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What is radioactive contamination? a. Radioactive material in an unwanted or uncontrolled location. b. Any material that contains radioactive (unstable) atoms. c. Radiation in an unwanted
location. d. Any material that gives off radiation.
a. Radioactive material in an unwanted or uncontrolled location.
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User: Radioactive material is defined as: a. Any material that spontaneously emits ionizing radiation. b. Material found readily in nature. c. Energy in the form of particles or waves given off by unstable atoms. d. Any material that has been exposed to gamma radiation.

User: What is radioactive contamination? a. Radioactive material in an unwanted or uncontrolled location. b. Any material that contains radioactive (unstable) atoms. c. Radiation in an unwanted location. d. Any material that gives off radiation.

Weegy: a. Radioactive material in an unwanted or uncontrolled location.
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User: Radiation is ________; contamination is __________. a. medicine; material. b. material; energy. c. atom; energy. d. energy; material.

Weegy: d. energy; material.
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User: A person who is exposed to radiation will become contaminated. a. True. b. False.

Weegy: a. True
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User: Some commonly transported sources of radioactive material are: a. Radio waves and medical procedures. b. X-rays and visible light. c. Asbestos and chlorine. d. Radiopharmaceuticals and smoke detectors

Weegy: c
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User: An acute dose of radiation refers to: a. A small amount of radiation dose received in a short period of time. b. A large amount of radiation dose received in a short period of time. c. A small amount of radiation dose over a long period of time. d. A large amount of radiation dose over a long period of time.

Weegy: b. A large amount of radiation dose received in a short period of time.
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User: A small dose of radiation received over a long period of time is called: a. A chronic radiation dose. b. A prompt radiation dose. c. An acute radiation dose. d. A somatic radiation dose.

Weegy: A chronic radiation dose.
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User: Federal packaging and labeling regulations regarding radioactive material are such that the probability of an emergency responder receiving an ACUTE dose of radiation during response to a transportation incident is extremely: a. Probable. b. Low. c. High. d. Likely.

Weegy: b
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User: The doses we receive every day from natural background radiation and the doses received by people who work in nuclear and medical facilities are examples of: a. A large radiation dose. b. Heritable radiation doses. c. Stochastic radiation doses. d. Chronic radiation doses.

Weegy: A chronic radiation dose.
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User: Inhalation, ingestion, injection, and absorption are all methods by which: a. The body removes poisons. b. Radioactive material enters the body. c. Somatic effects are identified. d. Radiation enters the body.

Weegy: b. Radioactive material enters the body
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User: The potential health effects from exposure to radiation depend on how much radiation you receive and how fast you receive the dose. a. True. b. False.

User: Not all radioactive material packages require package markings. a. True. b. False.

User: Which of the following would NOT be found, as a package marking, on a radioactive material package? a. UN identification number. b. “Type A” or “Type B.” c. Contamination levels. d. Orientation arrows.

Weegy: a. UN identification number would NOT be found, as a package marking, on a radioactive material package
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