Infection And Control

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Infection Quizzes & Trivia

This is a quiz from the Milady's Standard Cosmetology Exam Review Book.


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