Digital Imaging And Ultrasound Quiz

10 Questions
Digital Imaging And Ultrasound Quiz

Quiz based around Ultrasound Imaging devices, their components, and uses.

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Ultrasound Imaging, which involves exposing part of the body to high-frequency sound waves to produce pictures of the inside of the body, is also known as what?
    • A. 

      Intonography

    • B. 

      Resonography

    • C. 

      Sonography

    • D. 

      Harmonography

  • 2. 
    Ultrasound exams are captured in real-time, using ionizing radiation to show the structure and movement of the patient's internal organs.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    Certain ultrasound machines are capable of Doppler Ultrasound, a special ultrasound technique that evaluates blood flow through a blood vessel, including the patient's major arteries and veins. Which of the following is NOT a type of Doppler Ultrasound?
    • A. 

      Color Doppler

    • B. 

      Phase Doppler

    • C. 

      Power Doppler

    • D. 

      Spectral Doppler

  • 4. 
    The small hand-held device that resembles a microphone, attached to the scanner by a cord, that sends out high frequency sound waves into the body and then listens for the returning echoes from the tissues in the body is called a Transducer.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    Ultrasound is especially useful for penetrating the outer surface of bony structures and visualizing the internal structures of what lies within.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    Though he was not the first person to use sonography for medical purposes, who is generally known as the father of medical ultrasound?
    • A. 

      John Wild

    • B. 

      George Ludwig

    • C. 

      Ralph Joseph Holmes

    • D. 

      Geoff Stevenson

  • 7. 
    What is another word for the ultrasound term Anechoic, which means "echo free"?
    • A. 

      Echogenic

    • B. 

      Isoechoic

    • C. 

      Sonolucent

    • D. 

      Homogeneous

  • 8. 
  • 9. 
    Typical diagnostic sonographic scanners operate in the frequency range of 1 to 18.....?
    • A. 

      Hertz

    • B. 

      Kilohertz

    • C. 

      Megahertz

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 10. 
    A technique for producing higher-quality, and more easy-to-diagnose images, which is available on some ultrasound equipment is called: Speckle Reduction
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False