Radiation and Health Quiz
Nuclear medicine uses
A. radioactive pharmaceuticals
B. random medicine
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
What device acts as the source and the detector of ultrasound waves
A. A Transducer
B. A Solenoid
C. A Megaphone
D. Computerized Tomograph
Is ultrasound safe to use?
Tissue weighting factor for alpha particles is
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
SI unit for absorbed dose is
Which of the following is NOT a type of medical imaging?
C. CAT Scan
Which is not a type of radiation?
What type of medical imaging is this?
A. CAT Scan
Nausea and vomiting are the symptoms in acute radiation syndrome
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
Great detail on soft tissues like the brain, tendons and ligaments.
Uses a very strong magnetic field
What is this X-ray showing?
A. A broken arm
B. A dislocated elbow
C. A dislocated knee
D. A broken leg
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