Nuclear Fusion Vs. Fission: Do You Know The Difference?

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Nuclear Fusion Vs. Fission: Do You Know The Difference? - Quiz

Nuclear power has been a large, yet misunderstood source of energy due to accidents such as Chernobyl. The truth is nuclear reactions create a lot of good, clean power, but fusion and fission are two completely different reactions. How much do you know about these two energy reactions?


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Combining 2 nuclei together to produce energy is the process of?
    • A. 

      Fusion

    • B. 

      Fission

  • 2. 
    Nuclear Power Plants use which type of energy?
    • A. 

      Fusion

    • B. 

      Fission

  • 3. 
    Nuclear bombs use which type of energy?
    • A. 

      Fusion

    • B. 

      Fission

  • 4. 
    Which type of reactions occur inside the sun?
    • A. 

      Fusion

    • B. 

      Fission

  • 5. 
    Which type of energy is a chain-reaction?
    • A. 

      Fusion

    • B. 

      Fission

  • 6. 
    Which reaction produces radioactive toxic waste?
    • A. 

      Fusion

    • B. 

      Fission

  • 7. 
    Which does not produce carbon emissions? select all that apply.
    • A. 

      Fusion

    • B. 

      Fission

  • 8. 
    Which reaction process creates more energy?
    • A. 

      Fusion

    • B. 

      Fission

  • 9. 
    Which process needs temperatures of 100 million degrees celcius for the reaction to occur?
    • A. 

      Fusion

    • B. 

      Fission

  • 10. 
    Splitting a heavy unstable nucleus into smaller nuclei is?
    • A. 

      Fusion

    • B. 

      Fission

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