Ch 5: Infection Control: Principles And Practices

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Ch 5: Infection Control: Principles And Practices

Living a healthy life does not only mean how to treat conditions, but also to prevent getting into the unhealthy state. Infection control is the first step of healthy living. The quiz below tests on its principles and practices.


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 cleint 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 fluids 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 the nails with a nail brush for at least:
    • A. 

      5 min

    • B. 

      1 min

    • C. 

      45 sec

    • D. 

      10 sec

  • 17. 
    Antiseptic are effective for:
    • A. 

      Disinfecting instruments

    • B. 

      Killing germs on the hands

    • C. 

      Disinfecting equiptment

    • D. 

      Sterilizing equipment

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

      Bloodborne pathogens

    • B. 

      Nonpathogenic pathogens

    • C. 

      Influenza

    • D. 

      Fungi

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

      Following state and federal law

    • 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 min

    • B. 

      10 min

    • C. 

      60 sec

    • D. 

      20 min

  • 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. 

      Adding water to disinfectant

    • C. 

      Stirring the mixture until foamy

    • D. 

      Adding hard tap water only to disinfectant

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