See If You Understand Radioactivity

Radioactivity and Radiation Science Quiz

Can you pass this quiz covering the basic concepts of radioactivity and nuclear reactions?
Can you pass this quiz covering the basic concepts of radioactivity and nuclear reactions?. Yagi Studio / Getty Images

1. Uranium isotopes have different:

2. Marie and Pierre Curie discovered which radioactive element?

3. The combination of two atomic nuclei into one, accompanied by a release of energy, is called:

4. Nuclear changes differ from normal chemical changes in that all nuclear changes:

5. An alpha particle is a:

6. Carbon-14 dating could be used to estimate the age of all of the following except:

7. Whether or not a nuclear fission reaction becomes self-sustaining depends on the release of:

8. Atoms of Uranium-235 and Uranium-238 differ by three:

9. The hydrogen in a hydrogen bomb is converted into:

10. A beta particle is:

See If You Understand Radioactivity

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Good job! You completed the quiz, so even though you didn't know the answers to all of the questions, you know a lot more about radioactivity and nuclear reactions. If you're a little unsure of some of the concepts, you might want to review the basics of radioactivity and radiation. When you're ready, try another radioactivity science quiz to test your understanding.

See If You Understand Radioactivity

You got: % Correct. Voted Most Likely to Be a Nuclear Scientist

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Excellent! You know a lot about radioactivity, nuclear reactions, and the types of radiation. From here, you might like to know about 10 radioactive foods you probably eat. If you're ready for another quiz, see if you can do as well on the energy science test.