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Nuclear explosion: Quiz


Question 1: A nuclear explosion occurs as a result of the rapid release of energy from an intentionally high-speed ________.
NeutronNuclear reactionNuclear fissionAtom

Question 2: Nuclear tests are experiments carried out to determine the effectiveness, yield and explosive capability of ________.
Nuclear proliferationNuclear weapons testingNuclear weaponNuclear arms race

Question 3: (See ________ for a full discussion).
Manhattan ProjectAtomic bombings of Hiroshima and NagasakiSurrender of JapanTimeline of the Manhattan Project

Question 4: The first event occurred on the morning of 6 August 1945, when the United States dropped a uranium gun-type device code-named "Little Boy" on the Japanese city of ________.
Fukuyama, HiroshimaKure, HiroshimaHiroshimaTokyo

Question 5: In 1963, the United States, ________, and United Kingdom signed the Limited Test Ban Treaty, pledging to refrain from testing nuclear weapons in the atmosphere, underwater, or in outer space.
Soviet UnionEast GermanyRussiaJoseph Stalin

Question 6: The second event occurred three days later when, again, the United States dropped a plutonium implosion-type device code-named "________" on the city of Nagasaki.
Fat ManLittle BoyManhattan ProjectTrinity (nuclear test)

Question 7: These ________ resulted in the immediate deaths of around 120,000 people and more over time, because of the nuclear radiation.
Nuclear technologyCeramic engineeringBombAmmunition

Question 8: Atmospheric nuclear explosions are associated with ________, although mushroom clouds can occur with large chemical explosions, and it is possible to have an air-burst nuclear explosion without these clouds.
OxygenOperation CrossroadsMushroom cloudChlorine

Question 9: In the history of warfare, two nuclear weapons have been detonated — both by the ________, during the closing days of World War II.
AlaskaPhilippinesCanadaUnited States

Question 10: Many other non-nuclear nations acceded to the Treaty following its entry into force; however, three nuclear weapons states have not acceded: France, ________, and North Korea.
Time in ChinaProvince (China)Religion in ChinaChina

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