Autoclave Sterilization Process: Test Your Knowledge! Trivia Quiz

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Autoclave Sterilization Process: Test Your Knowledge! Trivia Quiz

Over the past week, we have gotten to learn a lot when it comes to the Autoclave sterilization process. An autoclave is a machine used to sterilize surgical equipment, laboratory instruments, pharmaceutical items, and other material. Test your knowledge of proper use and safety measures to take when it comes to the machine by taking this quiz. All the best!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What type of fluid is added to the Autoclave?
    • A. 

      Sterile Water

    • B. 

      Normal Saline

    • C. 

      Distilled Water

    • D. 

      Tap Water

  • 2. 
    The indicator strip is placed into the autoclave after sterilization?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    Spore testing is done___________
  • 4. 
    All of the following must be done weekly:
    • A. 

      Document results of spore test in log

    • B. 

      Spore testing

    • C. 

      Print out results from nbbs.com

    • D. 

      Check water chamber level

  • 5. 
    The following are the most common reasons for spore testing failure:
    • A. 

      Expired test kit

    • B. 

      Operator error

    • C. 

      Underloading

    • D. 

      Sterilizer malfunction

  • 6. 
    If the temperature is 121' the indicator strip will not change color.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    The autoclaves exterior temperature remains cool while operating?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    What PPE equipment is required while unloading autoclave?
    • A. 

      Mask

    • B. 

      Goggles

    • C. 

      Gown

    • D. 

      Gloves

    • E. 

      Shoe covers