Select the incorrect statement about radiaton.?

A. Alpha rays exhibit low penetrating power.

B. Alpha ray particles consist of 2 neutrons and 2 protons.

C. Beta ray particles can move close to the speed of light.

D. Beta ray particles possess a positive charge.

E. Gamma rays lack a possession of charge.

Please explain why its incorrect and how it could be fixed.

2 Answers

  • 1 decade ago
    Favorite Answer

    D is the incorrect answer.

    A beta ray particle is an electron. Electrons are negatively charged. Its positively charged counterpart is called a positron.

  • Eric
    Lv 6
    1 decade ago

    C is false.

    Beta particles are about as false as alpha particles, which is pretty slow. The only thing about beta particles is that they are more penetrating then alpha particles.

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