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2. What blocks beta radiation?

  • 3cm of air
  • Sheet of felt
  • Thin sheet of aluminium
  • Slightly thick sheet of paper

3. Which of these answers is a correct example of where background radiation comes from?

  • Rocks
  • Water
  • Pollen
  • Sound waves

4. What is gamma radiation?

  • A helium atom
  • Particles
  • An electromagnetic wave
  • A high energy electron

5. What is the order of most - least ionising radiation?

  • Alpha, beta, gamma
  • Beta, alpha, gamma
  • Gamma, alpha, beta
  • Gamma, beta, alpha

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