Radioactivity Quiz

A Quiz on Radioactivty!

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What is the units that activity is measured in?
Bequerels (Bq)
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Name the two types of nucleons that make up the nucleus
protons and neutrons
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What is an isotope?
An element that has the same number of protons but a different number of neutrons
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Name the three types of radioactive decay
Alpha, Beta, Gamma
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What is an alpha particle?
A helium nuclei
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What is the charge on an alpha particle?
2+
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What is the charge on a beta particle?
-1
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What does the nucleus lose in alpha decay?
2 protons and 2 neutrons
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Nuclear radiation can be detected using what?
A GM tube or photographic film
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If a sample of radioactive isotope has a mass of 20g and the half life of 2000 years, how much is left after 6000 years?
2.5g
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Name the two types of nucleons that make up the nucleus

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protons and neutrons

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What is an isotope?

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Name the three types of radioactive decay

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What is an alpha particle?

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