Questions for the chapter about the Standard Model:

  1. Which two main groups are the elementary particles divided into?
  2. Give the names of three leptons and three quarks.
  3. Which two kinds of quarks build up protons and neutrons?
  4. What is an antiparticle?
  5. What is a hadron?
  6. Which are the three kinds of force carrying particles of the Standard Model, and which forces do they mediate?
  7. How did the scientists come to the conclusion that there should be a Higgs particle?