Uses and dangers of radiation - AQA

1

Supermarket fruit can be preserved by exposing them to…

2

What source is used often to provide the gamma radiation when irradiating fruit?

3

Radioactive powder being spilled onto clothing is an example of…

4

During irradiation, the object being exposed will…

5

Why might a radioactive source be injected into a patient?

6

What is a gamma knife used for?

7

Whilst using a gamma knife, how do the medical staff protect themselves from the radiation?

8

What effect can high doses of radiation have on the human eye?

9

What properties are most desired in an isotope used to investigate the kidneys which normally take 12 hours to process a contaminant?

10

Which of these is something that can be done to reduce the risk of exposure to radiation?