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Nuclear Reactions and Atomic Bomb

CHEM-SK7WER

Uranium-235 was dropped on Hiroshima, Japan on August 6, 1945. One mole of Uranium-235 liberates ${ 2.0\times 10 }^{ 13 }J$ of energy during nuclear reactions.

Which of the following processes caused this magnitude of energy release with the atomic bomb?

A

Nuclear Fusion.

B

Chemical Reaction.

C

Nuclear Fission.

D

Nuclear Disintegration​.