Physics - P2

HideShow resource information
  • Created by: hols_
  • Created on: 20-11-15 17:24

1. What are the 4 stages of electricity production in a conventional power station?

  • Heat boils & produces electricity.
  • Fuel is burned to release heat energy, heat boils water to produce steam, steam drives turbines which drive generators & generators produce electricity.
  • Fuel is burned & heat boils water which produces electricity.
1 of 11

Other questions in this quiz

2. How is high-level radioactive waste stored?

  • Enclosed in glass & stored underground in steel cylinders.
  • Sealed & buried in landfill sites.

3. Give 2 uses of gamma radiation:

  • Treat cancer & sterilise medical equipment.
  • Paper thickness gauge
  • In smoke-detectors

4. Which type of radiation is most penetrating?

  • Beta
  • Gamma
  • Alpha

5. Name 2 Greenhouse gases:

  • Carbon Dioxide & Methane
  • Carbon Dioxide & Oxygen
  • Carbon dioxide, Water vapour & Methane
  • Oxygen & Methane




Two complaints about this quiz: Question one, when asked for 2 greenhouse gases, the correct answer is giving 3 greenhouse gases. On question 3, the sun will become a red giant, however it will later be a white dwarf, so both answers are correct.

Similar Physics resources:

See all Physics resources »See all P2 resources »