5 Infection Control

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5 Infection Control

Milady's Standard Cosmetology Test for Chapter 5, Infection Control.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The one-celled microorganisms also known as germs or microbes are:
    • A. 

      Viruses

    • B. 

      Fungi

    • C. 

      Bacteria

    • D. 

      Cilia

  • 2. 
    Parasites are types of:
    • A. 

      Disease

    • B. 

      Pathogenic virus

    • C. 

      Nonpathogenic bacteria

    • D. 

      Pathogenic bacteria

  • 3. 
    Bacteria that cause disease are called:
    • A. 

      Nonpathogenic

    • B. 

      Protozoa

    • C. 

      Pathogenic

    • D. 

      Saprophytes

  • 4. 
    Disease in plant or animal tissue is caused by:
    • A. 

      Acidophilus

    • B. 

      Saprophytes

    • C. 

      Pathogenic bacteria

    • D. 

      Nonpathogenic bacteria

  • 5. 
    Technical term for bacteria that live on dead matter is:
    • A. 

      Parasites

    • B. 

      Viruses

    • C. 

      Saprophytes

    • D. 

      Flagella

  • 6. 
    The spirilla bacteria Trepnema pallida causes:
    • A. 

      Syphilis

    • B. 

      Tuberculosis

    • C. 

      Pneumonia

    • D. 

      Abscesses

  • 7. 
    The type of bacteria called cocci have a:
    • A. 

      Spiral shape

    • B. 

      Round shape

    • C. 

      Rod shape

    • D. 

      Corkscrew shape

  • 8. 
    The type of bacteria that has a rod shape is called:
    • A. 

      Diplococci

    • B. 

      Staphylococci

    • C. 

      Spirilla

    • D. 

      Bacilli

  • 9. 
    Pus-forming bacteria that cause strep throat and blood poisoning are:
    • A. 

      Streptococci

    • B. 

      Bacilli

    • C. 

      Staphylococci

    • D. 

      Diplococci

  • 10. 
    The bacteria with a corkscrew or spiral shape are:
    • A. 

      Staphylococci

    • B. 

      Spirilla

    • C. 

      Diplococci

    • D. 

      Bacilli

  • 11. 
    In California in 2000, a normally harmless bacteria that cause infections in over 100 pedicure clients was:
    • A. 

      Mycobacterium fortuitum furunculosis

    • B. 

      Pseudomonas aeruginosa

    • C. 

      Borrelia burgdorferi

    • D. 

      Treponema pallida

  • 12. 
    Cocci rarely:
    • A. 

      Show self-movement

    • B. 

      Undergo mitosis

    • C. 

      Reproduce

    • D. 

      Are pathogenic

  • 13. 
    Certain bacteria move about with the help of hair like extensions called:
    • A. 

      Spores

    • B. 

      Saprophytes

    • C. 

      Diplococci

    • D. 

      Flagella

  • 14. 
    Mitosis is the process by which bacteria:
    • A. 

      Divide

    • B. 

      Release toxins

    • C. 

      Move about

    • D. 

      Become inactive

  • 15. 
    Certain bacteria, during their inactive stage, form outer coverings called:
    • A. 

      Daughter cells

    • B. 

      Flagella

    • C. 

      Spores

    • D. 

      Toxins

  • 16. 
    A disease that is transmitted from one person to another by contact is said to be:
    • A. 

      Occupational

    • B. 

      Communicable

    • C. 

      Chronic

    • D. 

      Congenital

  • 17. 
    A typical example of a general infection is:
    • A. 

      An epidemic

    • B. 

      A pimple

    • C. 

      Syphillis

    • D. 

      A skin lesion

  • 18. 
    A sign of bacterial infection is:
    • A. 

      Pus

    • B. 

      Bleeding

    • C. 

      A cold

    • D. 

      Parasites

  • 19. 
    Diseases caused by viruses include:
    • A. 

      Measles and hepatitis

    • B. 

      Abcesses and boils

    • C. 

      Strep throat and blood poisoning

    • D. 

      Tuberculosis and tetanus

  • 20. 
    Penetrating cells and becoming part of them is characteristic of:
    • A. 

      Bacteria

    • B. 

      Parasites

    • C. 

      Viruses

    • D. 

      Fungi

  • 21. 
    Hepatitis is caused by a bloodborne virus and involves inflammation of the:
    • A. 

      Liver

    • B. 

      Kidneys

    • C. 

      Stomach

    • D. 

      Heart

  • 22. 
    The disease that breaks down the body's immune system is known as:
    • A. 

      Hepatitis

    • B. 

      Pediculosis capitis

    • C. 

      Tuberculosis

    • D. 

      AIDS

  • 23. 
    Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS) is caused by:
    • A. 

      The herpes virus

    • B. 

      Contaminated food

    • C. 

      Poor personal hygiene

    • D. 

      The HIV virus

  • 24. 
    The HIV virus is not transmitted:
    • A. 

      Through unprotected sexual contact

    • B. 

      By kissing or hugging

    • C. 

      Through cuts and sores

    • D. 

      By IV users sharing needles

  • 25. 
    One way in which bacteria and viruses can enter the body is through:
    • A. 

      Dry skin

    • B. 

      Oily skin

    • C. 

      Broken skin

    • D. 

      Moist skin