CST Chapter 10 Quiz

15 Questions | Total Attempts: 5122

SettingsSettingsSettings
CST Quizzes & Trivia

Chapter 10 quiz


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The use of heat to kill all microorganisms except spores is called
    • A. 

      Sterilization

    • B. 

      Thermal disinfection

    • C. 

      High level disinfection

    • D. 

      Mehcanical disinfection

  • 2. 
    These chemicals are used on animate to slow the growth of microorganisms
    • A. 

      Glutaraldehydes

    • B. 

      Disinfectants

    • C. 

      Halogens

    • D. 

      Antiseptics

  • 3. 
    Items that are introduced directly into the bloodstream or other normally steril areas of the body are classified as
    • A. 

      Critical items

    • B. 

      Semi critical items

    • C. 

      Non critical items

    • D. 

      Equipment

  • 4. 
    The process by which all forms of microorganisms are completely destryed is called
    • A. 

      High level disinfection

    • B. 

      Thermal disinfection

    • C. 

      Sterilization

    • D. 

      Chemical disinfection

  • 5. 
    Iodophors are a member of this disinfectant family
    • A. 

      Intermediate to low level disinfectants

    • B. 

      Intermediate to high level disinfectants

    • C. 

      High level disinfectants

    • D. 

      Sterilants

  • 6. 
    Which of the following are classified as high level disinfectants
    • A. 

      Glutaraldehyde and phenolics

    • B. 

      Glutaraldehyde and OPA

    • C. 

      Quaternary ammonium compounds and phenolics

    • D. 

      Halogens and OPA

  • 7. 
    Thermal disinfection is accomplished using
    • A. 

      Heated chemicals

    • B. 

      Heated glurataldehyde

    • C. 

      Prolonged high pressure steam

    • D. 

      Heated water

  • 8. 
    How long must alcohol remain in wet contact with an item to achieve a reasonable level of disinfection
    • A. 

      3 min

    • B. 

      5 min

    • C. 

      10 min

    • D. 

      20 min

  • 9. 
    Which of the following would be the best choice for high level disinfection of instruments
    • A. 

      Phenolics

    • B. 

      Chlorine

    • C. 

      Iodophors

    • D. 

      OPA

  • 10. 
    Items need to be cleaned before they are sterilized but they do not need to be cleaned before they are disfinected
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 11. 
    When liquid chemicals are labeled as both a high level disinfectant and a sterilant the time required to acheive sterilization is longer than the time required to achieve high level disinfectionn
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 12. 
    Mechanical washers and washer decontaminators are regulated by the CDC
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 13. 
    All liquid dinsinfectants are capable of sterilization if their exposre time is increased
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 14. 
    Log books chould be maintained when using glutaraldehyde and OPA
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

Back to Top Back to top