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Radiation for life
What are boron rods used for in a nuclear reactor?
To absorb some of the electrons
To absorb some of the neutrons
To absorb some of the protons
What particles are given out when uranium undergoes fission?
More than one neutron
More than one proton
What is fired at cobalt-59 to make the radioisotope cobalt-60 in a nuclear reactor?
Which of these is a problem associated with nuclear power?
The CO2 released
The SO2 released
The radioactive waste
What effect does lowering boron rods into the reactor have on the rate of fission?
It remains constant