|Consider the following statements
|1. Cobalt-60 is used for medical purposes, industrial radiography for non-destructive testing and in the food processing industry for irradiation process.
|2. The Atomic Energy Regulatory Board (AERB) is meant to maintain a' Cradle to grave' system to keep track of such equipment. Which of the above statement is/are correct?
A) Only 1
B) Only 2
C) Both 1 and 2
D) None of these
Correct Answer: C
Solution :[c] Cobalt-60 plays an important role in the scientific community as well, from promising new stem cell research to the design and testing of items for the aerospace and nuclear energy industries. Other beneficial uses for Cobalt-60 include food preservation, sanitization of cosmetics, quarantine application of consumer products Other Uses: Cobalt-60 is ideal for industrial gauging and levelling devices, Used by plastic manufactures to gauge the thickness of their products. An accurate detection of explosive devices. To scan rail cars for cargo and unwanted passengers.
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