Hand Hygiene: Hand Washing Quiz! Trivia

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Hand Hygiene Quizzes & Trivia

Hand Hygiene, i. E. , handwashing, is an essential aspect of our daily routine. As we all know Coronavirus pandemic has created a fear and chaos in everyone's life. Hence, people are getting more aware of handwashing techniques and habits. Several steps are followed to get rid of the infection. Take this quiz and learn more about handwashing.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which of the following is considered the most important aspect of handwashing?
    • A. 

      Soap

    • B. 

      Water

    • C. 

      Friction

    • D. 

      Time

  • 2. 
    What is the time duration for medical hand washing?
    • A. 

      20 to 30 seconds

    • B. 

      2 minutes

    • C. 

      40 to 60 seconds

    • D. 

      4 minutes

  • 3. 
    What is the time duration for surgical handwashing?
    • A. 

      123 minutes

    • B. 

      4 to 5 minutes

    • C. 

      2 to 5 minutes

    • D. 

      3 to 5 minutes

  • 4. 
    How many steps are in the handwashing procedure?
    • A. 

      8

    • B. 

      7

    • C. 

      9

    • D. 

      5

  • 5. 
    Performing hand hygiene using antiseptic hand rub, the nurse would continue to rub how long?
    • A. 

      For about 5 seconds after applying

    • B. 

      Until hands are completely covered

    • C. 

      Until antiseptic evaporated from the skin

    • D. 

      For several minutes to allow antiseptic to work

  • 6. 
    The nurse is washing his or her hands. What should be done first?
    • A. 

      Turn on tap

    • B. 

      Remove jewelry

    • C. 

      Apply soap to hands

    • D. 

      Clean under nails

  • 7. 
    When washing hands with soap and water which of the following would be most appropriate?
    • A. 

      Using rubbing circular motions

    • B. 

      Dry hands then fingers

    • C. 

      Washing the 1 inch below elbows

    • D. 

      Keeping hands above elbows

  • 8. 
    When should you practice hand hygiene:
    • A. 

      Both before and after having contact with the patient

    • B. 

      Only when you think your hands are dirty

    • C. 

      All the time

    • D. 

      Only when you think the patient is contaminated or dirt

  • 9. 
    It is a necessary to practice hand hygiene after wearing disposable gloves during contact with the patient or equipment connected to the patient.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    If a hand sanitizer is taking too long to dry it is OK to use a paper towel to dry them off and help the process move along faster.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

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