Radiography Final

55 Questions | Total Attempts: 145

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Radiography Quizzes & Trivia

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    When were x-rays discovered?
    • A. 

      1986

    • B. 

      1895

    • C. 

      1920

    • D. 

      1875

  • 2. 
    What is the world's oldest and largest radiologic science professional organization?
    • A. 

      American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT)

    • B. 

      The Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic (JRCERT)

    • C. 

      American Society of Radiologic Technologists (ASRT)

  • 3. 
    What type of radiographic imaging is done without the use of ioizing radiation?
    • A. 

      Mammography

    • B. 

      Sonography

    • C. 

      Fluoroscopy

    • D. 

      Computed tomography

  • 4. 
    What initials do radiologic technologist that are certified by the ARRT use after their names?
    • A. 

      MD

    • B. 

      LXMO

    • C. 

      RT

    • D. 

      RT(R)

  • 5. 
    Who regulates the laws requring some type of credentials to practice radiography?
    • A. 

      Country

    • B. 

      Government

    • C. 

      State

    • D. 

      County

  • 6. 
    What does RT(R) stand for
    • A. 

      Radiologist technician registration

    • B. 

      Registered tomography radiologist

    • C. 

      Registered technologist radiography

    • D. 

      Radiographic technology review

  • 7. 
    What may result when practicing without a valid license or permit, or practicing outside the scope of one's credentials?
    • A. 

      Fines

    • B. 

      Imprisionment

    • C. 

      License or permit being revoked or suspended

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 8. 
    Who is the physician specialist that interprets the radiograph and perform special imaging procedures?
    • A. 

      Limited operator

    • B. 

      Radiologic technician

    • C. 

      Radiologist

    • D. 

      Medical assistant

  • 9. 
    What is a physician with additional training, whose practice is limited to a particular branch of medicine or surgery?
    • A. 

      Radiologist

    • B. 

      Oncologist

    • C. 

      Pediatrician

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 10. 
    What is the opening called that  x-rays that are traveling in a useful direction exit though?
    • A. 

      Tube housing

    • B. 

      Tube port

    • C. 

      X-ray tube

    • D. 

      Collimator

  • 11. 
    What is an imaginary line in the center of the x-ray beam and perpendicular to the long axis of the x-ray tube called?
    • A. 

      Primary radiation

    • B. 

      Scatter radiation

    • C. 

      Central ray

    • D. 

      Remnant radiation

  • 12. 
    What is the protective area called that is located in the x-ray room?
    • A. 

      Control console

    • B. 

      Transformer cabinet

    • C. 

      Cassette holder

    • D. 

      Control booth

  • 13. 
    Following the remnant radiation passing through the film holder and exposing the film, what is the "unseen" image on the film called?
    • A. 

      Latent image

    • B. 

      Attenuation

    • C. 

      Computed radiography

    • D. 

      Radiograph

  • 14. 
    The humerus is an example of what type of bone?
    • A. 

      Irregular

    • B. 

      Flat

    • C. 

      Long

    • D. 

      Short

  • 15. 
    What is a hole in a bone for the passage of blood vessels and nerves?
    • A. 

      Fossa

    • B. 

      Groove

    • C. 

      Foramen

    • D. 

      Fissure

  • 16. 
    What is a long, sharp process?
    • A. 

      Head

    • B. 

      Styloid

    • C. 

      Spine

    • D. 

      Tubercle

  • 17. 
    What system is also refered to as the cardiovascular system and consists of the the heart and blood vessels?
    • A. 

      Circulatory

    • B. 

      Lymphatic

    • C. 

      Endocrine

    • D. 

      Nervous

  • 18. 
    What is a group of tissues that act together to perform a special function?
    • A. 

      Cells

    • B. 

      Organs

    • C. 

      Systems

    • D. 

      Chemicals

  • 19. 
    What is the study of disease, which causes abnormal changes in the structure or function of body tissue and organs?
    • A. 

      Pathology

    • B. 

      Physiology

    • C. 

      Anatomy

    • D. 

      Radiography

  • 20. 
    What term refers to the function of the body?
    • A. 

      Pathology

    • B. 

      Physiology

    • C. 

      Anatomy

    • D. 

      Radiography

  • 21. 
    What term refers to the structure of the body?
    • A. 

      Pathology

    • B. 

      Physiology

    • C. 

      Anatomy

    • D. 

      Radiography

  • 22. 
    What is the purpose of the pale blue or blue gray tint of the film?
    • A. 

      Makes the image look better

    • B. 

      Creates a beter contrast

    • C. 

      Reduces eye strain on the physician

    • D. 

      Increases density

  • 23. 
    What is the flm base made of?
    • A. 

      Polyester plastic

    • B. 

      Cotton

    • C. 

      Linen

    • D. 

      Paper

  • 24. 
    What is radiation from the cassette back and the cassette tray that is scattered back toward the film?
    • A. 

      Thompson scatter

    • B. 

      Coherent scatter

    • C. 

      Backscatter

    • D. 

      Compton scatter

  • 25. 
    What is the unit used to indicate the quantity of exposure?
    • A. 

      Milliamperage (mA)

    • B. 

      Millisecons (msec)

    • C. 

      Milliampere-seconds (mAs)

    • D. 

      Kilivolts peak (kVp)

  • 26. 
    What is a measure of the rate of current flow across the x-ray tube?
    • A. 

      Milliamperage (mA)

    • B. 

      Milliseconds (msec)

    • C. 

      Milliampere-seconds (mAs)

    • D. 

      Kilivolts peak (kVp)

  • 27. 
    What amount of kinetic energy is converted into the energy that form what we know as x-rays
    • A. 

      99%

    • B. 

      50%

    • C. 

      25%

    • D. 

      1%

  • 28. 
    Check all of  the fundamental particles that compose atoms
    • A. 

      Photons

    • B. 

      Electrons

    • C. 

      Mass

    • D. 

      Neutrons

    • E. 

      Protons

    • F. 

      Matter

  • 29. 
    What is the electron cloud called?
    • A. 

      Thermionic emission

    • B. 

      Space cloud

    • C. 

      Tungsten

    • D. 

      Electron stream

  • 30. 
    What is the element used in the filament that has a high melting point?
    • A. 

      Titanium

    • B. 

      Copper

    • C. 

      Lead

    • D. 

      Tungsten

  • 31. 
    Why is the preexposure safety check performed?
    • A. 

      Ensure the safety of the operator and other employees of the radiography department

    • B. 

      Ensure the safety of the patient

    • C. 

      Keep the equipment clean

    • D. 

      Reduce scatter radiation

  • 32. 
    What is the grid device that is under the table surface that is used to protect the IR from being fogged by scatter radiation?
    • A. 

      Collimator

    • B. 

      Bucky

    • C. 

      Tube housing

    • D. 

      Detent

  • 33. 
    What is the system that consists of the x-ray film and the film holder?
    • A. 

      Bucky

    • B. 

      X-ray tube

    • C. 

      Collimator

    • D. 

      Image receptor

  • 34. 
    What part of the body absorbs more radiation?
    • A. 

      Bone

    • B. 

      Blood

    • C. 

      Nerves

    • D. 

      Skin

  • 35. 
    The carpals and the tarsals are examples of what kind of bone?
    • A. 

      Long

    • B. 

      Short

    • C. 

      Irregular

    • D. 

      Flat

  • 36. 
    The bones of the vertebrae are examples of what type of bones?
    • A. 

      Flat

    • B. 

      Irregular

    • C. 

      Short

    • D. 

      Long

  • 37. 
    Bones of the cranium are examples of what type of bones?
    • A. 

      Short

    • B. 

      Long

    • C. 

      Irregular

    • D. 

      Flat

  • 38. 
    What is the term that describes moving a body part away from the body?
    • A. 

      Evert

    • B. 

      Invert

    • C. 

      Adduct

    • D. 

      Abduct

  • 39. 
    What is a term describing turning outward?
    • A. 

      Evert

    • B. 

      Invert

    • C. 

      Adduct

    • D. 

      Abduct

  • 40. 
    What is a term used to describe the ability to move in a circle?
    • A. 

      Rotation

    • B. 

      Circumduction

    • C. 

      Invert

    • D. 

      Evert

  • 41. 
    What is a term used to describe movement of an arm or leg towards the central part of the body?
    • A. 

      Invert

    • B. 

      Evert

    • C. 

      Adduction

    • D. 

      Abduction

  • 42. 
    What is a term used to describe the ability to turn on an axis?
    • A. 

      Circumduction

    • B. 

      Rotation

    • C. 

      Angular motion

    • D. 

      Abduction

  • 43. 
    What is the term used to describe turning inward?
    • A. 

      Abduct

    • B. 

      Adduct

    • C. 

      Invert

    • D. 

      Evert

  • 44. 
    What is the ter used to describe away from the head?
    • A. 

      Cephalic

    • B. 

      Palmar

    • C. 

      Caudel

    • D. 

      Peripheral

  • 45. 
    What is a term used to describe bending of a hinge joint?
    • A. 

      Extend

    • B. 

      Abduct

    • C. 

      Adduct

    • D. 

      Flex

  • 46. 
    What is a  term used to describe pertaining to the head?
    • A. 

      Cephalic

    • B. 

      Caudel

    • C. 

      Distal

    • D. 

      Peripheral

  • 47. 
    What is the term used to describe turning of the arm so that the palm of the hand is down
    • A. 

      Supinate

    • B. 

      Flex

    • C. 

      Evert

    • D. 

      Pronate

  • 48. 
    What term refers to the palm of the hand
    • A. 

      Plantar

    • B. 

      Inferior

    • C. 

      Palmar

    • D. 

      Internal

  • 49. 
    What is the term that refers to the front or forward portion of the body?
    • A. 

      Anterior

    • B. 

      Posterior

    • C. 

      Medial

    • D. 

      Lateral

  • 50. 
    What term refers to laying down?
    • A. 

      Supine

    • B. 

      Prone

    • C. 

      Upright

    • D. 

      Recubent

  • 51. 
    What term refers to lying on the back?
    • A. 

      Prone

    • B. 

      Recumbent

    • C. 

      Supine

    • D. 

      Upright

  • 52. 
    For a __________position the patient is recumbent with the cenral ray horizontal or parellel to the floor.
  • 53. 
    What are diseases that are cause by abnoramilties in the genetic makeup of the individual and are inherited from a parent?
    • A. 

      Congenital

    • B. 

      Nosocomial

    • C. 

      Hereditary

    • D. 

      Idiopathic

  • 54. 
    What are diseases that occur as the result of a health care professional?
    • A. 

      Idiopathic

    • B. 

      Iatrogenic

    • C. 

      Nosocomial

    • D. 

      Congenital

  • 55. 
    What are growths or tumors?
    • A. 

      Neoplasms

    • B. 

      Degeneration

    • C. 

      Edema

    • D. 

      Atrophy