Radioactive Decay Test

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Radioactive Decay Test

Radioactivity, which might be surprising to you, is an integral and crucial part of chemistry which actually has gained high level of debates. How else do you think the mystery of bombs can be solved? Do you love bombs too? You won't want to let this quiz pass. ​​​​​


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What really does the neutron-to-proton ratio represent?
    • A. 

      Mass Number

    • B. 

      Nuclear Decay

    • C. 

      Atomic Number

    • D. 

      Atomic Stability

  • 2. 
    What element does the band of stability end with?
    • A. 

      Thorium

    • B. 

      Lead

    • C. 

      Bismuth

    • D. 

      Radon

  • 3. 
    Atoms above the band of stability have too many
    • A. 

      Protons

    • B. 

      Electrons

    • C. 

      Neutrons

    • D. 

      Positrons

  • 4. 
    Atoms with too many electrons must undergo what kind of decay?
    • A. 

      Alpha

    • B. 

      Beta

    • C. 

      Gamma

    • D. 

      None

  • 5. 
    What is radioactive decay also known as?
    • A. 

      Radioactive decompose

    • B. 

      Electronic Decay

    • C. 

      Atomic Decay

    • D. 

      Nuclear Decay

  • 6. 
    Which of these occurs to an unstable atomic nucleus in radioactive decay?
    • A. 

      Loses Energy

    • B. 

      Retains Energy

    • C. 

      Sustains Energy

    • D. 

      Gains Energy

  • 7. 
    What is all matter made of?
    • A. 

      Particles

    • B. 

      Atoms

    • C. 

      Powder

    • D. 

      Dust

  • 8. 
    How many protons can you find in one atom of Carbon?
    • A. 

      6

    • B. 

      7

    • C. 

      8

    • D. 

      12

  • 9. 
    Which is the most dangerous process of radioactive decay
    • A. 

      Alpha

    • B. 

      Beta

    • C. 

      Gamma

    • D. 

      All

  • 10. 
    Uranium-238 decayed into Thorium-234, It already emitted?
    • A. 

      An Alpha particle

    • B. 

      A Beta Particle

    • C. 

      Gamma Rays

    • D. 

      Infrared Rays