AQA GCSE Physics Revision questions on Background radiation

Make sure that you can answer these questions

  1. Give examples of natural sources of background radiation. 
  2. Give examples of man-made sources of background radiation. 
  3. What can the level of background radiation depend on? 
  4. What can radiation dose depend on? 
  5. What is the radiation dose measured in? 
  6. How many Sieverts is 1000 millisieverts (mSv) equivalent to? 

These questions can be answered by looking at page 42 of the GCSE Physics Specification.

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