Statistics for Subatomic Particles Quiz

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  • The average score is 11 of 19

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Symbol Composition Year Discovered Particle % Correct
eelementary (lepton)1897 (Thomson)electron
98%
pcomposite (baryon)1919 (Rutherford)proton
89%
u, d, selementary model1964 (Gell-Mann and Zweig)quarks
89%
ncomposite (baryon)1932 (Chadwick)neutron
87%
αcomposite (atomic nucleus)1899 (Rutherford){alpha} particle
82%
elementary (quantum)2012 (CERN){Higgs} boson
79%
γelementary (quantum)1905 (Einstein)photon
74%
celementary (quark)1974{charm} quark
71%
μelementary (lepton)1936 (Anderson)muon
65%
belementary (quark)1977{bottom} quark
60%
νe, et al.elementary (lepton)1956 (Cowan and Reines)neutrinos
58%
telementary (quark)1995{top} quark
55%
πcomposite (mesons)1947 (Lattes, Occhialini and Powell)pion
50%
e+, et al.1932 (Anderson){anti}particles
47%
Kcomposite (mesons)1947kaon
32%
W±, Z0elementary (quantum)1983 (CERN){weak} bosons
32%
Λ0, et al.composite (baryons)1950 (University of Melbourne){lambda} baryons
21%
composite2019 (CERN){penta}quark
10%
Zc(3900), et al.composite2013{tetra}quark
6%

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