Nuclear Decay Practice Problems
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  • Question 1
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    Q. Which type of nuclear radiation is being emitted here?
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    Alpha
    beta
    gamma 
    none
  • Question 2
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    Q. In the equation,  146C --> 147N + 0-1B, the _______ decay of radioactive carbon-14 results in the creation of a new nitrogen-14 atom.
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    Radioactive
    Beta
    Alpha
  • Question 3
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    Q. What particle completes this reaction?
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    alpha particle
    beta particle
    gamma particle
    neutron
  • Question 4
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    Q. What element is the ?
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    Ag-115
    Cd-115
    Pd-115
    Not Listed
  • Question 5
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    Q. Which type of nuclear radiation is being emitted here?
    answer choices
    alpha
    beta
    gamma
    none
  • Question 6
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    Q.

    If we start off with element 5024X after an gamma decay we get an element(product) that looks like...

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    5124X

    5023X

    5024X

    5025X

  • Question 7
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    Q. Which of the following is not a term used in creating power from nuclear power plants?
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    Fission
    Fusion
    Steam
    Turbine
  • Question 8
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    Q. If Gadolinium-150 goes through alpha decay, the resulting element has a new atomic mass of _____.
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    150
    148
    146
  • Question 9
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    Q. In the symbol 20682Pb what does 206 stand for?
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    Mass number
    Atomic number
    Atomic mass
    Number of protons
  • Question 10
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    Q. What is the symbol for an alpha particle?
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    42He
    0-1e
    0+1 e
    10n
  • Question 11
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    Q. What element is the ?
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    Ag-115
    Cd-115
    Pd-115
    Not Listed
  • Question 12
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    Q. Balance the following equation:
    146C --> 0-1e + ________
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    145B
    146C
    147N
    42He
  • Question 13
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    Q. Type of radiation that requires thick layers of concrete or lead in order to be stopped
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    Gamma
    They are equal
    Beta
    Alpha
  • Question 14
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    Q.
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    42He
    0-1 e
    00Y
    178O
  • Question 15
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    Q.
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    42He
    0-1 e
    00Y
    178O
  • Question 16
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    Q.
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    42He
    0-1 e
    00Y
    178O
  • Question 17
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    Q.
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    42He
    0-1 e
    00Y
    178O
  • Question 18
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    Q. Gamma rays have a _____ charge
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    0
    +1
    -1
    +2
  • Question 19
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    Q. The splitting of a nucleus into smaller nuclei is
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    fusion
    fission
    decay
    gamma radiation
  • Question 20
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    Q. Two or more nuclei combine to form one larger nucleus in the process of nuclear _____.
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    Fusion
    Fission
    Tracing
    Decay
  • Question 21
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    Q. Gamma rays damage human cells/tissue.
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    True
    False
  • Question 22
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    Q. Solve this equation for alpha decay.
    88226Ra = ___ + 24He
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    86222Rn
    89226Ac
    84224Po
    88225Ra
  • Question 23
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    Q. Solve this equation for alpha decay.
    85209At = ___ + 24He
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    83205Bi
    86209Rn
    81207Tl
    85208At
  • Question 24
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    Q. Solve this equation for beta decay.
    614C = ___ + -10e
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    410Be
    714N
    210He
    613C
  • Question 25
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    Q. Solve this equation for beta decay.
    2760Co = ___ + -10e
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    2556Mn
    2860Ni
    2358V
    2759Co
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