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cool dry room

under what conditions should x-ray film be stored?

Films will show low contrast

If the deeloper replenishment is set too low, which of the following will result? 1.films will not fix or dry 2. films will show low contrast 3. films will be too dark

broken circulation pump

which of the following will cause improper agitation in an automic film processor?

roll film

Which of the following types of film will require a sheet of leader film to guide it through the processor? A. Polaroid Film, B. Roll Film C. Mammographic Film D. CT film

Developer temperature

which of the following should be checked during the day in order to assure quality film processing? 1.repliinishment rates , 2. Hypo-retention 3 Developer temperature

It becomes oxidized

What happens to developer if it is exposed to the air for a long period of time? A. it becomes contaminated B. IT becomes oxidized C. It beocmes a milky color D. It becomes fixer

To protect it from moisture

Why does the manufacturer seal x-ray film in plastic containers? A. To prevent static B. To protect it from moistere C. To eliminate the risk of radiation fog D. To keep film clean

90-95 degrees F

Developer temperature in 90 second processors fall in which of the following ranges? A. 60-75 degrees F, B. 70-75 degrees F, C. 80-85 degrees F, D90-95 degrees F

Fluctuation in developer temperature

which of the following will have the greatest effect on causing the processor to go "out of control" A.fluctuation in developer temperature B. increased replenishment rates C. Amount of water flow D. dryer temperature too low

Black metallic silver

Reducing agents convert silver hyalide crystals into which of the following? A. Potassium bromide B. silver nitrate C. Black metallic silver D. sensitivity specks


which of the following prevents the developer from reducing unexposed silver bromide crystals? A. activator B.restrainer C, Solvent D. Preservative

remove the unexposed silver halide crystals

what is the purpose of the fixer in an automatic processor? A. reduce the exposed silver halide crystals B. remove the unexposed silver halide crystals C remove emulsion D. harden the base


which of the following is true concerning th eunexposed silver halide crystals ? 1. they are unaffected by the developer 2. They are removed by the fixer 3. They represent the latent image

The temperature of the developer

which of the following would be considered the most important factor in the development process? A. the timperature of the developer B. the amount of the developer c. the number of films developed D. the brand of developer


which of the following converts the invisible latent image into the manifest image? A. reducer B. Activator C. Preservative D. Hardener

After exposure

When is x-ray film most sensitive to safelight illumination? A.before exposure, B. after exposure C. when humidity is high D. when temperature are high

on each individual box of film

where would the expiration date for radiographic film be found A.on the inside cover of the box B.on each individual film C. on each individual box of film D. this data is kept by the manufacturer

hands must be clean and dry

which of the following is necessary while handling radiographic film?1.hands must be clean and dry 2. Move film rapidly 3.handle film only in the center

weak acid

which of the following best describes the fixer solution? A. weak alkali B. weak acid C. weak solution D. Neutral solution

accurate silver recovery

which of the following is not necessary for proper quality control of the processor? A. accurate replinishment rates B. accurate solution temperature C. accurate silver recovery D accrate time of processing

develop fix wash dry

which of the following is the correct automatic processing cycle?


a well organized quality control program will assure which of the following ? 1,minimal exposure to patients 2.consistent radiographic quality 3. minimum down-time of equipment

kodak 6bx

what type of filter is used in darkroom safelights to produce a dark red illumination ? A. kodak gbx B kodak drx C. kodak wratten 6b


what could be the cause of excessive density throughout the radiographic film? A.overdevelopment B. underdevelopment c. prolonged fixation D. too low of a development temperature

prolong the life of the solutions

what is the function of the preservative in the developer and the fixer? 1. prevent overdevelopment and fixation 2. prolong the life of the solutions 3. preserve the finished radiograph

standardized development

which of the following is an advantage of automatic film processing? A. less costly B. No need for darkroom C. Consistent radiographic quality D. Standardized development

Loss of contrast

Outdated film may show which of the following? A. loss of contrast B. Green emulsion C. Reticulation D. Inability to dry

36 Inches

How high above the working area should a safelight be installed? A. 12 inches B. 24 inches C. 36 inches D. 48 inches

Increase Density

How will an increase in developer temperature from 90 degrees to 95 degrees affect the radiographic image? A. Deacrease contrast B. Decrease density C. Increase density D. Increase distortion

fixer being splashed into developer

What is the most likely cause of contaminated developer? A. over-replinishment B. under-replinishment C. developing too many films D. fixer being splashed into developer

The inner surfaces will be unprocessed

If two films are run through the processor at the same time what will be the result? A. only the top film will be processed B. the bottom film will be clear C. both films will be normal D. the inner surfaces will be unprocessed

10-15 watt

If safelight filter and distance are correct, what size bulb should be used? A.5-7 watt B. 10-15 watt C. 20-25 watt D. 30 watt

squeegee rollers

what is the name of the rollersin the processor that reduce the amount of carry over solutions? A. entrance rollers B. Transport rollers C. Squeegee rollers D. dryer rollers


which of the following is not a system of an automatic processor? A. Transport B. replinishment C. Chemistry D.filtering

Move the film and change its direction

the purpose of the automatic processor's transport system is to? A. monitor and adjust temperature B. agitate, mix and filter solutions C. move the film and change its direction D. monitor the solutions


when the blue emitting rare earth screens are matched properly with the correct film emulsion what type of safelight should be used in the darkroom? 2.gbx 3. ultraviolet

decreased density

what will result from using single emulsion film in an ir that has two intensifying screens? A. double exposure B. decreased density C. increased recorded detail D. greater latitude

Images with excessively low contrast

which of the following will result if developer replenishment is inadequate? A. images with excessively high contrast B. images with excessively low contrast C. images with excessively high density D. dry brittle film

entrance rollers

the micro-switch for controlling the amount of replenishment used in an automatic processor is located at the A. receiving bin B. crossover rollers C. entrance rollers D. replenishment pump


film base is currently made of which of the following? A. cardboard B. plastic C. glass D. cellulose acetate


hardener is added to the developer solution of automatic processing to: 1.keep emulsion swelling to a minimum 2. decrease possibility of a processor jam-up 3. remove unexposed silver halide crystals

film size

which of the following can affect the amount of developer replenishment delivered per film in an automatic processor? A. developer temperature B. amount of film exposure C. film size D. processor capacity

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