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How many neutrons does an alpha particle have?
2
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What is a beta particle?
A high energy electron
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What is gamma radiation?
An electromagnetic wave
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What is a half life?
The amount of time it takes for the radioactivity of an isotope to half
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What blocks beta radiation?
Thin sheet of aluminium
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What is gamma radiation blocked by?
Thick lead
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What is the order of most - least ionising radiation?
Alpha, beta, gamma
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What is the order of most - least penetrating radiation?
Gamma, beta, alpha
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What is a beta particle?

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A high energy electron

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What is gamma radiation?

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What is a half life?

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What blocks beta radiation?

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