Class 12 Physics Modern Physics Nuclei



Carbon dating is used to
(a)
assess the age of fossils.
(b)
assess the amount of radioactivity.
(c)
assess the rate of radioactivity.
(d)
none of the above.
Correct answer: (a) 
Solution: 
dating is a way of determining the age of certain archeological artifacts of a biological origin up to years old. It is used in dating things such as bone, cloth, wood and plant fibers that were created in the relatively recent past by human activities.

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