1st Year Questions

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1st Year Questions
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  1. Which factor controls radiographic contrast?
    A) exposure time(s)
    B) kVp
    C) SID
    D) mA
    B) kVp
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  2. Which radiographic term refers to the degree of blackness between two adjacent areas on a radiograph?
    A) density
    B) contrast
    C) magnification
    D) recorded detail
    B) contrast
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  3. Which of the following factors controls shape distortion?
    A) SID
    B) milliampere-time (mAs)
    C) alignment
    D) mA
    C) aligment
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  4. Who is responsible for obtaining a necessary clinical history when the radiologist is unable to see the patient?
    A) radiographer
    B) radiology nurse
    C) chief technologist
    D) department receptionist
    A) radiographer
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  5. To properly dispose of a hypodermic needle, it should be:
    A) broken to prevent its reuse
    B) bent
    C) recapped
    D) placed in a puncture-proof container
    D) placed in a puncture-proof container
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  6. What is the medical property classification of isopropyl alcohol?
    A) antiseptic
    B) disinfectant
    C) sterilizer
    D) germicide
    A) antiseptic
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  7. Within the operating room, who should remove sterile items that are in the way of the radiographer?
    A) anestesiologist
    B) surgeon
    C) radiographer
    D) circulating nurse
    D) circulating nurse
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  8. Which type of muscle tissue produces peristalsis?
    A) striated
    B) smooth
    C) cardiac
    B) smooth
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  9. Which type of muscle tissue comprises skeletal muscle?
    A) cardiac
    B) striated
    C) smooth
    B) striated
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  10. Which pathologic condition requires a decrease in exposure factors from the routine procedure?
    A) pneumonia
    B) edema
    C) emphysema
    D) pleural effusion
    C) emphysema
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  11. Which change in exposure factors should be used to control voluntary motion that is a result of the patient's age or mental illness?
    A) increase the mA
    B) increase the exposure time
    C) decrease the exposure time
    D) decrease the mA
    C) decrease the exposure time
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  12. Which procedure best reduces the possibility of patient-controlled motion?
    A) increase the exposure time
    B) user shorter SID
    C) increase the mA
    D) give understandable instructions to the patient
    D) give understandable instructions to the patient
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  13. Which side marker placement rule applies when performing an AP oblique radiograph of the cervical spine?
    A) always mark side closest to IR
    B) always mark side farthest from IR
    C) the R marker is typically used
    D) the L marker is typically used
    A) always mark side closest to IR
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  14. Which piece of information is NOT required as part of the identification of radiographs?
    A) name of the medical facility
    B) name of the patient
    C) date of the examination
    D) name of the radiographer
    D) name of the radiographer
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  15. What is the primary purpose of collimating to the area of interest?
    A) reduces patient exposure
    B) compensates for an increase in OID
    C) lengthens the scale of contrast
    D) reduces the required mA
    A) reduces patient exposure
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  16. How is a radiographic image quality affected when the radiation beam is restricted to the area under examination only?
    A) increased radiographic density
    B) increased fog
    C) reduced magnification
    D) increased radiographic contrast
    D) increase radiographic contrast
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  17. Which computed radiography accessory houses the image storage phosphors that acquire the latent image?
    A) control panel
    B) image reader
    C) imaging plate
    D) video monitor
    C) imaging plate
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  18. In direct digital imaging, how is collimation (field size) controlled?
    A) automatically by an automatic collimator
    B) manually by the radiographer
    C) all of these control field size in direct digital imaging
    D) electronically by shuttering
    B) manually by the radiographer
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  19. All of the following are disadvantages of using a larger IR or field size on obese patients, except for:
    A) decreased scatter
    B) increased fog
    C) decreased visibility of detail
    D) decreased contrast
    A) decreased scatter
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  20. The approximate distance from the jugular notch to the pubic symphysis on a patient who is more than 6 feet tall is:
    A) 15 inches
    B) 21 inches
    C) 24 inches
    D) 22 inches
    C) 24 inches
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)

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