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Natural radioactivity consists of the emission…

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PHYSICS

Natural radioactivity consists of the emission of

A. α-particles and β-rays

B. α-particles and X-rays

C. γ-rays and X-rays

D. α-particles, β-rays and γ-rays

QUICK ANSWER…

D

DETAILS…  

Natural radioactivity involves the nuclear decay and emission of α-particles, β-rays (also called beta particles) and γ-rays. X-rays are not products of natural radioactivity.

Now for the right answer to the above question:

  1. A is not the right answer. gamma rays is missing.
  2. B is incorrect. X-rays are not emitted.
  3. C is incorrect. X-rays are not emitted.
  4. D is correct.
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KEY-POINTS…

You may please note this/these:

  • X-rays are not products of nuclear radioactivity.
  • The products of radioactivity include: α-particles, β-rays and γ-rays.

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/ culled from 2020 JAMB-UTME physics past question 11 /

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