Let's Test Your MRI Safety Knowledge

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This quiz tests your knowledge of MRI Safety. You need to answer every question correctly to pass the quiz.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What does MRI stand for? (Multiple Choice)
    • A. 

      Medical Restricted Intrusion

    • B. 

      Magnetic Resonance Imagining

    • C. 

      Mediated Restricted Intensity

    • D. 

      Monkey Rabbit Igloo

  • 2. 
    It is safe to bring my laptop into the MRI Magnet Bay or OR (True/False)
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    What is a quench? (Multiple Choice)
    • A. 

      Damage to the MRI which causes exponentially increasing magnetic fields that can be very dangerous

    • B. 

      The process of adding supercooled gasses to an MRI to produce magnetism

    • C. 

      Scanning a patient with an MRI scanner

    • D. 

      An intentional or unintentional release of supercooled gas from the magnet coils.

  • 4. 
    Which of the following is NOT safe to bring into an Magnetic Resonance (MR) environment? (Checkboxes - you may select one or more answers)
    • A. 

      Keys

    • B. 

      Cell Phone

    • C. 

      Wedding or engagement ring

    • D. 

      Credit Cards, Hotel Key Cards, Passports

  • 5. 
    I need an MRI Pre-screening before I enter an MRI environment. (True/False)
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    What are the oval lines or regions in the magnet bay and MRI operating rooms? (Multiple Choice)
    • A. 

      Magnetic field lines

    • B. 

      Table-position markers

    • C. 

      Sterilization lines

    • D. 

      A new OR game

  • 7. 
    Exposure to magnetic resonance (MR) fields from MRIs is as or more dangerous as exposure to radiation from a CT or X-ray. (True/False)
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    What does the quench button do? (Multiple Choice)
    • A. 

      Causes an immediate increase in the magnetic field in the event of an emergency.

    • B. 

      Starts the process of a new MRI patient scan

    • C. 

      Only turns off all electrical power to the magnet

    • D. 

      Causes immediate collapse of the superconductive magnetic field in minutes

  • 9. 
    What does the emergency stop button do? (Multiple Choice)
    • A. 

      Causes an intentional release of supercooled gas from the magnet coils to reduce the Magnetic Field

    • B. 

      Turns off all electrical power to the magnet and stops magnet movement

    • C. 

      Turns off the magnetic vacuum pump

    • D. 

      Deletes the current MRI scans from the imaging computer

  • 10. 
    I will ask the appropriate staff or personnel if I have any questions BEFORE I enter an Magnetic Resonance (MR) environment. (True/False)
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

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