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Fourth Grading Periodical Test in Physics
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1. What is the second event that happens during radio reception?
A Demodulator separates
C Receiving antenna receives
electronic AF signals from
broadcasts from different
carrier RF waves
B Amplifier boosts the weak
D Tuner circuit filters the
electronic AF signal
appropriate frequency from
retrieved from carrier waves
transmissions recieved

13. Which is the reason why nuclear fusion is a preferable electricity
producing process than nuclear fission?
A Fusion operates at lower
C Fusion has less radioactive
temperatures than fission
wastes than fission
B Fusion produces more
D Fusion is more achievable
energy than fission
in earth than fission
14. It is the common name of the isotope Hydrogen-3.
A Deterium
C Light Hydrogen

2. All of the following are crucial parts of a nuclear fission reactor
A moderator
C uranium fuel
B water dam

B Hydronium

D control rods

3. Of the units of radiation measurement, which is used to determine how
much is absorbed by organs in the human body?
A Gray
C Geiger
B Sievert

D Becquerel

4. How much is the average energy yield of a single nuclear fusion
A 200 MeV
C 3 to 4 eV
B 3 to 18 eV

D 3 to 18 MeV

5. The following are instruments for detecting or measuring radiation
A Dosimeter
C Quality factor
B Geiger counter

D Film badge

6. What is the function of a tuner circuit in a radio receiver set?
A To receive the
C To amplify the received
electromagnetic waves
transmitted in air
D To choose which signals to
B To convert the electronic
signal to sound
7. It is any beam of energy or energetic particles.
A Radiation
C Shielding
B Isotopes

D Radioactivity

8. In which medium is sound unable to travel through?
A Solid
C Gas
B Vacuum

D Liquid

9. What happens during the nuclear fission of Uranium?
A Mass is conserved
C Energy is not conserved
B Energy is absorbed

11. How much is the quality factor of apha radiation?
A 2 to 5
C 20
B 5 to 10

D 1

12. It is the combination of two smaller nuclei to form a bigger nucleus.
A Nuclear decay
C Nuclear fission
B Nuclear reaction

15. How much energy is released in a single nuclear fission reaction of
A 200 MeV
C 3 to 18 eV
B 3 to 18 MeV

D 3 to 4 eV

16. 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

17. It is where nuclear fusion naturally occurs.
A underground caves
C stars
B oceans

D earth's core

18. Which type of radiation is used in food irradiation?
A Neutron
C Gamma
B Alpha

D Beta

19. Which converts electronic AF signals into sound in radio
A Speaker
C Demodulator
B Microphone

D Modulator

20. It sends the carrier RF waves to travel in air at nearly the speed of light.
A Modulator
C Demodulator
B Receiving antenna

D Transmitting antenna

21. Which isotope is used in power plants to produce electricity?
A Hydrogen 3
C Hydrogen 2
B Uranium 235

D Uranium 239

22. Given the same dose and time of exposure, which is the most
damaging type of radiation?
A Alpha
C Gamma

D Energy is released

10. How is a nuclear fission chain reaction started?
A release of tremendous
C bombardment of a neutron
amount of energy
D formation of Krypton and
B splitting of uranium nucleus

D Tritium

B Beta

D Neutron

23. All of the following are possible products of nuclear fission EXCEPT
A Iodine
C Barium
B Hydrogen

D Krypton

24. All of the following are agricultural uses of radiation EXCEPT
A Mutant plant breeding
C Food irradiation
B Radioactive dating

D Sterile insect technology

25. It is an application of radioactivity in which a substance in injected into
a patient's body for diagnosis purposes.
A Radioactive dating
C Food irradiation

D Nuclear fusion

B Radiation therapy


D Radioisotopic tracing

which isotope is used? A Carbon 14 C Cobalt 60 B Uranium 239 D Iodine 131 28. Why should the antenna of a receiving unit be oriented perpendicular to the direction of the transmitted carrier RF waves? A so that the received carrier C so that there are no RF waves are tuned interference from other properly stations B because carrier RF waves D because carrier RF waves are transverse in nature are longitudinal in nature 27. It is a device that combines the electronic AF signal formed from the microphone with the carrier RF waves. Which of following radiation is most penetrating? A X-rays C Beta B Apha D Gamma 34. A Receiving antenna C Transmitting antenna B Demodulator D Modulator 37. Which of the following is true of nuclear fission and nuclear fusion reactions? A Nuclear fission is harder to C Nuclear fission produces achieve than nuclear fusion more energy than nuclear fusion per reaction B Nuclear fusion produces D Nuclear fusion is more more radioactive wastes than nuclear fission per commonly used in power reaction plants than nuclear fission 50.Ω Fourth Grading Periodical Test in Physics 26. Which of the following organs are MOST sensitive to radiation? A Breast C Gonads B Thyroid -2- D Lungs . boulders and rocks. Which of the following is the BEST definition of radio communication? A It is a method of C It is a method of communication between communication using radios. A Fission mass C Mass defect B Fusion mass D Nuclear mass 40. Which electromagnetic wave is usually used in media broadcasting? A Radio waves C Microwave B Gamma rays D Light 33. Who discovered the formula that enables us to calculate how much energy is released during a fusion or fission reaction? A Albert Einstein C Marie Curie B Pierre Curie D Henri Becquerel 49. The mass-energy equivalence formula. What makes music from a violin sound different from music from a piano? A Timbre C Speed B Frequency D Amplitude 47. 38. What are the beneficial uses of Iodine-131 and Cobalt-60 isotopes? A Food irradiation C Radioisotopic tracing B Radioactive dating D Radiation therapy 46. Which of the following is NOT a unit of radiation measurement? A Gray C Geiger B Sievert D Becquerel 35. Radio communication consists of radio transmission and radio reception. A E = mc2 C E = m2c B E = m/c D E = mc 36. Which is the correct description of the type of wave that sound is? A Mechanical and transverse C Non-mechanical and transverse B Non-mechanical and D Mechanical and longitudinal longitudinal 44. electromagnetic waves. Which is NOT a possible product of fusion of hydrogen nuclei? A Hydrogen 3 C Helium 4 B Helium 3 D Uranium 235 31. B It is a method of D It is a method of communication using radios. Which aspect of sound waves determine the pitch of a note played from a musical instrument? A Timbre C Frequency B Speed D Amplitude 30. communication using the propagation of sound in air. In order to determine the age of the Earth. Which of the following is NOT part of transmission? A Modulator C Microphone B Speaker D Transmitting antenna 43. Which of the following are requirements for nuclear fusion to occur? A Low temperature and C High temperature and neutron bombardment neutron bombardment B High temperature and D Low temperature and confinement confinement 32. It is the amount of mass that is missing in a nuclear fission or nuclear fusion reaction. A Nuclear fusion C Nuclear reaction B Nuclear fission D Nuclear decay 48. Which of the following devices produces carrier RF waves in radio communication? A Modulator C Tuner Circuit B Oscillator D Demodulator 45. What is the hearing range of the human ear? A 20 Hz to 20 000 Hz C 200 Hz to 200 000 Hz B 2 Hz to 2000 Hz D 20 Hz to 2000 Hz 41. All of the following factors are considered in radiation exposure reduction EXCEPT A Time C Age B Distance D Shielding 42. How would a sound wave with bigger amplitude compare to a sound wave with smaller amplitude? A It would be fainter (less loud) C It would be louder B It would be at a higher pitch D It would be at a lower pitch 29. What is the speed of sound in air at 200 C temperature and 1 atm pressure? A 241 m/s C 343 m/s B 300 m/s D 300 000 000 m/s 39. It is the process that takes pace at the core of the sun.