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Mini-Quiz: X-rays

by Ron Kurtus (revised 30 January 2008)

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



1. How are x-rays similar to visible light?

Both go right through people

Both travel at the speed of sound

Both are electromagnetic waves

2. How can you detect x-rays?

With special film

With an x-ray machine

You can't, because they go through everything

3. Where are x-rays used?

By dentists to drill out cavities

In industry to detect cracks in metals

By Superman as part of his x-ray vision

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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