Infection Control 2 Multiple Choice Question

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Infection Control Quizzes & Trivia

In the study of health care, you’ll learn all about how to treat illnesses medically and how to operate on people to save their lives – but what you might want to know about above all is how to prevent the disease in the first place! That can be achieved in many cases through the study of infection control! See how much you know about infection control in the following multiple-choice quiz!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    If a microorganism is known to produce a disease, it is referred to as a
    • A. 

      Pathogen

    • B. 

      Pathogenic microorganism

    • C. 

      Normal flora

    • D. 

      A and B only

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 2. 
    It is not necessary to wash hands after removing gloves because your hands were protected by the gloves.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    An insect or animal carrier of a disease is known as:
    • A. 

      Fomite

    • B. 

      Vehicle

    • C. 

      Vector

    • D. 

      Carrier

  • 4. 
    The most common means of spreading infection are:
    • A. 

      Soiled instruments

    • B. 

      Infected patients

    • C. 

      Human hands

    • D. 

      Domestic animals

  • 5. 
    Hepatitis A and B are transmitted by the fecal-oral route
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    Which of the following are the factors that increase a patient's potential for acquiring a nosocomial infection?
    • A. 

      Age

    • B. 

      Nutritional status

    • C. 

      Stress

    • D. 

      Inadequate stress

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 7. 
    Hand hygiene is to be used in the following situations by imaging professionals in th eworkplace
    • A. 

      Before caring for a patient

    • B. 

      After caring for a patient

    • C. 

      When preparing for an invasive procedure

    • D. 

      1 and 3 only

    • E. 

      1, 2, and 3

  • 8. 
    Healthcare workers often contract Hepatitis B from needle-stick injuries
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    Which of the following refers to a patient who enters a hospital with a known infection?
    • A. 

      Nosocomial infection

    • B. 

      Iatrogenic infection

    • C. 

      Community-acquired infection

    • D. 

      Idiopathic infection

  • 10. 
    Which of the following are elements needed to transmit an infection?
    • A. 

      Infectious agent

    • B. 

      Reservoir

    • C. 

      Means of transmission

    • D. 

      All of the above

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