Radr1311 Final

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Radiography Quizzes & Trivia

Final review for RADR 1311 Basic Radiographic Procedures


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The primary controlling factor of radiography contrast is:
    • A. 

      MA

    • B. 

      Time

    • C. 

      KVp

    • D. 

      SID

  • 2. 
    The ability to visualize very small structures on a radiograph is termed:
    • A. 

      Contrast

    • B. 

      Density

    • C. 

      Distortion

    • D. 

      Recorded detail

  • 3. 
    Radiographs of the hands, wrists, feet, and toes are routinely displayed on the view box with the digits:
    • A. 

      Positional toward the ceiling

    • B. 

      Positional toward the floor

    • C. 

      Horizontal and pointed to the left

    • D. 

      Horizontal and pointed to the right

  • 4. 
    The total destruction of microorganisms is accomplised through the use of:
    • A. 

      Disinfectants

    • B. 

      Sterilization

    • C. 

      Germicides

    • D. 

      Antiseptics

  • 5. 
    Voluntary motion resulting from lack of control can be caused by: 1) fear 2) age (child) 3) tremors
    • A. 

      1 and 2

    • B. 

      1 and 3

    • C. 

      2 and 3

    • D. 

      1, 2, and 3

  • 6. 
    Radiographers can control voluntary motion by:
    • A. 

      Using a high kVp

    • B. 

      Increasing the length of exposure time

    • C. 

      Performing the examination in the recumbent position

    • D. 

      Giving clear instructions to the patient

  • 7. 
    All radiographs must be identified with which of the following?  1) radiographer's name 2) patient's name or ID number 3) right or left marker
    • A. 

      1 and 2

    • B. 

      1 and 3

    • C. 

      2 and 3

    • D. 

      1, 2, and 3

  • 8. 
    The metric conversion of 40 inches is:
    • A. 

      16 cm

    • B. 

      18 cm

    • C. 

      90 cm

    • D. 

      102 cm

  • 9. 
    Collimation of the x-ray beam prompts which of the following:  1) an increase in radiographic contrast 2) reduction of scatter and secondary radiation 3) reduction in radiation to the patient
    • A. 

      1 and 2

    • B. 

      1 and 3

    • C. 

      2 and 3

    • D. 

      1, 2, and 3

  • 10. 
    Federal guidelines require gonad shielding for which of the following: 1) when the gonads lie in the primary beam 2) if the clinical objective of the exam is not compromised 3) when the patient has resonable reproductive potential
    • A. 

      1 and 2

    • B. 

      1 and 3

    • C. 

      2 and 3

    • D. 

      1, 2, and 3

  • 11. 
    Which of the following devices are considered image receptors? 1) television monitor 2) IR with phosphor plate 3) IR with film
    • A. 

      1 and 2

    • B. 

      1 and 3

    • C. 

      2 and 3

    • D. 

      1, 2, and 3

  • 12. 
    Recorded detail is primarily controlled by 1) mA 2) screens 3) focal spot size
    • A. 

      1 and 2

    • B. 

      1 and 3

    • C. 

      2 and 3

    • D. 

      1, 2, and 3

  • 13. 
    The phosphors in computed radiography IRs are very sensitive to:
    • A. 

      KVp

    • B. 

      Dust

    • C. 

      Collimation

    • D. 

      Scatter radiation

  • 14. 
    Radiographers receive approximately how much radiation per year?
    • A. 

      50 mrad

    • B. 

      60 mrad

    • C. 

      50 rad

    • D. 

      70 rad

  • 15. 
    The unit of radiation absorbed dose is the:
    • A. 

      Roentgen

    • B. 

      Rad

    • C. 

      Rem

    • D. 

      Coulomb

  • 16. 
    Occupational exposure is measured in which of the following units?
    • A. 

      Rad

    • B. 

      Rem

    • C. 

      Currie

    • D. 

      Roentgen

  • 17. 
    During the course of normal x-ray examinations, the radiographer receives at least 95% of occupational exposure from: 1) fluoroscopy 2) portable radiography 3) stomach and upper GI examinations
    • A. 

      1 and 2

    • B. 

      1 and 3

    • C. 

      2 and 3

    • D. 

      1, 2, and 3

  • 18. 
    The minimum amount of aluminum equivalent filtration that must be present at the port of all fluoroscopic tubes and all radiographic tubes operating above 70 kVp is:
    • A. 

      1.0 mm

    • B. 

      1.5 mm

    • C. 

      2.5 mm

    • D. 

      3.0 mm

  • 19. 
    The radiographic technique that will produce the lowest patient dose is
    • A. 

      High kVp, low mAs

    • B. 

      Low kVp, high mAs

    • C. 

      High mA, short exposure time

    • D. 

      Low mA, long exposure time

  • 20. 
    When a pregnant patient must be examined, the examination should be done using which of the following?  1) precisely collimated beams 2) carefully positioned protective shields 3) use of a high kVp technique
    • A. 

      1 and 2

    • B. 

      1 and 3

    • C. 

      2 and 3

    • D. 

      1, 2, and 3

  • 21. 
    The cardinal principles of radiation protection include which of the following? 1) time 2) distance 3) screen speed
    • A. 

      1 and 2

    • B. 

      1 and 3

    • C. 

      2 and 3

    • D. 

      1, 2, and 3

  • 22. 
    During fluoroscopy, the personnel monitor (radiation badge) should be worn:
    • A. 

      Outside the apron - at the collar

    • B. 

      Inside the apron - at the collar

    • C. 

      Outside the apron - at the waist

    • D. 

      Inside the apron - at the waist

  • 23. 
    In the anatomic position the palms of the hands are facing:
    • A. 

      Backward

    • B. 

      Forward

    • C. 

      Up

    • D. 

      Down

  • 24. 
    A plane passsing vertically through the body from side to side is termed:
    • A. 

      Oblique

    • B. 

      Sagittal

    • C. 

      Coronal

    • D. 

      Horizontal

  • 25. 
    Which of the following would not be located in the thoracic cavity?
    • A. 

      Trachea

    • B. 

      Spleen

    • C. 

      Lungs

    • D. 

      Esophagus

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