Infection Control Microrganisms Quiz

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Infection Control Microrganisms Quiz

When we take a look at the subject of infection control, we’re looking at the many helpful ways in which we can prevent people from being contaminated by harmful microorganisms like bacteria and viruses, so that we can avoid contracting illnesses of varying degrees of severity. Do you know as much as you should about infection control? Take the following quiz to find out. Good luck!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The one-celled microrganisms also known as germs or microbes are:
    • A. 

      Viruses

    • B. 

      Fungui

    • C. 

      Bacteria

    • D. 

      Cilia

  • 2. 
    Parasites area type of
    • A. 

      Disease

    • B. 

      Pathogenic virus

    • C. 

      Non pathogenic bacteria

    • D. 

      Pathogenic bacteria

  • 3. 
    Bacteria that cause dissease are called
    • A. 

      Non pathogenic

    • B. 

      Protozoa

    • C. 

      Pathogenic

    • D. 

      Saprophytes

  • 4. 
    Disease in plant or animal tissue is caused by
    • A. 

      Acidophilous

    • B. 

      Saprophytes

    • C. 

      Pathogenic bacteria

    • D. 

      Non pathogenic bacteria

  • 5. 
    The technical term for bacteria that lives on dead matter is
    • A. 

      Parasites

    • B. 

      Viruses

    • C. 

      Saprofytes

    • D. 

      Flagella

  • 6. 
    The spirilla bacteria treponema pallida causes
    • A. 

      Syphilis

    • B. 

      Tuberculosis

    • C. 

      Peneumonia

    • D. 

      Abscesses

  • 7. 
    The type oif bacteria called cocci have
    • A. 

      Spiral shape

    • B. 

      Rounbd shape

    • C. 

      Rod shape

    • D. 

      Corkscrew shape

  • 8. 
    The type of bacteria that has a rod shape is called
    • A. 

      Diplococci

    • B. 

      Staphylococci

    • C. 

      Spirrilla

    • D. 

      Bacilli

  • 9. 
    Pus-forming bacteria that cause strep throat and blod poisoning are
    • A. 

      Streptococci

    • B. 

      Bacilli

    • C. 

      Stephylococci

    • D. 

      Diplococci

  • 10. 
    The bacteria with the corkscrew or spira lshape are
    • A. 

      Staphylococci

    • B. 

      Sperilla

    • C. 

      Diplococci

    • D. 

      Bacilli

  • 11. 
    In California in 2000, in normaloly harmless bacteria that caus infections in over 100 pedicure clients was
    • A. 

      Mycobacterium fortuitum fure

    • B. 

      Pseudomonas

    • C. 

      Borrelia burgdoferi

    • D. 

      Treponema pallida

  • 12. 
    Cocci rarely
    • A. 

      Show self -vement

    • B. 

      Undergo mitosis

    • C. 

      Reproduce

    • D. 

      Are pathogenic

  • 13. 
    Certain bacteria move about with the help of hair like extensions called
    • A. 

      Spores

    • B. 

      Saprofytes

    • C. 

      Diplococci

    • D. 

      Falgella

  • 14. 
    Mitosis is a proces by wich bacteria
    • A. 

      Divide

    • B. 

      Release toxins

    • C. 

      Move about

    • D. 

      Become inactive

  • 15. 
    Certain bacteria, during their inactive stage, form outer coveriung called
    • A. 

      Daughter cells

    • B. 

      Comunnicable

    • C. 

      Cronic

    • D. 

      Congenital

  • 16. 
    A tipical example of a general infection is
    • A. 

      Epidemic

    • B. 

      Pimple

    • C. 

      Syphillius

    • D. 

      Skin lession

  • 17. 
    A sign ofa bacteria infection is
    • A. 

      Pus

    • B. 

      Bleeding

    • C. 

      Cold

    • D. 

      Parasites

  • 18. 
    Diseases cause by viruses include
    • A. 

      Measles

    • B. 

      Abscensses and boils

    • C. 

      Strep throat adn blood poisoning

    • D. 

      Tuberculosis

  • 19. 
    Pnetrating cells and becoming part of them is characteristic of
    • A. 

      Bactetria

    • B. 

      Parasites

    • C. 

      Viruses

    • D. 

      Fungi

  • 20. 
    Hepatitis is caused by a bloodbornevirus and invovles inflammation of the
    • A. 

      Liver

    • B. 

      Kidneys

    • C. 

      Stomach

    • D. 

      Heart

  • 21. 
    The disease that breaks down the body's immune system is known as
    • A. 

      Hepatitis

    • B. 

      Pediculosis capitis

    • C. 

      Tuberculosis

    • D. 

      AIDS

  • 22. 
    Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS) is caused by
    • A. 

      The herpes virus

    • B. 

      Contaminated food

    • C. 

      Poor personal hygiene

    • D. 

      The HIV

  • 23. 
    The HIV virus is not transmited
    • A. 

      Through unprotected sexual contact

    • B. 

      By kissing or hugging

    • C. 

      Through cutsand sores

    • D. 

      By IV users sharing needles

  • 24. 
    One way in which bacteria anc viruses can enter the body is through
    • A. 

      Dry skin

    • B. 

      Oily skin

    • C. 

      Broken skin

    • D. 

      Moist skin

  • 25. 
    Fungi, or vegetable parasites, cause contagious diseases such as
    • A. 

      Flu

    • B. 

      Ringworm

    • C. 

      Hepatitis

    • D. 

      Tuberculosis

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