Ron's Radiology 1

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Radiology Quizzes & Trivia

Radiology terms


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Absorption of the x-ray beam is called
    • A. 

      Scatter Radiation

    • B. 

      Absorption

    • C. 

      Attenuation

    • D. 

      Remnant radiation

  • 2. 
    A moving grid is called a
    • A. 

      Collimator

    • B. 

      Cassette

    • C. 

      Bucky

    • D. 

      Detent

  • 3. 
    A device to hold the film
    • A. 

      Bucky

    • B. 

      Cassette

    • C. 

      Tube housing

    • D. 

      Collimator

  • 4. 
    An imaginary line in the center of the x-ray beam and perpendicular to the long axis of the x-ray tube is called
    • A. 

      Tube port

    • B. 

      Collimator

    • C. 

      Radiation field

    • D. 

      Central ray

  • 5. 
    Sometimes called filmless systems
    • A. 

      Computed radiography

    • B. 

      CT

    • C. 

      MRI

    • D. 

      CAT Scan

  • 6. 
    This area is separated from the x-ray room by a lead barrier to protect the limited operator from scatter radiation during exposures.
    • A. 

      Control console

    • B. 

      Waiting room

    • C. 

      Control booth

    • D. 

      X-ray booth

  • 7. 
    The access point for the limited operator to set the exposure factors and to initiate the exposure
    • A. 

      Control booth

    • B. 

      Control console

    • C. 

      Control area

    • D. 

      Transformer housing

  • 8. 
    A special mechanism that tends to stop a moving part in a specifi c location
    • A. 

      Collimator

    • B. 

      Cassette

    • C. 

      Tube housing

    • D. 

      Detent

  • 9. 
    Consists of the x-ray film and the film holder
    • A. 

      Image receptor

    • B. 

      Cassette

    • C. 

      Upright cassette holder

    • D. 

      Detent

  • 10. 
    An “unseen” image is called a(an)
    • A. 

      Image receptor (IR)

    • B. 

      Radiation field

    • C. 

      Latent image

    • D. 

      Negative

  • 11. 
    The cross section of the x-ray beam at the point where it is used is called the
    • A. 

      Scatter radiation

    • B. 

      Radiation field

    • C. 

      Remnant radiation

    • D. 

      Scatter radiation fog

  • 12. 
    The x-ray beam that exits on the opposite side of the patient.
    • A. 

      Radiation field

    • B. 

      Scatter radiation fog

    • C. 

      Scatter radiation

    • D. 

      Remnant radiation

  • 13. 
    Radiation that is scattered or created as a result of the attenuation of the primary x-ray beam by matter.
    • A. 

      Scatter radiation fog

    • B. 

      Radiation field

    • C. 

      Scatter radiation

    • D. 

      Latent image

  • 14. 
    The unwanted image exposure caused by scatter radiation is called
    • A. 

      Scatter radiation fog

    • B. 

      Latent image

    • C. 

      Remnant radiation

    • D. 

      Attenuation

  • 15. 
    Anatomic structures that have greater ______ density (mass), such as bone.
    • A. 

      Detent

    • B. 

      Bone

    • C. 

      Muscle

    • D. 

      Tissue

  • 16. 
    The table may also tilt in the opposite direction, allowing the head end to be lowered at least 15 degrees into the ____________________________ position.
    • A. 

      Head down

    • B. 

      Trendelenburg

    • C. 

      Feet up

    • D. 

      Prone

  • 17. 
    The x-ray tube is surrounded by a lead-lined _________________
    • A. 

      Tube housing

    • B. 

      Tube port

    • C. 

      Upright cassette holder

    • D. 

      Control booth

  • 18. 
    X-rays that are traveling in a useful direction exit the housing through an opening called the _________________
    • A. 

      Tube port

    • B. 

      Collimator

    • C. 

      Tube housing

    • D. 

      Image receptor

  • 19. 
    A device to hold the IR in the upright position for radiography
    • A. 

      Upright cassette holder

    • B. 

      Cassette

    • C. 

      Image receptor

    • D. 

      Bucky

  • 20. 
    The ______________ exits the tube port.
    • A. 

      X-ray beam

    • B. 

      Radiation field

    • C. 

      Central ray

    • D. 

      Scatter radiation

  • 21. 
    The source of x-rays is the
    • A. 

      X-ray tube

    • B. 

      Radiation field

    • C. 

      X-ray beam

    • D. 

      Radiation field