Category : Chemistry

Ultimate Trivia Quiz On Radioactivity

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Questions & Options


1. What is an alpha particle?

16397 A particle which has one neutron and one proton
16398 A proton
16399 A neutron
16400 A particle which has two neutrons and two protons

2. What is gamma radiation?

16401 A form of electromagnetic radiation
16402 An electron
16403 A proton
16404 A proton

3. What is a unit of radioactivity?

16405 Curie
16406 Newton
16407 Plank
16408 Ohm

4. Which type of radiation would be blocked by several inches of lead but not by a thin sheet of aluminum or paper?

16413 Alpha
16414 Beta
16415 Gamma
16416 Beta and gamma

5. Is radio isotopic used for the prevention of blood cancer (leukemia) disease?

16425 Cobalt 60
16426 Uranium
16427 Thorium
16428 None of these

6. What types of radiation can be deflected by electric and magnetic fields?

16437 Alpha
16438 Alpha and Beta
16439 Alpha and gamma
16440 Beta and gamma

7. Background radiation occurs due to...

16461 Nuclear Fallout
16462 Rocks
16463 Cosmic rays
16464 All of the above

8. What do radioactive elements emit?

16473 Light waves
16474 Radio waves
16475 Magnetic waves
16476 None of these

9. What kind of charge present on the alpha particle?

16477 Positive
16478 Negative
16479 Both of them
16480 None of them

10. Who discovered radioactivity?

16481 Rutherford
16482 Henri Wackrell
16483 Maxwell
16484 Daniel
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