Atomic structure review (Part 1)

This lesson revises the Atomic Structure subject knowledge common to both GCSE Combined Science and GCSE Physics and gives an opportunity to work through some exam style questions.

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Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

Before we start this lesson, let’s see what you can remember from this topic. Here’s a quick quiz!

Q1.What does contamination mean?

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Q2.What does irradiation mean?

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Q3.In which of these situations is irradiation taking place?

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Q4.Which type of radiation is most suitable to use within a smoke detector?

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Q5.Look at the precautions and decide which would be effective at preventing contamination

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Q6.Which type of nuclear radiation poses the greatest hazard if it is produced by a radioactive isotope that a person has been contaminated by?

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Quiz:

Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

Before we start this lesson, let’s see what you can remember from this topic. Here’s a quick quiz!

Q1.What does contamination mean?

1/6

Q2.What does irradiation mean?

2/6

Q3.In which of these situations is irradiation taking place?

3/6

Q4.Which type of radiation is most suitable to use within a smoke detector?

4/6

Q5.Look at the precautions and decide which would be effective at preventing contamination

5/6

Q6.Which type of nuclear radiation poses the greatest hazard if it is produced by a radioactive isotope that a person has been contaminated by?

6/6

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Atomic Structure Review 1

Use this quiz to check your learning following the review lesson for the first half of the Atomic Structure topic.

Q1.Which of the following lines, describing an atom, contains a mistake?

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Q2.Which of these statements is incorrect?

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Q3.How do you work out the number of neutrons?

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Q4.What is the different between the two isotopes iodine-131 and iodine-127.

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Q5.Which of these statements, about Rutherford's experiment, is incorrect.

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Q6.What was John Dalton's contribution to the discovery of the structure of the atom?

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Q7.What was JJ Thompson's contribution to the discovery of the structure of the atom?

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Q8.What was Rutherford's contribution to the discovery of the structure of the atom?

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Q9.What was Neils Bohr's contribution to the discovery of the structure of the atom?

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Q10.What was James Chadwick's contribution to the discovery of the structure of the atom?

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Q11.Which type of ionising radiation is blocked by paper?

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Q12.Which type of ionising radiation has a charge of 1-?

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Q13.Which type of ionising radiation has a charge of 2+?

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Q14.Which type of ionising radiation is an electromagnetic wave?

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Q15.Which type of ionising radiation is the most highly ionising?

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Q16.Which type of ionising radiation is the most penetrating?

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Quiz:

Atomic Structure Review 1

Use this quiz to check your learning following the review lesson for the first half of the Atomic Structure topic.

Q1.Which of the following lines, describing an atom, contains a mistake?

1/16

Q2.Which of these statements is incorrect?

2/16

Q3.How do you work out the number of neutrons?

3/16

Q4.What is the different between the two isotopes iodine-131 and iodine-127.

4/16

Q5.Which of these statements, about Rutherford's experiment, is incorrect.

5/16

Q6.What was John Dalton's contribution to the discovery of the structure of the atom?

6/16

Q7.What was JJ Thompson's contribution to the discovery of the structure of the atom?

7/16

Q8.What was Rutherford's contribution to the discovery of the structure of the atom?

8/16

Q9.What was Neils Bohr's contribution to the discovery of the structure of the atom?

9/16

Q10.What was James Chadwick's contribution to the discovery of the structure of the atom?

10/16

Q11.Which type of ionising radiation is blocked by paper?

11/16

Q12.Which type of ionising radiation has a charge of 1-?

12/16

Q13.Which type of ionising radiation has a charge of 2+?

13/16

Q14.Which type of ionising radiation is an electromagnetic wave?

14/16

Q15.Which type of ionising radiation is the most highly ionising?

15/16

Q16.Which type of ionising radiation is the most penetrating?

16/16

Lesson summary: Atomic structure review (Part 1)

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