Radiology Test Questions And Answers

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Do you know what radiology is? If you've studied this topic earlier, then you must try these radiology test questions and answers, asked here in this quiz. Radiology is the science of using medical imaging to diagnose and sometimes treat a variety of diseases within the body. Do you know all there is on the topic? Answer questions on this quiz, and we'll see how much radiology knowledge you actually have. Score at least 70% to pass this test.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Radiology is only used for diagnostic purposes. State true or false.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    Which of the following is true about X rays?
    • A. 

      Uses a vacuum and low potential difference

    • B. 

      Denser materials cause less blackening

    • C. 

      Form of electromagnetic energy with long wavelength

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 3. 
    Which of the following is true about contrast examinations?
    • A. 

      Myelography performed by injecting contrast into epidural space

    • B. 

      Angiography can only be performed in the intra-arterially

    • C. 

      Contrast medium can be mixed with air or water

    • D. 

      Sinogram is a contrast study for the frontal sinuses

  • 4. 
    Which of the following modalities can be used to determine flow velocities through vasculature?
    • A. 

      MRI

    • B. 

      Ultrasound

    • C. 

      Spiral CT

    • D. 

      Teleradiology

  • 5. 
    When examining the chest or musculoskeletal system which of the following modalities would be least helpful?
    • A. 

      X-ray

    • B. 

      MRI

    • C. 

      Spiral CT

    • D. 

      Ultrasound

  • 6. 
    When choosing imaging studies, protocol should be followed for most patients in clinical practice
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    Which of the following can be assessed on plain film?
    • A. 

      Myocardial thickness

    • B. 

      Heart size

    • C. 

      Motion

    • D. 

      Coronary artery disease

  • 8. 
    which of the following factors and their effect on the heart's appearance are paired  correctly?
    • A. 

      Mediastinal shift: appearant enlargement

    • B. 

      COPD: Masked enlargement

    • C. 

      Scoliosis: masked enlargement

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 9. 
    Which condition is associated with the image above?
    • A. 

      COPD

    • B. 

      CHF

    • C. 

      Pneumothorax

    • D. 

      Atelectasis

  • 10. 
    This image shows which of the following?
    • A. 

      Pleural effusion

    • B. 

      Aortic aneurysm

    • C. 

      COPD: Emphysema

    • D. 

      Pericarditis

  • 11. 
    This image is significant for which of the following?
    • A. 

      Pleural effusion

    • B. 

      Kerly b lines

    • C. 

      Pericardial effusion

    • D. 

      Pneumothorax

  • 12. 
    The condition depicted in this picture would cause masked enlargement of the heart on CXR. State true or false. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 13. 
    This is considered
    • A. 

      Tension pneumothorax

    • B. 

      Situs inversus

    • C. 

      Mediastinal shift

    • D. 

      A & C

  • 14. 
    This patient is likely suffering from?
    • A. 

      Pericarditis

    • B. 

      Pneumothorax

    • C. 

      Heart Failure

    • D. 

      Aortic stenosis

  • 15. 
    This patient is suffering from which of the following?
    • A. 

      Hemothorax

    • B. 

      Aortic aneurysm

    • C. 

      Pericarditis

    • D. 

      Heart Failure

  • 16. 
    This patient most likely has which of the following?
    • A. 

      Hemothorax

    • B. 

      Acute PE

    • C. 

      Emphysema

    • D. 

      Pericardial effusion

  • 17. 
    Structures closer to the x-ray film appear larger. True or false? 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 18. 
    this CXR is best described by which of the following?
    • A. 

      Rotated

    • B. 

      PA view

    • C. 

      Normal

    • D. 

      Emphysema

  • 19. 
    this patient is most likely suffering from ________. 
    • A. 

      Situs inversus

    • B. 

      Pneumothorax

    • C. 

      Atelectasis

    • D. 

      RUL pnuemonia

  • 20. 
    this patient is suffering from which one of the following?
    • A. 

      pericardial effusion

    • B. 

      LLL pneumonia

    • C. 

      Emphysema

    • D. 

      CHF

  • 21. 
     This is best described by which of the following?
    • A. 

      Mediastinal shift

    • B. 

      Emphysema

    • C. 

      Atelectasis

    • D. 

      Pneumonia

  • 22. 
    Where in this picture is the atelectasis located?
    • A. 

      RUL

    • B. 

      LUL

    • C. 

      RML

    • D. 

      LLL

  • 23. 
    This condition is known as _________. 
    • A. 

      Cardiomegaly

    • B. 

      Atelectasis

    • C. 

      Pneumonia

    • D. 

      Heart failure

  • 24. 
    • A. 

      Pleurisy

    • B. 

      Pneumonia

    • C. 

      Collapse

    • D. 

      Pleural effusion

  • 25. 
    What is the most reliable indicator of this condition? 
    • A. 

      Kerly's b lines

    • B. 

      Displacement of hilar vessels

    • C. 

      Thickened interlobular septa

    • D. 

      A & C

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