Radiology Prep Exam

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Radiology Quizzes & Trivia

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  • 1. 
    Form of energy carried by waved or a stream of particles.
    • A. 

      Radiation

    • B. 

      X ray

    • C. 

      X radiation

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

      X ray

    • B. 

      · X-radiation

    • C. 

      Radiation

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

      X radiation

    • B. 

      X ray

    • C. 

      Radiation

  • 4. 
    A picture on film produced by the passage of x-ray through an object or body.
    • A. 

      Radiograph

    • B. 

      Dental radiograph

    • C. 

      Radiography

  • 5. 
    Science or study of radiation as used in medicine.
    • A. 

      Radiography

    • B. 

      Dental radiography

    • C. 

      • Radiology

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

      Dental Radiograph

    • B. 

      Radiograph

    • C. 

      X ray X ray

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

      Radiography

    • B. 

      Dental Radiography

    • C. 

      Radiology

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

      Dental Radiography

    • B. 

      Radiology

    • C. 

      Radiography

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

      Dental Radiographer

    • B. 

      Radiographer

    • C. 

      Dental Technician

  • 10. 
    Which of the following is not a use for dental radiographs?
    • A. 

      To confirm or classify suspected disease

    • B. 

      To localize lesions or foreign objects

    • C. 

      To provide information during dental procedures

    • D. 

      To evaluate growth and development

    • E. 

      To document the conditions of a patient at a specific point in time

    • F. 

      To illustrate changes secondary to caries, periodontal disease and trauma

    • G. 

      To detect lesions, diseases, and conditions of the teeth and surrounding structures that cannot be indentified clinically

    • H. 

      For educational purpose

  • 11. 
    Radiographs are a very important aspect of dentistry. Dental radiographs allow any dental professional to view and conditions that may be of concern to the professional. Radiographs allow conditions that cannot be seen clinically to be identified and recognized. Without a dental radiograph you are not seeing the full picture, and therefore cannot see underlying tissue and bone
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 12. 
    Dental radiographs contain more information then a written record?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 13. 
    What is the most important use of dental radiographs.
    • A. 

      Confirming suspected disease

    • B. 

      Detection

    • C. 

      To examine the status of the teeth and bone during growth

  • 14. 
    • Dental professionals can detect disease and ultimately benefit the client by minimizing and preventing problems, saving the client from future pain, time and money
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 15. 
    The benefit of disease detection far outweighs the risk of small doses of x-radiation when properly prescribed, exposed and processed
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 16. 
    The primary benefit of dental radiographs is ...
  • 17. 
    List examples of dental conditions seen on a radiograph
  • 18. 
    Discuss the professional goals of the dental radiographer
    • A. 

      Patient protection

    • B. 

      Operator protection

    • C. 

      Patient education

    • D. 

      Operator competence

    • E. 

      Patient competence

    • F. 

      Operator efficiency

    • G. 

      Patient efficiency

    • H. 

      Production of quality radiographs

  • 19. 
    ·        a divice used to align the position indicating divice (PID) in relation to the tooth and film ·  · · ·        ·       
    • A. 

      Beam Alignment Device

    • B. 

      Film holder

    • C. 

      Extension arm

  • 20. 
    Can be used to restrict the size of the beam
    • A. 

      Control device

    • B. 

      Collimator

    • C. 

      Collimating Device

  • 21. 
    The components of the control panel of the x-ray machine that regulate the x-ray beam; includes the timer, kilovoltage and milliamperage selectors
    • A. 

      Collimator

    • B. 

      Control Devices

    • C. 

      Collimating Device

  • 22. 
    part of the dental x-ray mahine that contians an on/off switch and an indicator light, an exposure button and an indicator light and control divices to regulate the x-ray beam
    • A. 

      Control Panel

    • B. 

      Tubehead/ Tube housing

    • C. 

      Control Device

  • 23. 
    A component of the dental x-ray machine control panel, activates the dental x-ray machine to produce x-rays
    • A. 

      On - Off switch

    • B. 

      Control Device

    • C. 

      Exposure Button

  • 24. 
    Found on the control panel and is illuminated during x-ray exposure. When the exposure is complete, the light is not illuminated.
    • A. 

      Exposure Button

    • B. 

      Indicator Light

    • C. 

      Exposure light

  • 25. 
    Contains the x-ray tube that produces dental x-rays. It has an extending portion called the Position Indicating Device, PID. The PID may be circular or rectangular. The PID may also be 8 inches or 16 inches.
    • A. 

      Tubehead/ Tube housing

    • B. 

      Control Panel

    • C. 

      Control device