Questions On Infection Control: Quiz!

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  • 1. 
    Absence of disease-producing microorganisms.
    • A. 

      Asepsis

    • B. 

      Sterility

    • C. 

      Pathogen

    • D. 

      Nosocomial Infection

  • 2. 
    The complete absence of all microorganisms.
    • A. 

      Asepsis

    • B. 

      Contamination

    • C. 

      Nosocomial Infection

    • D. 

      Sterility

  • 3. 
    Microorganism capable of causing disease in humans.
    • A. 

      Asepsis

    • B. 

      Sterility

    • C. 

      Pathogen

    • D. 

      Cross Contamination

  • 4. 
    Infection Acquired while in a hospital.
    • A. 

      Virulence

    • B. 

      Contamination

    • C. 

      Nosocomial Infection

    • D. 

      Endotoxin

  • 5. 
    Transmission of microorganisms between PLACES or PERSONS.
    • A. 

      Asepsis

    • B. 

      Cross Contamination

    • C. 

      Nosocomial Infection

    • D. 

      Contamination

  • 6. 
    Presence of a microorganism in an otherwise sterile environment.
    • A. 

      Cross Contamination

    • B. 

      Contamination

    • C. 

      Nosocomial Infection

    • D. 

      Pathogen

  • 7. 
    The heightened ability of an organism to produce infection in its host.
    • A. 

      Pathogen

    • B. 

      Exotoxin

    • C. 

      Endotoxin

    • D. 

      Virulence

  • 8. 
    A poisonous substance produced primarily by gram POSITIVE BACTERIA and SECRETED into surrounding media; some are extremely lethal.
    • A. 

      Vectors

    • B. 

      Spores

    • C. 

      Vegetative Organisms

    • D. 

      Exotoxin

  • 9. 
    Poisonous substance produced by gram NEGATIVE BACTERIA and RELEASED when the bacterial cell is destroyed.
    • A. 

      Exotoxin

    • B. 

      Pathogen

    • C. 

      Virulence

    • D. 

      Endotoxin

  • 10. 
    Insect, animal, or another carrier that transfers an infecting agent form one host to another.
    • A. 

      Spore

    • B. 

      Pathogen

    • C. 

      Vector

    • D. 

      Asepsis

  • 11. 
    A resistant form of certain species of bacteria.
    • A. 

      Vector

    • B. 

      Endotoxin

    • C. 

      Exotoxin

    • D. 

      Spore

  • 12. 
    Reproduction and growth of microorganisms.
    • A. 

      Vegetative organisms

    • B. 

      Vector

    • C. 

      Virulence

    • D. 

      Cross Contamination

  • 13. 
    The removal of all foreign matter such as sputum blood, dirt, or organic matter that may provide an environment for bacterial growth.
    • A. 

      Disinfection

    • B. 

      Sterilization

    • C. 

      Cleaning

    • D. 

      Pathogenic

  • 14. 
    The process of destroying vegetative pathogenic microorganisms not sporicidal.
    • A. 

      Cleaning

    • B. 

      Sterilization

    • C. 

      Disinfection

    • D. 

      Pathogenic

  • 15. 
    Completed destruction or inactivation of all forms of microorganisms.
    • A. 

      Cleaning

    • B. 

      Sterilization

    • C. 

      Disinfection

    • D. 

      Contamination

  • 16. 
    Disease-producing
    • A. 

      Vector

    • B. 

      Pathogen

    • C. 

      Pathogenic

    • D. 

      Vegetative organism

  • 17. 
    The killing of microorganisms.
    • A. 

      Disinfectant

    • B. 

      Cidal

    • C. 

      Cleaning

    • D. 

      Sterilization

  • 18. 
    Inhibited
    • A. 

      Vector

    • B. 

      Vegetative organism

    • C. 

      Endotoxin

    • D. 

      Static

  • 19. 
    Eukaryotic organisms such as mitochondria use:
    • A. 

      Anaerobic metabolism

    • B. 

      Aerobic metabolism

    • C. 

      Gram positive organisms

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 20. 
    Prokaryotic Organisms such as Mycoplasmas with PEPTIDOGLYCAN:
    • A. 

      Gram Positive

    • B. 

      Stain Violet

    • C. 

      Aerobic metabolism

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 21. 
    Prokaryotic Organisms such as Blue-green algae LACK PEPTIDOGLYCAN:
    • A. 

      Stain Pink

    • B. 

      Gram Positive

    • C. 

      Gram Negative

    • D. 

      Stain VIolet

  • 22. 
    Mitochondria are absent; use aerobic metabolic enzymes:
    • A. 

      Bacteria

    • B. 

      Blue-green algae

    • C. 

      Mycoplasmas

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 23. 
    Develop in response to adverse environmental conditions:
    • A. 

      Nucleus

    • B. 

      Spores

    • C. 

      Viruses

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 24. 
    Regenerate to vegetative cell when conditions improve:
    • A. 

      Spores

    • B. 

      Bacteria

    • C. 

      Mycoplasmas

    • D. 

      Blue-green algae

  • 25. 
    Requirements for bacterial growth:
    • A. 

      Simple Nutrients - water, carbon, nitrogen, oxygen, calcium, potassium

    • B. 

      Complex Nutrients - Sugars, amino acids, blood products

    • C. 

      RNA

    • D. 

      DNA

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