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15-08-2021 Chemistry

Q. Rutherfords scattering experiment proved the presence of

A. Atoms in all matter
B. Electrons in atoms
C. Neutrons in atoms
D. Nucleus in atoms

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Commented on 2021-08-15 13:21:05 (IST)
Answer - D

Explanation : Rutherfords gold foil experiment demonstrated that almost all of the mass of an atom is in a tiny volume in the center of the atom which Rutherford called the nucleus. This positively charged mass was responsible for deflecting alpha particles propelled through the gold foil.