General Knowledge Discussion

Q. |
In radiocarbon dating the age of an object containing organic material is determined by using the properties of: |

✖ A. |
Carbon-6 |

✖ B. |
Carbon-12 |

✔ C. |
Carbon-14 |

✖ D. |
Carbon-13 |

**Solution:**

Option(**C**) is correct

Radiocarbon dating (also referred to as carbon dating or carbon-14 dating) is a method of determining the age of an object containing organic material by using the properties of **carbon-14**, a radioactive isotope of carbon.