Medical Quiz

Radiation and Health Quiz


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What is Medical Imaging

A. Diagnosis using computer technology

B. Visual representation of the interior of a body

C. Virtual representation of symptoms

D. Simulating a surgery


Nausea and vomiting are the symptoms in acute radiation syndrome

A. TRUE

B. FALSE


The absorbed dose weighted for harmful effects of different radiation was manifested by

A. Effective dose

B. Absorbed dose

C. Given dose

D. Equivalent dose


What type of medical imaging is this?

A. CAT Scan

B. X-Ray

C. Ultrasound

D. MRI


Uses a very strong magnetic field

A. MRI

B. X-Ray

C. CT

D. PET

E. Ultrasonography


Is ultrasound safe to use?

A. YES

B. NO

C. MAYBE


Which is not a type of radiation?

A. Gamma

B. Beta

C. Alpha

D. Omega


Which of the following is NOT a type of medical imaging?

A. BMI

B. MRI

C. CAT Scan

D. Ultrasound


What is this X-ray showing?

A. A broken arm

B. A dislocated elbow

C. A dislocated knee

D. A broken leg


How does radiation affect living cells?

A. Radiation can damage DNA inside living cells.

B. Radiation can strike the DNA molecule directly, ionizing and damaging it.

C. Radiation can ionize water molecules, producing free radicals that react with and damage DNA molecules.

D. All of the above


What device acts as the source and the detector of ultrasound waves

A. A Transducer

B. A Solenoid

C. A Megaphone

D. Computerized Tomograph


Nuclear medicine uses

A. radioactive pharmaceuticals

B. random medicine

C. aspirin

D. ESP


Great detail on soft tissues like the brain, tendons and ligaments.

A. MRI

B. X-Ray

C. CT

D. PET

E. Ultrasonography


SI unit for absorbed dose is

A. Gray

B. Sievert

C. Curie

D. Roentgen


Tissue weighting factor for alpha particles is

A. 1

B. 2

C. 2.5

D. 20




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