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Question 1: A number of models for the nucleus have also been proposed in which nucleons occupy orbitals, much like the ________ in atomic physics theory.
Atomic theoryAtomic orbitalBohr modelElectron configuration

Question 2: The nucleus is the very dense region consisting of nucleons (protons and ________) at the center of an atom.
NeutrinoElectronAtomic nucleusNeutron

Question 3: In superfluid helium, the helium atoms have volume, and essentially "touch" each other, yet at the same time exhibit strange bulk properties, consistent with a ________.
Fermionic condensatePhase transitionPhotonBose–Einstein condensate

Question 4: The branch of physics concerned with studying and understanding the atomic nucleus, including its composition and the forces which bind it together, is called ________.
Alpha decayNuclear physicsNuclear fissionNuclear fusion

Question 5: In 1844, ________ used the term to refer to the "central point of an atom".
Michael FaradayWilliam Thomson, 1st Baron KelvinCharles-Augustin de CoulombJ. J. Thomson

Question 6: An example is the stability of the closed shell of 50 protons, which allows ________ to have 10 stable isotopes, more than any other element.

Question 7: Nuclei with 5 nucleons are all extremely unstable and short-lived, yet, ________, with 3 nucleons, is very stable even with lack of a closed 1s orbital shell.
TritiumNuclear fusionLithiumHelium-3

Question 8: In 1916, for example, ________ stated, in his famous article The Atom and the Molecule], that "the atom is composed of the kernel and an outer atom or shell".
ElectronGilbert N. LewisLinus PaulingGlenn T. Seaborg

Question 9: Another nuclei with 3 nucleons, the triton ________ is unstable and will decay into helium-3 when isolated.
Nuclear fissionNuclear fusionTritiumNeutron

Question 10: Weak nuclear stability with 2 nucleons {NP} in the 1s orbital is found in the deuteron ________, with only one nucleon in each of the proton and neutron potential wells.
DeuteriumHydrogen atomTritiumAtom


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