Dental Assisting Quiz Questions

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Dental Assisting Quiz Questions

Chapter 21,22,23


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Using E -speed film instead of D-speed film will reduce the developing time
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    The lead apron should never be folded 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    Labial mounting is defined as the dot being toward the operator when mounting the radiographs
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    A quality assurance program refers to routine procedures that have been established to ensure high quality 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    Imaging systems are used by dental professionals.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    The paralleling technique is used a film-holding device
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    Today's sewage treatment facilities permit taht developer and fixer solutions be poured down the sink drain
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    Exposing radiographs is a skill that requires proper technique each and every time.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    Labial mounting is when the depressed dot is toward the operator as if the operator is viewing the films from inside out.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    Bitewing radiographs are also known as interproximal radiographs
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 11. 
    The same number of films are taken on an adult fill mouth series as for a child 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 12. 
    Radiation exposure times are the same for children as for adults
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 13. 
    The cervical collar on the lead apron protects the reproductive organs 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 14. 
    Dental raidographs are not considered proscriptions, and trained dental assistant can take as many xrays as they think are needed
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 15. 
    Digital xray technology is expensive and time consuming, so it is not available to dentists
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 16. 
    Digital intraoral imaging is a computerized system.  One of the advantages of digital intraoral imaging is the ability to alter brightness/contrast
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 17. 
    The fundamental principle of panoramic radiography is based on the pronciple of tomography
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 18. 
    The focal trough of the panoramic machine is also known as image layer or sharpness
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 19. 
    The storage phosphor imagin is anoth type of direct digital imaging system
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 20. 
    The direct digital image system converts traditional film xrays to digital images
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 21. 
    When the xrays strike the film, the information is recorded on the film.  This is called digital imaging.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 22. 
    What determines the amount or quantity of radation
    • A. 

      Electronic timer

    • B. 

      Kilovoltage

    • C. 

      Milliamperage

    • D. 

      Control panel

  • 23. 
    What detemines the quality of radiation 
    • A. 

      Kilovoltage

    • B. 

      Milliamperage

  • 24. 
    The area on the tungsten target where the electron hit is the 
    • A. 

      Collimator

    • B. 

      Central beam

    • C. 

      Anode

    • D. 

      Focal spot

  • 25. 
    Another name for the lead diaphragm is the 
    • A. 

      Filter

    • B. 

      Focal spot

    • C. 

      Focusing cup

    • D. 

      Collimator

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