Nuclear fission and fusion - Eduqas test questions - Eduqas

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What is nuclear fission?

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What is a chain reaction?

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What particle is used to trigger the fission of a uranium nucleus?

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How is the chain reaction controlled in a nuclear reactor?

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Apart from uranium, which other element is commonly used as fuel in fission reactors?

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Why is the reactor filled with graphite?

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What is nuclear fusion?

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Where does fusion occur naturally?

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Why does fusion only happen at very high temperatures?

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Where does the energy come from in fusion reactions?