- b) spinning, weaving, more
+ c) weaving, spinning, fewer
- d) spinning, weaving, fewer


11. In a PWR reactor, the water is kept under high pressure

- a) to reduce the heat required to boil it
- b) only in the reactor core
+ c) to prevent it from boiling
- d) to slow down the neutrons


12. According to Wikipedia, the prediction made in 1954 that electricity would someday be "too cheap to meter" was

- a) an argument that fossil fuels are so abundant that we don't need nuclear energy
+ b) an effort to promote nuclear fusion as an energy source
- c) an effort to promote nuclear fission as an energy source


13. Chadwicks discovery of the neutron was significant because

- a) neutrons are stable
+ b) neutrons permit induced radiation
- c) neutrons are slow


14. Henry Cort developed rolling, which is 15 times _____ than ______

+ a) faster, hammering
- b) cheaper, puddling
- c) faster, puddling
- d) cheaper, hammering


15. The first nuclear power plant to contribute to the grid was situated in

- a) Oak Ridge
+ b) Russia
- c) Great Britain
- d) Virginia


16. Manchester acquired the nickname __________ during the early 19th century owing to its sprawl of ______

+ a) Cottonopolis, textile factories
- b) Coalopolis, coal mines
- c) Weavopolis, Weaving factories
- d) Cokopolis, coke processing plants


17. It has been estimated that if Japan had never adopted nuclear power, the use of other fuels would have caused more lost years of life.

+ a) true
- b) false


18. The Industrial Revolution began shortly before

- a) World War I (1914)
- b) the American civil war (1861)
+ c) the American revolution (1776)


19. In terms of lives lost per unit of energy generated, evidence suggests that nuclear power has caused ______ fatalities per unit of energy generated than the other major sources of energy.

- a) less
- b) more
+ c) comparable


20. More US nuclear submarines sank due to nuclear accidents than did Russian submarines

- a) true
+ b) false


21. The Calico Acts were initially designed to protect

- a) small manufacturers
+ b) the woollen industry
- c) large manufacturers
- d) domestic cotton production


22. Which is NOT one of the three areas of development that helped initiate the industrial revolution?

+ a) assembly lines
- b) iron making
- c) steam power
- d) textiles


23. It has been estimated that farmland lost due to Fukushima accident will not be farmed for centuries

+ a) true
- b) false


24. The Waste Isolation Pilot Plant in New Mexico

+ a) is currently taking nuclear waste from production reactors
- b) can no longer nuclear waste from production reactors because it is full
- c) was originally a research and development facility but is now under private ownership


25. Fermi thought he had discovered ________, when he actually discovered ________

- a) hesperium;   fusion
- b) fusion;   hesparium
- c) fission;   hesparium
+ d) hesperium;   fission


26. A 2008 report from Oak Ridge National Laboratory concluded that the dose to the public from radiation from coal plants is ___________ the radiation nuclear plants (excluding the possibility of accidental discharges of radioactive material

- a) 100 times less than
+ b) 100 times more than
- c) 10 times less than
- d) about the same as
- e) 10 times more than


27. According to Wikipedia, the first large machine tool was used to

- a) shape plates for ship hulls
- b) plane rails for railroads
- c) drill coal mines
+ d) bore cylinders for steam engines steam engines.


28. The reprocessing of spent Uranium helps alleviate the problem of long term waste storage

+ a) true
- b) false


29. The third worst nuclear disaster occurred in Russia (1957) and was kept secret for 30 years

+ a) true
- b) false


30. Nuclear power plants typically have

- a) high capital costs and high fuel costs
- b) low capital costs and high fuel costs
- c) low capital costs and low fuel costs
+ d) high capital costs and low fuel costs


HTW T2 sample-v2s1[edit]

1. It has been estimated that farmland lost due to Fukushima accident will not be farmed for centuries

___ a) true
___ b) false


2. Chadwicks discovery of the neutron was significant because

___ a) neutrons are slow
___ b) neutrons are stable
___ c) neutrons permit induced radiation


3. The reprocessing of spent Uranium helps alleviate the problem of long term waste storage

___ a) true
___ b) false


4. Henry Cort developed rolling, which is 15 times _____ than ______

___ a) cheaper, puddling
___ b) faster, puddling
___ c) faster, hammering
___ d) cheaper, hammering


5. The Industrial Revolution began shortly before

___ a) World War I (1914)
___ b) the American civil war (1861)
___ c) the American revolution (1776)


6. The dominant industry of the Industrial Revolution in terms of employment, output and invested capital was

___ a) textiles
___ b) ship building
___ c) farm equipment
___ d) military spending
___ e) railroads


7. In the United States, reprocessing of spent Uranium

___ a) provides 20% of our fuel needs and allows the United States to export nuclear fuel
___ b) is not allowed due to waste management concerns
___ c) is not allowed due to nuclear weapon proliferation concerns
___ d) provides 5% of our fuel needs which is consumed within the United states


8. The third worst nuclear disaster occurred in Russia (1957) and was kept secret for 30 years

___ a) true
___ b) false


9. Ernest Rutherford's "moonshine" was

___ a) what called neutrons
___ b) what he called alpha particles
___ c) what he called the idea of harnessing nuclear power
___ d) what he called the idea of relying on fossil fuels


10. The Calico Acts were initially designed to protect

___ a) small manufacturers
___ b) the woollen industry
___ c) large manufacturers
___ d) domestic cotton production


11. According to Wikipedia, the prediction made in 1954 that electricity would someday be "too cheap to meter" was

___ a) an effort to promote nuclear fusion as an energy source
___ b) an effort to promote nuclear fission as an energy source
___ c) an argument that fossil fuels are so abundant that we don't need nuclear energy


12. If the electron behaved as a classical (non-quantum) particle and the electron was somehow connected to a spring inside the metal, then one would expect that photoelectrons would be emitted _______

___ a) above a threshold wavelength
___ b) at a specific frequency
___ c) above a thresholdfrequency
___ d) above a threshold intensity


13. The Industrial Revolution lasted just under _____ years

___ a) 400
___ b) 500
___ c) 200
___ d) 300
___ e) 100


14. The purpose of Eli Whitney's cotton gin was to

___ a) weave cotton
___ b) remove seeds
___ c) pick cotton
___ d) clean cotton
___ e) spin cotton


15. The Waste Isolation Pilot Plant in New Mexico

___ a) is currently taking nuclear waste from production reactors
___ b) was originally a research and development facility but is now under private ownership
___ c) can no longer nuclear waste from production reactors because it is full


16. The first nuclear power plant to contribute to the grid was situated in

___ a) Oak Ridge
___ b) Virginia
___ c) Great Britain
___ d) Russia


17. According to Wikipedia, the first large machine tool was used to

___ a) shape plates for ship hulls
___ b) drill coal mines
___ c) plane rails for railroads
___ d) bore cylinders for steam engines steam engines.


18. Fermi thought he had discovered ________, when he actually discovered ________

___ a) fusion;   hesparium
___ b) hesperium;   fission
___ c) hesperium;   fusion
___ d) fission;   hesparium


19. In 1953, "Atoms for Peace" was

___ a) a presidential speech warning of the need for nuclear arms agreements
___ b) a congressional committee
___ c) a presidential speech promoting nuclear energy production
___ d) a protest movement centered in US universities


20. In terms of lives lost per unit of energy generated, evidence suggests that nuclear power has caused ______ fatalities per unit of energy generated than the other major sources of energy.

___ a) more
___ b) comparable
___ c) less


21. High-level radioactive waste management is a daunting problem because

___ a) they cannot be stored underground
___ b) the isotopes are short-lived
___ c) the isotopes are long-lived


22. Manchester acquired the nickname __________ during the early 19th century owing to its sprawl of ______

___ a) Weavopolis, Weaving factories
___ b) Coalopolis, coal mines
___ c) Cottonopolis, textile factories
___ d) Cokopolis, coke processing plants


23. A 2008 report from Oak Ridge National Laboratory concluded that the dose to the public from radiation from coal plants is ___________ the radiation nuclear plants (excluding the possibility of accidental discharges of radioactive material

___ a) about the same as
___ b) 100 times more than
___ c) 10 times more than
___ d) 100 times less than
___ e) 10 times less than


24. More US nuclear submarines sank due to nuclear accidents than did Russian submarines

___ a) true
___ b) false


25. How does Wikipedia assess the prospects of commercial fusion power production before 2050?

___ a) likely
___ b) impossible
___ c) unlikely
___ d) expected


26. Nuclear power plants typically have

___ a) low capital costs and low fuel costs
___ b) high capital costs and high fuel costs
___ c) low capital costs and high fuel costs
___ d) high capital costs and low fuel costs


27. Which is NOT one of the three areas of development that helped initiate the industrial revolution?

___ a) textiles
___ b) iron making
___ c) steam power
___ d) assembly lines


28. In a PWR reactor, the water is kept under high pressure

___ a) to prevent it from boiling
___ b) to slow down the neutrons
___ c) only in the reactor core
___ d) to reduce the heat required to boil it


29. It has been estimated that if Japan had never adopted nuclear power, the use of other fuels would have caused more lost years of life.

___ a) true
___ b) false


30. On the eve of the Industrial Revolution, when the textile industry was largely a cottage industry, men did the ______ and women did the _______. If a loom was used, the work done by the men required ______ person hours.

___ a) spinning, weaving, fewer
___ b) weaving, spinning, more
___ c) spinning, weaving, more
___ d) weaving, spinning, fewer


Key to HTW T2 sample-v2s1[edit]

1. It has been estimated that farmland lost due to Fukushima accident will not be farmed for centuries

+ a) true
- b) false


2. Chadwicks discovery of the neutron was significant because

- a) neutrons are slow
- b) neutrons are stable
+ c) neutrons permit induced radiation


3. The reprocessing of spent Uranium helps alleviate the problem of long term waste storage

+ a) true
- b) false


4. Henry Cort developed rolling, which is 15 times _____ than ______

- a) cheaper, puddling
- b) faster, puddling
+ c) faster, hammering
- d) cheaper, hammering


5. The Industrial Revolution began shortly before

- a) World War I (1914)
- b) the American civil war (1861)
+ c) the American revolution (1776)


6. The dominant industry of the Industrial Revolution in terms of employment, output and invested capital was

+ a) textiles
- b) ship building
- c) farm equipment
- d) military spending
- e) railroads


7. In the United States, reprocessing of spent Uranium

- a) provides 20% of our fuel needs and allows the United States to export nuclear fuel
- b) is not allowed due to waste management concerns
+ c) is not allowed due to nuclear weapon proliferation concerns
- d) provides 5% of our fuel needs which is consumed within the United states


8. The third worst nuclear disaster occurred in Russia (1957) and was kept secret for 30 years

+ a) true
- b) false


9. Ernest Rutherford's "moonshine" was

- a) what called neutrons
- b) what he called alpha particles
+ c) what he called the idea of harnessing nuclear power
- d) what he called the idea of relying on fossil fuels


10. The Calico Acts were initially designed to protect

- a) small manufacturers
+ b) the woollen industry
- c) large manufacturers
- d) domestic cotton production


11. According to Wikipedia, the prediction made in 1954 that electricity would someday be "too cheap to meter" was

+ a) an effort to promote nuclear fusion as an energy source
- b) an effort to promote nuclear fission as an energy source
- c) an argument that fossil fuels are so abundant that we don't need nuclear energy


12. If the electron behaved as a classical (non-quantum) particle and the electron was somehow connected to a spring inside the metal, then one would expect that photoelectrons would be emitted _______

- a) above a threshold wavelength
+ b) at a specific frequency
- c) above a thresholdfrequency
- d) above a threshold intensity


13. The Industrial Revolution lasted just under _____ years

- a) 400
- b) 500
- c) 200
- d) 300
+ e) 100


14. The purpose of Eli Whitney's cotton gin was to

- a) weave cotton
+ b) remove seeds
- c) pick cotton
- d) clean cotton
- e) spin cotton


15. The Waste Isolation Pilot Plant in New Mexico

+ a) is currently taking nuclear waste from production reactors
- b) was originally a research and development facility but is now under private ownership
- c) can no longer nuclear waste from production reactors because it is full


16. The first nuclear power plant to contribute to the grid was situated in

- a) Oak Ridge
- b) Virginia
- c) Great Britain
+ d) Russia


17. According to Wikipedia, the first large machine tool was used to

- a) shape plates for ship hulls
- b) drill coal mines
- c) plane rails for railroads
+ d) bore cylinders for steam engines steam engines.


18. Fermi thought he had discovered ________, when he actually discovered ________

- a) fusion;   hesparium
+ b) hesperium;   fission
- c) hesperium;   fusion
- d) fission;   hesparium


19. In 1953, "Atoms for Peace" was

- a) a presidential speech warning of the need for nuclear arms agreements
- b) a congressional committee
+ c) a presidential speech promoting nuclear energy production
- d) a protest movement centered in US universities


20. In terms of lives lost per unit of energy generated, evidence suggests that nuclear power has caused ______ fatalities per unit of energy generated than the other major sources of energy.

- a) more
+ b) comparable
- c) less


21. High-level radioactive waste management is a daunting problem because

- a) they cannot be stored underground
- b) the isotopes are short-lived
+ c) the isotopes are long-lived


22. Manchester acquired the nickname __________ during the early 19th century owing to its sprawl of ______

- a) Weavopolis, Weaving factories
- b) Coalopolis, coal mines
+ c) Cottonopolis, textile factories
- d) Cokopolis, coke processing plants


23. A 2008 report from Oak Ridge National Laboratory concluded that the dose to the public from radiation from coal plants is ___________ the radiation nuclear plants (excluding the possibility of accidental discharges of radioactive material

- a) about the same as
+ b) 100 times more than
- c) 10 times more than
- d) 100 times less than
- e) 10 times less than


24. More US nuclear submarines sank due to nuclear accidents than did Russian submarines

- a) true
+ b) false


25. How does Wikipedia assess the prospects of commercial fusion power production before 2050?

- a) likely
- b) impossible
+ c) unlikely
- d) expected


26. Nuclear power plants typically have

- a) low capital costs and low fuel costs
- b) high capital costs and high fuel costs
- c) low capital costs and high fuel costs
+ d) high capital costs and low fuel costs


27. Which is NOT one of the three areas of development that helped initiate the industrial revolution?

- a) textiles
- b) iron making
- c) steam power
+ d) assembly lines


28. In a PWR reactor, the water is kept under high pressure

+ a) to prevent it from boiling
- b) to slow down the neutrons
- c) only in the reactor core
- d) to reduce the heat required to boil it


29. It has been estimated that if Japan had never adopted nuclear power, the use of other fuels would have caused more lost years of life.

+ a) true
- b) false


30. On the eve of the Industrial Revolution, when the textile industry was largely a cottage industry, men did the ______ and women did the _______. If a loom was used, the work done by the men required ______ person hours.

- a) spinning, weaving, fewer
- b) weaving, spinning, more
- c) spinning, weaving, more
+ d) weaving, spinning, fewer


HTW T2 sample-v1s2[edit]

1. The Industrial Revolution began shortly before

___ a) the American civil war (1861)
___ b) the American revolution (1776)
___ c) World War I (1914)


2. From the figure depicting percentage of power produced by nuclear power plants, we see that the proper ranking from greatest to least reliance on nuclear power for three nations is

___ a) United States, France, with Turkey least reliant.
___ b) France, United States, with Turkey least reliant.
___ c) United States, Turkey, France least reliant.
___ d) France ,Turkey , with the United States least reliant.


3. According to Wikipedia, the first large machine tool was used to

___ a) bore cylinders for steam engines steam engines.
___ b) drill coal mines
___ c) plane rails for railroads
___ d) shape plates for ship hulls


4. Fuel rods spend typically ______ total now inside the reactor, generally until _____ of their uranium has been fissioned

___ a) 6 years;   3%
___ b) 6 months;   3%
___ c) 6 months;   30%
___ d) 6 years;   30%


5. More US nuclear submarines sank due to nuclear accidents than did Russian submarines

___ a) true
___ b) false


6. In a PWR reactor, the water is kept under high pressure

___ a) to reduce the heat required to boil it
___ b) only in the reactor core
___ c) to slow down the neutrons
___ d) to prevent it from boiling


7. Chadwick's discovery of the neutron was significant because neutrons

___ a) are an excellent fuel for nuclear power
___ b) are not radioactive
___ c) can be used to create radioactive material at a low price


8. The Industrial Revolution lasted just under _____ years

___ a) 200
___ b) 500
___ c) 100
___ d) 300
___ e) 400


9. Fast breeder reactors use uranium-238, an isotope which constitutes _____ of naturally occurring uranium

___ a) 99%
___ b) 30%
___ c) 3%
___ d) 1 %
___ e) 60%


10. A 2008 report from Oak Ridge National Laboratory concluded that the dose to the public from radiation from properly run nuclear plants is ___________ the radiation created by burning coal

___ a) 100 times more than
___ b) 10 times more than
___ c) 100 times less than
___ d) 10 times less than
___ e) about the same as


11. Uranium is approximately ______________ than silver in the Earth's crust.

___ a) 4 times less common
___ b) 4 times more common
___ c) 40 times more common
___ d) 40 times less common


12. Chadwicks discovery of the neutron was significant because

___ a) neutrons are stable
___ b) neutrons permit induced radiation
___ c) neutrons are slow


13. Fermi thought he had discovered ________, when he actually discovered ________

___ a) fission;   hesparium
___ b) hesperium;   fusion
___ c) hesperium;   fission
___ d) fusion;   hesparium


14. Nuclear power plants typically have

___ a) high capital costs and high fuel costs
___ b) high capital costs and low fuel costs
___ c) low capital costs and low fuel costs
___ d) low capital costs and high fuel costs


15. The Manhattan project made

___ a) plutonium and enriched hesparium
___ b) uranium and enriched plutonium
___ c) plutonium and enriched uranium


16. During the Industrial Revolution, the best Chemists were trained in

___ a) Germany
___ b) Italy
___ c) Sweden
___ d) United States
___ e) Great Britain


17. For most of the period of the Industrial Revolution, the majority of industrial power was supplied by

___ a) water and wind.
___ b) steam and wind.
___ c) water and steam.


18. One concern is that long term nuclear waste management is now being performed by a number of private waste management companies

___ a) true
___ b) false


19. Neutrons and protons both have "strong" short range interactions with the nucleus. Why can't slow protons be used to cause nuclei to undergo fission?

___ a) slow protons are attracted to the nucleus
___ b) protons move at the speed of light
___ c) slow protons can induce fission but they are too expensive to produce
___ d) protons are positively charged


20. In the photoelectric effect, how was the maximum kinetic energy measured?

___ a) by measuring the voltage required to prevent the electrons from passing between the two electrodes.
___ b) by measuring the distance between the electrodes
___ c) by measuring the wavelength of the light


21. According to Wikipedia, the amount of green house gasses associated with the construction and maintenance of nuclear power plants is ________ than the emissions associated with other renewable sources (wind, solar, and hydro power.)

___ a) less
___ b) greater
___ c) about the same


22. It has been estimated that if Japan had never adopted nuclear power, the use of other fuels would have caused more lost years of life.

___ a) true
___ b) false


23. On the eve of the Industrial Revolution, when the textile industry was largely a cottage industry, women did the ______ and men did the _______. If a loom was used, the work done by the women required ______ person hours.

___ a) weaving, spinning, more
___ b) weaving, spinning, fewer
___ c) spinning, weaving, fewer
___ d) spinning, weaving, more


24. Which is NOT one of the three areas of development that helped initiate the industrial revolution?

___ a) steam power
___ b) textiles
___ c) iron making
___ d) assembly lines


25. The Miner's Friend

___ a) pumped water
___ b) transported miners
___ c) provided ventilation
___ d) was electrical lighting


26. In terms of lives lost per unit of energy generated, evidence suggests that nuclear power has caused ______ fatalities per unit of energy generated than the other major sources of energy.

___ a) comparable
___ b) less
___ c) more


27. Which was developed first, nuclear power generation or nuclear weapons?

___ a) they were developed simultaneously
___ b) nuclear weapons
___ c) nuclear power generation


28. One concern about fast breeder reactors is that the uranium reserves will be exhausted more quickly

___ a) true
___ b) false


29. Cartwright built two textile factories. One of them

___ a) was sabotaged by workers
___ b) two of these are true
___ c) burned down
___ d) is still in use today
___ e) was transported to Germany


30. A major change in the metal industries during the era of the Industrial Revolution was the replacement of wood and other bio-fuels with coal. Compared to wood, coal required

___ a) less labour to mine, but was less abundant (until the Rineland coal fields were discovered).
___ b) less labour to mine and was also more abundant.
___ c) about the same labour to mine, but was more abundant than wood.


Key to HTW T2 sample-v1s2[edit]

1. The Industrial Revolution began shortly before

- a) the American civil war (1861)
+ b) the American revolution (1776)
- c) World War I (1914)


2. From the figure depicting percentage of power produced by nuclear power plants, we see that the proper ranking from greatest to least reliance on nuclear power for three nations is

- a) United States, France, with Turkey least reliant.
+ b) France, United States, with Turkey least reliant.
- c) United States, Turkey, France least reliant.
- d) France ,Turkey , with the United States least reliant.


3. According to Wikipedia, the first large machine tool was used to

+ a) bore cylinders for steam engines steam engines.
- b) drill coal mines
- c) plane rails for railroads
- d) shape plates for ship hulls


4. Fuel rods spend typically ______ total now inside the reactor, generally until _____ of their uranium has been fissioned

+ a) 6 years;   3%
- b) 6 months;   3%
- c) 6 months;   30%
- d) 6 years;   30%


5. More US nuclear submarines sank due to nuclear accidents than did Russian submarines

- a) true
+ b) false


6. In a PWR reactor, the water is kept under high pressure

- a) to reduce the heat required to boil it
- b) only in the reactor core
- c) to slow down the neutrons
+ d) to prevent it from boiling


7. Chadwick's discovery of the neutron was significant because neutrons

- a) are an excellent fuel for nuclear power
- b) are not radioactive
+ c) can be used to create radioactive material at a low price


8. The Industrial Revolution lasted just under _____ years

- a) 200
- b) 500
+ c) 100
- d) 300
- e) 400


9. Fast breeder reactors use uranium-238, an isotope which constitutes _____ of naturally occurring uranium

+ a) 99%
- b) 30%
- c) 3%
- d) 1 %
- e) 60%


10. A 2008 report from Oak Ridge National Laboratory concluded that the dose to the public from radiation from properly run nuclear plants is ___________ the radiation created by burning coal

- a) 100 times more than
- b) 10 times more than
+ c) 100 times less than
- d) 10 times less than
- e) about the same as


11. Uranium is approximately ______________ than silver in the Earth's crust.

- a) 4 times less common
- b) 4 times more common
+ c) 40 times more common
- d) 40 times less common


12. Chadwicks discovery of the neutron was significant because

- a) neutrons are stable
+ b) neutrons permit induced radiation
- c) neutrons are slow


13. Fermi thought he had discovered ________, when he actually discovered ________

- a) fission;   hesparium
- b) hesperium;   fusion
+ c) hesperium;   fission
- d) fusion;   hesparium


14. Nuclear power plants typically have

- a) high capital costs and high fuel costs
+ b) high capital costs and low fuel costs
- c) low capital costs and low fuel costs
- d) low capital costs and high fuel costs


15. The Manhattan project made

- a) plutonium and enriched hesparium
- b) uranium and enriched plutonium
+ c) plutonium and enriched uranium


16. During the Industrial Revolution, the best Chemists were trained in

+ a) Germany
- b) Italy
- c) Sweden
- d) United States
- e) Great Britain


17. For most of the period of the Industrial Revolution, the majority of industrial power was supplied by

+ a) water and wind.
- b) steam and wind.
- c) water and steam.


18. One concern is that long term nuclear waste management is now being performed by a number of private waste management companies

- a) true
+ b) false


19. Neutrons and protons both have "strong" short range interactions with the nucleus. Why can't slow protons be used to cause nuclei to undergo fission?

- a) slow protons are attracted to the nucleus
- b) protons move at the speed of light
- c) slow protons can induce fission but they are too expensive to produce
+ d) protons are positively charged


20. In the photoelectric effect, how was the maximum kinetic energy measured?

+ a) by measuring the voltage required to prevent the electrons from passing between the two electrodes.
- b) by measuring the distance between the electrodes
- c) by measuring the wavelength of the light


21. According to Wikipedia, the amount of green house gasses associated with the construction and maintenance of nuclear power plants is ________ than the emissions associated with other renewable sources (wind, solar, and hydro power.)

- a) less
- b) greater
+ c) about the same


22. It has been estimated that if Japan had never adopted nuclear power, the use of other fuels would have caused more lost years of life.

+ a) true
- b) false


23. On the eve of the Industrial Revolution, when the textile industry was largely a cottage industry, women did the ______ and men did the _______. If a loom was used, the work done by the women required ______ person hours.

- a) weaving, spinning, more
- b) weaving, spinning, fewer
- c) spinning, weaving, fewer
+ d) spinning, weaving, more


24. Which is NOT one of the three areas of development that helped initiate the industrial revolution?

- a) steam power
- b) textiles
- c) iron making
+ d) assembly lines


25. The Miner's Friend

+ a) pumped water
- b) transported miners
- c) provided ventilation
- d) was electrical lighting


26. In terms of lives lost per unit of energy generated, evidence suggests that nuclear power has caused ______ fatalities per unit of energy generated than the other major sources of energy.

+ a) comparable
- b) less
- c) more


27. Which was developed first, nuclear power generation or nuclear weapons?

- a) they were developed simultaneously
+ b) nuclear weapons
- c) nuclear power generation


28. One concern about fast breeder reactors is that the uranium reserves will be exhausted more quickly

- a) true
+ b) false


29. Cartwright built two textile factories. One of them

- a) was sabotaged by workers
+ b) two of these are true
- c) burned down
- d) is still in use today
- e) was transported to Germany


30. A major change in the metal industries during the era of the Industrial Revolution was the replacement of wood and other bio-fuels with coal. Compared to wood, coal required

- a) less labour to mine, but was less abundant (until the Rineland coal fields were discovered).
+ b) less labour to mine and was also more abundant.
- c) about the same labour to mine, but was more abundant than wood.


HTW T2 sample-v2s2[edit]

1. The Industrial Revolution began shortly before

___ a) World War I (1914)
___ b) the American revolution (1776)
___ c) the American civil war (1861)


2. One concern about fast breeder reactors is that the uranium reserves will be exhausted more quickly

___ a) true
___ b) false


3. A 2008 report from Oak Ridge National Laboratory concluded that the dose to the public from radiation from properly run nuclear plants is ___________ the radiation created by burning coal

___ a) 10 times more than
___ b) about the same as
___ c) 10 times less than
___ d) 100 times less than
___ e) 100 times more than


4. In the photoelectric effect, how was the maximum kinetic energy measured?

___ a) by measuring the wavelength of the light
___ b) by measuring the voltage required to prevent the electrons from passing between the two electrodes.
___ c) by measuring the distance between the electrodes


5. In terms of lives lost per unit of energy generated, evidence suggests that nuclear power has caused ______ fatalities per unit of energy generated than the other major sources of energy.

___ a) comparable
___ b) more
___ c) less


6. From the figure depicting percentage of power produced by nuclear power plants, we see that the proper ranking from greatest to least reliance on nuclear power for three nations is

___ a) France ,Turkey , with the United States least reliant.
___ b) United States, France, with Turkey least reliant.
___ c) France, United States, with Turkey least reliant.
___ d) United States, Turkey, France least reliant.


7. Fermi thought he had discovered ________, when he actually discovered ________

___ a) fission;   hesparium
___ b) fusion;   hesparium
___ c) hesperium;   fission
___ d) hesperium;   fusion


8. It has been estimated that if Japan had never adopted nuclear power, the use of other fuels would have caused more lost years of life.

___ a) true
___ b) false


9. The Miner's Friend

___ a) pumped water
___ b) was electrical lighting
___ c) transported miners
___ d) provided ventilation


10. According to Wikipedia, the first large machine tool was used to

___ a) shape plates for ship hulls
___ b) bore cylinders for steam engines steam engines.
___ c) plane rails for railroads
___ d) drill coal mines


11. A major change in the metal industries during the era of the Industrial Revolution was the replacement of wood and other bio-fuels with coal. Compared to wood, coal required

___ a) less labour to mine, but was less abundant (until the Rineland coal fields were discovered).
___ b) about the same labour to mine, but was more abundant than wood.
___ c) less labour to mine and was also more abundant.


12. Which is NOT one of the three areas of development that helped initiate the industrial revolution?

___ a) assembly lines
___ b) iron making
___ c) steam power
___ d) textiles


13. Which was developed first, nuclear power generation or nuclear weapons?

___ a) they were developed simultaneously
___ b) nuclear weapons
___ c) nuclear power generation


14. The Manhattan project made

___ a) uranium and enriched plutonium
___ b) plutonium and enriched hesparium
___ c) plutonium and enriched uranium


15. One concern is that long term nuclear waste management is now being performed by a number of private waste management companies

___ a) true
___ b) false


16. Neutrons and protons both have "strong" short range interactions with the nucleus. Why can't slow protons be used to cause nuclei to undergo fission?

___ a) protons are positively charged
___ b) slow protons are attracted to the nucleus
___ c) slow protons can induce fission but they are too expensive to produce
___ d) protons move at the speed of light


17. Chadwick's discovery of the neutron was significant because neutrons

___ a) can be used to create radioactive material at a low price
___ b) are an excellent fuel for nuclear power
___ c) are not radioactive


18. In a PWR reactor, the water is kept under high pressure

___ a) only in the reactor core
___ b) to prevent it from boiling
___ c) to reduce the heat required to boil it
___ d) to slow down the neutrons


19. Nuclear power plants typically have

___ a) low capital costs and high fuel costs
___ b) high capital costs and low fuel costs
___ c) low capital costs and low fuel costs
___ d) high capital costs and high fuel costs


20. For most of the period of the Industrial Revolution, the majority of industrial power was supplied by

___ a) water and wind.
___ b) water and steam.
___ c) steam and wind.


21. According to Wikipedia, the amount of green house gasses associated with the construction and maintenance of nuclear power plants is ________ than the emissions associated with other renewable sources (wind, solar, and hydro power.)

___ a) about the same
___ b) less
___ c) greater


22. On the eve of the Industrial Revolution, when the textile industry was largely a cottage industry, women did the ______ and men did the _______. If a loom was used, the work done by the women required ______ person hours.

___ a) weaving, spinning, more
___ b) spinning, weaving, more
___ c) spinning, weaving, fewer
___ d) weaving, spinning, fewer


23. Fast breeder reactors use uranium-238, an isotope which constitutes _____ of naturally occurring uranium

___ a) 60%
___ b) 3%
___ c) 99%
___ d) 30%
___ e) 1 %


24. More US nuclear submarines sank due to nuclear accidents than did Russian submarines

___ a) true
___ b) false


25. Fuel rods spend typically ______ total now inside the reactor, generally until _____ of their uranium has been fissioned

___ a) 6 months;   30%
___ b) 6 years;   30%
___ c) 6 years;   3%
___ d) 6 months;   3%


26. The Industrial Revolution lasted just under _____ years

___ a) 400
___ b) 200
___ c) 300
___ d) 500
___ e) 100


27. Cartwright built two textile factories. One of them

___ a) was sabotaged by workers
___ b) is still in use today
___ c) burned down
___ d) two of these are true
___ e) was transported to Germany


28. Chadwicks discovery of the neutron was significant because

___ a) neutrons permit induced radiation
___ b) neutrons are stable
___ c) neutrons are slow


29. During the Industrial Revolution, the best Chemists were trained in

___ a) Great Britain
___ b) Sweden
___ c) Germany
___ d) United States
___ e) Italy


30. Uranium is approximately ______________ than silver in the Earth's crust.

___ a) 40 times less common
___ b) 4 times more common
___ c) 4 times less common
___ d) 40 times more common


Key to HTW T2 sample-v2s2[edit]

1. The Industrial Revolution began shortly before

- a) World War I (1914)
+ b) the American revolution (1776)
- c) the American civil war (1861)


2. One concern about fast breeder reactors is that the uranium reserves will be exhausted more quickly

- a) true
+ b) false


3. A 2008 report from Oak Ridge National Laboratory concluded that the dose to the public from radiation from properly run nuclear plants is ___________ the radiation created by burning coal

- a) 10 times more than
- b) about the same as
- c) 10 times less than
+ d) 100 times less than
- e) 100 times more than


4. In the photoelectric effect, how was the maximum kinetic energy measured?

- a) by measuring the wavelength of the light
+ b) by measuring the voltage required to prevent the electrons from passing between the two electrodes.
- c) by measuring the distance between the electrodes


5. In terms of lives lost per unit of energy generated, evidence suggests that nuclear power has caused ______ fatalities per unit of energy generated than the other major sources of energy.

+ a) comparable
- b) more
- c) less


6. From the figure depicting percentage of power produced by nuclear power plants, we see that the proper ranking from greatest to least reliance on nuclear power for three nations is

- a) France ,Turkey , with the United States least reliant.
- b) United States, France, with Turkey least reliant.
+ c) France, United States, with Turkey least reliant.
- d) United States, Turkey, France least reliant.


7. Fermi thought he had discovered ________, when he actually discovered ________

- a) fission;   hesparium
- b) fusion;   hesparium
+ c) hesperium;   fission
- d) hesperium;   fusion


8. It has been estimated that if Japan had never adopted nuclear power, the use of other fuels would have caused more lost years of life.

+ a) true
- b) false


9. The Miner's Friend

+ a) pumped water
- b) was electrical lighting
- c) transported miners
- d) provided ventilation


10. According to Wikipedia, the first large machine tool was used to

- a) shape plates for ship hulls
+ b) bore cylinders for steam engines steam engines.
- c) plane rails for railroads
- d) drill coal mines


11. A major change in the metal industries during the era of the Industrial Revolution was the replacement of wood and other bio-fuels with coal. Compared to wood, coal required

- a) less labour to mine, but was less abundant (until the Rineland coal fields were discovered).
- b) about the same labour to mine, but was more abundant than wood.
+ c) less labour to mine and was also more abundant.


12. Which is NOT one of the three areas of development that helped initiate the industrial revolution?

+ a) assembly lines
- b) iron making
- c) steam power
- d) textiles


13. Which was developed first, nuclear power generation or nuclear weapons?

- a) they were developed simultaneously
+ b) nuclear weapons
- c) nuclear power generation


14. The Manhattan project made

- a) uranium and enriched plutonium
- b) plutonium and enriched hesparium
+ c) plutonium and enriched uranium


15. One concern is that long term nuclear waste management is now being performed by a number of private waste management companies

- a) true
+ b) false


16. Neutrons and protons both have "strong" short range interactions with the nucleus. Why can't slow protons be used to cause nuclei to undergo fission?

+ a) protons are positively charged
- b) slow protons are attracted to the nucleus
- c) slow protons can induce fission but they are too expensive to produce
- d) protons move at the speed of light


17. Chadwick's discovery of the neutron was significant because neutrons

+ a) can be used to create radioactive material at a low price
- b) are an excellent fuel for nuclear power
- c) are not radioactive


18. In a PWR reactor, the water is kept under high pressure

- a) only in the reactor core
+ b) to prevent it from boiling
- c) to reduce the heat required to boil it
- d) to slow down the neutrons


19. Nuclear power plants typically have

- a) low capital costs and high fuel costs
+ b) high capital costs and low fuel costs
- c) low capital costs and low fuel costs
- d) high capital costs and high fuel costs


20. For most of the period of the Industrial Revolution, the majority of industrial power was supplied by

+ a) water and wind.
- b) water and steam.
- c) steam and wind.


21. According to Wikipedia, the amount of green house gasses associated with the construction and maintenance of nuclear power plants is ________ than the emissions associated with other renewable sources (wind, solar, and hydro power.)

+ a) about the same
- b) less
- c) greater


22. On the eve of the Industrial Revolution, when the textile industry was largely a cottage industry, women did the ______ and men did the _______. If a loom was used, the work done by the women required ______ person hours.

- a) weaving, spinning, more
+ b) spinning, weaving, more
- c) spinning, weaving, fewer
- d) weaving, spinning, fewer


23. Fast breeder reactors use uranium-238, an isotope which constitutes _____ of naturally occurring uranium

- a) 60%
- b) 3%
+ c) 99%
- d) 30%
- e) 1 %


24. More US nuclear submarines sank due to nuclear accidents than did Russian submarines

- a) true
+ b) false


25. Fuel rods spend typically ______ total now inside the reactor, generally until _____ of their uranium has been fissioned

- a) 6 months;   30%
- b) 6 years;   30%
+ c) 6 years;   3%
- d) 6 months;   3%


26. The Industrial Revolution lasted just under _____ years

- a) 400
- b) 200
- c) 300
- d) 500
+ e) 100


27. Cartwright built two textile factories. One of them

- a) was sabotaged by workers
- b) is still in use today
- c) burned down
+ d) two of these are true
- e) was transported to Germany


28. Chadwicks discovery of the neutron was significant because

+ a) neutrons permit induced radiation
- b) neutrons are stable
- c) neutrons are slow


29. During the Industrial Revolution, the best Chemists were trained in

- a) Great Britain
- b) Sweden
+ c) Germany
- d) United States
- e) Italy


30. Uranium is approximately ______________ than silver in the Earth's crust.

- a) 40 times less common
- b) 4 times more common
- c) 4 times less common
+ d) 40 times more common


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