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.
- 1 decade agoFavorite 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.
- EricLv 61 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.