Quiz

1. The EPA recommends fixing the home if the radon level is 4 pico Curies per liter (pCi/L) or higher.
TrueFalse

2. Radon levels less than 4 pCi/L still pose a risk, and in many cases, may be reduced.
TrueFalse

3. Radon testing is easy and requires little of the homeowners time when preformed by radon measurement company.
TrueFalse

4. You will reduce your risk of lung cancer when you reduce the radon levels even if you have lived in the home a very long time.
TrueFalse

5. Radon is only a problem in certain parts of the country.
TrueFalse

6. Radon is only found in homes with basements.
TrueFalse

7. A neighbors test is a good indicator on whether or not your home has high radon levels.
TrueFalse

8. Homes with radon problems cannot be fixed.
TrueFalse

9. Radon is a colorless, odorless, tasteless radioactive gas that seeps up from the earth. When inhaled, the radioactive particles can damage the cells that line the lungs.
TrueFalse

10. Long-term exposure to radon can lead to lung cancer. The U.S. EPA attributes over 20,000 lung cancer deaths each year to radon, making it a serious health concern for all Americans.
TrueFalse

11. Radon is a cancer causing radioactive gas.
TrueFalse

12. You cannot see, smell or taste radon.
TrueFalse