Physical Science Vocabulary Quiz

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Nuclear Decay vocabulary words


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What is the process of changing one element to another through nuclear decay?
  • 2. 
    What is the amount of time it takes for half the nucei in a sample of the isotope to decay called?
  • 3. 
    A kind of particle made of two protons and two neutrons?
    • A. 

      Alpha

    • B. 

      Beta

    • C. 

      Gamma

  • 4. 
    A particle that is emitted from a decaying atomic nucleus is a _______ particle.
  • 5. 
    Ganma rays are __________ waves with the highest frequencies and the shortest wavelenghts in the electromagnetic spectrum.
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