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Radiation for life

Nuclear fission - higher tier - Test

1.

What are boron rods used for in a nuclear reactor?

2.

What particles are given out when uranium undergoes fission?

3.

What is fired at cobalt-59 to make the radioisotope cobalt-60 in a nuclear reactor?

4.

Which of these is a problem associated with nuclear power?

5.

What effect does lowering boron rods into the reactor have on the rate of fission?