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Mini-Quiz: Radioactivity

by Ron Kurtus (16 November 2000)

Take this Mini-Quiz to check your understanding of the lesson material.



1. What determines if a nucleus is stable?

The number of isotopes within the nucleus

The number of neutrons is a major factor

The half-life of the neutrons

2. What is the most dangerous element of radioactivity?

Uranium is highly poisonous

Electrical shocks can kill people

Gamma rays can destroy cells

3. If radiation can cause cancer, how can it help fight cancer?

It kills cancer cells more than normal cells

It kills people with cancer

It creates radioactive pellets

If you got all three correct, you are on your way to becoming a Champion in Physics. If you had problems, you had better look over the material again.


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