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In Essentials of dental radiography for dental assistants and hygienists, ed 8, Upper Saddle River, NJ, 2007, Pearson Prentice Hall. White SC, Pharoah MJ: Radiation physics. In Oral radiology: principles and interpretation, ed 6, St Louis, 2009, Mosby. QUIZ QUESTIONS MULTIPLE CHOICE 1. Which of the following electrons has the greatest binding energy? a. N-shell electrons b. M-shell electrons c. L-shell electrons d. K-shell electrons 2. What type of electrical charge does the electron carry? a. positive charge b.
Frequency is the number of wavelengths that pass a given point in a certain amount of time. d. Frequency and wavelength are inversely related. 9. Which of the following statements is incorrect? a. X-rays travel at the speed of sound. b. X-rays have no charge. c. X-rays cannot be focused to a point. d. X-rays cause ionization. 10. Which of the following statements is correct? a. X-rays are a form of electromagnetic radiation; visible light is not. b. X-rays have more energy than does visible light.
For questions 19 to 26, identify each of the labeled structures in Figure 2-28. MULTIPLE CHOICE 27. Which of the following regulates the flow of electrical current to the filament of the x-ray tube? a. high-voltage circuit b. low-voltage circuit c. high-voltage transformer d. low-voltage transformer 16 18 11 14 ؊ ؉ Anode 13 Unleaded glass window 17 FIGURE 2-27 Dental x-ray tube. 15 CHAPTER 2 Radiation Physics 23 23 Step-up transformer 26 Step-down transformer Cathode (؊) Anode (؉) 24 22 19 20 25 21 FIGURE 2-28 Dental x-ray tubehead.