The Atomic Bomb Quiz

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Atomic Bomb Quizzes & Trivia

This is a short quiz to test you on whatever you have learnt from our atomic bomb awareness kit. Enjoy!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What was the radius of total destruction (during the Hiroshima bombing)?
    • A. 

      2 miles

    • B. 

      1 mile

    • C. 

      1.5 miles

  • 2. 
    How high above the ground did the 'Little Boy' explode?
    • A. 

      1700 feet

    • B. 

      2000 feet

    • C. 

      1900 feet

    • D. 

      1750 feet

  • 3. 
    For beta particle emission to occur, the number of protons must be ______ than the number of neutrons.
    • A. 

      Higher

    • B. 

      Lower

    • C. 

      It is not neutrons, but electrons

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 4. 
    Which type of radiation has the highest penetrating power?
    • A. 

      Gamma rays

    • B. 

      Alpha particles

    • C. 

      Beta particles

    • D. 

      All the same

  • 5. 
    How many types of radiation have you learnt about?
    • A. 

      3

    • B. 

      2

    • C. 

      1

  • 6. 
    How does hair loss occur?
    • A. 

      The hair falls out in clumps

    • B. 

      The hair disintegrates

    • C. 

      The hair becomes thinner before breaking off

  • 7. 
    Can the hair regrow?
    • A. 

      No

    • B. 

      Yes

  • 8. 
    How are radiation-induced cataracts formed?
    • A. 

      The cells in the eye are destroyed.

    • B. 

      The retina is damaged.

    • C. 

      The cells in the eye are damaged.

  • 9. 
    Which of the following has been proven to be an effect of radiation exposure?
    • A. 

      Hair falls out in clumps

    • B. 

      The person changes to become a monster as a result of genetic mutation

    • C. 

      The development of cancer.

  • 10. 
    What is the name of the plane that dropped the atomic bomb?
    • A. 

      B-20 Bomber

    • B. 

      Little Boy

    • C. 

      Enola Gay