A Trivia Quiz On Skull Positioning!

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  • 1. 
    What anatomical position would be used on a Towne method?
    • A. 

      AP

    • B. 

      PA

  • 2. 
    An AP Towne using the IOML would use a tube angulation of____ degrees ______
    • A. 

      37 degrees cephalic

    • B. 

      30 degrees cephalic

    • C. 

      37 degrees caudal

    • D. 

      30 degrees caudal

  • 3. 
    What must be visualized inside the foramen magnum of an AP Towne projection?
    • A. 

      Mastoid

    • B. 

      Dorsum sellae

    • C. 

      Dens/ Odontoid process

    • D. 

      Lamda

  • 4. 
    On the lateral skull, the IOML is perpendicular to the____
    • A. 

      IR

    • B. 

      Front edge of the IR

    • C. 

      Floor

    • D. 

      Top edge of IR

  • 5. 
    On a lateral skull, the centering is___ the EAM.
    • A. 

      2 inches above

    • B. 

      2 inches below

    • C. 

      1 inch above

    • D. 

      1 inch below

  • 6. 
    On a PA Caldwell, where does the CR exit?
    • A. 

      Nasion

    • B. 

      Glabella

    • C. 

      Acanthion

    • D. 

      Mental point

  • 7. 
    Where are the petrous ridges on a PA Caldwell with a 15 degree caudal angulation?
    • A. 

      Lower 1/3 of orbits

    • B. 

      Fully inside orbits

    • C. 

      Above orbits

    • D. 

      Below orbits

  • 8. 
    What line is perpendicular to the IR in a PA skull with 0 degree angulation?
    • A. 

      OML

    • B. 

      IOML

    • C. 

      MML

    • D. 

      LDL

  • 9. 
    The Dens/ Odontoid process is seen inside the foramen magnum on an SMV?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    On lateral fascial bones, the CR is centered to halfway between the outer cants and TEA
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 11. 
    Check all that are demonstrated on a waters view.
    • A. 

      IOM's

    • B. 

      Nasal septum

    • C. 

      EAM

    • D. 

      Mastoid processes

  • 12. 
    Which line is perpendicular to the IR in a waters view?
    • A. 

      MML

    • B. 

      IOML

    • C. 

      OML

    • D. 

      GML

  • 13. 
    In the modified Waters view, which line is perpendicular to the IR?
    • A. 

      IOML

    • B. 

      MSP

    • C. 

      OML

    • D. 

      AML

  • 14. 
    Which facial reference line does not use the EAM?
    • A. 

      GAL

    • B. 

      MML

    • C. 

      GOL

    • D. 

      AML

  • 15. 
    What Anatomy is demonstrated on a modified Towne view?
    • A. 

      Zygomatic arches

    • B. 

      Foramen magnum

    • C. 

      Nasal septum

    • D. 

      Orbits

  • 16. 
    Which sinuses are visualized on a lateral sinus view? 
    • A. 

      Frontal sinuses

    • B. 

      Ethmoid sinuses

    • C. 

      Maxillary sinuses

    • D. 

      Sphenoid sinuses

  • 17. 
    On a PA Caldwell of the sinuses, the OML is tilted ______
    • A. 

      15 degrees

    • B. 

      30 degrees

    • C. 

      20 degrees

    • D. 

      10 degrees

  • 18. 
    Where is the CR centered for an SMV of the skull?
    • A. 

      1 1/2 inches below mandibular symphysis

    • B. 

      2 inches below mandibular symphysis

    • C. 

      1 1/2 inches below EAM

    • D. 

      2 inches below EAM

  • 19. 
    Where does the CR exit for a open mouth waters view?
    • A. 

      Acanthion

    • B. 

      Nasion

    • C. 

      Glabella

    • D. 

      LML

  • 20. 
    On the open mouth waters view, the OML forms a ____ degree angle to the IR.
    • A. 

      37

    • B. 

      30

    • C. 

      25

    • D. 

      40

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