Nuclear Power Plant MCQ

A Nuclear Power plant converts nuclear energy into electrical energy. Nuclear energy is unique when it comes to the quantity of fuel. In fact, a small quantity of nuclear fuel can generate huge amounts of electricity.

Country with the highest uranium resources

Country with the highest uranium resources:

  1. Australia
  2. Canada
  3. Namibia
  4. Niger

Correct answer: 1. Australia


Nuclear power plants approximately consume how many gallons of water per MWh

Nuclear power plants approximately consume how many gallons of water per MWh:

  1. 10 – 250
  2. 250 – 670
  3. 670 – 2190
  4. 3000

Correct answer: 2. 250 – 670


Reactors which don’t need a moderator

Reactors which don’t need a moderator:

  1. Fast reactors
  2. Thermal reactoves
  3. Both of these
  4. None of these

Correct answer: 1. Fast reactors


Boiling water reactor contains number of loops

Boiling water reactor contains number of loops:

  1. Six
  2. Four
  3. Two
  4. One

Correct answer: 4. One


AGR reactors use which coolant

AGR reactors use which coolant:

  1. Graphite
  2. Aluminum
  3. Carbon dioxide
  4. SF6

Correct answer: 3. Carbon dioxide

Explanation: Advanced Gas-cooled Reactor (AGR) are designed and operated in the United Kingdom. AGR reactors use graphite as the neutron moderator and carbon dioxide as coolant.

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