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MERCY JUNIOR COLLEGE

Grade 11
Physical Science
Midterm Exam 6. It is a type of radioactive decay in which an
atomic nucleus emits an alpha particle and
thereby transforms or 'decays' into an atom
NAME: with a mass number that is reduced by four and
YEAR LEVEL & SECTION: an atomic number that is reduced by two
TEACHER’S NAME: A. Alpha Decay
PROCTOR’S NAME: B. Beta Decay
C. Gamma Ray
I. MULTIPLE CHOICE D. Radiation
INSTRUCTION: Encircle the letter of the correct
answer. (1 POINT EACH) 7. It is a type of radioactive decay in which a beta
ray (fast energetic electron or positron) and a
1. It is a subatomic particle, symbol e− or neutrino are emitted from an atomic nucleus.
β−, with a negative elementary electric charge.
A. Neutron A. Alpha Decay
B. Electron B. Beta Decay
C. Proton C. Gamma Ray
D. Atom D. Radiation

2. It is the smallest constituent unit of ordinary 8. What type of nuclear reaction is this?
matter that has the properties of a chemical
element.
A. Neutron
B. Electron
C. Proton
D. Atom

3. It is a subatomic particle, symbol p or p+ , with a


positive electric charge of +1e elementary
charge and mass slightly less than that of a
neutron.
A. Neutron
B. Electron
A. Alpha Decay
C. Proton B. Beta Decay
D. Atom C. Gamma Ray
D. No nuclear reaction
4. It is a subatomic particle, symbol n or n0 , with
no net electric charge and a mass slightly larger 9. In atomic physics and quantum chemistry, the
than that of a proton. electron configuration is the distribution of
A. Neutron electrons of an atom or molecule in atomic or
B. Electron molecular orbitals.
C. Proton
D. Atom A. Electron Configuration
B. Periodic Table of Elements
5. What type of nuclear reaction is this? C. Orbital Models
D. Energy Levels

10. What type of nuclear reaction is this?

A. Alpha Decay
B. Beta Decay A. Alpha Decay
C. Gamma Ray B. Beta Decay
D. No nuclear reaction C. Gamma Ray
D. No nuclear reaction
II. Nuclear Reaction
INSTRUCTIONS: Determine whether the given equation is an ALPHA DECAY or BETA DECAY, then solve the equation accordingly.
(5 POINTS EACH)

III. ELECTRON CONFIGURATION


INSTRUCTIONS: Write the correct long-hand or short-hand writing of each element. You may answer in a separate sheet of
paper if more space is needed. (5 POINTS EACH)

Long-hand Writing:
1. Mendelevium -
2. Tungsten -

Short-hand Writing:

3. Neodymium -
4. Nobelium -
5. Magnesium

IV. ESSAY

SCOING RUBRIC FOR ESSAY


CONTENT 3pts.
ORGANIZATION 3pts.
MAIN IDEA AND SUPPORTING 4pts.
DETAILS
TOTAL 10PTS

1. Imagine a world wherein nuclear energy is non-existent, how would the world be? Elaborate your answer.

***END***
A murderer is condemned to death. He has to choose between three rooms: the first is full of raging fires; the
second, assassins with loaded guns; and the third, lions who haven't eaten in years. Which room is the safest?
[DETECTIVE RIDDLE]

Good luck and God bless!


Prepared by: Mr. Hendrix Antonni A. Enriquez & Mrs. Ms. Arianne Riz F. Santos