In the nuclear decay given below: 
XZAYZ+1ABZ-1A-4BZ-1A-4
the particles emitted in the sequence are:

1. \(\beta, \alpha, \gamma \) 2. \(\gamma, \beta, \alpha \)
3. \(\beta, \gamma, \alpha \) 4. \(\alpha, \beta, \gamma\)
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A nuclear reaction is given by;
\({}_{Z}^{A}\mathrm{X}\rightarrow {}_{Z+1}^{A}\mathrm{Y}+{}_{-1}^{0}\mathrm{e}+\nu\)
represents:
1. \(\beta\text-\)decay
2. \(\gamma\text-\)decay
3. fusion
4. fission
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An atomic nucleus \({}_{90}^{232}\mathrm{Th}\) emits several \(\alpha\) and \(\beta\) radiations and finally reduces to \({}_{82}^{208}\mathrm{Pb}\). It must have emitted:
1. \(4\alpha~\text{and}~2\beta\)
2. \(6\alpha~\text{and}~4\beta\)
3. \(8\alpha~\text{and}~24\beta\)
4. \(4\alpha~\text{and}~16\beta\)

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After two alpha decays and four beta(-ve) decays, the atomic number:
1. Decreases by \(4\) and mass number remains same.
2. Remains the same but the mass number increases by \(4\).
3. Remains the same but mass number decreases by \(8\).
4. Increases but mass number remains same.

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In a radioactive decay process, the negatively charged emitted β-particles are:

1. The electrons present inside the nucleus.
2. The electrons produced as a result of the decay of neutrons inside the nucleus.
3. The electrons produced as a result of collisions between atoms.
4. The electrons orbiting around the nucleus.
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What is the respective number of \(\alpha\) and \(\beta\text-\) particles emitted in the following radioactive decay?
\({}_{90}^{200}\mathrm{X}\rightarrow {}_{80}^{168}\mathrm{Y}\)
1. \(6\) and \(8\) 2. \(6\) and \(6\)
3. \(8\) and \(8\) 4. \(8\) and \(6\)   
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A nucleus \({ }_{{n}}^{{m}} \mathrm{X}\) emits one \(\alpha\text -\text{particle}\) and two \(\beta\text- \text{particle}\) The resulting nucleus is:
1. \(^{m-}{}_n^6 \mathrm{Z} \)
2. \(^{m-}{}_{n}^{4} \mathrm{X} \)
3. \(^{m-4}_{n-2} \mathrm{Y}\)
4. \(^{m-6}_{n-4} \mathrm{Z} \)

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What happens to the mass number and the atomic number of an element when it emits \(\gamma\text{-}\)radiation?

1. mass number decreases by four and atomic number decreases by two.
2. mass number and atomic number remain unchanged.
3. mass number remains unchanged while the atomic number decreases by one.
4. mass number increases by four and the atomic number increases by two.
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When a deuterium is bombarded on \({}_{8}^{16}\mathrm{O}\) nucleus, an \(\alpha\text-\)particle is emitted, then the product nucleus is:
1. \({}_{7}^{13}\mathrm{N}\)
2. \({}_{5}^{10}\mathrm{B}\)
3. \({}_{4}^{9}\mathrm{Be}\)
4. \({}_{7}^{14}\mathrm{N}\)

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During negative β-decay:

1. a neutron converts into proton.
2. a proton converts into neutron.
3. neutron to proton ratio increases.
4. None of these

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