Radiography Quizzes & Trivia

When James Clerk Maxwell and Heinrich Hertz toyed with the theories of electromagnetism, did you think that any of them could have ever imagined that their work would be used to see inside the human body? The answer is probably not, since the one who discovered that electromagnetic radiation could pass through the human tissue, and not through bone or metal, was Wilhelm Conrad Rontgen.

Now, do you have X-ray vision to see through the questions of these radiography quizzes? “What is the theory of X-ray attenuation?”, “How is the X-ray image rendered?”, “What are the X-ray photons?”, and “How has this invention improved the diagnostic science?” are just the first questions you will have to answer to develop the meaning of radiography.
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    Although there may be other reasons for using calcium tungstate screens in industrial radiography, they are most usually used to:

Radiography is an imaging technique that uses X-rays to view the internal structure of an object. In order to create an image, beams of electromagnetic radiation are produced by an X-ray generator and projected toward the object.

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    A form of energy carried by waves or a stream of particles.

In this quiz, we’ll be looking at the different imaging techniques in the process of radiography – which uses X-rays among other machines to create images of the internal structures of certain objects. What can you...

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    What is needed to cause the e-stream to accelerate at an extremely high speed from the cathode to the anode?

Let's start this quiz it will give you the different functions of medical radiography. Find out now how much do you know about it!

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    A dental assistant may expose radiographs

Radiography is the act of taking images produced on sensitive plates by X-rays or gamma rays. During the past few days in class we covered radiography and what it entails. Give the review questions below a try as you...

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    By using a___________ transformer, the incoming voltage can be adjusted in order to heat the filament of an x-ray tube; is about ________volts

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Radiography Questions & Answers

What happens when kilovoltage is applied to the X-ray?
Kilovoltage is the voltage at its peak that is given to the x-ray tube. It may seem scary to know that these kilovoltage have radiation and that may be exposed to the patient who is getting the x-ray done. The electrons in the x-ray are increased in
How is X-ray heat generated?
D.Greater than 99% of the kinetic energy imparted on the electron beam is lost in the form of heat at the anode target.
What does the term R/hr refer to when speaking of intensity?
The answer to this is B. Some people do not even know what Roentgen is. This is also known as rontgen. This is a type of measurement that is associated with gamma rays. This is something that cannot be avoided when people need to get Xrays but there
What happens when lead foil comes into direct contact with X-ray film?
Primary radiation, as its name suggests is the main radiation that occurs when using an x ray machine. Scatter radiation is the secondary radiation that is produced as a result of the primary radiation. A third type of radiation exists called leakage
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