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2. What happens to alpha particles passing close to a nucleus?

  • They are deflected
  • They repel
  • They bounce back
  • They pass through

3. What does low-intensity radiation do?

  • Make negative ions
  • Cause cell mutations that lead to cancer
  • Penetrate Skin
  • Cause cancer

4. What is the half-life of a radioisotope?

  • The amount of half the radiation to decay.
  • The time taken for the atoms to decay
  • The time taken for half of all the atoms to decay
  • Half of the time taken for the atoms to decay.

5. What is radiation measured in?

  • mSv
  • sV
  • Sv
  • Decay per second


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