Radiography Quiz

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Radiography Quiz

Radiography is an imaging technique that uses X-rays to view the internal structure of an object. In order to create an image, beams of electromagnetic radiation are produced by an X-ray generator and projected toward the object.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    A form of energy carried by waves or a stream of particles.
    • A. 

      Radiology

    • B. 

      Radiograph

    • C. 

      Dental Radiograph

    • D. 

      Radiation

    • E. 

      X-RAY

  • 2. 
    A high-energy radiation produced by the collision of the beam of electrons with a metal target in an x-ray tube.
    • A. 

      Radiology

    • B. 

      Radiograph

    • C. 

      Dental Radiograph

    • D. 

      X-Radiation

    • E. 

      X-RAY

  • 3. 
    A beam of energy that has the power to penetrate substances and record image shadows on photographic film.
    • A. 

      Radiology

    • B. 

      Radiograph

    • C. 

      Dental Radiograph

    • D. 

      X-Radiation

    • E. 

      X-RAY

  • 4. 
    The science or study of radiation as used in medicine-use of x-rays, radioactive substances, that diagnosis and treats diseases.
    • A. 

      Radiology

    • B. 

      Radiograph

    • C. 

      Dental Radiograph

    • D. 

      X-Radiation

    • E. 

      X-RAY

  • 5. 
    A picture on a film produced by the passage of x-rays through an object or body (x-ray film).
    • A. 

      Radiology

    • B. 

      Radiograph

    • C. 

      Dental Radiograph

    • D. 

      X-Radiation

    • E. 

      X-RAY

  • 6. 
    A photographic image produced on a film by the passage of x-rays through teeth and related structures.
    • A. 

      Dental Radiographer

    • B. 

      Dental Radiography

    • C. 

      Dental Radiograph

    • D. 

      Radiography

    • E. 

      Radiology

  • 7. 
    The art and science of making radiographs by the exposure of film to x-rays.
    • A. 

      Dental Radiographer

    • B. 

      Dental Radiography

    • C. 

      Dental Radiograph

    • D. 

      Radiography

    • E. 

      Radiology

  • 8. 
    The production of radiographs of the teeth and adjacent structures by the exposure of the film to x-ray.
    • A. 

      Dental Radiographer

    • B. 

      Dental Radiography

    • C. 

      Dental Radiograph

    • D. 

      Radiography

    • E. 

      Radiology

  • 9. 
    A person who positions, exposes and processes dental x-ray film.
    • A. 

      Dental Radiographer

    • B. 

      Dental Radiography

    • C. 

      Dental Radiograph

    • D. 

      Radiography

    • E. 

      Radiology

  • 10. 
    Radiation has the ability to cause _______ to all types of living _______.
  • 11. 
    Uses of Dental Radiograph
    • A. 

      Detect dental caries in the early stages.

    • B. 

      Identify bone loss in the early stages.

    • C. 

      Locate abnormalities in the surrounding hard and soft tissue.

    • D. 

      Evaluate growth and development.

    • E. 

      Provide information during dental procedures(example: root canal).

  • 12. 
    Characteristics of _______?-Invisible and undetectable by the senses.-No mass or weight.-No charge.-Travel at speed of light.-Travel in short-wavelength, high frequency waves.-Travel in straight line and can be deflected or scattered.-Absorbed by matter.-Cause ionization.-Can cause certain substances to fluoresce.-Can produce image on a photographic film.-Cause change in living cells.
  • 13. 
    Rules of Paralleling Technique1. Small focal spot
    • A. 

      Yes

    • B. 

      No

  • 14. 
    Rules of Paralleling Technique2. Long source to object distance
    • A. 

      Yes

    • B. 

      No

  • 15. 
    Rules of Paralleling Technique3. Short object to film distance
    • A. 

      Yes

    • B. 

      No

  • 16. 
    Rules of Paralleling Technique4. Beam of radiation perpendicular to object and film
    • A. 

      Yes

    • B. 

      No

  • 17. 
    Rules of Paralleling Technique5. Film parallel to object
    • A. 

      Yes

    • B. 

      No