PS Ch 10 Nuclear Changes: Question Preview (ID: 5784)

Below is a preview of the questions contained within the game titled PS CH 10 NUCLEAR CHANGES: . To play games using this data set, follow the directions below. Good luck and have fun. Enjoy! [print these questions]

Play games to reveal the correct answers. Click here to play a game and get the answers.

whether or not a person develops radiation sickness depends on the ___ of the exposure to radiation
a) amount
b) temperature
c) time of day
d) all of the answers are correct

radioactive materials have unstable
a) electrons
b) nuclei
c) protons
d) neutrons

the process of nuclear change in an atom of radioactive material is called
a) radioactive decay
b) isotopes
c) nuclear mass
d) radon

in alpha decay, the mass of the atom before the decay
a) equals the sum of the mass numbers of the products
b) does not change after the decay
c) is the same as the atomic number
d) cannot be determined

when a nucleus undergoes nuclear decay by gamma rays, the atomic number of the element
a) remains the same
b) decreases by one
c) increases by one
d) increases by two

the attractive force between protons and neutrons in a nucleus caused by the strong nuclear force acts only
a) outside the nucleus
b) over a very short distance
c) in unstable isotopes
d) intermittently

nuclei with too many or two few neutrons are
a) never found
b) unstable
c) unnatural
d) stable

fusion occurs when nuclei
a) split
b) combine
c) mutate
d) gain energy

a fission chain reaction can be slowed by using material that will
a) absorb neutrons
b) convert neutrons to protons
c) increase the rate of neutron multiplication
d) decrease the amount of oxygen

background radiation can come from
a) the sun
b) plants
c) water
d) all of the answers are correct

Play Games with the Questions above at
To play games using the questions from the data set above, visit and enter game ID number: 5784 in the upper right hand corner at or simply click on the link above this text.

Log In
| Sign Up / Register