CST Chapter 11 Quiz

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Chapter 11 quiz


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  • 1. 
    Tungsten carbide scissors blades hold a sharp edge longer than stainless steel ones
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    Tissue forceps have teeth and dressing forceps have serrations
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    Double action ronguers should be tested for sharpness using tissue paper
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    Laser etching is a permanent instrument marking process
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    Because they are mild cleaners dish soaps are the cleaners of choice for surgical instruments
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    Microgrind or supercut scissors are usually identified with a black handle
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    Stainless steel jaw needleholders last longer than tungsten carbide jaw needleholders
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    The place where the two parts of a ring handled instrument meet and pivot is called the box lock
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    Instruments are heat treated to give their surface a mirror finish
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    Tissue forceps have teeth
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 11. 
    During instrument manufacture the process of passication helps buil a protective chromium oxide layer on each instruments surface
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 12. 
    The part of a hemostat that locks and holds it in position is called the box lock
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 13. 
    Laser finished instruments are coated with a durable protective finish that cannot be chipped or scratched 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 14. 
    When assembling an instrument set heavier instruments should be placed on top of lighter ones to hold them in place
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 15. 
    After applying instrument identification tape isntruments should be autoclaved to help the tape bond to the instrument
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 16. 
    Instrument marking tape should be wrapped approximately ______ around the instrument
    • A. 

      1 to 1 1/2

    • B. 

      1 1/2 to 2

    • C. 

      2 to 2 1/2

    • D. 

      2 1/2 to 3

  • 17. 
    Which of the following is not an acceptable form of instrument marking
    • A. 

      Laser etching

    • B. 

      Acid base etching

    • C. 

      Electric etching

    • D. 

      Heat fused nylon

  • 18. 
    The purpose of a suction stylet is to
    • A. 

      Unclog the suction during surgery

    • B. 

      Clean the suction in the decontamination

    • C. 

      Facilitate the sterilization process

    • D. 

      Provide a measuring guide for the surgeon

  • 19. 
    Kerrison laminectomy ronguers should be tested using
    • A. 

      Tissue paper

    • B. 

      A plastic dowel rod

    • C. 

      Rubber testing material

    • D. 

      An index card

  • 20. 
    Scissor with tungsten carbide cutting edges are usually identified by
    • A. 

      Black handles

    • B. 

      Silver handles

    • C. 

      Gold handles

    • D. 

      The letters tc

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