WONDER #102: How Does an X-Ray Work?

Question 1 of 3

The x-ray was discovered by ________________________.

  1. Thomas Edison
  2. Marie Curie
  3. Amelia Earhart
  4. Wilhelm Roentgen

Question 2 of 3

Which of the following statements about x-rays is NOT true?

  1. X-rays are a type of light that human eyes can't see.
  2. X-rays hurt when they pass through your body.
  3. X-rays were discovered by accident.
  4. X-rays can pass through nonmetallic objects.

Question 3 of 3

This Wonder was mostly about...

  1. how x-rays were discovered and how they're used today.
  2. why x-ray machines should be in every doctor's office.
  3. the inventions of Wilhelm Roentgen.
  4. what types of radiation are safe for medical use.

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