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2. which of these are the most penetrating?

  • Gamma ray
  • Alpha particles
  • beta particles
  • none

3. What does it mean by saying an element is radioactive?

  • It's nuclei are unstable, so may decay by emitting radiation.
  • None of the above
  • It blows things up
  • It needs a better phone

4. An alpha particle-

  • has no charge
  • can travels a few metres through air
  • has two protons and two neutrons so has a positive charge
  • is an electron

5. Gamma rays-

  • are waves and have no charge
  • aren't on the electromagnetic spectrum
  • are particles
  • give you severe anger management issues


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