C4.5 Radioactivity

1. How are alpha particles deflected by an electric field?

2. Which of the radiation particles have the highest penetration power?

3. The spontaneous disintegration of radioactive nuclides is known as

4. How does a chain reaction occurs in nuclear fission

5. The splitting process a heavy nuclide undergoes when bombarded by a fast-moving neutron is called?

6. Give the name of the series which represents the sequential and continuous disintegration of an unstable nuclide until a stable nuclide is formed

7. Which of the following material can ONLY stop gamma radiation particles from penetration

8. The process of determining the age of dead organic matter using the half-life of carbon 14 is known as?

9. Which of the following statement is CORRECT about beta radioactive particles?

10. Explain the reason why gamma rays are not shown when writing nuclear equations

11. In a nuclear reaction explain what happens when an alpha particle is emitted from the nucleus

12. How are beta particles deflected by an electric field?

13. The half-life of a radioactive isotope is the time taken for a given mass or number of nuclides to decay to half it's original mass or number. True or False

14. The process where an unstable nuclide breaks up to yield another nuclide of different compositions with the emission of particles and energy is called

15. What is the name given when a nuclei combine when they are made to collide at high velocity resulting in the formation of a heavy nucleus and release energy?

16. Which among the following is an example of radioactive material?

17. Explain why alpha particles have a very high ionizing effect as they pass through gases

18. What is the main cause that explains why nuclear fission is accompanied by a release of an enormous amount of energy

19. In a nuclear reaction explain what happens when a beta particle is emitted from the nucleus

20. How does a chain reaction occur in nuclear fusion?

21. Mention the 2 types of radioactivity

22. The substance which undergoes radioactivity is said to be radioactive

23. Which among the radiation particles have a high ionizing effect?

24. Which material can stop beta particles from passing through with its penetration power?

25. Name the 3 types of radiation

26. Mention the difference between nuclear reaction and chemical reaction

27. Which of the following is NOT an application of radioactive isotopes

28. Which of the following radiation particles has the least penetration power?

29. Which of the following statement is INCORRECT about Gamma radiation?

30. The shorter the half-life the faster the rate of decay of the nuclide while the longer the half-life the slower the rate of decay of the nuclide. True or False

31. Which material can stop alpha particles from passing through with its penetration power

32. Mention the medical applications of radioactivity

33. Radioactivity is what kind of a process

34. Which of the following statement is CORRECT about Nuclear fusion?

35. Which of the following is INCORRECT about alpha radioactive particles?

36. Give a reason as to how nuclear fusion and fission are similar nuclear reaction processes?

37. Which of the following statement is CORRECT about Nuclear fusion