Worksheet: Neutrinos

In this worksheet, we will practice describing the properties of electron neutrinos, mu neutrinos, and tau neutrinos and their antiparticles.

Q1:

Which of the four fundamental forces are the three different types of neutrino―the electron neutrino, the mu neutrino, and the tau neutrino―affected by?

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

Q2:

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

  • neutron
  • neutrino
  • proton
  • alpha Particle
  • electron
  • ANeutrino, electron, neutron, alpha particle, proton
  • B Electron, neutrino, proton, neutron, alpha particle
  • CAlpha particle, neutrino, electron, proton, neutron
  • DNeutrino, electron, proton, neutron, alpha particle
  • E Electron, neutrino, neutron, alpha particle, proton

Q3:

Which of the following is the correct symbol for an electron neutrino?

  • A 𝑣 οŽ€
  • B 𝑣 
  • C 𝑣 
  • D 𝑣 
  • E 𝑣 

Q4:

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

  • positron
  • neutron
  • helium nucleus
  • photon
  • neutrino
  • AHelium nucleus, neutron, positron, neutrino, photon
  • BPositron, neutron, photon, neutrino, helium nucleus
  • CHelium nucleus, neutron, positron, photon, neutrino
  • DPositron, helium nucleus, neutron, photon, neutrino
  • ENeutron, positron, neutrino, photon, helium nucleus

Q5:

Which two of the following particles have the same mass?

  • photon
  • neutrino
  • electron
  • proton
  • muon
  • positron
  • APhoton and muon
  • BElectron and positron
  • CElectron and neutrino
  • DProton and electron
  • ENeutrino and photon

Q6:

What is the relative charge of a neutrino?

Q7:

The following nuclear equation shows oxygen-15 undergoing beta decay to nitrogen-15,

What particle does 𝑋 represent?

  • AAn electron antineutrino
  • BAn electron neutrino
  • CA positron
  • DA mu antineutrino
  • EA mu neutrino

Q8:

The following nuclear equation shows carbon-14 undergoing beta decay to nitrogen-14,

What particle does 𝑋 represent?

  • AAn electron neutrino
  • BA mu antineutrino
  • CA mu neutrino
  • DA positron
  • EAn electron antineutrino

Q9:

Which of the following is the antiparticle of Μ„ 𝜈  ?

  • A 𝜈 
  • B 𝜏 
  • C 𝜈 
  • D 𝜈 οŽ€
  • E 𝜏 

Q10:

Which of the following is the antiparticle of 𝜈  ?

  • A 𝑒 
  • B Μ„ 𝜈 οŽ€
  • C 𝑒 
  • D Μ„ 𝜈 
  • E Μ„ 𝜈 

Q11:

Which of the following symbols does not represent a real antineutrino?

  • A 𝜈 
  • B Μ„ 𝜈 οŽ€
  • C Μ„ 𝜈 
  • D Μ„ 𝜈 

Q12:

Which of the following is the correct symbol for a 𝜏 antineutrino?

  • A Μ„ 𝜈 
  • B Μ„ 𝜈 
  • C 𝜈 
  • D 𝜈 
  • E Μ„ 𝜈 

Q13:

Which of the following is the correct symbol for a πœ‡ antineutrino?

  • A 𝜈 οŽ€
  • B 𝜈 
  • C Μ„ 𝜈 οŽ€
  • D Μ„ 𝜈 
  • E Μ„ 𝜈 

Q14:

Which of the following is the correct symbol for an electron antineutrino?

  • A Μ„ 𝜈 
  • B 𝜈 
  • C Μ„ 𝜈 
  • D 𝜈 
  • E Μ„ 𝜈 οŽ€

Q15:

Which of the following symbols does not represent a real neutrino?

  • A 𝜈 
  • B 𝜈 
  • C 𝜈 
  • D 𝜈 οŽ€

Q16:

Which of the following is the correct symbol for a 𝜏 neutrino?

  • A 𝜈 οŽ€
  • B 𝜈 
  • C 𝜈 
  • D 𝜈 
  • E 𝜈 

Q17:

Which of the following is the correct symbol for a πœ‡ neutrino?

  • A 𝜈 
  • B 𝜈 οŽ€
  • C 𝜈 
  • D 𝜈 
  • E 𝜈 

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