Preventing Infectious Diseases In The Workplace

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  • 1. 
    Microbes can live on inert surfaces:
    • A. 

      1 to 2 minutes

    • B. 

      5 minutes to 1 hour

    • C. 

      24hrs

    • D. 

      From a few minutes to several months

  • 2. 
    The CDC recommends washing thoroughly and vigorously with soap and water for at least ­_____ seconds.
    • A. 

      20

    • B. 

      40

    • C. 

      60

    • D. 

      10

  • 3. 
    Nail clippers can be a source of infectious agents (bacteria, viruses, and fungi).
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    It is important to cover when you cough or sneeze even when you are not sick because
    • A. 

      It is more socially acceptable

    • B. 

      The disease-causing microbe has already started growing and dividing long before any symptoms begin to show, for most infections.

    • C. 

      Germs can be created from the droplets produced when you sneeze or cough

    • D. 

      All of the abbove

  • 5. 
    Vaccinations can:
    • A. 

      Cure colds

    • B. 

      Eliminate Infectious diseases

    • C. 

      "Trickā€ your body into thinking that it has been infected by a particular microbe, hence enhancing its own defenses against subsequent infection.

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 6. 
    Microbes thrive on virtually all food items, and more so on foods left at room temperature. Refrigeration ­­____or___ the growth of most microbes.
    • A. 

      Kills ; Eliminates

    • B. 

      Reduces ; Shrinks

    • C. 

      Slow ; Stops

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 7. 
    Infectious diseases can easily be picked up while­_____ .
    • A. 

      Traveling

    • B. 

      Smoking

    • C. 

      Talking

    • D. 

      Driving

  • 8. 
    Picking your nose, mouth, or eyes can lead to the spread of a number of infections.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    Infections that can spread from animals to people are called “­____ diseases” and are more common than most people realize
    • A. 

      Buzilla

    • B. 

      Human-Animal

    • C. 

      Zoonotic

    • D. 

      Petifeelia

  • 10. 
    Watching your daily local news program can help in the prevention of infectious diseases by providing a good undersatnding of current events.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

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