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Fourth Grading Periodical Test in Physics
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1. The following are instruments for detecting or measuring radiation
EXCEPT
A Dosimeter
C Geiger counter
B Film badge

D Quality factor

2. Why should the antenna of a receiving unit be oriented perpendicular
to the direction of the transmitted carrier RF waves?
A because carrier RF waves
C so that the received carrier
are transverse in nature
RF waves are tuned
properly
B because carrier RF waves
D so that there are no
are longitudinal in nature
interference from other
stations
3. Given the same dose and time of exposure, which is the most
damaging type of radiation?
A Beta
C Gamma
B Neutron

D Uranium 239

5. What is the second event that happens during radio reception?
A Receiving antenna receives C Amplifier boosts the weak
broadcasts from different
electronic AF signal
stations
retrieved from carrier waves
B Tuner circuit filters the
D Demodulator separates
appropriate frequency from
electronic AF signals from
transmissions recieved
carrier RF waves
6. How much energy is released in a single nuclear fission reaction of
Uranium?
A 3 to 4 eV
C 200 MeV
B 3 to 18 MeV

D Radiation

9. It is the amount of mass that is missing in a nuclear fission or nuclear
fusion reaction.
A Mass defect
C Fusion mass
B Fission mass

D Nuclear mass

10. Who discovered the formula that enables us to calculate how much
energy is released during a fusion or fission reaction?
A Pierre Curie
C Albert Einstein
B Marie Curie

D Henri Becquerel

11. Which of the following are requirements for nuclear fusion to occur?
A High temperature and
C High temperature and
confinement
neutron bombardment
B Low temperature and
D Low temperature and
confinement
neutron bombardment

D E = m2c

14. Which of the following devices produces carrier RF waves in radio
communication?
A Modulator
C Demodulator
B Oscillator

D Tuner Circuit

15. Which of the following is the BEST definition of radio communication?
A It is a method of
C It is a method of
communication using the
communication between
propagation of sound in air.
radios.
B It is a method of
D It is a method of
communication using radios.
communication using
electromagnetic waves.
16. What is the speed of sound in air at 200 C temperature and 1 atm
pressure?
A 300 000 000 m/s
C 241 m/s
B 300 m/s

D 343 m/s

17. How much is the average energy yield of a single nuclear fusion
reaction?
A 3 to 18 eV
C 3 to 4 eV
B 3 to 18 MeV

D 200 MeV

18. What is the hearing range of the human ear?
A 200 Hz to 200 000 Hz
C 20 Hz to 2000 Hz

D Radio waves

8. It is any beam of energy or energetic particles.
A Shielding
C Isotopes
B Radioactivity

B E = mc

D 3 to 18 eV

7. Which electromagnetic wave is usually used in media broadcasting?
A Light
C Microwave
B Gamma rays

13. The mass-energy equivalence formula.
A E = mc2
C E = m/c

D Alpha

4. In order to determine the age of the Earth, boulders and rocks, which
isotope is used?
A Carbon 14
C Cobalt 60
B Iodine 131

12. Which of the following is true of nuclear fission and nuclear fusion
reactions?
A Nuclear fusion produces
C Nuclear fusion is more
more radioactive wastes
commonly used in power
than nuclear fission per
plants than nuclear fission
reaction
D Nuclear fission is harder to
B Nuclear fission produces
achieve than nuclear fusion
more energy than nuclear
fusion per reaction

B 2 Hz to 2000 Hz

D 20 Hz to 20 000 Hz

19. How is a nuclear fission chain reaction started?
A formation of Krypton and
C splitting of uranium nucleus
Barium
D release of tremendous
B bombardment of a neutron
amount of energy
20. How would a sound wave with bigger amplitude compare to a sound
wave with smaller amplitude?
A It would be louder
C It would be at a higher pitch
B It would be at a lower pitch

D It would be fainter (less loud)

21. Which aspect of sound waves determine the pitch of a note played
from a musical instrument?
A Frequency
C Amplitude
B Timbre

D Speed

22. All of the following factors are considered in radiation exposure
reduction EXCEPT
A Age
C Shielding
B Distance

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D Time

All of the following are crucial parts of a nuclear fission reactor EXCEPT A control rods C water dam B uranium fuel D moderator 40.Ω Fourth Grading Periodical Test in Physics 23. Which is the correct description of the type of wave that sound is? A Non-mechanical and C Mechanical and transverse transverse D Mechanical and longitudinal B Non-mechanical and longitudinal 49. It sends the carrier RF waves to travel in air at nearly the speed of light. A Nuclear decay C Nuclear reaction B Nuclear fission D Nuclear fusion 48. A Hydronium C Tritium B Deterium D Light Hydrogen 28. A Demodulator C Receiving antenna B Modulator D Transmitting antenna 50. It is a device that combines the electronic AF signal formed from the microphone with the carrier RF waves. It is the combination of two smaller nuclei to form a bigger nucleus. Which of the following is NOT part of transmission? A Transmitting antenna C Microphone B Modulator D Speaker 25. Which type of radiation is used in food irradiation? A Alpha C Gamma B Beta D Neutron 38. What happens during the nuclear fission of Uranium? A Energy is not conserved C Energy is absorbed B Energy is released D Mass is conserved 33. Which is the reason why nuclear fusion is a preferable electricity producing process than nuclear fission? A Fusion operates at lower C Fusion produces more temperatures than fission energy than fission B Fusion is more achievable D Fusion has less radioactive in earth than fission wastes than fission 31. Which is a long term effect of radiation exposure? A Damage to lens of the eye C Sores and burns to the skin B Damage to digestive system D Formation of cancerous tumors 30. How much is the quality factor of apha radiation? A 1 C 20 B 2 to 5 D 5 to 10 29. A stars C underground caves B earth's core D oceans 43. which is used to determine how much is absorbed by organs in the human body? A Sievert C Gray B Becquerel D Geiger 47. Which is NOT a possible product of fusion of hydrogen nuclei? A Uranium 235 C Helium 4 B Helium 3 D Hydrogen 3 36. Which converts electronic AF signals into sound in radio communication? A Microphone C Speaker B Demodulator 39. Of the units of radiation measurement. A Receiving antenna C Modulator B Demodulator D Transmitting antenna 45. What makes music from a violin sound different from music from a piano? A Amplitude C Timbre B Speed D Frequency 41. Radio communication consists of radio transmission and radio reception. All of the following are agricultural uses of radiation EXCEPT A Food irradiation C Sterile insect technology B Mutant plant breeding D Radioactive dating 26. It is where nuclear fusion naturally occurs. A Nuclear fusion C Nuclear fission B Nuclear reaction D Nuclear decay 34. It is an application of radioactivity in which a substance in injected into a patient's body for diagnosis purposes. It is the process that takes pace at the core of the sun. Which of the following is NOT a unit of radiation measurement? A Geiger C Becquerel 37. Which of following radiation is most penetrating? A Beta C Apha B X-rays D Gamma 27. All of the following are possible products of nuclear fission EXCEPT A Barium C Iodine B Hydrogen D Modulator B Gray D Krypton -2- D Sievert . Which of the following organs are MOST sensitive to radiation? A Lungs C Gonads B Thyroid D Breast 24. In which medium is sound unable to travel through? A Liquid C Vacuum B Gas D Solid 32. What are the beneficial uses of Iodine-131 and Cobalt-60 isotopes? A Food irradiation C Radioisotopic tracing B Radioactive dating D Radiation therapy 44. What is the function of a tuner circuit in a radio receiver set? A To choose which signals to C To amplify the received receive signals B To convert the electronic D To receive the signal to sound electromagnetic waves transmitted in air 42. A Radioactive dating C Food irradiation B Radioisotopic tracing D Radiation therapy 46. It is the common name of the isotope Hydrogen-3. Which isotope is used in power plants to produce electricity? A Hydrogen 2 C Hydrogen 3 B Uranium 235 D Uranium 239 35.