Radiography Imaging

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Radiography Quizzes & Trivia

In this quiz, we’ll be looking at the different imaging techniques in the process of radiography – which uses X-rays among other machines to create images of the internal structures of certain objects. What can you tell us?


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What is needed to cause the e-stream to accelerate at an extremely high speed from the cathode to the anode?
    • A. 

      MAs

    • B. 

      KVp (high Voltage)

    • C. 

      Electric

    • D. 

      Light

  • 2. 
    What do the stream of electrons need to do in order to produce an x-ray?
    • A. 

      Speed up

    • B. 

      Slow down

    • C. 

      Constant speed

    • D. 

      Stop

  • 3. 
    • A. 

      Photons/ bundles of energy

    • B. 

      Highly penetrating

    • C. 

      Invisible

    • D. 

      Travel at speed of light

    • E. 

      Travel in straight lines, diverge from point of origin

    • F. 

      Have different energies

  • 4. 
    What are the major types of image receptors?
    • A. 

      Film / screen

    • B. 

      Digital

    • C. 

      Fluoroscopic

  • 5. 
    What does the Remnant beam do?
  • 6. 
    What happens when scatter radiation reaches the IR, what will it do?
    • A. 

      Cause a fogging effect (Grey Effect)

    • B. 

      White effect

    • C. 

      Does not show up

    • D. 

      A normal image

  • 7. 
    Attenuation is a process by which the primary beam is reduced in energy as it passes through the patient (Absorbed)
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    When does Attenuation vary?
    • A. 

      Different types of body tissue

    • B. 

      Bone (White)

    • C. 

      Muscle

    • D. 

      Heart (most dense muscle of body- White)

  • 9. 
    A difference of attenuation causes a formation of the image?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    What are some exposure factors? (aka Technique)
    • A. 

      KVp

    • B. 

      Ma

    • C. 

      Sec

  • 11. 
    What is under the direct control of the radiographer to produce quality radiographs?
    • A. 

      Knowledge

    • B. 

      Practice

    • C. 

      Skill

    • D. 

      Technique

  • 12. 
    What DIRECTLY controls the energy/penetrating ability of the primary beam?
    • A. 

      MAs

    • B. 

      KVp

    • C. 

      Force

  • 13. 
    If the KVp has more energy what does it have?
    • A. 

      More penetrating force

    • B. 

      Less penetrating force

    • C. 

      Same penetrating force

    • D. 

      No penetrating force

  • 14. 
    If the KVp is increased what kind of image do you get?
    • A. 

      Lighter image

    • B. 

      Darker image

    • C. 

      No image

  • 15. 
    What is beam quality?
    • A. 

      Penetrating ability

    • B. 

      Energy

    • C. 

      Time

  • 16. 
    What controls beam quality?
    • A. 

      MAs

    • B. 

      KVp

    • C. 

      Seconds

    • D. 

      Radiographer

  • 17. 
    What does KVp INDIRECTLY control? (15% rule)
    • A. 

      Quality

    • B. 

      Quantity

    • C. 

      Penetrating ability

    • D. 

      Peak

  • 18. 
    What is the source of x-rays?
    • A. 

      Cathode

    • B. 

      Anode

    • C. 

      Target

    • D. 

      Rotating anode

  • 19. 
    Changing either mA or S will cause a change in  the degree of blackening?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 20. 
    Less radiation makes an image?
    • A. 

      Lighter

    • B. 

      Darker

    • C. 

      Invisible

    • D. 

      Nothing changes

  • 21. 
    More radiaiton makes an image
    • A. 

      Lighter

    • B. 

      Invisible

    • C. 

      Nothing changes

    • D. 

      Darker

  • 22. 
    The degree of blackening an image?
    • A. 

      Density (mAs)

    • B. 

      Contrast

    • C. 

      SID

    • D. 

      Scatter radiation

  • 23. 
    The visible difference between adjacent radiographic densities?
    • A. 

      Density

    • B. 

      Contrast

    • C. 

      KVp

    • D. 

      MAs

  • 24. 
    To result in equivalent mAs values, mA & time must change in the opposite direction by the same factor; If you raise one you have to lower the other
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 25. 
    What does KVp do?
    • A. 

      Low energy level

    • B. 

      Controls penetrating ability

    • C. 

      Controls time

    • D. 

      None of the above