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Chapter 3 Nuclear Radiation 3.1 Multiple - Choice Questions 1) What is the nuclear symbol for a radioactive isotope of copper with a mass number of 60? A) 60 29 Cu B) 29 60 Cu C) 29Cu D) 60 31 Cu E) 31 29 Cu Answer: A 2) The product from the alpha decay of 235 92 U is 3) The nuclear symbol of helium, 42 He, is also the symbol for designating a(n) 4) The symbol 0 - 1 e is a symbol used for a(n) 5) The symbol 0 +1 e is a symbol used for a(n) A) proton.
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B) positron. C) gamma ray. D) beta particle. E) alpha particle. Answer: B 6) Which of the following types of radiation has the highest energy? 7) The damaging effects of radiation on the body are a result of 8) Which of the following is suitable as a minimum shielding for beta particles? 9) For 85 38 Sr, there are A) 85 protons and 38 neutrons. B) 47 protons and 38 neutrons. C) 38 protons and 47 neutrons. D) 38 protons and 85 neutrons. E) 85 protons and 47 neutrons. Answer: C 10) Which is NOT a way to minimize your exposure to radiation? 11) The process in which a nucleus spontaneously breaks down by emitting radiation is known as 12) A nuclear equation is balanced when
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