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  • 1. 
    If the Flash sterilization load consists of a single instrument comprised of metal and without lumens, a ___________ cycle at 270deg F (132deg C) should be used.
    • A. 

      3 min

    • B. 

      4 min

    • C. 

      5 min

    • D. 

      10 min

  • 2. 
    If the load includes complex or lumened instruments, mixed materials, or multiple instruments, a ____________ cycle at 270deg F (132deg C) should be used.
    • A. 

      3 min

    • B. 

      4 min

    • C. 

      5 min

    • D. 

      10 min

  • 3. 
    Unlike gravity flash cycles, pre-vacuum flash cycles are standard sterilization cycles with a limited drying time.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    Pre-set pre-vacuum flash cycle drying time helps decrease steam in the chamber and does dry the instruments.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    Non-porous and porous items within wraps, pouches, or containers can be sterilized in pre-vacuum cycles if the appropiate times and temperatures are used for each.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    The Express cycle is preset by the manufacturer for __________ minutes at 270deg F with _________ minutes of trying time and a total cycle of __________ minutes.
    • A. 

      3, 4 and 10

    • B. 

      4, 3 and 12

    • C. 

      8, 5 and 10

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 7. 
    The Express cycle is a just-in-time process and has a shelf life.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    Up to _______ percent of the micro-organisms on an instrument can be removed with thorough cleaning.
    • A. 

      95

    • B. 

      97

    • C. 

      99

    • D. 

      100

  • 9. 
    There is no national recommendation for how long Central Sterile Dept needs to maintain cycle records.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    They style of sterilizer use a repeated sequence of steam flush and pressure pulse to remove air form the sterilizer chamber to process materials.
    • A. 

      Gravity Air

    • B. 

      Dynamic Air

    • C. 

      SFPP

    • D. 

      Flash

  • 11. 
    The process of sterilizing an items that is packaged is known as Flash Sterilization
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 12. 
    The process of sterilizing an item that is not packaged is known as Terminal Sterilization.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 13. 
    To unload a sterilizer, crack the door, and wait __________ minutes (if a vacuum unit) or _____________  minutes (if a gravity sterilizer) to assure proper evaporation and drying.
    • A. 

      8 and 15 to 20

    • B. 

      15 and 8 to 15

    • C. 

      10 and 10 to 20

    • D. 

      10 and 25 to 30

  • 14. 
    The most widely used temperature for dry heat sterilization is a minimum of 320deg F for preferably, two hours.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 15. 
    Sterilization______________ indicators help to confirm that package have been properly exposed to the sterilization process, and can be the first sign of a process error.
    • A. 

      Process

    • B. 

      Chemical

    • C. 

      Guaze strips

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 16. 
    Some chemical indicators are often the first performance test the user sees upon opening a sterile package.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 17. 
    The amount of time required to kill 90% of the microorganisms present is known as:
    • A. 

      Terminalization

    • B. 

      Sterility

    • C. 

      D-Values

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 18. 
    There are two types of sterile solutions:____________ and external solutions.
    • A. 

      Internal

    • B. 

      Parenteral

    • C. 

      Compound

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 19. 
    USP-NF states packaging requirements for purified water.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 20. 
    Quality Assurance for EtO has process monitors that consists of the "4 R's": Run, Read, Record and ___________.
    • A. 

      Re-act

    • B. 

      Resolve

    • C. 

      Retain

    • D. 

      Revert

  • 21. 
    EtO inactivates microbes by a process called__________, which seek out specific proteins in microbes to which to react.
    • A. 

      Alkylation

    • B. 

      Oxidation

    • C. 

      Treboridation

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 22. 
    The amount of Eto that remains inside materials after sterilization is called the residual.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 23. 
    Mixed EtO systems operates under a vacuum, while 100% EtO systems operate under pressure.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 24. 
    EtO Personnel Monitoring records must be kept for 30 years after an employee has completed the last EtO-related task.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 25. 
    Hydrogen peroxide does not have the same inherent penetration capabilities as EtO, nor is it nearly as soluble in most materials.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 26. 
    Ozone is generated within the equipment so there is no need to handle sterilant containers for Ozone Sterilizers.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 27. 
    Which of the following is not an ergonomic stressor?
    • A. 

      Vibration

    • B. 

      Repetition

    • C. 

      Awkward positions

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 28. 
    _________ involves methods used to assess the risks of a specific activity, and to develop a program to reduce losses from exposure to them.
    • A. 

      Risk Management

    • B. 

      Ergonomics

    • C. 

      Central Supply

    • D. 

      All the above

  • 29. 
    Fire extinguishers appropriate to the hazards that is present. If the fire involved flammable liquid which type of extinguisher would you use?
    • A. 

      A

    • B. 

      B

    • C. 

      C

    • D. 

      D

  • 30. 
    MSDS contains important information about hazardous materials that employee must know to work safely with any given material.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 31. 
    A molecular reaction that creates an uncontrolled release of energy is known as:
    • A. 

      Polymerization

    • B. 

      Molecular Fission

    • C. 

      Molecular Fusion

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 32. 
    A disease, one that occurs more or less continuously throughout a community is known as:
    • A. 

      Epidemic

    • B. 

      Endemic

    • C. 

      Transdemic

    • D. 

      None of the Above

  • 33. 
    Specialized words or phrases known only by persons working in a position is known as Jargon.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 34. 
    The Department of Veteran's Affairs has its own certification programs and does not follow AAMI guidelines.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 35. 
    Two basic types of dry heat sterilizers are used in dental offices, which are oven type and ____________.
    • A. 

      Rapid Heat transfer

    • B. 

      Superheated Heat

    • C. 

      Thermal Nucleur

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 36. 
    Accreditation is a mandatory process by which an organization measures the quality of its services and performance against nationally recognized standards.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 37. 
    Insulin is a hormone that increases the level of sugar in the blood.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 38. 
    Glucagon is a hormone that decreases the blood sugar level.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 39. 
    Bacteria that grows best in the cold is known as:
    • A. 

      Thermophiles

    • B. 

      Mesophiles

    • C. 

      Psychrophiles

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 40. 
    Chemicals that hold hard water minerals in solution, and prevent soaps or detergents from reacting with the minerals is known as:
    • A. 

      Chelating agents

    • B. 

      Sequesting agents

    • C. 

      Wetting agents

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 41. 
    Chemicals that remove or inactivate hard water minerals are known as:
    • A. 

      Chelating agents

    • B. 

      Sequesting agents

    • C. 

      Wetting agents

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 42. 
    One can clean without sterilizing, but one cannot sterilize without cleaning.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 43. 
    One can clean without disinfecting, but one cannot disinfect without cleaning.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 44. 
    A chemical process applied during instrument manufacture that provides a corrosion-resistant finish by forming a thin transparent oxide film is known as:
    • A. 

      Pastuerization

    • B. 

      Passivation

    • C. 

      Polymorphisate

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 45. 
    To test the sharpness of chisels and osteotomes, a CS tech would use_______________.
    • A. 

      Sharpening Stone

    • B. 

      Plastic dowel rod

    • C. 

      Steel rod

    • D. 

      None of the above