Electromagnetic danger

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1. UV

  • cause mutations in DNA that can kill or cause cancer
  • cause changes in skin cells that can lead to cancer
  • can heat up water in cells causing damage
  • transfers heat to cells that can cause burning
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2. gamma

  • cause changes in skin cells that can lead to cancer
  • cause mutations in DNA that can kill or cause cancer
  • can heat up water in cells causing damage
  • transfers heat to cells that can cause burning

3. Why are microwaves less harmful than ultraviolet radiation

  • Transfer more energy, have lower frequencies
  • transfer less energy, have lower frequencies
  • transfer less energy, have higher frequencies
  • transfer more energy, have higher frequencies

4. Microwave

  • can heat up water in cells causing damage
  • transfers heat to cells that can cause burning
  • cause changes in skin cells that can lead to cancer
  • cause changes in skin cells that can lead to cancer

5. infrared

  • can heat up water in cells causing damage
  • transfers heat to cells that can cause burning
  • cause mutations in DNA that can kill or cause cancer
  • cause changes in skin cells that can lead to cancer

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Multi choice questions at foundation level. Can also be used as flash cards to aid revision

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