Snapquiz - Alpha, Beta, and Gamma Radiation

This is the Snapquiz on Alpha, Beta, and Gamma Radiation. Click here or use the embedded video if you haven't watched the lesson yet.


Question 1. Which type of radiation is least strongly ionising?

It depends on the type of nucleus emitting the radiation.
Beta.
Gamma.
Alpha.


Question 2. Which type of radiation is the hardest to stop?

It depends on the type of nucleus emitting the radiation.
Alpha.
Beta.
Gamma.


Question 3. What type of charge does a beta particle have?

Negative.
Neutral.
It can vary.
Positive.


Question 4. What is gamma radiation?

Neutrons.
Helium nuclei.
Fast-moving electrons.
High frequency electromagnetic radiation.


Question 5. What type of charge do gamma rays have?

Negative.
Positive.
Neutral.
It can vary.


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