Questions on Radioactive Contamination

Extract from the AQA GCSE Physics specification on this topic

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Questions on Radioactive Contamination

  1. What is radioactive contamination? 
  2. What is the hazard of contamination due to? 
  3. What affects the level of hazard? 
  4. What is irradiation? How is this different to contamination? 
  5. Why does an irradiated object not become radioactive? 
  6. Why is it important for the findings of studies into the effects of radiation on humans to be published and shared with other scientists? 
  7. What is meant by peer review?

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