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Sterilization and Antiseptic Techniques Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. The type of chlorine compound found in household bleach is known as:

Question 2 2. To ensure that an autoclave has reached an appropriate temperature during sterilization:

Question 3 3. Quaternary ammonium compounds are:

Question 4 4. The ideal concentration of alcohol for microbicidal activity is?

Question 5 5. Which of these is true of ethylene oxide gas?

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Question 6 6. Hydrogen peroxide gas plasma sterilization mainly works by generating:

Question 7 7. Which of the following can alcohol not destroy?

Question 8 8. Phenols have been shown to:

Question 9 9. Hydrogen peroxide, depending on its preparation, can be used as a(n):

Question 10 10. The inflammation of a cow's udder due to an infection is known as:

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Question 11 11. Chemicals used to diagnose, cure, or treat disease, also known as medication, are more technically called:

Question 12 12. The number of minutes necessary to kill a population of microbes at 250*F or 121.1*C is known as (the):

Question 13 13. The two most commonly used types of alcohol for disinfection and antisepsis are?

Question 14 14. Filters have _____, or small holes within them, that stop substances from passing through

Question 15 15. The way by which ethylene oxide gas sterilizes equipment is by of:

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Question 16 16. Atoms are:

Question 17 17. An autoclave:

Question 18 18. Methanol is also known as:

Question 19 19. Pasteurization:

Question 20 20. Pasteurization:

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Question 21 21. The destruction of all microorganisms on surfaces such as the skin is:

Question 22 22. Chlorhexidine:

Question 23 23. One type of autoclave takes a total of 30 minutes to reduce a population of microbes from 100,000 down to 30. What is its D-value at 250*F?

Question 24 24. Non-ionizing U.V. radiation is best used to disinfect something like:

Question 25 25. Which of the following statements is not true with respect to iodine?

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Question 26 26. An enzyme:

Question 27 27. Quaternary ammonium compounds are better able to kill:

Question 28 28. A sterilant (is):

Question 29 29. A hospital acquired infection is known as a:

Question 30 30. One potential disadvantage of filtration for the purposes of sterilization is that:

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