Infection Control: Principles And Practices! Trivia Quiz

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Infection Control: Principles And Practices! Trivia Quiz

There is nothing that can scare people more than the knowledge that there is a new virus or infection, and no one has an idea on how it is spread, or it is spread at all. This is why practitioners aim to find this out first before they can look for a cure as we continue to learn about infection control, we covered principles and practices surrounding it. Take this quiz and see how much you understood.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Cocci are bacteria that are:
    • A. 

      Round-shaped

    • B. 

      Rod-shaped

    • C. 

      Flat-shaped

    • D. 

      Spore-shaped

  • 2. 
    Which type of bacteria can cause strep throat or blood poisoning?
    • A. 

      Fungi

    • B. 

      Spirilla

    • C. 

      Bacilli

    • D. 

      Streptococci

  • 3. 
    Bacteria that grow in pairs and can cause pneumonia are:
    • A. 

      Diplococci

    • B. 

      Diphtheria

    • C. 

      Discarded

    • D. 

      Toxins

  • 4. 
    Lyme disease and syphilis are caused by spiral or corkscrew-shaped bacteria called:
    • A. 

      Flagella

    • B. 

      Strep

    • C. 

      Spirilla

    • D. 

      Cocci

  • 5. 
    In 2000, a bacteria called Mycobacterium fortuitum caused a client outbreak due to the failure of the practitioner to follow proper disinfection guidelines for:
    • A. 

      Sharp implements

    • B. 

      Whirlpool foot spas

    • C. 

      Shampoo stations

    • D. 

      Styling chairs

  • 6. 
    Bacteria generally consist of an outer cell wall containing a liquid called:
    • A. 

      Nucleic acid

    • B. 

      Cytoplasm

    • C. 

      Protoplasm

    • D. 

      Protons

  • 7. 
    The process whereby bacteria grow, reproduce, and divide into two new cells is:
    • A. 

      Binary fission

    • B. 

      Meiosis

    • C. 

      Photosynthesis

    • D. 

      Metamorphosis

  • 8. 
    The presence of pus is a sign of:
    • A. 

      Immunity

    • B. 

      Congestion

    • C. 

      Bacterial infection

    • D. 

      Sunburn

  • 9. 
    A _______ infection appears as a lesion containing pus and is confined to a particular part of the body.
    • A. 

      Contagious

    • B. 

      Local

    • C. 

      Primary

    • D. 

      Secondary

  • 10. 
    Which of the following is a condition caused by an infestation of head lice?
    • A. 

      Hepatitis

    • B. 

      Scabies

    • C. 

      Pediculosis capitis

    • D. 

      Tinea pedis

  • 11. 
    The ability of the body to destroy and resist infection is called:
    • A. 

      Immunity

    • B. 

      Decontamination

    • C. 

      Stasis

    • D. 

      Regulation

  • 12. 
    Disinfectants used in salons must carry a(n) _______ registration number.
    • A. 

      Food and Drug Administration (FDA)

    • B. 

      Occupation Protection Agency (OPA)

    • C. 

      U.S. Department of Labor (DOL)

    • D. 

      Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)

  • 13. 
    Which agency publishes the guidelines known as Universal Precautions?
    • A. 

      FDA

    • B. 

      OSHA

    • C. 

      CDC

    • D. 

      EPA

  • 14. 
    A salon implement that accidentally comes in contact with blood or body fluid must be thoroughly cleaned and:
    • A. 

      Completely immersed in an EPA-registered disinfectant

    • B. 

      Rinsed in an EPA-registered tuberculocidal antiseptic that kills HIV and HBV

    • C. 

      Placed in an EPA-registered antiseptic that kills HIV and hepatitis

    • D. 

      Briefly dipped in an EPA-registered solution that kills HIV and AIDS

  • 15. 
    Disinfectants with a high pH that can cause skin irritation or burn the skin or eyes are:
    • A. 

      Alcohol and bleach

    • B. 

      EPA-registered disinfectants

    • C. 

      Alcohol and quats

    • D. 

      Phenolic disinfectants

  • 16. 
    When washing your hands, you apply soap, lather and scrub your hands and under the free edges of nails with nail brush for at least:
    • A. 

      5 minutes

    • B. 

      1 minute

    • C. 

      45 seconds

    • D. 

      10 seconds

  • 17. 
    Antiseptics are effective for:
    • A. 

      Disinfecting instruments

    • B. 

      Killing germs on the hands

    • C. 

      Disinfecting equipment

    • D. 

      Sterilizing equipment

  • 18. 
    Universal Precautions require employees to assume that human blood and body fluids are infectious for:
    • A. 

      Blood borne pathogens

    • B. 

      Nonpathogenic pathogens

    • C. 

      Influenza

    • D. 

      Fungi

  • 19. 
    Which of the following is not part of your professional responsibilities?
    • A. 

      Follow state and federal laws

    • B. 

      Keep your license current

    • C. 

      Check for changes to rules

    • D. 

      Take shortcuts for cleaning

  • 20. 
    When disinfecting a whirlpool foot spa after use by a client, you must circulate the disinfectant for _______ or for the time recommended by the manufacturer. 
    • A. 

      5 minutes

    • B. 

      10 minutes

    • C. 

      60 seconds

    • D. 

      20 minutes

  • 21. 
    You should clean a whirlpool foot spa and leave disinfectant solution in it overnight:
    • A. 

      Every day

    • B. 

      At least once a month

    • C. 

      At least once a week

    • D. 

      Never

  • 22. 
    Which form of hepatitis is the most difficult to kill on a surface?
    • A. 

      Hepatitis A

    • B. 

      Hepatitis B

    • C. 

      Hepatitis C

    • D. 

      Hepatitis D

  • 23. 
    After cleaning and disinfecting a pipe-less foot spa at the end of the day, how should you dry it?
    • A. 

      With a clean paper towel

    • B. 

      With a clean linen towel

    • C. 

      With a blowdryer

    • D. 

      Let it air dry

  • 24. 
    Accelerated hydrogen peroxide, or AHP, is a recently approved form of disinfectant that only needs to be changed every:
    • A. 

      5 days

    • B. 

      30 days

    • C. 

      7 days

    • D. 

      14 days

  • 25. 
    Mix disinfectants properly by _______.
    • A. 

      Adding disinfectant to water

    • B. 

      Doing water to disinfectant

    • C. 

      Stirring the mixture until foamy

    • D. 

      Adding hard tap water only to disinfectant

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