Radiology Exam

16 Questions | Total Attempts: 59

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Radiology Quizzes & Trivia

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  • 1. 
    Repeated exposure to an individual to small amounts of radiation can have which of the following effects?
    • A. 

      Small but chronic exposure to radiation has no effect.

    • B. 

      Small but chronic exposure to radiation can cause hair loss.

    • C. 

      Small but chronic exposure to radiation can cause hair loss.

    • D. 

      Small but chronic exposure to radiation can cause cataract development in the eyes of the operator.

  • 2. 
    Pregnant women should avoid exposure to radiation because of which of the following risks to their fetus?
    • A. 

      Increased risk of childhood leukemia and other cancers.

    • B. 

      Increased risk of low birth weight.

    • C. 

      Increased risk of premature birth.

    • D. 

      Increased risk of glaucoma

  • 3. 
    Why are individuals under the age of 18 excluded from performing or assisting in radiography?  
    • A. 

      They cannot be held legally liable for their actions.

    • B. 

      They are at greater risk of injury because of their inexperience

    • C. 

      They cannot be exposed to radiation without their parent’s permission

    • D. 

      They are at greater risk of radiation injury because their cells are reproducing more rapidly.

  • 4. 
    An unregistered assistant may operate radiographic equipment under which of the following circumstances?   
    • A. 

      Under the direct supervision of an RVT or a licensed veterinarian.

    • B. 

      Under the direct supervision of a trained unregistered assistant.

    • C. 

      Under the indirect supervision of a licensed veterinarian.

    • D. 

      Under the indirect supervision of an RVT

  • 5. 
    Where should a radiation monitoring device be worn for routine radiography?     
    • A. 

      Under the apron at waist level.

    • B. 

      Under the apron at collar level.

    • C. 

      Outside the apron at waist level.

    • D. 

      Outside the apron at thyroid level

  • 6. 
    Which of the following statements describes the purpose of collimation?  
    • A. 

      It reduces the amount of scatter.

    • B. 

      It increases the amount of scatter.

    • C. 

      It increases the size of the primary beam

    • D. 

      It reduces the amount of kVp needed for exposure

  • 7. 
    Which of the following actions must a person who is in the x-ray room take at the time of exposure?    
    • A. 

      Stand in front of a protective barrier.

    • B. 

      Place their hands directly in the primary beam.

    • C. 

      Hold their breath while the exposure in being made.

    • D. 

      Wear a protective apron of preferably 0.5mm lead-equivalent.

  • 8. 
     What is the purpose of wearing leaded gloves when performing veterinary radiography?  
    • A. 

      Protect the wearer from being bitten by the animal patient.

    • B. 

      Protect the wearer from exposure to the primary beam.

    • C. 

      Protect the wearer from radiographic contrast media

    • D. 

      Protect the wearer from scatter radiation.

  • 9. 
     Which of the following steps should a veterinary radiographer take to increase radiation safety?  
    • A. 

      Use general anesthesia when total mobility and complete relaxation is required for accurate positioning.

    • B. 

      Use chemical and mechanical restraints whenever possible to eliminate need for holding patient.

    • C. 

      Use intensifying screens and/or fast film to reduce exposure time.

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 10. 
     What is the effect of increasing the distance between the operator and the source of radiation?  
    • A. 

      Exposure to radiation is reduced by approximately the square of the distance.

    • B. 

      Exposure to radiation is increased by approximately the square of the distance.

    • C. 

      Exposure to radiation is reduced by approximately a factor of one times the distance.

    • D. 

      Exposure to radiation is increased by approximately a factor of one times the distance

  • 11. 
     Which of the following statements accurately describes appropriate radiation safety protocol?  
    • A. 

      Anesthesia and restraint devices such as sandbags should be used only if manual restraint won’t work.

    • B. 

      No individual should be employed or regularly used to hold animal patients during radiation exposures.

    • C. 

      During manual restraint, assistants should position themselves as close to the animal patient as possible.

    • D. 

      Veterinary radiographers should restrain patients manually even if other restraint methods are available

  • 12. 
    Which is the correct way to input patient information for an x-ray?
    • A. 

      MitziStatner Statner8585194

    • B. 

      StatnerMitzi 8585194Mitzi

    • C. 

      Statner Mitzi 8585194Mitzi

    • D. 

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  • 13. 
    If a patient's study is left open and another patient's x-rays are taken under the wrong animal, it is possible to separate out the two studies.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 14. 
    If taking multiple sets of x-rays with multiple studies, i.e. for a Barium series, why is it important that the information on each study match exactly?
  • 15. 
    If a client is going to see a specialist or go for a second opinion, can the x-rays be emailed? 
    • A. 

      Yes

    • B. 

      No

  • 16. 
    For question 15, If a client is going to see a specialist or go for a second opinion, can the x-rays be emailed? , why or why not?