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1

Highly penetrating and _______

Invisible

2

Electrically ______

Neutral

3

Heterogeneous or ________

Polyenergetic

4

Liberate minute amounts of ______

Heat

5

Move in straight _______ lines from the focal spot.

Diverging

6

Travel at the ____ __ ____

Speed of light

7

Cannot be _____ by a lens

Focused

8

Produce ______ and scatter radiation

Secondary

9

Capable of _____ gases

Ionizing

10

Cause fluoresense of certain ______

Crystals

11

Affect photographic ____

Film

12

Produce chemical and biologic changes by ________ and excitation

Ionization

13

As kVp or Filtration is increased, beam quality...

Goes up

14

As kVp or Filtration is increased, beam energy...

Goes up

15

As kVp or Filtration is increased, beam penetrating ability...

Goes up

16

As kVp or Filtration is increased, quantity of x-rays with shorter wavelengths...

Goes up

17

As kVp or Filtration is increased, quantity of x-rays with longer wavelengths...

Goes down

18

As kVp or Filtration is increased, quantity of x-rays with higher frequencies...

Goes up

19

As kVp or Filtration is increased, quantity of x-rays with lower frequencies...

Goes down

20

As kVp or Filtration is increased, Hardness (quality of the beam) of the beam...

Goes up

21

How do filters harden the beam?

Photoelectric effect