Cleaning And Decontamination Quiz! Trivia

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Cleaning And Decontamination Quiz! Trivia

Do you know anything about decontamination? Do you trust you will be able to pass this quiz? Cleanliness is important. We must eradicate germs and harmful substances, however, and whenever we can. Decontamination protects workers from hazardous materials that may taint and eventually permeate items. Using whatever tools necessary, such as pressurized or gravity flow, chemical leaching and extraction, evaporation/vaporization, and pressured air jets. Take this quiz and learn more about cleaning and decontamination.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Instruments with lumens should always be soaked in a vertical position and should not be soaked in a horizontal position.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    The mechanical process by which an ultrasonic cleaner works is called cavitation.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    To prevent aerosols, items should be brushed below the surface of the water.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    Automatic washers clean using a spray-force action called impingement.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    Instruments received from surgery and tagged for repair do not need to be cleaned until they come back from repair.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    Powered surgical instruments should be cleaned using a mechanical cleaning process.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    There are currently no methods available to verify cleaning process outcomes.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    All sonic cleaners have a decontamination cycle.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    Horizontal work surfaces in the decontamination area should be cleaned and disinfected once per day.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    Because of the cavitation and impingement action of mechanical cleaners, there is a no need to pre-clean items that will be processed in a mechanical cleaner.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False