6.4.3 The Need for Proper Handling of Radioactive Substances (Structured Questions)

Question 1:
(a) Diagram 1.1 and 1.2 shows activities which involved the radioactive substances.

(i) State the radioactive radiation used in medical field in Diagram 1.1. [1 mark]

(ii) State the uses of Carbon-14 in Diagram 1.2. [1 mark]

(iii) State one effect of nuclear explosion to human being. [1 mark]

(iv) What substance is used to make a container to keep radioactive substance safe? [1 mark]

(b) Diagram 1.3 shows the nuclear power station.

(i) Name the radioactive substances used in Diagram 1.3. [1 mark]

(ii) State the energy generated from the power station in Diagram 1.3. [1 mark]

Gamma radiation

To estimate the age of ancient objects

Can cause serious health problems or even death

Thick concrete/ Thick lead


Electrical energy

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