Science Quiz / AQA GCSE Physics Unit 1b alpha beta gamma

Random Science or Physics Quiz

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

Quiz not verified by Sporcle

How to PlayForced Order
Score 0/21 Timer 03:00
ClueType of radiation
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?
Which travels fastest?
Tracers in the body usually have a half life of a few hours and emit this radiation
If a nucleus decays and the atomic number goes up by one what was emitted?
Which has the largest mass?
Which radiation has the biggest mass?
Which is the least penetrating type of radiatinon?
Which would be used as a tracer under the road?
Which is stopped by a piece of paper or air?
Which is a high speed electron
ClueType of radiation
Which passes through paper and aluminium but is reduced by thick lead
Which passes through paper but is stopped by a few mm of aluminium?
If a nucleus decays and the atomic number goes down by two what radiation was emitted?
Which is most harmful in the body?
Which is the least ionising type of radiation?
What is used in a smoke alarm?
Which is an electromagnetic wave?
Which is the most ionising type of radiation?
Which is the most penetrating type of radiation?
Which is a helium nucleus travelling at high speed?

You're not logged in!

Compare scores with friends on all Sporcle quizzes.
Sign Up with Email
Log In

You Might Also Like...

Show Comments


Top Quizzes Today

Score Distribution

Your Account Isn't Verified!

In order to create a playlist on Sporcle, you need to verify the email address you used during registration. Go to your Sporcle Settings to finish the process.