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Level 1 - Radiography Questions

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1.  The radiation quality of a manna-ray source is:
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B.
C.
D.
2.  Primary radiation which strikes a film holder or cassette through a thin portion of the specimen will cause scattering into the shadows of the adjacent thicker portions producing an effect called:
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B.
C.
D.
3.  Upon completing an X-ray exposure and turning the equipment off:
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B.
C.
D.
4.  Excessive exposure of film to light prior to development of the film will most likely result in:
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B.
C.
D.
5.  L3 If back scatter is suspected as causing a loss of definiton, a lead letter can be placed between the film and the specimen to indicate possible scattered radiation.
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B.
6.  The sharpness of the outline in the image of the radiograph is a measure of:
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B.
C.
D.
7.  L5A "hard" x-ray travels faster than a "soft" x-ray, and that is why the "hard" x-rays have more energy.
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B.
8.  L3Film graininess greatly affects the amount of penumbra on a radiograph.
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B.
9.  Scattered radiation caused by any material, such as a wall or floor, table top, or cassette that is located in back of the film is known as:
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B.
C.
D.
10.  The density of a radiograph image refers to:
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B.
C.
D.
11.  As the kilovoltage applied to the X-ray tube is raised:
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D.
12.  If a film is placed in a developer solution and allowed to develop without any agitation:
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D.
13.  An unshielded isotope sources gives a dosage rate of 900 mR per hour at 10 feet. What would the unshielded dosage rate be at 30 feet?
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D.
14.  L1A Lvl I technician performing a radiographic test is permitted* to accept or reject the part provided that written instructions or procedures are given to him by a Lvl II or Lvl III. (*in accordance with SNT-TC-1A)
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B.
15.  The voltage and waveform applied to the X-ray tube by a high-voltage transformer primarily determines the:
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D.
16.  The difference between the densities of two areas of a radiograph is called:
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B.
C.
D.
17.  A penetrameter is used to indicate:
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B.
C.
D.
18.  L9most radiographic film uses clear acetate or polyester base with emulsion on both sides
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B.
19.  L3Internal scatter is caused by X-ray energy that has taken a new direction within the specimen being radiographed.
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B.
20.  L5secondary radiation is never dangerous to the radiographer
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B.
21.  When manually processing films, the purpose for sharply taping hangers two or three times after the films have been lowered in the developer is to:
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B.
C.
D.
22.  A properly exposed radiograph that is developed in a developer solution at a temperature of 58F for 5 minutes will probably be:
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B.
C.
D.
23.  Two X-ray machines operating at the same nominal kilovoltage and milliamperage settings:
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B.
C.
D.
24.  L5the energy of a photon cannot be destroyed, but can be converted into other forms by the photoelectric and compton effects
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B.
25.  Lead foil in direct contact with X-ray film:
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B.
C.
D.
26.  The radiation intensity of a radioisotope:
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D.
27.  Fluoroscopy differs from radiography in that:
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D.
28.  As a check on the adequacy of the radiographic technique, it is customary to place a standard test piece on the source side of the specimen. This standard test piece is called a:
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B.
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D.
29.  When the minute silver grains on which the X-ray film image is formed group together in relatively large masses, they produce a visual impression called
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D.
30.  L2Angstrom units are used to measure the wavelength of X and Gamma rays.
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B.
31.  The small area in the X-ray tube from which the radiation emanates is called the:
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B.
C.
D.
32.  In order to achieve uniformity of development over the area of an X-ray film during manual processing:
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B.
C.
D.
33.  L14filters absorb low energy radiation leaving higher average energy beams to penetrate the specimen
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B.
34.  If a piece of lead 1/2-inch this is placed in the path of a beam of radiation emanating from cobalt-60, it will reduce the dose rate at a given location by:
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B.
C.
D.
35.  L5the bremsstrahlung process may cause energy to be converted through additional compton and photolelectric effects
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B.
36.  Unexposed boxes of X-ray film should be stored:
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B.
C.
D.
37.  A sheet of lead with an opening cut in the shape of the part to be radiographed may be used to decrease the effect of scattered radiation which undercuts the specimens. Such a device is called:
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B.
C.
D.
38.  A beam of radiation consisting of a single wavelength is known as:
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B.
C.
D.
39.  Any of the body tissues may be injured by excessive exposure to X or gamma rays but particularly sensitive are:
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B.
C.
D.
40.  The primary parts of an atom are:
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D.
41.  The ability to detect a small discontinuity or flaw is called:
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C.
D.
42.  L5the "photoelectric" effect involves complete absorption of the photon
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B.
43.  Three liquids which are essential to process an exposed film properly are:
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D.
44.  The three main steps in processing a radiograph are:
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C.
D.
45.  Beta particles are:
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B.
C.
D.
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