Rad Protection 1 & 2 Comp Review

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Radiation Quizzes & Trivia

In this quiz, we’ll be looking at the proper methods for the protection of people from harmful effects of exposure to ionizing radiation. What do you know about these safety protocols? Let’s find out right now!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which of the following is the unit of absorbed radiation dose
    • A. 

      RBE

    • B. 

      Sievert (rem)

    • C. 

      Gray (rad)

    • D. 

      Coulomb/kg (roentgen)

    • E. 

      LET

  • 2. 
    • A. 

      Exposure

    • B. 

      Absorbed dose

    • C. 

      Dose Equivalent

    • D. 

      Collective Eff Dose Eq.

  • 3. 
    Rad is the unit of
    • A. 

      Roentgen atomic dose

    • B. 

      Radiation absorbed dose

    • C. 

      Radiation abstracted dose

    • D. 

      Roentgen absorbed dose

  • 4. 
    Which of the following provides a method by which to calculate the realistic absorbed dose for all types of radiation, including protons and neutrons as well as x-rays?
    • A. 

      Absorbed Dose

    • B. 

      Dose Equivalent

    • C. 

      Exposure

    • D. 

      Ionization of air

  • 5. 
    The ____is the traditional unit of exposure or intensity in air for x-ray and gamma ray photons.
    • A. 

      Curie

    • B. 

      Rad

    • C. 

      Rem

    • D. 

      Roentgen

  • 6. 
    X-rays, beta particles (high speed electrons) and gamma rays have been given a numeric adjustment value of 1 because they produce
    • A. 

      Virtually the same biologic effect in body tissue for equal absorbed doses

    • B. 

      No biological effect in body tissue for equal absorbed dose

    • C. 

      Varying degrees of biologic effect in body tissue for equal absorbed doses

    • D. 

      High-dose biologic effects in all body tissues for equal absorbed doses

  • 7. 
    • A. 

      C/kg (Coulomb oer kilo)

    • B. 

      Gy (Gray)

    • C. 

      R (Roentgen)

    • D. 

      Sv (Sievert)

  • 8. 
    Which of the following is used to adjust the absorbed dose value to measure biological effects of different types of ionizing radiation
    • A. 

      Exposure absorbed dose raio

    • B. 

      Ionization factor

    • C. 

      Quality factor

    • D. 

      Rate of linear energy transfer

  • 9. 
    The SI unit for measurement of quantity, absorbed dose, for any type of ionizing radiations is the:
    • A. 

      Becquerel

    • B. 

      Gray

    • C. 

      Roentgen

    • D. 

      Sievert

  • 10. 
    The _________is the traditional unit of Dose Equivalent (DE)
    • A. 

      Curie

    • B. 

      RAD

    • C. 

      REM

    • D. 

      Roentgen

  • 11. 
    To determine absorbed dose, the amount of energy absorbed by the irradiated object must be measured by which of the following methods?
    • A. 

      Determining the quantity of energy deposited per kilogram of the object

    • B. 

      Calculating the skin-entrance exposure of the object

    • C. 

      Calculating either the dose equivalent or the equivalent dose

    • D. 

      Determining the quantity of ionization in a specific volume of dry air at atmospheric pressure

  • 12. 
    If absorbed dose is stated in rad, gray may be determined by performing which of the following equations.
    • A. 

      X by 100

    • B. 

      + by 100

    • C. 

      / by 100

    • D. 

      - by 100

  • 13. 
    If the absorbed dose equivalent is stated in sievert, the number of rem may be translated (converted) simply by:
    • A. 

      X by 100

    • B. 

      + by 100

    • C. 

      / by 100

    • D. 

      - by 100

  • 14. 
    325 gray equals which of the following
    • A. 

      32.5 rad

    • B. 

      32,500 rad

    • C. 

      3,250 roentgen

    • D. 

      325 sievert

  • 15. 
    35,000 rem equals which of the following
    • A. 

      35 gray

    • B. 

      35 sievert

    • C. 

      350 sievert

    • D. 

      3500 coulomb oer kilo

  • 16. 
    39 sievert equals
    • A. 

      3900 rem

    • B. 

      39 rem

    • C. 

      390 gray

    • D. 

      39000 gray

    • E. 

      390,000 rem

  • 17. 
    Which factors determine dose equivalent
    • A. 

      Rad x Q

    • B. 

      Rem x R

    • C. 

      Gy x Q

    • D. 

      A & C only

  • 18. 
    How is Roentgen determined
    • A. 

      Absorbed dose

    • B. 

      Compared with rems

    • C. 

      Half-Value layer

    • D. 

      Ionization in air

  • 19. 
    Which of the following statement concerning the Roentgen is true?1. It is measured by ions in air2. It only measures x & gamma rays3. It is the unit of exposure or intensity
    • A. 

      1 only

    • B. 

      1 & 2

    • C. 

      1 & 3

    • D. 

      3 only

    • E. 

      1, 2, & 3

  • 20. 
    Absorbed energy is responsible for any biologic damages caused by exposure of tissues to radiation
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 21. 
    Which of the following is the unit of choice to express the collective effective dose
    • A. 

      Group-gray (group rad)

    • B. 

      Person coulomb per kilo (person-roentgen)

    • C. 

      Person-sievert (man-rem)

    • D. 

      Group -coulomb (group-roentgen)

  • 22. 
    The concept of tisue weighting factor (W t) is used to do which of the following
    • A. 

      Eliminate the need for determining effective dose

    • B. 

      Measure absorbed dose from all different types of ionizing radiations

    • C. 

      Account for the risk to the entire organism brought on by irradiation of individual tissues and organs

    • D. 

      Modify the radiation weighting factor for differnt types of ionizing radiations

  • 23. 
    Which of the following radiation quantities accounts for some biologic tissues being more sensitive to radiation damage than other tissues?
    • A. 

      Absorbed dose

    • B. 

      Effective dose

    • C. 

      Equivalent dose

    • D. 

      Exposure

  • 24. 
    Which of the following terms describes the amount of energy per unit mass transfered from an x-ray beam to an object
    • A. 

      SI

    • B. 

      Exposure

    • C. 

      Dose Equivalent

    • D. 

      Absorbed dose

  • 25. 
    The amount of energy transferred from primary radiation to matter as it interacts with the molecules of the object is called
    • A. 

      Absorbed dose

    • B. 

      Cellular activity

    • C. 

      Dose equivalent

    • D. 

      Exposure

  • 26. 
    Which of the following are by-products of Photoelectric absorption interactions with matter
    • A. 

      Bremsstrahlung radiation

    • B. 

      Characteristic radiation

    • C. 

      Photoelectrons

    • D. 

      B & C

    • E. 

      A, B, & C

  • 27. 
    Which of the following particles is considered to be a form of antimatter
    • A. 

      Electron

    • B. 

      Positron

    • C. 

      Xray Photon

    • D. 

      Scattered xray photon