Bloodborne Pathogens Effects: Quiz!

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Bloodborne Pathogens Effects: Quiz!

Are you familiar with bloodborne pathogens' effects? Bloodborne pathogens will stay in the human's blood for a long time. HIV, or the virus that causes AIDS, for example, wreaks havoc on your liver, and so can hepatitis. Infections can sometimes occur because of having an open sore or a cut. However, most of the time, it is transmitted through sexual contact or IV needle drug use. This great quiz will teach you about bloodborne pathogens.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The risk of exposure to Bloodborne Pathogens in a school is relatively low.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    The first thing that you must do when you have been exposed to Bloodborne Pathogens is:
    • A. 

      Call your husband or wife

    • B. 

      Call your doctor

    • C. 

      Immediately wash the exposed area with soap and water or flush mucus membranes and eyes with large amounts of water

    • D. 

      Contact your supervisor

  • 3. 
    Universal Precautions means:
    • A. 

      Washing your hands whenever you use the restroom

    • B. 

      Using extra care when you are working with a student with HIV

    • C. 

      Treating all bodily fluids as if they do, in fact, carry disease

  • 4. 
    Hepatitis B Virus affects the liver and is 100 times more contagious than HIV.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    Hepatitis B virus can survive on surfaces for:
    • A. 

      30 minutes

    • B. 

      5 minutes

    • C. 

      One month

  • 6. 
    Bloodborne Pathogens can be transmitted:
    • A. 

      Sexually

    • B. 

      By infected blood or body fluids

    • C. 

      Through contact with contaminated surfaces

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 7. 
    Prevention is the key to fight against viruses.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    Your most valuable Personal Protective Equipment is:
    • A. 

      Kleenex

    • B. 

      Non-latex gloves

    • C. 

      Paper towel

  • 9. 
    If you don't have gloves available, you can use a plastic grocery bag.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    If you come in contact with bodily fluids, you must:
    • A. 

      Wash the area with soap and water

    • B. 

      Contact the nurse (if available)

    • C. 

      Contact your supervisor

    • D. 

      Call Company Nurse On Call and follow their directions

    • E. 

      All of the above

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