Health And care- Hand Hygiene Knowledge Quiz

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Health And care- Hand Hygiene Knowledge Quiz

Maintaining personal hygiene is quite important for living a healthy and disease-free life. And with the deadly Coronavirus outbreak, we had to adapt to the intense hygiene lifestyle, from frequently washing hands to wearing a face mask all the time in public places. Are you well familiar with the fact of how important personal hygiene is, especially hand sanitization? Let's find out with this quiz!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    HCW performs hand hygiene each time before and after providing care to patient to reduce the risk of hospital care associated infection?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    How many moments of Hand Hygiene?
    • A. 

      4

    • B. 

      5

    • C. 

      6

    • D. 

      None of the above

    • E. 

      Option 5

  • 3. 
    When you will do hand wash?
    • A. 

      When I assume my hands are dirty

    • B. 

      When I take BP of patient

    • C. 

      When my hands are visibly dirty

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 4. 
    Duration of Hand washing is?
    • A. 

      20 to 30 sec  

    • B. 

      40 to 60 sec

    • C. 

      01 minute   

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 5. 
    Duration of Hand Rub/sanitizer is?
    • A. 

      20 to 30 sec

    • B. 

      40 to 60 sec

    • C. 

      01 minute

    • D. 

      Option 4

  • 6. 
    What are the pre requisite of Hand Hygiene?
    • A. 

      No Nail paint/Nail polish

    • B. 

      Short trimmed nails

    • C. 

      Remove rings

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 7. 
    To clean hands, hand washing is generally preferred over Alcohol hand rub?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    Hand Hygiene must be performed after gloves are removed?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    What is the best way to prevent & spread of micro organisms in health care setting?
    • A. 

      Wearing Gloves

    • B. 

      Remember IPSG goals by heart

    • C. 

      Hand Hygiene

    • D. 

      Sehat App

  • 10. 
    Alcohol based hand sanitizer is preferred over soap & water in most clinical situation because it:
    • A. 

      Is more effective than soap at killing potentially deadly germs on hands.

    • B. 

      Requires less time & more accessible than hand washing sinks.

    • C. 

      Produces reduced bacterial counts on hands, and improves skin condition with less irritation and dryness than soap and water.

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 11. 
    There is no need to perform hand hygiene after using a tissue paper for coughing & sneezing.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 12. 
    Why do infection control staff measures hand hygiene compliances?
    • A. 

      To use data to change behaviors

    • B. 

      To assess impact of interventions

    • C. 

      To Reduce health care associated infections

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 13. 
    You can turn off faucet with your bare hands after you are done washing them.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 14. 
    What should you look  for in a hand sanitizer?
    • A. 

      60% Acholol

    • B. 

      90% Acholol

    • C. 

      Anti bacterial

    • D. 

      Anti viral

  • 15. 
    How well you dry your hands is not important for proper hand washing?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 16. 
    What should you do if your hands touch the sink while you are washing your hands?
    • A. 

      Continue to wash hands

    • B. 

      Add more soap to your hands

    • C. 

      Apply more friction to hands

    • D. 

      Repeat the procedure

  • 17. 
    What are the benefits of performing Alcohol based hand rub when hands are not visibly soiled? Select all that apply.
    • A. 

      Moisture for hands

    • B. 

      Takes less time

    • C. 

      Less drying to hands

    • D. 

      More effective than soap and water when hands are not visibly soiled

  • 18. 
    Which of the following is a recommendation of the World Health Organization (WHO)?  
    • A. 

      Before and after having direct contact with patients

    • B. 

      With alcohol-based hand rub if hands are not visibly soiled

    • C. 

      After removing gloves

    • D. 

      Before handling an invasive device (regardless of whether or not gloves are used)

    • E. 

      All are WHO recommendations

  • 19. 
    Gloves are to be worn when hands may be contaminated with body fluids (blood, urine or non-intact skin).
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

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