Radiographic Review Quiz: Radiation Protection Questions! Trivia

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Radiographic Review Quiz: Radiation Protection Questions! Trivia

This is a radiographic review quiz made up of radiation protection questions! Radiation has been used in the medical field to test different things but fact is too much radiation is harmful for a patient or the radiologist. Do you know how to keep yourself safe? The quiz below is exactly what you need to test your safety and protection level. How about you try it out and see how helpful it is.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Radiation dose-response relationship refers to:
    • A. 

      Point where radiation make a connection between patient and the radiographer

    • B. 

      Point of level where radiation exposure produces a response or reaction

    • C. 

      Point where radiation make the part expose to glow

    • D. 

      Point where radiation is very inoffensive to the patient

  • 2. 
    The relationship between radiation and some biologic response is in:
    • A. 

      Non Linear, non threshold relationship

    • B. 

      Linear, threshold relationship

    • C. 

      Linear, non threshold relationship

    • D. 

      Non Linear, threshold relationship

  • 3. 
    TRUE OR FALSE: What it means the concept “linear, non threshold relationship” any amount of ionizing radiation no matter how small, may cause biologic effects(response) 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    If we say that there is no amount of radiation exposure that is safe we are talking about
    • A. 

      Linear, threshold relationship

    • B. 

      Linear, non threshold relationship

    • C. 

      Non Linear, non threshold relationship

    • D. 

      Non Linear, threshold relationship

  • 5. 
    It is the unit of measurement that relates to the quantity of absorbed dose and is an important concept in radiation biology
    • A. 

      Linear Energy Transfer (LET)

    • B. 

      Relative Biological Effectiveness(RBE)

    • C. 

      Absorbed Dose Equivalent (ADE)

    • D. 

      Absolute Biological Effectiveness (ABE)

  • 6. 
    Is an indirect unit of measurement that relates to the quality of damage, and states that the Biological damage resulting from radiation interaction with tissues increases as radiation increases.
    • A. 

      Linear Energy Transfer (LET)

    • B. 

      Absolute Biological Effectiveness (ABE)

    • C. 

      Absorbed Dose Equivalent (ADE)

    • D. 

      Relative Biological Effectiveness(RBE)

  • 7. 
    The point or level of radiation exposure(dose) at which a response or reaction first occurs.
    • A. 

      Linear Energy Transfer (LET)

    • B. 

      Relative Biological Effectiveness(RBE)

    • C. 

      Dose-response Relationship

    • D. 

      Absorbed Dose Equivalent (ADE)

    • E. 

      Absolute Biological Effectiveness (ABE)

  • 8. 
    Method used to calculate the effective absorbed dos for all types of ionizing radiation is call
    • A. 

      Relative Biological Effectiveness(RBE)

    • B. 

      Linear Energy Transfer (LET)

    • C. 

      Absorbed Dose Equivalent (ADE)

    • D. 

      Absolute Biological Effectiveness (ABE)

    • E. 

      Dose-response Relationship

  • 9. 
    The formula for Absorbed Dose-Equivalent:
    • A. 

      AF x QD

    • B. 

      AD x QF

    • C. 

      AD/QF

    • D. 

      AF/QF

  • 10. 
    The ADE method of calculating considers the differences in radiation damage by using a modifying or
    • A. 

      QF

    • B. 

      AD

    • C. 

      AF

    • D. 

      MA

    • E. 

      XT

  • 11. 
    QF stands for:
    • A. 

      Quantity Factor

    • B. 

      Quality Factor

    • C. 

      Quality Fusion

    • D. 

      Quantity Fashion

  • 12. 
    This factor is important as a measure biological damage an is used in calculation of the absorbed dose equivalent.
    • A. 

      Quality Factor (QF)

    • B. 

      Quantity Factor (QF)

    • C. 

      Quality Fusion (QF)

    • D. 

      Quantity Fashion (QF)

  • 13. 
    The term of LD 50/30 refers to the whole body dose of radiation that can be lethal to 50% of the exposed population within 30 days
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 14. 
    What it means that 50% of the exposed population will survive for 60 days due to medical intervention?
    • A. 

      LP 50/30

    • B. 

      LG 50/20

    • C. 

      LD 50/60

    • D. 

      LH 30/30

  • 15. 
    Acute Radiation Syndrome include the following except
    • A. 

      Gonadal dysfunction

    • B. 

      Epilation (hair loss)

    • C. 

      Depression of the white cells

    • D. 

      Death

    • E. 

      Cancer

  • 16. 
    Short term effects of radiation occur when
    • A. 

      When patients receive greater amounts of radiation on a short period of time

    • B. 

      When patients receive little amounts of radiation on a short period of time

    • C. 

      When patients receive greater amounts of radiation on a long period of time

    • D. 

      When patients receive constant amounts of radiation on a long period of time

    • E. 

      When patients receive constant amounts of radiation on a short period of time

  • 17. 
    Long term effects of radiation occur when
    • A. 

      When patients receive little amounts of radiation on a short period of time

    • B. 

      When patients receive greater amounts of radiation on a short period of time

    • C. 

      When patients receive greater amounts of radiation on a long period of time

    • D. 

      When patients receive constant small amounts of radiation on a long period of time

    • E. 

      When patients receive constant amounts of radiation on a short period of time

  • 18. 
    Acute Radiation Syndrome (ARS) occurs when.
    • A. 

      Humans receive large doses of ionization radiation to the entire body within a short time period

    • B. 

      Humans receive small doses of ionization radiation to the entire body within a short time period

    • C. 

      Humans receive large doses of ionization radiation in some body parts within a short time period

    • D. 

      Humans receive large doses of ionization radiation to the entire body within a long time period

    • E. 

      Humans receive small doses of ionization radiation to the entire body within a long time period

  • 19. 
    Late Somatic Effects appears when
    • A. 

      After of period of months or years after the initial exposure at high doses

    • B. 

      After a low doses but it repairs itself and the patient still receiving that radiation in short doses.

    • C. 

      After a high doses but it repairs itself and the patient still receiving that radiation in short doses.

    • D. 

      After a high doses and it does not repairs itself and the patient still receiving that radiation in short doses.

  • 20. 
    Is the most important late somatic effect and is difficult to verify statistically.
    • A. 

      Carcinogenesis

    • B. 

      Dementia

    • C. 

      Alzheimer

    • D. 

      Diarrhea

    • E. 

      Loss of vision

    • F. 

      Bleeding

  • 21. 
    It is important to reduce the radiation to this gland because it is very radio-sensitive and stores certain hormones that are very important for metabolism.
    • A. 

      Liver

    • B. 

      Pancreas

    • C. 

      Thyroid

    • D. 

      Pineal

    • E. 

      Testes

    • F. 

      Ovaries

  • 22. 
    The Acute Radiation Syndrome presents the following major stages, except:
    • A. 

      Prodromal stage

    • B. 

      Early period

    • C. 

      Latent period

    • D. 

      Manifest illness

    • E. 

      Recovery or death

  • 23. 
    The ARS prodromal stage occurs when the patient receive_____within hours after the whole body is exposed.
    • A. 

      0.5 Gy (50 rad)

    • B. 

      1 Gy (100 rad)

    • C. 

      1 to 10 Gy (100 rad to 1000 rad)

    • D. 

      50 Gy or more(5000 rad or more)

  • 24. 
    During the ARS manifest illness period symptoms the following systems are affected, except?
    • A. 

      Osteomuscular

    • B. 

      Hepatopoietic

    • C. 

      Gastrointestinal

    • D. 

      Cerebrovascular

  • 25. 
    There are three cardinal are cardinal principles of radiation protection: time, distance, and shielding (TDS) Related to the time reduction the responsibility of the radiographer is except?
    • A. 

      Reduce the amount of time of exposition

    • B. 

      Reduce the amount of time that the patient is exposed to radiation

    • C. 

      Use fast exposure-time factor whenever possible

    • D. 

      Use slow exposure-time factor whenever possible

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