Radiology Test #728

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  • 1. 
    Examples of synovial pivot articulations include the:
    1. atlantoaxial joint
    2. radioulnar joint
    3. temporomandibular joint
    • A. 

      1 and 2 only

    • B. 

      2 and 3 only

    • C. 

      1 only

    • D. 

      1, 2 and 3

  • 2. 
    The lumbar transverse process is represented by what part of the "Scotty dog" seen in a correctly positioned lumbar spine?
    • A. 

      Eye

    • B. 

      Nose

    • C. 

      Body

    • D. 

      Ear

  • 3. 
    Which of the following positions will separate the radial head, neck and tuberosity from superimposition on the ulna?
    • A. 

      AP

    • B. 

      Lateral

    • C. 

      Medial oblique

    • D. 

      Lateral oblique

  • 4. 
    In which of the following positions can the sesamoid bones of the foot be demonstrated to be free of superimpostion with the metatarsals or phalanges?
    • A. 

      Dorsoplantar metatarsals/toes

    • B. 

      Tangential metatarsals/toes

    • C. 

      30-degree medial oblique foot

    • D. 

      30-degree lateral oblique foot

  • 5. 
    With the patient in the PA position and the OML and CR perpendicular to the IR, the resulting radiograph will demonstrate the petrous pyramids?
    • A. 

      Below the orbits

    • B. 

      In the lower third of the orbits

    • C. 

      Completely within the orbits

    • D. 

      Above the orbits

  • 6. 
    Which of the following is (are) part of the bony thorax?
    1. Manubrium
    2. Clavicles
    3. 24 ribs
    • A. 

      1 only

    • B. 

      1 and 2 only

    • C. 

      1 and 3 only

    • D. 

      1, 2 and 3

  • 7. 
    During atrial systole, blood flows into the:
    1. right ventricle via the mitral valve.
    2. left ventricle via the bicuspid valve.
    3. right ventricle via the tricuspid valve.
    • A. 

      1 only

    • B. 

      1 and 2 only

    • C. 

      2 and 3 only

    • D. 

      1, 2 and 3

  • 8. 
    The PA chest radiograph should demonstrate:
    1. rotation
    2. scapulae removed from lung fields
    3. adequate inspiration
    • A. 

      1 only

    • B. 

      1 and 3 only

    • C. 

      2 and 3 only

    • D. 

      1, 2 and 3

  • 9. 
    In a PA chest radiograph which ribs will be demonstrated on the right upper side of the film?
    • A. 

      Left anterior ribs

    • B. 

      Right posterior ribs

    • C. 

      Left posterior ribs

    • D. 

      Right anterior ribs

  • 10. 
    With the patient seated at the end of the x-ray table, elbow flexed 80 degrees, and the CR directed 45 degrees laterally from the shoulder to the elbow joint, which of the following structures will be demonstrated best?
    • A. 

      Radial head

    • B. 

      Ulnar head

    • C. 

      Coronoid process

    • D. 

      Olecranon process

  • 11. 
    The threat of hypothermia is greatest when radiographing a (an):
    • A. 

      Elderly patient

    • B. 

      Hypertensive patient

    • C. 

      Premature infant

    • D. 

      Diabetic patient

  • 12. 
    The CR will parallel the intervertebral foramina in which of the following projections?
    1. lateral cervical spine
    2. lateral thoracic spine
    3. lateral lumbar spine
    • A. 

      1 only

    • B. 

      1 and 2 only

    • C. 

      2 and 3 only

    • D. 

      1, 2 and 3

  • 13. 
    What structure can be located midway between the anterosuperior iliac spine (ASIS) and pubic symphysis?
    • A. 

      Dome of the acetabulum

    • B. 

      Femoral neck

    • C. 

      Greater trochanter

    • D. 

      Iliac crest

  • 14. 
    Which of the following would best evaluate the maxillary sinus?
    • A. 

      PA axial projection (Caldwell method)

    • B. 

      Parietoacanthal projection (Waters method)

    • C. 

      Lateral projection

    • D. 

      Submentovertical projection (SMV)

  • 15. 
    During chest radiography, the act of inspiration:
    1. elevates the diaphragm
    2. raises the ribs
    3. depresses the abdominal viscera
    • A. 

      1 only

    • B. 

      1 and 2 only

    • C. 

      2 and 3 only

    • D. 

      1, 2 and 3

  • 16. 
    Which foot view would best demonstrate the articulation between the (calcaneus and cuboid) & (the talus and navicular)?
    • A. 

      Medial oblique

    • B. 

      Lateral oblique

    • C. 

      AP

    • D. 

      Lateral

  • 17. 
    A lateral projection of the lumbar spine will demonstrate the: 1. intervertebral spaces 2. intervertebral foramina 3. articular facets
    • A. 

      1 only

    • B. 

      1 and 2 only

    • C. 

      2 and 3 only

    • D. 

      1, 2 and 3

  • 18. 
    The patient's chin should be elevated during chest radiography to:
    • A. 

      Permit the diaphragm to move to its lowest position

    • B. 

      Avoid superimpostion on the apices

    • C. 

      Assist in maintaining an upright position

    • D. 

      Keep the MSP parallel

  • 19. 
    The secondary center of ossification in long bones is the:
    • A. 

      Diaphysis

    • B. 

      Epiphysis

    • C. 

      Metaphysis

    • D. 

      Apophysis

  • 20. 
    The lumbar lamina is represented by what part of the "Scotty dog" seen in a correctly positioned oblique lumbar spine view?
    • A. 

      Eye

    • B. 

      Nose

    • C. 

      Body

    • D. 

      Neck

  • 21. 
    Which of the following projections will best demonstrate the tarsal navicular free of superimposition?
    • A. 

      AP oblique, medial rotation

    • B. 

      AP oblique, lateral rotation

    • C. 

      Mediolateral

    • D. 

      Lateral weight-bearing

  • 22. 
    To evaluate the interphalangeal joints in the oblique and lateral positions, the fingers:
    • A. 

      Rest on the cassette for immobilization

    • B. 

      Must be supported paralled to the IR

    • C. 

      Are radiographed in natural flexion

    • D. 

      Are radiographed in palmar flexion

  • 23. 
    In a lateral projection of the normal knee, the:
    1. fibular head should be somewhat superimposed on the proximal tibia
    2. patellofemoral joint should be visualized
    3. femoral condyles should be superimposed
    • A. 

      1 only

    • B. 

      2 only

    • C. 

      1 and 3 only

    • D. 

      1, 2 and 3

  • 24. 
    The junction of the sagittal and coronal sutures is the:
    • A. 

      Diploe

    • B. 

      Lambda

    • C. 

      Bregma

    • D. 

      Pterion

  • 25. 
    The term used to describe expectoration of blood from the bronchi is:
    • A. 

      Hemoptysis

    • B. 

      Hematemesis

    • C. 

      Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)

    • D. 

      Bronchitis