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Nuclear Chemistry Quiz

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  • 1. 
    The smallest particle of an element that retains the properties of that element.
    • A. 

      Isotope

    • B. 

      Atom

    • C. 

      Radioisotope

  • 2. 
    Have same atomic numbers but different atomic masses
    • A. 

      Isotope

    • B. 

      Atom

    • C. 

      Radioisotope

  • 3. 
    Radioactive, has an unstable nucleus and undergoes radioactive decay.
    • A. 

      Isotope

    • B. 

      Atom

    • C. 

      Radioisotope

  • 4. 
    Positively charged particle emitted from certain radioactive nuclei, consists of two protons and two neutrons.
    • A. 

      Alpha particles

    • B. 

      Beta particles

    • C. 

      Gamma particles

  • 5. 
    High energy photons that are emitted by radioactive substances.
    • A. 

      Alpha particles

    • B. 

      Beta particles

    • C. 

      Gamma particles

  • 6. 
    A fast moving electron emitted from certain radioactive nuclei, formed when a neutron decomposes into a proton and an electron.
    • A. 

      Alpha particles

    • B. 

      Beta particles

    • C. 

      Gamma particles

  • 7. 
    Caused by the bombardment of a nucleus with subatomic particiles or small nucei.
    • A. 

      Natural transmutation

    • B. 

      Artificial transmutation

  • 8. 
    Occurs in natural radioactivity where alpha or beta particles are emitted.
    • A. 

      Natural transmutation

    • B. 

      Artificial transmutation

  • 9. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

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