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Question: Which of the following FALSE concerning the GI Syndrome in a human being following an acute total-body dose of 1,000 rad (10 Gy) without medical attention?

A. Inevitably fatal
B. Produces fluid and salt imbalance
C. Results in infection
D. 10 Gy is the LD 50/60 for X-rays

Question: A previously healthy 24 year-old woman receives a large radiation dose to her ovaries. She soon experiences a temporary period of hot flashes, vaginal dryness, and sterility. Which of the following likely represents the dose to her ovaries?

A. 100-200 rad (1-2 Gy)
B. 4-5 Gy
C. 5-10 Gy
D. 50-100 Gy

Your score is out of 2.


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