AQA GCSE Physics Unit 1b alpha beta gamma

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Can you name the type of ionising radiation: alpha beta or gamma?

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ClueType of radiation
Which radiation has the biggest mass?
Which has the largest mass?
Which passes through paper but is stopped by a few mm of aluminium?
Which travels fastest?
Which is an electromagnetic wave?
Tracers in the body usually have a half life of a few hours and emit this radiation
Which would be used as a tracer under the road?
What is used in a smoke alarm?
Which is the most ionising type of radiation?
If a nucleus decays and the atomic number goes up by one what was emitted?
Which passes through paper and aluminium but is reduced by thick lead
ClueType of radiation
Which is most harmful in the body?
Which is a high speed electron
If a nucleus decays and the atomic number goes down by two what radiation was emitted?
Which is the least penetrating type of radiatinon?
Which is a helium nucleus travelling at high speed?
Which is the least ionising type of radiation?
Which is the most penetrating type of radiation?
Which is stopped by a piece of paper or air?
If a neutron turns into a proton in the nucleus of an unstable atom, what radiation is emitted?
Which is used to make sure paper is kept at the right thickness?

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