Chemistry Quiz on Half-Life for IIT JEE, NEET, Medical & Engineering Exam

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Chemistry Quiz on Half-Life

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Quiz on Half-Life

Q1. Uranium -238 forms thorium-234 after radioactive decay and has a half-life of 4.5 x 109 years. How many years will it take to decay 75% of the initial amount?
a) 4.5 x 109 years
b) 9 x 1010 years
c) 4.5 x 1010 years
d) 9 x 109 years

d) 9 x 109 years

Q2. What would be the remaining concentration of 1 g of radioactive substance after 400 days if the half-life is 100 days?
a) 1/16
b) 1/4
c) 1/2
d) 1/8

a) 1/16

Q3. Which of the following radiations is the most penetrating?
a) ?
b) ?
c) ?
d) neutron

a) ?

Q4. Find the half-life of 614C if ? is 2.31 x 10-4.
a) 4 x 103 years
b) 3 x 103 years
c) 3.5 x 104 years
d) 2 x 102 years

b) 3 x 103 years

Q5. How many milligrams of tritium will remain after 49.2 years if the starting amount is 32 mg? The half-life of tritium is 12.3 years.
a) 8 mg
b) 2 mg
c) 1 mg
d) 4 mg

b) 2 mg

Q6. 200 mg of 14C will become 25 mg in how many years if the half-life is 5760 years?
a) 5760 years
b) 17280 years
c) 23040 years
d) 11520 years

b) 17280 years

Q7. If a body requires 0.01 m activity of radioactive substance (half-life = 6 hrs) after 24 hrs of injection then what is the maximum activity of injection to be injected?
a) 0.04
b) 0.32
c) 0.16
d) 0.08

c) 0.16

Q8. What would be the remaining concentration of 300 g of radioactive substance after 18 hours if the half-life is 3 hours?
a) 9.37 g
b) 2.34 g
c) 3.34 g
d) 4.68 g

d) 4.68 g

Q9. The radioactive isotope of phosphorus, P-32 is used as a tracer in the liver. If 3.5 mg is left in a sample after 288 hrs then how much P-32 was administered initially? [Half-life of P-32 is 14.3 days]
a) 7 mg
b) 6.26 mg
c) 1.96 mg
d) 4.17 mg

b) 6.26 mg

Q10. What would be the remaining concentration of 10.4 micrograms of 231Pa after 3.25 x 105 years if the half-life is 3.25 x 104 years?
a) 0.0240 micrograms
b) 2.18 micrograms
c) 1.4 micrograms
d) 0.0102 micrograms

d) 0.0102 micrograms

Thank You.