The following items will test your grasp of the material covered in this lesson. There is only one correct
answer for each item. When you complete the exercise, check your answers with the answer key that
follows. If you answered any item incorrectly, study again that part of the lesson that contains the portion
1. Control of radiation exposure would probably have no effect on a commander's decision in the
selection of which item?
A course of action to be followed.
A work/rest cycle for personnel in protective clothing.
An acceptable degree of risk for an operation.
Which of the units to employ for an operation.
2. What is the primary reason for the commander to control the exposure of personnel to nuclear
Decrease only the effects of neutron-induced radiation.
Increase the degree of risk.
Maintain the combat effectiveness of personnel.
Reduce the effects of alpha radiation on the body.
3. What is a unit that measures the energy absorption per unit mass called?
4. Radiation exposure data, which forms the basis for determining RES, is collected at what level?
5. What is RES based upon?
Detailed fallout predictions.
Dose rate readings.