Trivia Questions On Infection Control

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You can never be too careful when it comes to preventing the spread of harmful viral and bacterial infections from harming the people around us – so with that in mind, we’re here today to see how much you truly know about infection control with a helpful trivia quiz on the matter! Just answer all of the questions, and we’ll see if you’re as hygienic as you think you are!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Hand washing is the single most effective way to reduce the spread of germs.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    You can prevent germs from entering your body by wearing protective barriers, including gloves, aprons or gowns, masks, and protective eye wear.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    Body fluids such as urine, feces, and blood may be flushed down the toilet.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    The goal of infection control is to increase the spread of germs and to aid them in causing infection and disease to you and the person for whom you are caring.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    Soiled or wet bed linens should not be changed and laundered immediately and do not need to be washed separately from other family laundry.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    Disposable items that contain infectious body fluids such as bed pads or dressings should be wrapped in newspaper first to absorb excess moisture and then placed into a leak proof plastic bag. Tie or twist-tie the bag tightly and dispose of it in the trash.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    An infection may still develop even when we follow strict infection control guidelines.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    Universal Precautions are those practices which are performed to prevent the spread of infection or infectious diseases. These precautions should be used when the client is known to have an infection or when the possibility of contamination of the caregiver or client is present.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    Which of the following are signs and symptoms of an infection:
    • A. 

      Fever, chills and sweating

    • B. 

      Unusual fatigue

    • C. 

      Feelings of happiness

    • D. 

      Sore throat or cough

    • E. 

      Burning or painful urination

  • 10. 
    Universal Precautions are those practices which are performed to prevent the spread of infection or infectious diseases. Which of the following is NOT a Universal Precaution:
    • A. 

      Hand washing

    • B. 

      Wearing gloves

    • C. 

      Wearing a mask

    • D. 

      Smoking

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