Trivia Questions Over Microorganisms

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Microorganism Quizzes & Trivia

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    (001) Which of the following most accurately described an organism that causes infection and disease?
    • A. 

      Antigen

    • B. 

      Antibody

    • C. 

      Pathogen

    • D. 

      Microorganism

  • 2. 
    (001) Which classification of organisms is responsible for the disease malaria?
    • A. 

      Sporozoa

    • B. 

      Clamydia

    • C. 

      Rickettsia

    • D. 

      Mycoplasma

  • 3. 
    (002) Which stage of infection is the period of time between the invasion of the infectious agent into the body and the onset of symptoms of the particular disease?
    • A. 

      Illness

    • B. 

      Virulence

    • C. 

      Incubation

    • D. 

      Convalescence

  • 4. 
    (002) The mucous membrane filters and traps foreign bodies through
    • A. 

      Cilia

    • B. 

      Sneezing

    • C. 

      Handwashing

    • D. 

      The lymphatic system

  • 5. 
    (002) Which of the following is not a type of transmission-based precaution?
    • A. 

      Airborne

    • B. 

      Droplet

    • C. 

      Contact

    • D. 

      Enteric

  • 6. 
    (002) Which transmission-based precaution must have monitored, negative air pressure?
    • A. 

      Droplet

    • B. 

      Contact

    • C. 

      Airborne

    • D. 

      Respiratory

  • 7. 
    (003) Which is the most serious type of meningitis?
    • A. 

      Viral

    • B. 

      Serum

    • C. 

      Bacterial

    • D. 

      Pneumococcal

  • 8. 
    (003) One of the most common and serious complications a female may develop from gonorrhea is
    • A. 

      Pelvic inflammatory disease

    • B. 

      Irregular menstral cycles

    • C. 

      Vaginal discharge

    • D. 

      Chlamydia

  • 9. 
    (004) Which medical term refers to practices designed to eliminate all microorganisms?
    • A. 

      Medical sepsis

    • B. 

      Medical asepsis

    • C. 

      Surgical sepsis

    • D. 

      Surgical asepsis

  • 10. 
    (004) Which substance is used to inhibit the growth and development of microorganisms on living tissue?
    • A. 

      Disinfectant

    • B. 

      Antiseptic

    • C. 

      Detergent

    • D. 

      Antitoxin

  • 11. 
    (005) What type of isolation are patients highly susceptible to infection placed in?
    • A. 

      Airborne

    • B. 

      Droplet

    • C. 

      Contact

    • D. 

      Reverse

  • 12. 
    (005) What procedures are followed when transporting an infectious patient to the radiology department?
    • A. 

      You must don a gown, mask, and gloves prior to transporting the patient

    • B. 

      Notify all hospital personnel so they can take necessary precautions

    • C. 

      Give the patient a gown, mask, and gloves to wear before transport

    • D. 

      Hospital policy does not permit transport of infectious patients

  • 13. 
    (005) An acceptable alternative to an anteroom for an isolation unit is
    • A. 

      A storage cart

    • B. 

      An isolation cart

    • C. 

      The supply room

    • D. 

      The nurse's station

  • 14. 
    (005) When using a mask in an isolation unit, put the mask on
    • A. 

      After entering the unit, and take it off before leaving

    • B. 

      After entering the unit, and take it off after leaving

    • C. 

      Before entering, and take it off before leaving

    • D. 

      Before entering, and take it off after leaving

  • 15. 
    (006) What is the first step in preparing objects for sterilization?
    • A. 

      Cleaning

    • B. 

      Disinfection

    • C. 

      Pasteurization

    • D. 

      Decontamination

  • 16. 
    (006) How long is an item immersed in the sterilant during the sterilization cycle of a peracetic acid sterilizer?
    • A. 

      Three minutes

    • B. 

      Five minutes

    • C. 

      10 minutes

    • D. 

      12 minutes

  • 17. 
    (006) Which is not a commonly used disinfecting agent?
    • A. 

      Formaldehydes

    • B. 

      Hydrochloric acid

    • C. 

      Phenolics

    • D. 

      Alcohol

  • 18. 
    (006) How often do you clean and inspect steam sterilizers?
    • A. 

      Daily

    • B. 

      Daily and weekly

    • C. 

      Daily and monthly

    • D. 

      Weekly and monthly

  • 19. 
    (006) Diagnostic tests should be run on a peracetic acid sterilizer every
    • A. 

      Load

    • B. 

      Other load

    • C. 

      12 hours

    • D. 

      24 hours

  • 20. 
    (006) How often should biological testing be conducted and documented for hydrogen peroxide plasma sterilizers?
    • A. 

      Every load

    • B. 

      Every 30 loads

    • C. 

      At least once per day

    • D. 

      At least once a week

  • 21. 
    (007) Which basic human need category is rest included in?
    • A. 

      Safety

    • B. 

      Security

    • C. 

      Self-esteem

    • D. 

      Physiological

  • 22. 
    (007) Which vitamins are necessary for the production of red blood cells?
    • A. 

      Vitamins A

    • B. 

      Vitamins K

    • C. 

      Ascorbic acid

    • D. 

      B-complex vitamins

  • 23. 
    (007) What substance is necessary for hemoglobin synthesis?
    • A. 

      Iron

    • B. 

      Soy

    • C. 

      Niacin

    • D. 

      Calcium

  • 24. 
    (007) Plasma lipids include what three substances?
    • A. 

      Vitamins, minerals, and herbs

    • B. 

      Water, sucrose, and polyunsaturated fats

    • C. 

      Nitrogen, carbon dioxide, and glucosaccaride

    • D. 

      Triglycerides, phospholipids, and cholesterol

  • 25. 
    (007) What two actions are included in the physiological need of rest?
    • A. 

      Rest and activity

    • B. 

      Pain free and rest

    • C. 

      Activity and pain free

    • D. 

      Pain free and exercise