Nuclear Physics - Stage 5 Science

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Nuclear Physics Quizzes & Trivia

Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Outline the positives and negatives of nuclear energy.
  • 2. 
    Nuclear fission is when two nuclei combine. true or false
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    Which of these statements are true?
    • A. 

      Nuclear fission occurs naturally

    • B. 

      Nuclear fusion produces many radioactive particles

    • C. 

      There is less energy required for nuclear fission than nuclear fusion

    • D. 

      Nuclear fusion does not require much energy.

  • 4. 
    Nuclear fusion creates
    • A. 

      2 lighter atoms

    • B. 

      1 heavier atom

    • C. 

      1 atom of the same weight

  • 5. 
    A beta particle is 
    • A. 

      A high energy electron

    • B. 

      High energy electromagnetic radiation wave

    • C. 

      A particle with 2 protons and two neutrons

  • 6. 
    As atoms decay they release energy in the form of... (check all that apply)
    • A. 

      Small fast moving particles

    • B. 

      Sound

    • C. 

      Large pulses of movement

    • D. 

      High energy waves

  • 7. 
    Put alpha particles, beta particles and gama radiation in order from least penetrative to most.
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