RMT Prep: Radiology/Nuclear Medicine

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Nuclear Medicine Quizzes & Trivia

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  • 1. 
    Which of the following diagnostic procedures uses x-rays and contrast media to evaluate the bile ducts?
    • A. 

      Arthrography

    • B. 

      Cholangiography

    • C. 

      Myelography

    • D. 

      Pyelography

  • 2. 
    The x-ray procedure that uses a fluorescent screen instead of a photographic plate to create a visual image is called
    • A. 

      Pyelography

    • B. 

      CT scan

    • C. 

      Fluoroscopy

    • D. 

      MRI

  • 3. 
    Which of the following is transcribed correctly?
    • A. 

      T1, flair, and fast T2 images were obtained.

    • B. 

      T1, FLARE, and fast T2 images were obtained.

    • C. 

      T1, flare and fast T2 images were obtained.

    • D. 

      T1, FLAIR, and fast T2 images were obtained.

  • 4. 
    The most common chest x-ray in which x-rays travel from the patient's back toward the front is a (an)
    • A. 

      Posteroanterior (PA) view

    • B. 

      Anteroposterior (AP) view

    • C. 

      Lateral view

    • D. 

      Oblique view

  • 5. 
    The body is separated left to right by the
    • A. 

      Sagittal plane

    • B. 

      Transverse plane

    • C. 

      Dorsal plane

    • D. 

      Axial plane

  • 6. 
    Which of the following is an imaging position which has the patient lying on their side with the x-ray beam projecting horizontally?
    • A. 

      Lateral decubitus

    • B. 

      Prone

    • C. 

      Recumbant

    • D. 

      Supine

  • 7. 
    Which of the following means turning outward?
    • A. 

      Anteversion

    • B. 

      Extension

    • C. 

      Flexion

    • D. 

      Eversion

  • 8. 
    Doppler imaging technology uses
    • A. 

      Magnets

    • B. 

      X-rays

    • C. 

      Radionuclides

    • D. 

      Sound waves

  • 9. 
    The time required for a radioactive substance to lose half its radioactivity by disintegration is called
    • A. 

      Half-life

    • B. 

      Ionization

    • C. 

      Tagging

    • D. 

      Uptake

  • 10. 
    Which of the following is transcribed correctly?
    • A. 

      MRI of the brain shows no midline shift or evidence of intracranial mass.

    • B. 

      MRI of the brain shows no midline lift or evidence of intracranial mass.

    • C. 

      MRI of the brain shows no midline shift or evidence of inner cranial mass.

    • D. 

      MRI of the brain shows no midline shift or evidence of intracranial mast.

  • 11. 
    The combining form is/o means
    • A. 

      Luminous

    • B. 

      Sound

    • C. 

      The same

    • D. 

      The opposite

  • 12. 
    A ventilation/perfusion lung scan is performed to rule out
    • A. 

      Pulmonary embolus

    • B. 

      Cardiopulmonary edema

    • C. 

      Pleural effusion

    • D. 

      Peribronchial cuffing

  • 13. 
    An instrument used to measure exposure to radiation is a
    • A. 

      Vernier gauge

    • B. 

      Roentgenograph

    • C. 

      Spectrogram

    • D. 

      Dosimeter

  • 14. 
    A radioactive iodine uptake test is used to assess the
    • A. 

      Bone marrow

    • B. 

      Thyroid

    • C. 

      Kidney

    • D. 

      Lung

  • 15. 
    Which of the following is transcribed correctly?
    • A. 

      The AP scalp film of the abdomen and pelvis shows surgical clips in the right upper quadrant.

    • B. 

      The AP scout film of the abdomen and pelvis shows surgical blips in the right upper quadrant.

    • C. 

      The AP spout film of the abdomen and pelvis shows surgical clips in the right upper quadrant.

    • D. 

      The AP scout film of the abdomen and pelvis shows surgical clips in the right upper quadrant.

  • 16. 
    On x-ray film, a radiopaque image appears
    • A. 

      Black

    • B. 

      Clear

    • C. 

      White

    • D. 

      Absent

  • 17. 
    Palliative radiation therapy
    • A. 

      Alleviates pain

    • B. 

      Is curative

    • C. 

      Aids in diagnosis

    • D. 

      Is performed intraoperatively

  • 18. 
    A form of radiation therapy in which implants are positioned within the body in or near the tissue to be treated is
    • A. 

      Interventional radiation

    • B. 

      Brachytherapy

    • C. 

      Scintigraphy

    • D. 

      Pyretotherapy

  • 19. 
    Which of the following tests would be ordered to rule out a cerebrovascular accident?
    • A. 

      CT scan

    • B. 

      MUGA scan

    • C. 

      KUB

    • D. 

      V/Q scan

  • 20. 
    A Cardiolite stress test is performed to evaluate the function of the
    • A. 

      Heart

    • B. 

      Lungs

    • C. 

      Muscles

    • D. 

      Brain

  • 21. 
    A handheld device which sends and receives sound waves is a
    • A. 

      Tracer

    • B. 

      Gamma camera

    • C. 

      Transducer

    • D. 

      Plate

  • 22. 
    Echocardiography is useful for detecting
    • A. 

      Coronary artery stenosis

    • B. 

      Carotid artery stenosis

    • C. 

      Pulmonary embolism

    • D. 

      Heart valve defects

  • 23. 
    Which of the following is a contrast media used in gastrointestinal studies, angiography, and urography?
    • A. 

      Hyzaar

    • B. 

      Hypaque

    • C. 

      Hyoscine

    • D. 

      Hytrin

  • 24. 
    During this noninvasive study, a radionuclide is administered and a two-dimensional image is obtained of the radioactive tissues with a special camera.
    • A. 

      Scintigraphy

    • B. 

      Echocardiography

    • C. 

      Tomography

    • D. 

      Stereoadiography

  • 25. 
    Which of the following is transcribed correctly?
    • A. 

      There is a 3.5-cm soft tissue mass in the colon which is worrisome for malignancy. A barium enema is recommended for further evaluation.

    • B. 

      There is a 3.5-cm soft tissue mass in the colon which is worrisome for malignancy. A bare minima is recommended for further evaluation.

    • C. 

      A 3.5 soft tissue mass in the colon which is worrisome for malignancy. A flair enema is recommended for further evaluation.

    • D. 

      A 3.5 cm soft tissue mass in the colon which is worrisome for malignancy. A barium enema is recommended for further evaluation.

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