C4.5 Radioactivity

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

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

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

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

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

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 among the following is an example of radioactive material?

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

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

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

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

12. How does a chain reaction occurs in nuclear fission

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

14. 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?

15. 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

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

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

18. Name the 3 types of radiation

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

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

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

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

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

24. The spontaneous disintegration of radioactive nuclides is known as

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

26. Radioactivity is what kind of a process

27. 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

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

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

30. Mention the difference between nuclear reaction and chemical reaction

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

32. Mention the medical applications of radioactivity

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

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

35. Mention the 2 types of radioactivity

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

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