Intro To Dms - Midterm Review - History Of Ultrasound

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Ultrasound Quizzes & Trivia

Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The study of sound dates back to:
    • A. 

      50 AD

    • B. 

      400 BC

    • C. 

      500 BC

    • D. 

      400 AD

  • 2. 
    Who developed the sonometer?
    • A. 

      Pythagoras

    • B. 

      Galileo

    • C. 

      Archytas of Tarentum

    • D. 

      Leonardo Da Vinci

  • 3. 
    Who determined that sound is produced by the motion of one object striking another?
    • A. 

      Sir Francis Galton

    • B. 

      Lord Rayleigh

    • C. 

      Pythagoras

    • D. 

      Archytas of Tarentum

  • 4. 
    The meaning of this word is:Sound is carried to the ears by the movement of air.
  • 5. 
    During what period in time was the study of sound dormant?
    • A. 

      The Middle Ages

    • B. 

      The Renaissance

    • C. 

      WWII

    • D. 

      19th Century

  • 6. 
    During what period in time was the study of sound revived? 
    • A. 

      The Middle Ages

    • B. 

      The Renaissance

    • C. 

      20th Century

    • D. 

      WWII

  • 7. 
    Who is believed to be the first person to realize that sound travels in waves?
    • A. 

      Galileo

    • B. 

      Leonardo Da Vinci

    • C. 

      Augustin Fresnel

    • D. 

      Sir Francis Galton

  • 8. 
    Who demonstrated that the frequency of sound determines pitch?
    • A. 

      Lord Rayleigh

    • B. 

      Leonardo Da Vinci

    • C. 

      Sir Francis Galton

    • D. 

      Galileo

  • 9. 
    In 1877, The Theory of Sound was published by:
    • A. 

      Lord Rayleigh

    • B. 

      Augustin Fresnel

    • C. 

      Douglas Howry

    • D. 

      Carl Helmuth Hertz

  • 10. 
    During the 19th century:Who invented the dog whistle?
    • A. 

      Augustin Fresnel

    • B. 

      Lord Rayleigh

    • C. 

      Dr. William Fry

    • D. 

      Sir Francis Galton

  • 11. 
    Who proposed the Theory of Wave Diffraction?
    • A. 

      Augustin Fresnel

    • B. 

      Dr. William Fry

    • C. 

      Sir Francis Galton

    • D. 

      Christian Johann Doppler

  • 12. 
    What word describes the bending of waves around small obstacles and the spreading out of waves beyond small openings?
  • 13. 
    What frequency of sound is "less than 20 Hz"?
  • 14. 
    What frequency of sound is between 20 Hz - 20,000 Hz?
  • 15. 
    What frequency of sound is "greater than 20,000 Hz"?
  • 16. 
    Which scientist theorized the Doppler effect, which proposed the effect of motion on a pitch of sound.
    • A. 

      Jacques and Pierre Curie

    • B. 

      Lord Rayleigh

    • C. 

      Paul Langevin

    • D. 

      Christian Johann Doppler

  • 17. 
    True or False:The Doppler effect is the change in frequency and wavelength of a wave as perceived by an observer moving relative to the source of the waves.
  • 18. 
    Who developed the phenomenon of piezoelectricity?
    • A. 

      Christian Johann Doppler

    • B. 

      Paul Langevin

    • C. 

      Jacques and Pierre Curie

    • D. 

      Karl Dussik

  • 19. 
    Piezoelectricity means that ____________ would expand and contract slightly when exposed to electrical fields.
  • 20. 
    During WWII, French scientist Paul Langevin discovered a way to use the property of echoing __________  ___________ to detect objects underwater, which was applied to sonar.
  • 21. 
    Who experimented with animals producing lesions in the CNS of the animal which helped treat patients with Parkinson's Disease?
    • A. 

      Dr. Karl Dussik

    • B. 

      George Ludwig

    • C. 

      Dr. William Fry

    • D. 

      Jacques and Pierre Curie

  • 22. 
    Who was one of the first physicians to use ultrasound for diagnostic purposes using A-mode?
    • A. 

      Dr. Karl Dussik

    • B. 

      Dr. William Fry

    • C. 

      Dr. Inge Edler

    • D. 

      Dr. Douglas Howry

  • 23. 
    Who demonstrated that when ultrasound was transmitted into the body, the ultrasound waves would be returned to the transducer?
    • A. 

      Douglas Howry

    • B. 

      John Wild

    • C. 

      George Ludwig

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 24. 
    Who implanted gallstones in the gallbladders of dogs to successfully detect them with ultrasound?
    • A. 

      Douglas Howry

    • B. 

      John Wild

    • C. 

      George Ludwig

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 25. 
    Who developed the first ultrasound scanner which consisted of a laundry tub and later a cattle watering tank?
    • A. 

      Douglas Howry

    • B. 

      John Wild

    • C. 

      George Ludwig

    • D. 

      All of the above

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