CT Registry Imaging Procedure: Trivia Quiz!

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CT Registry Imaging Procedure: Trivia Quiz!

Have you ever seen what's inside your body? Did you ever get a chance to view the autopsy procedure? If not, then take this quiz on CT scan. A computerized tomography scan ( CT scan) is an X-ray machine that creates cross-sectional pictures of the body parts giving detailed information. This quiz will evaluate your knowledge about CT scan imaging procedures.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The abdominal aorta bifurcates at the level of:
    • A. 

      T10

    • B. 

      T12

    • C. 

      L2

    • D. 

      L4

  • 2. 
    Quantitative CT is a specialized technique used most often for the diagnosis of:
    • A. 

      Lymphoma

    • B. 

      Osteoporosis

    • C. 

      Renal cyst

    • D. 

      Hemangioma

  • 3. 
    The average density of a mass within the kidney measures 75 HU. The mass is most likely:
    • A. 

      Cyst

    • B. 

      Lipoma

    • C. 

      Stone

    • D. 

      Hydrocele

  • 4. 
    Which of the following is a common complication during a CT guided biopsy of the lung?
    • A. 

      Pulmonary embolism

    • B. 

      Aspiration

    • C. 

      Pneumoconiosis

    • D. 

      Pnuemothorax

  • 5. 
    CT image of the abdomen should be acquired with the PT.
    • A. 

      At full inspiration

    • B. 

      Breathing quietly

    • C. 

      At full expiration

    • D. 

      Breathing normally

  • 6. 
    Which of the following types of contrast material may be used during CT evaluation of the pelvis 1. IV contrast 2. low-density barium sulfate solution 3. oil-based contrast
    • A. 

      1 only

    • B. 

      2 only

    • C. 

      1 and 2

    • D. 

      1, 2, and 3

  • 7. 
    Which of the following would be a suitable range for contrast volume for an intrathecal injection during a post-myelogram CT exam of the L-spine in adult PT?
    • A. 

      5-9 ml

    • B. 

      12-14 ml

    • C. 

      18-22 ml

    • D. 

      1-3 ml

  • 8. 
    Of the following ranges, which would be most suited for a scout image of the abdomen?
    • A. 

      Below the diaphragm to the bottom of the kidney

    • B. 

      To of the kidney to the level of the mid sacrum

    • C. 

      Top of the kidney to the umbilicus

    • D. 

      Above the diaphragm to the illiac crest

  • 9. 
    During the CT exam of a knee. The PT is mostly to be in the __________ position.
    • A. 

      Ventral recumbent

    • B. 

      Right lateral

    • C. 

      Supine

    • D. 

      Left lateral

  • 10. 
    To reduce peristalsis and distend the colon, __________ may be administered before a CT scan of the abdomen or pelvis.
    • A. 

      Diazepam

    • B. 

      Glucagon

    • C. 

      Prochlorperazine maleate

    • D. 

      Bisacody

  • 11. 
    A common nonmalignant enlargement of the prostate gland is typically referred to as
    • A. 

      Prostatic carcinoma

    • B. 

      Prostatic abscess

    • C. 

      Prostatic hypertrophy

    • D. 

      Extrapostatic extension

  • 12. 
    After the IV administration of contrast, a hepatic hemangioma my become __________ and no longer appear on the CT image.
    • A. 

      Hypodense

    • B. 

      Radiolucent

    • C. 

      Isodense

    • D. 

      Hyperdense

  • 13. 
    Which of the following areas of the head commonly become calcified 1 Thalamus 2 pineal gland 3 choroid plexus
    • A. 

      2 only

    • B. 

      1 and 3

    • C. 

      2 and 3

    • D. 

      1, 2, and 3

  • 14. 
    Owing to its excessive density, barium sulfate may be used in CT exams only suspensions with concentrations of:
    • A. 

      1-3% barium sulfate

    • B. 

      5-7% barium sulfate

    • C. 

      10-13% barium sulfate

    • D. 

      25-30% barium sulfate

  • 15. 
    Accurate demonstration of ____________ would most likely require the IV injection of contrast during CT study of the ABD.
    • A. 

      Appendicitis

    • B. 

      Renal stone

    • C. 

      Diverticullitis

    • D. 

      Renal cyst

  • 16. 
    During CT of the head, the gantry should be angled
    • A. 

      15 degrees above the OML

    • B. 

      10 degrees below the IML

    • C. 

      0 degrees

    • D. 

      20 degrees above the skull base

  • 17. 
    Which of the following types of CT scanners is the best suited for the evaluation of the coronary artery disease?
    • A. 

      Spiral

    • B. 

      Fourth generation

    • C. 

      Ultrafast

    • D. 

      Third generation

  • 18. 
    High-resolution CT of the chest incorporates which of the following protocols?
    • A. 

      10mm sections standard algorithm

    • B. 

      10mm sections, bone algorithm

    • C. 

      3mm sections, standard algorithm

    • D. 

      1mm sections, bone algorithm

  • 19. 
    Dynamic CT scanning involves which of the following technical considerations? 1 Data acquisition with PT continuously moving through the gantry 2 Bolus administration of iodinated IV contrast 3 Rapid scanning with minimal interscan delays
    • A. 

      1 only

    • B. 

      1 and 3

    • C. 

      2 and 3

    • D. 

      1, 2, and 3

  • 20. 
    Which of the following terms describes the appearance of an acute subdural hematoma on a CT image?
    • A. 

      Radiolucent

    • B. 

      Hyperdense

    • C. 

      Hypodense

    • D. 

      Isodense

  • 21. 
    Positioning PT with the knees flexed over a foam cushion during the CT scan of the lumbar spine assists in 1 Decreasing the kyphotic curvature of the lumbar spine 2 making the PT more comfortable during the exam 3 decreasing the lordotic curvature of the L-SP
    • A. 

      1 only

    • B. 

      2 only

    • C. 

      3 only

    • D. 

      2 and 3

  • 22. 
    Which on the following would not be considered an absolute contradiction to IV contrast during a CT exam of the kidneys?
    • A. 

      Pheochromocytoma

    • B. 

      Acute sickle cell anemia

    • C. 

      Allergies to shell fish

    • D. 

      Prior major reaction to contrast

  • 23. 
    A solitary pulmonary nodule can be assumed to be benign when its average density is within the following ranges.
    • A. 

      10-30 HU

    • B. 

      45-80 HU

    • C. 

      100-140 HU

    • D. 

      165-200 HU

  • 24. 
    After the injection of IV contrast during a CT exam of the brain, which of the following anatomic areas does not enhance?
    • A. 

      Anterior communicating artery

    • B. 

      Choroid plexus

    • C. 

      Posterior horn of lateral ventricle

    • D. 

      Dura mater

  • 25. 
    Which of the following techniques assists in visualizing the vagina during the CT of the pelvis?
    • A. 

      Tampon insertion

    • B. 

      Precontrast and postcontrast scanning

    • C. 

      Oral contrast

    • D. 

      Enema contrast