Infection Control Quiz Trivia Questions: Test!

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Infection Control Quiz Trivia Questions: Test!

What do you know about infection control? Do you know enough to pass this quiz? Infection control is vital in our society today, especially with the coronavirus playing a prominent role in infecting people. Infection control encompasses factors that pertain to the spread of infections within the healthcare setting. It involves preventative measures such as thorough hand washing, cleaning, disinfecting, sanitizing, and vaccinating. This quiz stresses the importance of infection control. It would be best if you took this amazing quiz.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which of the following are the components of the chain of infections?
    • A. 

      Mode of transmission, Host, Infectious agent, Portal of entry, Portal of exit

    • B. 

      Portal of entry, Infectious agent, Host, Reservoir, Portal of exit, Mode of transmission

    • C. 

      Host, Infectious agent, Reservoir, portal of exit

    • D. 

      Portal of exit, Host, Infectious agent, Reservoir

  • 2. 
    Which of the following is an infection ,that is acquired in the hospital that was not present or incubating at the time of hospitalization?
    • A. 

      Primary infection

    • B. 

      Nosocomial infection

    • C. 

      Community acquired infection

    • D. 

      Secondary infection

  • 3. 
    Which of the following is the infection that only affects the immune-suppressed?
    • A. 

      Nosocomial infection

    • B. 

      Primary infection

    • C. 

      Opportunistic infection

    • D. 

      Secondary infection

  • 4. 
    Which of the following HAI’s are commonly seen in your Hospital?
    • A. 

      Urinary Tract Infection (UTI)

    • B. 

      Surgical wound infection

    • C. 

      Respiratory tract infection (RTI)

    • D. 

      Skin infection

  • 5. 
    Which population is most susceptible to Hospital acquired infections?
    • A. 

      Inpatients

    • B. 

      Outpatients

    • C. 

      Nurses

    • D. 

      Doctors

  • 6. 
    Which of the following behavior(s) can spread infectious organism?
    • A. 

      Laughing

    • B. 

      Sneezing

    • C. 

      Talking

    • D. 

      Handshaking

  • 7. 
    Which of the following immunity develops in response to an infection?
    • A. 

      Innate immunity

    • B. 

      Natural active immunity

    • C. 

      Artificial active immunity

    • D. 

      Passive immunity

  • 8. 
    What is the term used to define the state of being free from disease causing contaminants?
    • A. 

      Antisepsis

    • B. 

      Infection control

    • C. 

      Asepsis

    • D. 

      Aseptic

  • 9. 
    Which of the preferred hand washing method to prevent transmission of infection?
    • A. 

      Alcohol hand- rub

    • B. 

      Water and soap

    • C. 

      Running water

    • D. 

      Iodine

  • 10. 
    Which of the following is not a part of moments of hand washing?
    • A. 

      Before touching a patient.

    • B. 

      Before touching a patient's chart

    • C. 

      After touching a patient.

    • D. 

      After body fluid exposure.

  • 11. 
    What is the time duration for medical & surgical hand washing?
    • A. 

      10-15seconds and 1-3 minutes

    • B. 

      15 seconds and 5-6 minutes

    • C. 

      40-60seconds and 2-5 minutes

    • D. 

      30 seconds and 1 minute

  • 12. 
    Which of the following is a correct sequence to wear a PPE?
    • A. 

      Mask, Gown, Gloves, Face shield

    • B. 

      Gown, Mask, Face shield, Gloves

    • C. 

      Gloves, Gown, Mask, Face shield

    • D. 

      Face shield, Mask, Gloves, Gown

  • 13. 
    Which of the following is the correct sequence to remove PPE?
    • A. 

      Gown, Gloves, Face Shield, Mask

    • B. 

      Gloves, Face shield, Gown, Mask

    • C. 

      Mask, Face Shield, Gown, Gloves

    • D. 

      Gloves, Gown, Face shield, Mask

  • 14. 
    Where should  Anatomical wastes be discarded?
    • A. 

      Blue garbage bag

    • B. 

      Yellow garbage bag

    • C. 

      Red garbage bag

    • D. 

      Black garbage bag

  • 15. 
     Staff nurse in MICU asked you to change the DNS bottle, where will you discard the finished one?
    • A. 

      Red garbage bag

    • B. 

      Yellow garbage bag

    • C. 

      Black garbage bag

    • D. 

      Blue garbage bag

  • 16. 
    Where should sharp instruments be discarded?
    • A. 

      Blue garbage bag

    • B. 

      Red garbage bag

    • C. 

      Puncture proof container

    • D. 

      Green garbage bag

  • 17. 
    Which of the following process destroys microorganisms including its spores?
    • A. 

      Disinfection

    • B. 

      Sterilisation

    • C. 

      Antiseptic

    • D. 

      Sanitisation

  • 18. 
    Among the following, which is used for sterilization? 
    • A. 

      Linen

    • B. 

      Surgical instruments

    • C. 

      Stethoscope

    • D. 

      Bed pan

  • 19. 
    Which of the following is a process used for sterilizing plastic and rubber items?
    • A. 

      Autoclaving

    • B. 

      Chemicals

    • C. 

      Ethylene oxide gas

    • D. 

      Boiling

  • 20. 
    Which of the following is not a process of waste management?
    • A. 

      Segregation

    • B. 

      Collection

    • C. 

      Generation

    • D. 

      Treatment

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