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Medical Imaging Equipment Quiz

This quiz tests your knowledge of medical scanning and imaging equipment and what the different equipment is designed to do 8 Questions.

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What does the acronym PET stand for with regards to a PET scanner?

  • Positively Electrifying Tomography
  • Positive ElectronTomography
  • Positron Emission Tomography
  • Positive EmissionTomography

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What is another name for Computed Tomography ?

  • Computerized Axial Tomography
  • Computing Axial Tomography
  • Computing Associational Tomography
  • Computer-Assisted Tomography

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Which of the following is not a form of Optical Imaging?

  • Confocal Microscopy
  • Coherent anti-Stokes Raman scattering
  • Near-Infrared Fluorescent Imaging
  • Near-Ultraviolet Fluorescent Imaging

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What does a Bone Scan measure?

  • Number of bones
  • Areas of increased or decreased bone turnover
  • Areas of increased or decreased bone size
  • Bone age

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What type of energy does an ultrasound scanner use to create images of organs and systems?

  • Low-frequency magnetic waves
  • High-frequency magnetic waves
  • Low-frequency sound waves
  • High-frequency sound waves

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What is the name of the phenomenon which occurs when the nuclei of certain atoms are immersed in a static magnetic field and exposed to a second oscillating magnetic field?

  • Optical Imaging
  • Nuclear Oscillatory Resonance
  • Nuclear Magnetic Resonance
  • Nuclear Magnetic Oscillation

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What type of imaging system is based on x-rays, but produces cross-sectional images or "slices" of anatomy, like the slices in a loaf of bread?

  • Computerized Tomography
  • Optical Scanning
  • Bone Scanning
  • Ultrasound Imaging

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What type of imaging system uses uses light to interrogate cellular and molecular function in the living body, as well as in animal and plant tissue?

  • X-Ray Imaging
  • Optical Imaging
  • Magnetic Resonance Imaging
  • Nuclear Magnetic Resonance