Sample Questions

The following questions represent some common ways ARDMS exam items may be phrased. Question #4 is an example of a Hotspot question. 

1. Hertz is a unit of measurement used to describe what wave characteristic?

  1. Amplitude
  2. Frequency
  3. Length
  4. Period

2. What is an advantage of a waterpath delay?

  1. Improve beam penetration
  2. Detect rapidly moving structures
  3. Insulate the patient from electrical shock
  4. Improve visualization of superficial structures

3. A low frequency transducer is best at visualizing which anatomical structure?

  1. Liver
  2. Thyroid
  3. Breast
  4. Calf veins

4. Using your mouse, indicate with the cursor the tendon in this image.















  1. 2
  2. 4
  3. 1
  4. See red "x" mark in image above.