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the ideal location for a radioactive waster storage facility is one that is
a) in a sparsely populated area
b) in an earthquake free area
c) far away from ground water
d) all of the answers are correct

which of the following is not a type of nuclear radiation
a) alpha particles
b) beta particles
c) neutron emission
d) srays

nuclear radiation refers to charged particles or energy emitted by an unstable
a) proton
b) atom
c) nucleus
d) isotope

alpha particles are nuclei of
a) oxygen
b) nitrogen
c) helium
d) radium

during beta decay, a nucleus
a) gives up two protons and two neutrons
b) maintains the same number of protons and neutrons
c) loses a proton and gains an neutron
d) gains a protons and loses a neutron

in radioactive decay, with each successive half life, half the remaining sample decays to form another
a) nucleus
b) element
c) life form
d) proton

the process of the production of lighter nuclei from heavier nuclei is called
a) mass energy
b) fusion
c) magnetism
d) fission

the opposite of fusion is called
a) alpha decay
b) beta decay
c) fission
d) neutron transmission

nuclear radiation can help detect diseases with the use of
a) PET imaging
b) MRIs
c) radioactive tracers
d) all of the answers are correct

the particles that are released by the radioactive sources in smoke alarms carry a charge and produce
a) odor
b) beam of light
c) electric current
d) sound

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