List of Topics

SfC Home > Physics > Matter >

 

Mini-Quiz: Antimatter

by Ron Kurtus (revised 26 August 2014)

Take this Mini-Quiz to check your understanding of the lesson material.



1. What would be the makeup of anti-carbon dioxide?

Anti-carbon dioxide would consist of one anti-carbon atom and two oxygen atoms

It is impossible for anti-carbon dioxide to exists

Anti-carbon dioxide would consist of one anti-carbon atom and two anti-oxygen atoms

2. What would happen if antimatter was placed container made of standard matter?

It would create a gas that would expand the container

It would interact with the container material, resulting in a great amount of energy being released

Nothing, because placing antimatter in a container is the way to store it

3. How could we tell if another part of the Universe consisted of antimatter?

Unless the objects collided with matter, it would be impossible to tell that it was antimatter

Light from antimatter goes in the opposite direction

By studying chemical reactions in that part of the Universe

If you got all three correct, you are on your way to becoming a Champion in Physics. If you had problems, you had better look over the material again.


Consider the impossible


Resources and references

Ron Kurtus' Credentials

Websites

Antiparticles - HyperPhysics

Antiparticle - Wikipedia

Particle/Anti-Particle Annihilation - Matt Strassler, Physicist

Electron–positron annihilation - Wikipedia

Particle–antiparticle annihilation - Wikipedia

Antimatter - CERN Partical Accelerator

Anitmatter - Wikipedia

Status of Antimatter in Space Travel - NASA

The five greatest mysteries of antimatter - New Scientist Magazine

Matter Resources

Physics Resources

Books

Top-rated books on Matter

Top-rated books on Physics

Top-rated books on Atomic Theory


Questions and comments

Do you have any questions, comments, or opinions on this subject? If so, send an email with your feedback. I will try to get back to you as soon as possible.


Share

Click on a button to bookmark or share this page through Twitter, Facebook, email, or other services:

 

Students and researchers

The Web address of this page is:
www.school-for-champions.com/science/
mini-quiz_antimatter.htm

Please include it as a link on your website or as a reference in your report, document, or thesis.

Copyright © Restrictions


Where are you now?

School for Champions

Physics topics

Mini-Quiz: Antimatter




Matter topics

Basics

Particles of Matter

Density

States of Matter

Fluids



Let's make the world a better place

Be the best that you can be.

Use your knowledge and skills to help others succeed.

Don't be wasteful; protect our environment.

You CAN influence the world.





Live Your Life as a Champion:

Take care of your health

Seek knowledge and gain skills

Do excellent work

Be valuable to others

Have utmost character

Be a Champion!



The School for Champions helps you become the type of person who can be called a Champion.