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In this quiz on radiography, test yourself on all the different vocabulary and terminology associated with the practice of using X-rays to create images of the internal structure of objects. Think you know all the definitions?

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• 1.
What does Projection mean?
• 2.
What is an AP Projection? (anteroposterior)
• A.

CR enters the posterior and exits anterior

• B.

CR enters the anterior and exits the posterior

• C.

CR enters anterior at an angle and exits posteriorly

• D.

CR skims the surface

• 3.
What is a PA Projection?
• A.

CR enters anterior and exits posterior

• B.

CR enters at an angle anterior and exits through posterior

• C.

CR enters posterior and exits anterior

• D.

CR enters lateral aspect of forearm and exits the medial aspect

• 4.
What is an Axial projection?
• A.

CR enters anterior at an angle and exits the posterior

• B.

CR enters anterior and exits posterior

• C.

CR skims the surface

• D.

CR enters posterior and exits anterior

• 5.
What is a Tangential Projection?
• A.

CR enters anterior at an angle and exits posterior

• B.

CR enters anterior and exits posterior

• C.

CR enters laterally of the forearm and exits medially

• D.

CR skims the surface of the skull

• 6.
What is a Lateral Projection?
• A.

Patient is placed in the right lateral position

• B.

Right side of chest is touching IR

• C.

CR enters the left or opposite side of body

• 7.
What is a Lateromedial Projection?
• A.

CR enters lateral aspect of forearm and exits the medial aspect

• B.

CR enters the left and the patient's right side is placed on the IR

• C.

CR enters anterior at an angle and exits posterior

• D.

CR skims the surface

• 8.
An Oblique Projection is when entire body or body part is rotated so the CR enters posterior and exits anterior
• A.

True

• B.

False

• 9.
What does the term Position mean?
• A.

Refers to body position

• B.

Patient's PHYSICAL position

• C.

Overall posture of patient

• 10.
What is Supine Position?
• A.

Lying face down

• B.

Lying on back

• C.

Lying on side

• D.

Standing up

• 11.
What is Prone position?
• A.

Lying on back

• B.

Lying face down or on stomach

• C.

Sitting up

• D.

Standing erect

• 12.
What is Trendelenburg Position?
• A.

On back with head LOWER than feet

• B.

• C.

Recumbent

• 13.
What is Fowler Position?
• A.

On back with feet LOWER than head

• B.

• C.

Erect

• 14.
Specific placement of the body in relation to the Image Receptor (IR) during imaging is generally referred to as the "Radiographic Position?"
• A.

True

• B.

False

• 15.
What is the normal position for a CXR (chest x-ray)?
• A.

• B.

Left Oblique

• C.

Anteroposterior

• D.

Posteroanterior

• 16.
What part of the body is closest to the IR in an LPO (Left Posterior Oblique) ?
• A.

Right Back

• B.

Left Back

• C.

Left Front

• D.

Right Front

• 17.
What part of the body is closest to the IR in an RPO (Right Posterior Oblique) ?
• A.

Right Back

• B.

Right Front

• C.

Left Back

• D.

Left Front

• 18.
What part of the body is closest to the IR in an LAO (Left Anterior Oblique) ?
• A.

Left Front

• B.

Right Front

• C.

Left Back

• D.

Right Back

• 19.
What part of the body is closest to the IR in an RAO (Right Anterior Oblique) ?
• A.

Left Front

• B.

Right Front

• C.

Right Back

• D.

Left Back

• 20.
A Decubitus position is when patient is lying down and the CR is horizontal and parallel with the floor?
• A.

True

• B.

False

• 21.
A Lordotic position is whe a patient is leaning backwards while in the upright position and only the shoulders are in contact with the IR
• A.

True

• B.

False

• 22.
What does the Appendicular Skeleton consist of?
• A.

Upper Extremities

• B.

Lower Extremities

• C.

Shoulders

• D.

Pelvis

• 23.
What does the Axial Skeleton consist of?
• A.

Skull

• B.

Vertebral Column

• C.

Sternum & Ribs