Half-Life Quiz

Travis Pell
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Question 1

Question
What is half-life?
Answer
  • The time taken for half the mass of a radioactive isotope to decay
  • The time taken for all of a radioactive isotope to decay
  • Half the time taken for a nuclear bomb to explode
  • A computer game

Question 2

Question
How is the half-life of a radioisotope similar to a sports tournament where the losing team is sent home?
Answer
  • They both have exponential decay to the power of 2
  • They both drop by one every time something happens
  • They both end up with half what they started with

Question 3

Question
Every half life, approximately half the atoms decay into a more stable isotope.
Answer
  • True
  • False