C4.5 Radioactivity

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

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

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

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

5. Mention the 2 types of radioactivity

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

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

8. 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

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

10. Mention the medical applications of radioactivity

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

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

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

14. Name the 3 types of radiation

15. Mention the difference between nuclear reaction and chemical reaction

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

17. 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

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

19. How does a chain reaction occurs in nuclear fission

20. 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?

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

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

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

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

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

26. Radioactivity is what kind of a process

27. The spontaneous disintegration of radioactive nuclides is known as

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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