SAT Subject Physics Practice Question 452: Answer and Explanation

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Question: 452

13. What is the major product of the fission reaction of 235 U? The basic fission reaction is

A. Protons
B. Neutrons
C. Radiation
D. Heat
E. Light

Correct Answer: D


The correct answer is (D). The reactors produce heat, which in turn changes water to steam, which is used to turn the turbines to generate electricity.

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