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1. What can stop an alpha particle? (penetration)

  • 4-10 cm of air / 4 sheets of paper
  • 4-10 cm of air / 1 sheet of paper
  • 10-16 cm of air / 2 sheets of paper
  • 10-16 cm of air / 1 sheet of paper
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2. What is the BEHAVIOUR of an atom fixed by?

  • Nucleus
  • Protons
  • Atomic number
  • Nuetrons

3. An alpha particle is the same as a...

  • Argon nucleus
  • Helium nucleus
  • Flourine nucleus
  • Nitrogen nucleus

4. What is an isotope?

  • an atom of a different element that contain the same number of neutrons
  • an atom of the same element that contain different numbers of neutrons
  • an an atom of a different element that contain different numbers of neutrons
  • an atom of the same element that contain different numbers of electrons/protons

5. Different radiations have different...

  • Penetrating powers
  • Charges
  • Electric fields
  • Magnetic fields

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