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Nuclear Chemistry Online Quiz

Multiple Choice
Identify the letter of the choice that best completes the statement or answers the question.
 

 1. 

Which particle cannot be accelerated in an ordinary particle accelerator?
a.
alpha particle
c.
neutron
b.
beta particle
d.
proton
 

 2. 

Which equation is an example of artificial transmutation?
a.
23892 U --> 42 He + 23490 Th
c.
146 C --> 147 N + 0-1 e
b.
2713 Al + 42 He --> 3015 P + 10 n
d.
22688 Ra --> 42 He + 22286 Ra
 

 3. 

In the reaction 94 Be + X --> 126 C + 10 n, the X represents
a.
an alpha particle
c.
an electron
b.
a beta particle
d.
a proton
 

 4. 

Which reaction illustrates fusion?
a.
21 H + 21 H --> 42He
c.
2713 Al + 42 He --> 3015 P + 10 n
b.
10 n + 2713 Al --> 2411 Na + 42 He
d.
147 N + 42 He --> 11 H + 178 O
 

 5. 

What is the total number of years that must pass before only 25.00 grams of an original 100.0-gram sample of C-14 remains unchanged? (The half-life of C-14 is 5730 years.)
a.
2,865 years
c.
11,460 years
b.
5,730 years
d.
17,190 years
 



 
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