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ASVAB: Nuclear Chemistry Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Cobalt-57 has a half-life of about 272 days. If a sample has an initial mass of 2.24 grams and undergoes decay until it has a mass of 0.140 grams, then how many half-lives passed?

Question 2 2. What is the name of this compound?

Question 3 3. Which of the following best describes the form in which chemical energy exists?

Question 4 4. What is the name of a hydrocarbon that has both double and triple bonds?

Question 5 5. What is the ability to do work?

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Question 6 6. Which of the following has a mass of 1 and an atomic number of 1?

Question 7 7. If a substance has a half-life of 5 years, then how much of the initial sample remains after 15 years?

Question 8 8. Which of the following is really just a high-energy electron?

Question 9 9. What is the simplest hydrocarbon?

Question 10 10. A sample of thulium-171 has a mass of 0.4055 grams. How much is left after 6 half-lives?

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Question 11 11. Select the equation that represents the energy transformation when a chemical bond is broken.

Question 12 12. Which of the following is used to provide nuclear energy for nuclear power plants?

Question 13 13. Which of the following can be shielded by a piece of paper?

Question 14 14. How is a larger chemical formed from smaller building blocks?

Question 15 15. Carbon-10 has a half-life of about 19 seconds. How many half-lives does it undergo in 2 minutes and 32 seconds?

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Question 16 16. A 6.95 gram sample of radioactive nobelium-259 has a half-life of 58 min. How much is left after 2 hours and 54 minutes?

Question 17 17. Which is a difference between aliphatic hydrocarbons and aromatic hydrocarbons?

Question 18 18. What is the term for a nuclear reaction in which a large nucleus is split into smaller nuclei?

Question 19 19. Despite human skin providing protection against alpha particles, why is it dangerous to ingest alpha particles?

Question 20 20. Chemical energy is a specific type of _____.

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Question 21 21. Which of the following is a non useable energy?

Question 22 22. What is the term for anything that has mass and takes up space?

Question 23 23. Energy released when a large nucleus splits is referred to as ...

Question 24 24. Which of the following has no mass and does not change the composition of the nucleus?

Question 25 25. Which hydrocarbon's structure came to Kekule in a dream?

ASVAB: Nuclear Chemistry Chapter Exam Instructions

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