GCSE Questions: Radioactivity

These questions also involve the topic of nuclear structure.

Doing A Level or Pre-U? Take a look at the A level standard questions:

Q1.
7 marks
Experiment to distinguish type of radiation
Q2.
8 marks
Irradiation of food
Q3.
11 marks
Determining the age of rocks
Q4.
9 marks
Radioactive tracers in medicine
Q5.
7 marks
Sterilising medical equipment
Q6.
6 marks
Absorption of nuclear radiation
Q7.
9 marks
Half life - carbon dating
Q8.
10 marks
Sodium-24 as tracer in blood.
Q9.
14 marks
Atom structure and the Rutherford Experiment
Q10.
4 marks
Isotopes - Half life calculation
Q11.
8 marks
Background radioactivity in the home.
Q12.
10 marks
Smoke alarm and medical scanning
Q13.
9 marks
Background radiation and school experiment
Q14.
10 marks
Alpha particles, Beta particles and Gamma rays