# Worksheet: Strange, Charm, Bottom, and Top Quarks

In this worksheet, we will practice describing the properties of the strange, charm, bottom, and top quarks.

Q1:

What is the relative charge of a top quark?

• A
• B
• C
• D
• E

Q2:

What is the relative charge of a strange antiquark?

• A
• B
• C
• D
• E

Q3:

What is the relative charge of a top antiquark?

• A
• B
• C
• D
• E

Q4:

List the following particles in order from greatest mass to least mass:

• top quark
• strange quark
• photon
• tau neutrino
• electron
• proton
• up quark
• AProton, up quark, top quark, electron, strange quark, tau neutrino, photon
• BProton, up quark, top quark, strange quark, tau neutrino, photon, electron
• CProton, top quark, strange quark, up quark, electron, tau neutrino, photon
• DTau neutrino, proton, up quark, top quark, electron, strange quark, photon
• EUp quark, top quark, electron, strange quark, tau neutrino, photon, proton

Q5:

List the following particles in order from least mass to greatest mass:

• bottom quark
• strange quark
• down quark
• AStrange quark, down quark, bottom quark
• BStrange quark, bottom quark, down quark
• CBottom quark, strange quark, down quark
• DDown quark, strange quark, bottom quark
• EDown quark, bottom quark, strange quark

Q6:

Which of the four fundamental forces are the six quarks and six antiquarks affected by?

• AThe electric force, the magnetic force, the weak nuclear force, and gravity
• BThe electric force, the magnetic force, the strong nuclear force, and gravity
• CThe electromagnetic force, the strong nuclear force, the weak nuclear force, and gravity

Q7:

List the following particles in order from least mass to greatest mass:

• charm quark
• neutron
• photon
• antimuon
• bottom antiquark
• mu antineutrino
• down quark
• APhoton, mu antineutrino, down quark, antimuon, charm quark, neutron, bottom antiquark
• BPhoton, mu antineutrino, antimuon, charm quark, bottom antiquark, neutron, down quark
• CPhoton, mu antineutrino, antimuon, down quark, charm quark, neutron, bottom antiquark
• DPhoton, mu antineutrino, down quark, antimuon, neutron, charm quark, bottom antiquark
• EMu antineutrino, photon, down quark, antimuon, charm quark, bottom antiquark, neutron

Q8:

What is the relative charge of a charm quark?

• A
• B
• C
• D
• E

Q9:

What is the relative charge of a bottom antiquark?

• A
• B
• C
• D
• E

Q10:

Which of the following particles have a relative charge with a magnitude of ?

• proton
• bottom antiquark
• top antiquark
• bottom quark
• down quark
• up antiquark
• strange antiquark
• AStrange quark, proton, bottom quark, and top antiquark
• BDown quark, strange antiquark, bottom quark, and bottom antiquark
• CDown quark, top antiquark, up quark, and bottom antiquark
• DStrange quark, proton, bottom quark, and bottom antiquark
• EProton, strange antiquark, bottom quark, and bottom antiquark

Q11:

Which of the following particles have a positive electric charge?

• charm quark
• top antiquark
• muon
• antitauon
• neutron
• electron neutrino
• down quark
• positron
• bottom antiquark
• ACharm quark, top antiquark, down quark, and electron neutrino
• BCharm quark, top antiquark, antitauon, and positron
• CMuon, bottom antiquark, antitauon, and positron
• DCharm quark, bottom antiquark, antitauon, and positron
• ECharm quark, bottom antiquark, positron, and down quark

Q12:

List the following particles in order from most stable to least stable:

• bottom quark
• down quark
• strange quark
• ADown quark, bottom quark, strange quark
• BDown quark, strange quark, bottom quark
• CBottom quark, down quark, strange quark
• DBottom quark, strange quark, down quark
• EStrange quark, down quark, bottom quark

Q13:

What is the relative charge of a charm antiquark?

• A
• B
• C
• D
• E

Q14:

What is the relative charge of a strange quark?

• A
• B1
• C
• D
• E

Q15:

What is the relative charge of a bottom quark?

• A
• B
• C
• D
• E

Q16:

Which of the following particles have a relative charge of ?

• top antiquark
• down quark
• top quark
• up quark
• electron
• strange antiquark
• charm quark
• ATop quark, up quark, and strange antiquark
• BTop quark, up quark, and charm quark
• CDown quark, up quark, and charm quark
• DUp quark, charm quark, and top quark
• EElectron and strange antiquark

Q17:

List the following particles in order from least stable to most stable:

• Up quark
• Charm quark
• Top quark
• ACharm quark, up quark, top quark
• BDown quark, up quark, charm quark
• CTop quark, charm quark, up quark
• DUp quark, down quark, charm quark
• ETop quark, up quark, charm quark

Q18:

List the following particles in order from greatest mass to least mass:

• up quark
• top quark
• charm quark
• AUp quark, Top quark, Charm quark
• BTop quark, charm quark, up quark
• CCharm quark, top quark, up quark
• DCharm quark, up quark, top quark
• EUp quark, charm quark, top quark