Radioactivity

HideShow resource information

1. What did Geiger and Marsden's famous experiment entail?

  • Firing beta particles at aluminium foil
  • Firing beta particles at gold foil
  • Firing alpha particles at gold foil
  • Firing alpha particles at aluminium foil
1 of 14

Other questions in this quiz

2. Which type of radiation is used to gauge the thickness of paper?

  • Beta particles
  • Alpha particles
  • Gamma rays

3. Which type of radiation cannot be emitted alone?

  • Beta particles
  • Gamma rays
  • Alpha particles

4. What is absorbed and released during nuclear fission?

  • Electrons
  • Neutrons
  • Protons

5. Which type of radiation is the most penetrating?

  • Gamma rays
  • Alpha particles
  • Beta particles

Comments

No comments have yet been made

Similar Physics resources:

See all Physics resources »See all Radioactivity resources »