CDC 4N051 Medical Technician Set B (5th Edition) Practice Test!

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CDC 4N051 Medical Technician Set B (5th Edition) Practice Test!

This is a practice test for the individuals who are looking towards getting into "Centers for Diseases Control and Prevention (CDC)". This test is created with extremely useful questions which will help you to settle well in your preparation for the upcoming exam as well as for the gain of knowledge on various diseases and their treatments. So, let's take this test!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    (001) What organization is responsible for establishing the hospital accreditation evaluation criteria?
    • A. 

      The Joint Commission

    • B. 

      Infection Control Committee

    • C. 

      American College of Surgeons

    • D. 

      Center for Disease control and Prevention

  • 2. 
    (001) As a minimum, how frequently should area-specific general operating instructions (OI) be reviewed?
    • A. 

      Quarterly

    • B. 

      Annually

    • C. 

      Every two years

    • D. 

      As needed

  • 3. 
    (002) Which  of the following most accurately describes an organism that causes infection and disease?
    • A. 

      Antigen

    • B. 

      Antibody

    • C. 

      Pathogen

    • D. 

      Micro-organism

  • 4. 
    (002) Which infectious agents are primitive, one-celled, plant-like organisms that reproduce rapidly?
    • A. 

      Helminths

    • B. 

      Viruses

    • C. 

      Bacteria

    • D. 

      Fungi

  • 5. 
    (002) Which infectious agent included two structural categories known as yeast and molds?
    • A. 

      Fungi

    • B. 

      Virus

    • C. 

      Bacteria

    • D. 

      Chlamydiae

  • 6. 
    (002) What condition must be present for a virus to multiply?
    • A. 

      Water and soil

    • B. 

      Cool and dry

    • C. 

      Warm and moist

    • D. 

      Susceptible tissue

  • 7. 
    (003) Which stage of infection is the period of time between the invasion of the infectious agent into the body and the onset of the particular disease?
    • A. 

      Illness

    • B. 

      Virulence

    • C. 

      Incubation

    • D. 

      Convalescence

  • 8. 
    (003) Which of the following best states the purpose of the standard precautions recommended by the Centers for Disease Control (CDC)?
    • A. 

      Prevent the risk of transmission of blood borne pathogens

    • B. 

      Reduce the spread of infectious agents by interfering with the organism's known method of transmission

    • C. 

      Prevent the spread of infectious agents by interfering with the organism's known method of reproduction

    • D. 

      Reduce the risk of transmission of micro-organisms from both recognized and unrecognized sources of infection in hospitals

  • 9. 
    (003) What should you do if the clothes you are wearing at work become contaminated?
    • A. 

      Change into clean clothes before leaving work and throw the clothes in the trash

    • B. 

      Change into clean clothes, bag the dirty clothes and launder them in hot soapy water

    • C. 

      Wipe off the affected area before leaving work and launder clothes in hot soapy water

    • D. 

      Wipe off the affected area, change into clean clothes, and throw dirty clothes into the trash

  • 10. 
    (004) One of the most common and serious complications a female may develop from gonorrhea is_________________?
    • A. 

      Pelvic inflammatory disease (PID)

    • B. 

      Irregular menstrual cycles

    • C. 

      Vaginal discharge

    • D. 

      Chlamydia

  • 11. 
    (004) A health care provider notifies Public Health of a suspected communicable disease by
    • A. 

      Using the telephone or locally derived form

    • B. 

      Completing an Air Force (AF) Form 422, Physical Profile

    • C. 

      Paging a Public Health representative to report to the clinic

    • D. 

      Faxing a Standard For (SF) 600, Chronological Record of Patient Care

  • 12. 
    (005) Which medical term means the absence of infection?
    • A. 

      Antimicrobial

    • B. 

      Antiseptic

    • C. 

      Asepsis

    • D. 

      Sepsis

  • 13. 
    (005) Which substance is used to inhibit the growth and development of micro-organisms on living tissue?
    • A. 

      Disinfectant

    • B. 

      Antiseptic

    • C. 

      Detergent

    • D. 

      Antitoxin

  • 14. 
    (006) When using a mask in an isolation unit, put the mask on_______________
    • A. 

      After entering the unit, and take it off before leaving

    • B. 

      After entering the unit, and take it off after leaving

    • C. 

      Before entering, and take it off before leaving

    • D. 

      Before entering, and take it off after leaving

  • 15. 
    (007) What is the shelf life for sterilized equipment using the event-related method?
    • A. 

      30 days

    • B. 

      45 days

    • C. 

      6 months

    • D. 

      When the package integrity is compromised

  • 16. 
    (007) Which is not a commonly used disinfecting agent?
    • A. 

      Formaldehydes

    • B. 

      Hydrochloric Acid

    • C. 

      Phenolics

    • D. 

      Alcohol

  • 17. 
    (007) What is the temperature range of the sterilization cycle in a peracetic acid sterilizer?
    • A. 

      Between 112 and 121 degrees F

    • B. 

      Between 122 and 131 degrees F

    • C. 

      Between 215 and 230 degrees F

    • D. 

      Between 270 and 285 degrees F

  • 18. 
    (007) Which item may not be placed in a hydrogen peroxide plasma sterilizer?
    • A. 

      Plastic Trays

    • B. 

      Count Sheets

    • C. 

      Metal Instruments

    • D. 

      Nonmetal Instruments

  • 19. 
    (008) What are the standard identifiers associated with the National Patient Safety Guidelines?
    • A. 

      Patient's full name and date of birth

    • B. 

      Patient's full name and Social Security Number

    • C. 

      Patient's Social Security Number and date of birth

    • D. 

      Patient's last name, age, and Social Security Number

  • 20. 
    (008) What are the foundations of safe and effective healthcare?
    • A. 

      Risk assessment and control

    • B. 

      Risk management and patient safety

    • C. 

      Proactive risk identification, assessment, and control

    • D. 

      Competent patient-centered care and a culture of safety

  • 21. 
    (009) The very low-density lipoproteins transport _______________
    • A. 

      Glucose from the small intestine to the live to be stored as glycogen

    • B. 

      Amino acids to the liver to dispose of most of the cholesterol through bile

    • C. 

      Lipids from the liver to the stomach where they are joined with amino acids

    • D. 

      Triglycerides that are synthesized in the liver from carbohydrates to adipose cells

  • 22. 
    (009) Nursing actions that facilitate self-actualization is pertinent during which aspect of the nursing care?
    • A. 

      Illness

    • B. 

      Wellness

    • C. 

      Diagnosis

    • D. 

      Rehabilitation

  • 23. 
    (010) A toddler is expected to weigh four times the birth weight at _____________
    • A. 

      12 months

    • B. 

      18 months

    • C. 

      24 months

    • D. 

      30 months

  • 24. 
    (010) Which is a characteristic of late adulthood?
    • A. 

      Muscle atrophy

    • B. 

      Caring for elderly parents

    • C. 

      Increased cellular oxygen content

    • D. 

      Calcium loss in females is first noticed

  • 25. 
    (011) What controllable factor did Florence Nightingale link with health and the environment?
    • A. 

      Fitness

    • B. 

      Pure Water

    • C. 

      Work site safety

    • D. 

      Psychological wellness

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