L.P. Book HAZMAT / Lesson Plan #14 Radiation Hazards & Protective Actions

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Lesson Plan #14 Radiation Hazards & Protective Actions


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  • 1. 
          Over ____ radioactive elements called radionuclides can be found in nature
    • A. 

      20

    • B. 

      40

    • C. 

      60

    • D. 

      80

  • 2. 
          The natural radioactivity that is found everywhere on earth is commonly referred to as
    • A. 

      Radical Radiation

    • B. 

      Residual Radiation

    • C. 

      Background Radiation

    • D. 

      Backup Radiation

  • 3. 
          Radiation is energy traveling in the form of particles or waves in bundles of energy called
    • A. 

      Photons

    • B. 

      Neutrons

    • C. 

      Atoms

    • D. 

      Particles

  • 4. 
          Ionization is the process of
    • A. 

      Forming radiation

    • B. 

      Forming ions

    • C. 

      Stimulated particles

    • D. 

      Completing molecules

  • 5. 
          Radioactive decay is the decrease in activity of any radioactive material with the passage of
    • A. 

      Free radicals

    • B. 

      Time

    • C. 

      Distance

    • D. 

      Shielding

  • 6. 
          Half-Life is the time required for the quantity of radio active material to be reduced to half of its
    • A. 

      Volume

    • B. 

      Value

    • C. 

      Distance

    • D. 

      Mass

  • 7. 
          Alpha particles are identical to the nucleus of a helium atom, which consists of two ________ and two _________
    • A. 

      photons & neutrals

    • B. 

      photons & neutrons

    • C. 

      protons & neutrals

    • D. 

      protons & neutrons

  • 8. 
         Beta particles can penetrate as far as
    • A. 

      Full thickness into the skin

    • B. 

      Can’t penetrate the skin

    • C. 

      1/10th of an inch into the skin

    • D. 

      From the skin surface to the bone

  • 9. 
          Gamma & X-rays are forms of ___________ radiation
    • A. 

      Man-made radiation

    • B. 

      Electromagnetic

    • C. 

      Electrolysis

    • D. 

      Pulse

  • 10. 
          Gamma radiation often accompanies
    • A. 

      Beta particles

    • B. 

      Half-Life decay

    • C. 

      Delta particles

    • D. 

      None of the above