Health care Infection Control! Trivia Quiz

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Health care Infection Control! Trivia Quiz

How many times a day do you wash your hands? Every time you visit the restroom is a good start, but what about when you prepare food or clean something up? There are different infections that humans are susceptible to, and some when they emerge can be contained or controlled in various ways. How do you prevent cross-contamination? Get to learn more about health care infection control in this trivia quiz.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    To avoid cross-contamination, when should the high-speed handpiece or air-water syringe be flushed with water?
    • A. 

      After each patient

    • B. 

      At the time of lubrication

    • C. 

      Once a day

    • D. 

      Once a week

  • 2. 
    The substance produced by the body in response to the hepatitis B vaccine is a/an
    • A. 

      Antibody

    • B. 

      Antigen

    • C. 

      Virus

    • D. 

      Bacterium

  • 3. 
    Instruments can be pre-soaked in holding solution immediately after use to
    • A. 

      Kill bacterial spores

    • B. 

      Precent drying of blood and organic matter

    • C. 

      Safely use the instruments without further processing

    • D. 

      Eliminate the need for ultrasonic cleaning

  • 4. 
    Which of the following shows that the sterilization process was successful?
    • A. 

      Readings on autoclave guages

    • B. 

      Timer indicating full cycle

    • C. 

      Spore tests

    • D. 

      Visual exxamination of heat indicating tape

  • 5. 
    To prevent cross-contamination in the dental office, which of the following is true regarding the use of latex gloves?
    • A. 

      Wash gloves between patients

    • B. 

      Use a new pair of gloves with each patient

    • C. 

      Disinfect gloves between patients

    • D. 

      Autoclave gloves between patients

  • 6. 
    The use of personal protective equipment is necessary because herpetic conjunctivitis can manifest in/on the
    • A. 

      Skin

    • B. 

      Lungs

    • C. 

      Tongue

    • D. 

      Eyes

  • 7. 
    A medical laboratory report which states that a patient is HBeAg Pos and HBsAg Pos suggests that this person.
    • A. 

      Has never had a hepatitis B vaccination

    • B. 

      Is currently being treated for hepatitis B

    • C. 

      Is not considered a carries of hepatitis B

    • D. 

      Is an efectious carrier of hepatitis B

  • 8. 
    If rag wheels are to be reused, what would be the BEST means of decontamination?
    • A. 

      Spray with phenolic alcohol between uses.

    • B. 

      Soak in glutaraldehyde

    • C. 

      Wipe off with iodophor.

    • D. 

      Autoclave.

  • 9. 
    How often should high-speed handpieces or air-water syringes be flushed with water?
    • A. 

      After each patient

    • B. 

      At the time of lubrication

    • C. 

      Once a day

  • 10. 
    Which of the following is an example of transmission via droplet infection?
    • A. 

      Contacting through breaks in the skin

    • B. 

      Inhaling through mucous membranes

    • C. 

      Touching contaminated instruments

    • D. 

      Using unclean work area

  • 11. 
    Controlling microbial contamination and infection is called:
    • A. 

      Sterilization

    • B. 

      Infection control

    • C. 

      Disinfection of objects

    • D. 

      Sanitization of a contaminated surface

  • 12. 
    One should not use _______ as a surface cover.
    • A. 

      Paper

    • B. 

      Plastic-backed patient napkin

    • C. 

      Plastic sheet (bag)

  • 13. 
    Which type of bacterium is shaped like a rod?
    • A. 

      Bacilli

    • B. 

      Cocci

    • C. 

      Spirilla

  • 14. 
    When should an alochol-based hand rub be used?
    • A. 

      Under any condition

    • B. 

      Only after hand-washing with another antimicrobial

    • C. 

      Only if no soil is visible on the hands

    • D. 

      Only is sterile gloves will be donned afterward

  • 15. 
    Bacteria that can live in both oxygen and the lack of oxygen.
    • A. 

      Faculative

    • B. 

      Aerobic

    • C. 

      Anaerobic

    • D. 

      Acidogenic