Nurs 200 - Exam 2 - Chapter 27: Asepsis And Infection Control

93 Questions | Total Attempts: 41

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Infection Quizzes & Trivia

A self-designed chapter test from Fundamentals of Nursing textbook. For questions with multiple right anwers, select the best answer.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Fungi are present in
    • A. 

      Soil

    • B. 

      Air

    • C. 

      Water

    • D. 

      All of the above

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 2. 
    _____ is a disease state that restuls from the presence of pathogens. It occurs as a result of a cycllic process consisting of six components.
  • 3. 
    What is a disease-producing microorganism
  • 4. 
    What is the most significant and most ocmmonly ovbserved infection-causing agent in healthcare institutions?
  • 5. 
    Step one of the infection cycle is:
  • 6. 
    The second component of the infection cycle is:
  • 7. 
    The third step of the infection process is:
  • 8. 
    The fourth part of the infection cycle is:
  • 9. 
    The fifth step on the infection process:
  • 10. 
    The sixth part of the infection cycle is:
  • 11. 
    Which of the follownig is not used to categorize bacteria?
    • A. 

      Cocci

    • B. 

      Spirochete

    • C. 

      Gram positive

    • D. 

      Bacilli

    • E. 

      Mold

  • 12. 
    Gram-_____ bacteria are stained purple because they have thick cell walls that resist decolourization.
  • 13. 
    Most bacteria are aerobic or anaerobic?
  • 14. 
    The smallest of all microorganisms, visible only with an electron microscope is a
  • 15. 
    _____ of the organisms is its ability to cause disease
  • 16. 
    Bacteria that normally cause no problem but, with certain factors, may potentially be harmful are reffered to as ______.
  • 17. 
    E. coli is a
    • A. 

      Pathogen

    • B. 

      Normal flora

    • C. 

      Opportunist

    • D. 

      A and C

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 18. 
    ____ for growth and multiplication of microorganisms is the natural habitat of the organism. It could be humans, animals, soil, food, water, milk, and inanimate objects.
  • 19. 
    Some humans are reservoirs for the infectious agent but do not exhibit any manifestations of the disease, they are called:
  • 20. 
    In humans, which of the following is not a common portals of exit or escape routes:
    • A. 

      Respiratory tract

    • B. 

      Gastrointestinal tract

    • C. 

      Genitourinary tract

    • D. 

      Breaks in the skin

    • E. 

      Muscular system

  • 21. 
    Transmission can be through:
    • A. 

      Direct contact

    • B. 

      Blood

    • C. 

      Indirect contact

    • D. 

      Water

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 22. 
    Contaminated inanimate objects are
  • 23. 
    Nonhuman carriers that transmit organisms from one host ot another are known as
  • 24. 
    Lice or mosquitos can be a:
    • A. 

      Fomite

    • B. 

      Vector

    • C. 

      Direct contact transmission

    • D. 

      All of the above

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 25. 
    ______ transmission is when an infected host coughs, sneezes, or talks and less than 5um