EDEXCEL PHYSICS ADDITIONAL P2 QUIZ VARIOUS TOPICS

Please don't use this quiz as a staple revision source. I have made flash cards for P2 (not electronically) and when filtering through which answers I know and which I don't, this quiz is based on all the flash cards I didn't know. 

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1. What is cold fusion?

  • A theory that nuclear fusion could be done at room temperature (however it was rejected as it couldn't be validated)
  • Slow moving electrons
  • Fusion that is cold
  • Fission
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2. Advantages of nuclear power?

  • Produced waste is compact, low risk of nuclear accidents, very little background radiation produced
  • Cheap, scenic and environmentally friendly
  • Renewable, cheap, scenic
  • Little background radiation produced, cheap

3. Disadvantages of nuclear power?

  • Expensive and renewable
  • Expensive, bad reputation with the public, waste is radioactive for years
  • High risk of nuclear accidents
  • Lots of background radiation produced, waste is hard to deal with

4. How do moderators increase rates of fission?

  • Slowing down fast-moving protons because slow moving protons are more likely to be absorbed by the uranium atom
  • Slowing down fast-moving neutrons because slow moving neutrons are more likely to be absorbed by the uranium atom
  • Slowing down fast-moving electrons because slow moving electrons are more likely to be absorbed by the uranium atom
  • Removing the thermal energy produced in fission reactions so it can be used to heat water to produce steam to power turbines

5. What is terminal velocity?

  • A constant velocity - when air resistance is equal to the weight of the object and the resultant force is now 0
  • An alternating velocity
  • A slow velocity
  • A constant velocity - when resultant force is 100

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