Ultrasound Use Orientation Quiz

13 Questions | Total Attempts: 320

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This quiz is a requirement for access to ultrasound open lab hours. You need an 75% or better on this quiz to pass.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Ultrasound is a form of what kind of energy?
    • A. 

      Thermal

    • B. 

      Mechanical

    • C. 

      Radiation

    • D. 

      Electric

  • 2. 
    Which transmits ultrasound waves better?
    • A. 

      Water

    • B. 

      Air

    • C. 

      Bone

  • 3. 
    Ultrasound has never been demonstrated to cause negative biologic effects.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    You should use the highest frequency probe that allows for the desired penetration.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    The inside of an ultrasound probe consists of?
    • A. 

      Sound generating polymer

    • B. 

      Crystals

    • C. 

      Liquid

    • D. 

      Magic

  • 6. 
    The purpose of ultrasound gel is?
    • A. 

      Improve your image

    • B. 

      Improve probe contact

    • C. 

      Provide a medium for sound transmission

    • D. 

      All of the Above

  • 7. 
    Ultrasound images are based on reflection of ultrasound waves. What probe position (relative to a structure) gives the best image quality of a structure?
    • A. 

      Parallel

    • B. 

      Perpendicular

    • C. 

      45 degrees

  • 8. 
    Generally the probe marker should point to?
    • A. 

      Patient left and caudal

    • B. 

      Patient left and cranial

    • C. 

      Patient Right and caudal

    • D. 

      Patient Right and cranial

  • 9. 
    The average cost of an ultrasound probe is?
    • A. 

      $10,000

    • B. 

      $1

    • C. 

      One Million Dollar!

  • 10. 
    B-mode ultrasound is?
    • A. 

      Boring mode

    • B. 

      Grey scale imaging mode

    • C. 

      Color flow mode

  • 11. 
    Hyperechoic structures are? An example of a hyperechoic tissue is?
    • A. 

      More reflective and bright, fat

    • B. 

      More reflective and bright, fluid

    • C. 

      Less reflective and dark, fat

    • D. 

      Less reflective and dark, fluid

  • 12. 
    Anechoic structures are? An example of anechoic tissue is?
    • A. 

      Very reflective and bright, fat

    • B. 

      Very reflective and bright, fluid

    • C. 

      Not reflective and back, fat

    • D. 

      Not reflective and dark, fluid

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