Bloodborne Pathogens Trivia Questions

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Bloodborne Pathogens Quizzes & Trivia

Do you know about bloodborne pathogens? Try answering all these trivia questions from the quiz below to test your knowledge regarding bloodborne pathogens. These are microorganisms that are present in the body and cause diseases in humans, and are transmitted through the bloodstream. For it to spread, the body fluids of an infected person must enter the bloodstream of another person, and it occurs mostly through an open wound. Take the quiz below and see how enough you know about bloodborne pathogens.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    There is currently no vaccination available for Hepatitis B.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    It is important to understand and follow your employer's policies regarding bloodborne pathogens. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    Biological hazardous waste bags should be what color?
    • A. 

      Green

    • B. 

      Blue

    • C. 

      Red or Red-Orange

    • D. 

      Clear

    • E. 

      Black

  • 4. 
    Personal protective equipment is an important line of defense against exposure to bloodborne pathogens. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    Hepatitis B and Hepatitis C attack which organ?
    • A. 

      Heart

    • B. 

      Lungs

    • C. 

      Liver

    • D. 

      Pancreas

  • 6. 
    Universal Precautions means treating bodily fluids as if they are known to be infectious.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    There are only 3 bloodborne diseases.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    The Hepatitis B Vaccination has been proven to prevent the disease in approximately what percentage of those recieving the vaccine?
    • A. 

      100%

    • B. 

      95%

    • C. 

      90%

    • D. 

      70%

  • 9. 
    Disposable PPE can be reused if it is properly decontaminated. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    All persons infected with a bloodborne pathogen wil begin showing symptoms soon after. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 11. 
    PPE should be selected based upon the types of exposure that are reasonably anticipated. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 12. 
    It is the responsibility of the employees to provide PPE for themselves. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 13. 
    Handwashing is an important part of disease prevention. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 14. 
    Contaminated waste should immediately be placed in the nearest wastebasket. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 15. 
    An incident report should only be completed if you do not know whose blood you were exposed to. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 16. 
    Blood is the only bodily fluid that can carry pathogens.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 17. 
    The relative risk of exposure to bloodborne pathogens is great. However, once exposed the disease is not that serious. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 18. 
    AIDS is caused by which virus?
    • A. 

      HIV

    • B. 

      HBV

    • C. 

      HCV

    • D. 

      Corona

  • 19. 
    How often should Exposure Control plans be reviewd and updated?
    • A. 

      Monthly

    • B. 

      Annually

    • C. 

      Once each decade

    • D. 

      Regularly

  • 20. 
    The Needlestick Safety and Prevention Act requires the use of safer needles and disposal containers. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

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