Mon. Sep 25th, 2023

Physics Questions and Answers – Atomic Masses and Composition of Nucleus


This set of Physics Multiple Choice Questions & Answers (MCQs) focuses on “Atomic Masses and Composition of Nucleus”.

1. The neutron was discovered by whom?
a) Marie Curie
b) Pierre Curie
c) Rutherford
d) James Chadwick
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2. The magnetic moment of a revolving electron around the nucleus varies with the principal quantum number as which of the following?
a) μ ∝ n
b) μ ∝ 1n
c) μ ∝ n2
d) μ ∝ 1n2
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3. Which of the following has the highest neutron ratio?
a) 8O16
b) 2He4
c) 26Fe56
d) 92U235
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4. When a radioactive substance emits an α-particle, its position in the periodic table is lowered by which of the following?
a) One place
b) Two places
c) Three places
d) Four places
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5. If alpha, beta, and gamma rays carry the same momentum, which has the longest wavelength?
a) Alpha rays
b) Beta rays
c) Gamma rays
d) All have the same wavelength
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6. β-rays emitted from radioactive material are known as electromagnetic radiation.
a) True
b) False
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7. If elements with principal quantum number n > 4 were not allowed in nature, then what will be the number of possible elements?
a) 60
b) 20
c) 4
d) 64
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8. For uranium nucleus how does its mass vary with volume?
a) m ∝ V
b) m ∝ 1V
c) m ∝ √V
d) m ∝ V2
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9. Which of the following is a correct statement?
a) Beta rays are the same as for cathode rays
b) Gamma rays are high energy neutrons
c) Alpha particles are singly ionized helium atoms
d) Protons and neutrons have the same mass
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10. Which is a non-central force?
a) Electrostatic force
b) Nuclear force
c) Gravitational force
d) Spring force
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