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Who Wants to Breathe Clean Air?. Host: Twa-le Abrahamson-swan Spokane tribal air quality program. 1) Radon is a gas that comes from the natural decay of what in the soil?. B: Plutonium. A: Selenium. C: Uranium. D: Radicals.

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Who wants to breathe clean air

Who Wants to Breathe Clean Air?

Host: Twa-le Abrahamson-swan

Spokane tribal air quality program


1) Radon is a gas that comes from the natural decay of what in the soil?

B: Plutonium

A: Selenium

C: Uranium

D: Radicals


1) Radon is a gas that comes from the natural decay of what in the soil?

B: Plutonium

A: Selenium

C: Uranium

D: Radicals


2) Which item is not a method for Radon to enter a home? in the soil?

B: pipe joints

A: cracks

C: TV picture

D: water


2) Which item is not a method for Radon to enter a home? in the soil?

B: pipe joints

A: cracks

C: TV picture

D: water


3) Which of the following agree that Radon is a serious problem?

B: Lung Association

A: EPA

C: Surgeon General

D: All of the above


3) Which of the following agree that Radon is a serious problem?

B: Lung Association

A: EPA

C: Surgeon General

D:All of the above


4) Prolonged exposure to Radon levels could lead to what health problem?

B: lung cancer

A: emphysema

C: sinusitis

D: headaches


4) Prolonged exposure to Radon levels could lead to what health problem?

B:lung cancer

A: emphysema

C: sinusitis

D: headaches


5) This habit, combined with exposure to Radon, increases your lung cancer risk:

B: watching TV

A: dusting

C: smoking

D: paint fumes


5) This habit, combined with exposure to Radon, increases your lung cancer risk:

B: watching TV

A: dusting

C:smoking

D: paint fumes


6) You can tell if you have Radon in your home because it smells like:

B: oil

A: rotten eggs

C: sour milk

D: no smell


6) You can tell if you have Radon in your home because it smells like:

B: oil

A: rotten eggs

C: sour milk

D:no smell


7) Radon kills more people than the following: smells like:

B: jet crashes

A: Leukemia

D: All of the above

C: shootings


7) Radon kills more people than the following: smells like:

B: jet crashes

A: Leukemia

D:All of the above

C: shootings


8) Radon is estimated to cause about this number of deaths each year:

B: 2,000

A: 14,000

D: 5,000

C: 21,000


8) Radon is estimated to cause about this number of deaths each year:

B: 2,000

A: 14,000

D: 5,000

C:21,000


9) Who can test to see if you have a Radon problem? each year:

B: scientist

A: plumber

D: contractor

C: anyone


9) Who can test to see if you have a Radon problem? each year:

B: scientist

A: plumber

D: contractor

C:anyone


10) Your greatest risk for exposure to Radon is at: each year:

B: home

A: school

D: church

C: office


10) Your greatest risk for exposure to Radon is at: each year:

B:home

A: school

D: church

C: office


11) Radon affects only this type of home: each year:

B: new

A: old

D: All types

C: drafty


11) Radon affects only this type of home: each year:

B: new

A: old

D:All types

C: drafty


12) One of the best places to test for Radon in your home is:

B: kitchen

A: bathroom

D: family room

C: attic


12) One of the best places to test for Radon in your home is:

B: kitchen

A: bathroom

D:family room

C: attic


13) Short-term Radon tests take about how long? is:

B: 1 year

A: 1 month

D: 2-7 days

C: 1 day


13) Short-term Radon tests take about how long? is:

B: 1 year

A: 1 month

D:2-7 days

C: 1 day


14) Long-term Radon tests take about how long? is:

B: 1 year

A: 4 months

D: 24 hrs-3 months

C: 5 hours


14) Long-term Radon tests take about how long? is:

B:1 year

A: 4 months

D: 24 hrs-3 months

C: 5 hours


15) Short-term Radon test kits can be purchased from the Trading Post for:

B: $5

A: $1

D: $20

C: $10


15) Short-term Radon test kits can be purchased from the Trading Post for:

B:$5

A: $1

D: $20

C: $10


16) Which of the following statements should you find on Radon test kits?

B: UL approved

A: EPA approved

C: Certified Green

D: None above


16) Which of the following statements should you find on Radon test kits?

B: UL approved

A:EPA approved

C: Certified Green

D: None above


17) The term picocuries per liter of air is a term for measuring:

B: chemicals

A: radon

D: pesticides

C: coolant


17) The term picocuries per liter of air is a term for measuring:

B: chemicals

A:radon

D: pesticides

C: coolant


18) The average indoor level of Radon is: measuring:

B: 2.1 pCi/L

A: 3.3 pCi/L

D: 2.3 pCi/L

C: 1.3 pCi/L


18) The average indoor level of Radon is: measuring:

B: 2.1 pCi/L

A: 3.3 pCi/L

D: 2.3 pCi/L

C:1.3 pCi/L


19) You should take action to reduce Radon levels in your home if your test shows:

B: 4 pCi/L

A: 8 pCi/L

D: All of the above

C: 10 pCi/L


19) You should take action to reduce Radon levels in your home if your test shows:

B: 4 pCi/L

A: 8 pCi/L

D:All of the above

C: 10 pCi/L


20) Elevated Radon levels can be found in: home if your test shows:

B: every state

A: the Rockies

D: the Northeast

C: the Midwest


20) Elevated Radon levels can be found in: home if your test shows:

B:every state

A: the Rockies

D: the Northeast

C: the Midwest


21) How many homes in the US are estimated to have elevated Radon levels?

B: 1 in 100

A: 1 in 30

D: 1 in 50

C: 1 in 15


21) How many homes in the US are estimated to have elevated Radon levels?

B: 1 in 100

A: 1 in 30

D: 1 in 50

C:1 in 15


22) How many counties in Washington are at high risk for elevated Radon levels?

B: 7

A: 0

D: 10

C: 20


22) How many counties in Washington are at high risk for elevated Radon levels?

B:7

A: 0

D: 10

C: 20


23) What is the term for making repairs to a building with high Radon levels?

B: mitigation

A: irrigation

D: reparation

C: fumigation


23) What is the term for making repairs to a building with high Radon levels?

B:mitigation

A: irrigation

D: reparation

C: fumigation


24) The high Radon levels?least acceptable method for lowering Radon levels would be:

A: caulking cracks

B: opening windows

D: sealing entry points

C: changing air flow


24) The high Radon levels?least acceptable method for lowering Radon levels would be:

A: caulking cracks

B:opening windows

D: sealing entry points

C: changing air flow


25) After a home has been mitigated, what should be done? high Radon levels?

A: move out

B: retest

D: sell house

C: air out


25) After a home has been mitigated, what should be done? high Radon levels?

A: move out

B:retest

D: sell house

C: air out


26) Who could you call for more information about Radon? high Radon levels?

A: Tribal Air Quality

B: EPA

D: All of the above

C: State Radon Office


26) Who could you call for more information about Radon? high Radon levels?

A: Tribal Air Quality

B: EPA

D:All of the above

C: State Radon Office


Twa-le Abrahamson-Swan high Radon levels?Spokane Tribal Air Quality [email protected] Beat on KYRSTuesdays 2-4 PM88.1 and 92.3 FM or www.kyrs.org


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