RMA 21

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  1. A measurment of the actual absorbed dose of radiation is called?

    A Rem
    B Rad
    C Roentgen
    D Contrast media
    E Ray
  2. An image produced on film by a sweeping beam of radiation is known as?

    A MRI
    B Cassette
    C Radioactive
    D Isotopes
    E Scan
  3. The study of the gallbladder by X-ray with an oral contrast medium is called?

    A Cholecystosonography
    B Cholecystitis
    C Cholecystokinin
    D Cholecystography
    E Cholangiography
  4. Which of the following statements regarding myelography is NOT correct?

    A The radiologist performs a lumbar puncture
    B It is fluoroscopy of the central nervous system
    C The radiologist removes some cerebrospinal fluid
    D It is fluoroscopy of the spinal cord
    E A contrast medium is used
  5. Radiation therapy for deeper tumors done on an outpatient basis is known as?

    A Brachytherapy
    B Cryotherapy
    C Thermotherapy
    D Teletherapy
    E Xeroradiography
  6. The best temperature for film storage is between?

    A 40 and 50 F
    B 50 and 60 F
    C 60 and 70 F
    D 70 and 80 F
    E none of the above
  7. Film artifacts are?

    A Areas that interfere with the diagnostic value of the radiograph
    B Desirable
    C Films that are beyond their expiration dates
    D Diagnostic areas of interest
    E None of the above
  8. The frequency of elecromagnetic radiation is measured in?

    A Watts
    B Volts
    C Rays
    D Cycles
    E Hertz
  9. Excretory urography is also known as?

    A Sialography
    B Cystography
    C Intravenous pyelography
    D Arthrography
    E None of the above
  10. A type of diagnostic radiology that uses high-frequency sound waves is?

    A Magnetic resonance imaging
    B X-ray
    C Tomography
    D Arthrography
    E Ultrasound
  11. Positions that are neither parallel nor perpendicular to the body are called?

    A Supine
    B Oblique
    C Prone
    D Recumbent
    E Both A and B
  12. The front to back position in radiology is known as?

    A Posteroanterior
    B Lateral
    C Anteroposterior
    D Oblique
    E Supine
  13. The process in which an atom may gain or lose electrons is called?

    A Ionization
    B Radiation
    C Fractionation
    D Potential difference
    E Oygenation
  14. Which of the following statememts is NOT correct in regard to radiosensitivity?

    A Mature cells that are the least radiosensitive
    B Immature tissues are the most radiosensitive
    C Cells that are rapidly growing are the most radiosensitive
    D Nonspecialized cells are the most radiosensitive
    E Specialized cells are the most radiosensitive
  15. Before a mammogram, a woman should?

    A Drink coffee
    B Use body lotion
    C Avoid wearing deodorant
    D Fast after midnight
    E Avoid excercise
  16. In preparing patients for such tests as barium enemas and CT scans, the medical assistant should?

    A Tell them that they will have to hold their breath
    B Tell them to eat a fat free dinner the night before
    C Ask them whether they are allergic to contrast media, iodine, or shellfish
    D Ask them wheter they are allergic to contrast media, iodine, or shellfish
    E Ask them whether they are wearing body lotion
  17. Safety precautions are necessary because?

    A Radiation exposure is cumulative
    B Radiation exposure is always fatal
    C Overexposure is likely from routine X-Rays
    D Both A and C
    E All of the above
  18. Xeroradiography is used primarily for?

    A Cholecystography
    B Arthrography
    C Mammography
    D Intravenous pyelography
    E Cardiography
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RMA 21
2010-07-28 16:20:06

RMA 21
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