Cosmetology - Infection Control: Principales And Practice

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Cosmetology - Infection Control: Principales And Practice

Our skins are exposed to a lot of harmful chemicals and products on the daily and when we see the effect of these products a cosmetologist helps reduce the effects or identify the cause. As an aspiring cosmetologist, what do you know about infection control? Take up this principles practice quiz and find out if you are ready to give advice to your clients on the topic.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    One-celled microorganisms with both plant and animal characteristics are known as:
    • A. 

      Fungi

    • B. 

      Cilia

    • C. 

      Bacteria

    • D. 

      Viruses

  • 2. 
    A type of pathogenic bacteria is the:
    • A. 

      Saprophyte

    • B. 

      Parasite

    • C. 

      Virus

    • D. 

      Cilia

  • 3. 
    Harmful bacteria are referred to as:
    • A. 

      Nonpathogenic

    • B. 

      Saprophytes

    • C. 

      Protozoa

    • D. 

      Pathogenic

  • 4. 
    Pathogenic bacteria produce:
    • A. 

      Health

    • B. 

      Beneficial effects

    • C. 

      Disease

    • D. 

      Antitoxins

  • 5. 
    A type of bacteria that lives on dead matter is:
    • A. 

      Saprophytes

    • B. 

      Flagella

    • C. 

      Viruses

    • D. 

      Parasites

  • 6. 
    Syphilis and Lyme disease are caused by:
    • A. 

      Cocci

    • B. 

      Spirilla

    • C. 

      Diplococci

    • D. 

      Bacilli

  • 7. 
    Cocci are bacteria with a:
    • A. 

      Spiral shape

    • B. 

      Round shape

    • C. 

      Corkscrew shape

    • D. 

      Rod shape

  • 8. 
    Bacilli are bacteria with a:
    • A. 

      Corkscrew shape

    • B. 

      Round shape

    • C. 

      Spiral shape

    • D. 

      Rod shape

  • 9. 
    Bacteria that are arranged like a string of beads and cause strep throat and blood poisoning are:
    • A. 

      Streptococci

    • B. 

      Bacilli

    • C. 

      Diplococci

    • D. 

      Staphylococci

  • 10. 
    Spirilla are bacteria with a
    • A. 

      Corkscrew shape

    • B. 

      Round shape

    • C. 

      Flat shape

    • D. 

      Rod shape

  • 11. 
    The bacteria that caused conern in 2000 in the pedicure industry was:
    • A. 

      Treponema pallida

    • B. 

      Pseudomonas aeruginosa

    • C. 

      Borrelia burgdorferi

    • D. 

      Mycobacterium fortuitum furunculosis

  • 12. 
    The bacteria that rarely show active motility, or self-movement, are the:
    • A. 

      Flagella

    • B. 

      Cocci

    • C. 

      Bacilli

    • D. 

      Spirilla

  • 13. 
    The slender, hair like extensions with which certain bacteria move about are called:
    • A. 

      Spores

    • B. 

      Flagella

    • C. 

      Saprophytes

    • D. 

      Diplococci

  • 14. 
    Bacteria cells reproduce by simply dividing into two new cells in a process called:
    • A. 

      Mitosis

    • B. 

      Motility

    • C. 

      The vegetative stage

    • D. 

      The spore-forming stage

  • 15. 
    During the inactive stage, certain bacteria, such as the anthrax and tetanus bacilli, form:
    • A. 

      Flagella

    • B. 

      Spores

    • C. 

      Daughter cells

    • D. 

      Toxins

  • 16. 
    A communicable disease is:
    • A. 

      Not transferred from one person to another

    • B. 

      Prevented by vaccination

    • C. 

      Transmitted from one person to another

    • D. 

      Caused by nonpathogenic bacteria

  • 17. 
    A generall infection, such as _ affects the whoe body.
    • A. 

      A skin lesion

    • B. 

      Syphilis

    • C. 

      A pimple

    • D. 

      An epidemic

  • 18. 
    Pus is a sign of:
    • A. 

      Epidemic

    • B. 

      Acquired immunity

    • C. 

      Natural immunity

    • D. 

      Infection

  • 19. 
    Viruses cause:
    • A. 

      Tuberculosis and tetanus

    • B. 

      Strep throat and blood poisoning

    • C. 

      Abcesses and boils

    • D. 

      Measles and hepatitis

  • 20. 
    One difference between viruses and bacteria is that bacteria:
    • A. 

      Can live on their own

    • B. 

      Become part of cells

    • C. 

      Are resistant to antibiotics

    • D. 

      Can penetrate cells

  • 21. 
    Hepatitis is a disease marked by inflammation of the:
    • A. 

      Stomach

    • B. 

      Kidneys

    • C. 

      Heart

    • D. 

      Liver

  • 22. 
    Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS) breaks down the body's:
    • A. 

      Digestive system

    • B. 

      Skeletal system

    • C. 

      Immune system

    • D. 

      Nervous system

  • 23. 
    AIDS is caused by:
    • A. 

      The herpes virus

    • B. 

      Poor personal hygiene

    • C. 

      The HIV virus

    • D. 

      Contaminated food

  • 24. 
    The HIV virus can be transmitted by:
    • A. 

      Sharing food

    • B. 

      Kissing

    • C. 

      Casual contact

    • D. 

      Sharp implements

  • 25. 
    Bacteria and viruses can enter the body through:
    • A. 

      Oily skin

    • B. 

      Dry skin

    • C. 

      Broken skin

    • D. 

      Moist skin