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CH 11Test Bank Key - Nuclear Chemistry

CH 11Test Bank Key - Nuclear Chemistry

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CHAPTER 11
Nuclear Chemistry
Test Bank
TYPE I MULTIPLE-CHOICE QUESTIONS
In each of the following multiple-choice questions, place the letter of the correct response in the blank at the left. There is only one correct response for each question.11.1 d Which of the following is the best definition for the term
radionuclide
?a)the nucleus of any atom b)the nucleus of an atom that contains more than 75 neutronsc)an atom whose nucleus absorbs radiationd)an atom whose nucleus is unstable11.2 b Which of the following types of radiation is composed of particles with a charge andmass identical to that of an electron?a)alpha particles b)beta particlesc)gamma radiationd)X-rays11.3 b In terms of subatomic particles, the composition of an alpha particle isa)three neutrons and a proton. b)two neutrons and two protons.c)one neutron and three protons.d)one neutron and two protons.
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117
 
118
Chapter 11: Nuclear Chemistry Test Bank
11.4 c Which of the following is
not 
a balanced nuclear equation?
 
a)
50121
Sn
 
-
10
β 
+
51121
Sb
b)
92238
U
 
24
α 
+
90234
Th
 
c)
410
Be
 
310
Li +
-
10
β 
d)
78190
Pt
 
76186
Os +
24
α 
11.5 b The daughter isotope produced by the beta decay of 
90234
Th
is
a)
89230
Ac
 
b)
91234
Pa
 
c)
92234
U
 
d)
88230
Ra
 11.6 d
[Algorithmic]
The loss of an alpha particle by a radioactive nuclide causesa)no change in mass number. b)the atomic number to decrease by 4.c)the mass number to decrease by 2.d)the atomic number to decrease by 2.11.7 b The explanation for how a beta particle is produced in the nucleus of a radionuclideand then ejected involves the conversion (in a complex series of steps) of aa)proton to a neutron. b)neutron to a proton.c)proton to an electron.d)neutron to an electron.11.8 c
[Algorithmic]
After 4 half-lives have elapsed, the amount of a radioactive samplewhich has
not 
decayed is
a)14the original amountb)18the original amountc)116the original amountd)132the original amount
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Test BankChapter 11: Nuclear Chemistry
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11.9 b
[Algorithmic]
If 1.50 gram of a 2.00 gram sample of a radioactive substanceundergoes decay in 60 minutes, then the half-life of the substance isa)15 minutes. b)30 minutes.c)120 minutes.d)240 minutes.11.10 b
[Algorithmic]
If the half-life of a 2.0 gram sample of a radionuclide is 15 hours,then the half-life of a 1.0 gram sample of the same radionuclide would bea)7½ hours. b)15 hours.c)30 hours.d)60 hours.11.11 a During a bombardment reaction, the particles colliding with target nuclei area)small and traveling very fast. b)small and traveling slow.c)large and traveling very fast.d)large and traveling slow.
11.12 ___a___The bombardment reaction involving
1124
Na and
12
H gives two products, one of which is
11
H. The other product isa)
1124
Na
 
b)
1225
Mg
 
c)
1125
Na
 
d)
1222
Mg
 11.13 d The most recently produced synthetic elements have half-lives of the order of a)years. b)days.c)hours.d)seconds.11.14 b Which intermediate in the uranium-238 decay series constitutes the major source of radiation exposure for the average American?a)thorium-234 b)radon-222c)lead-214d)lead-210
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