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Chemical Methods of Microbial Control Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Quaternary ammonium compounds are:

Question 2 2. The type of chlorine compound found in household bleach is known as:

Question 3 3. Chlorine:

Question 4 4. A goiter is:

Question 5 5. Which of the following statements is NOT true with respect to iodine?

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Question 6 6. Chlorhexidine:

Question 7 7. A common example of a disinfectant that is a halogen is:

Question 8 8. The most complete form of microbial control, which kills all the microbes on a surface or in an area, is called:

Question 9 9. Why are detergents alone, without additives, not adequate to disinfect an area that has a population of pathogenic microbes?

Question 10 10. What is the group that is boxed in red called?

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Question 11 11. Which of the following is not a use of formaldehyde?

Question 12 12. What is the chemical formula of formaldehyde?

Question 13 13. Which of the following is the best way by which to sterilize moisture sensitive equipment?

Question 14 14. A sterilant (is):

Question 15 15. Ethylene oxide:

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Question 16 16. The ideal concentration of alcohol for microbicidal activity is?

Question 17 17. The two most commonly used types of alcohol for disinfection and antisepsis are?

Question 18 18. The process whereby a protein is unfolded, like a paperclip, and loses its higher-order structure due to alcohol is called:

Question 19 19. Hydrogen peroxide kills:

Question 20 20. A peroxide is:

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Question 21 21. Hydrogen peroxide, depending on its preparation, can be used as a(n):

Question 22 22. Phenols kill off microbes, such as bacteria, by:

Question 23 23. An enzyme:

Question 24 24. Phenols:

Question 25 25. Chlorine and quaternary ammonium compounds would be more likely to be used in which of the following scenarios:

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Question 26 26. Silver nitrate:

Question 27 27. A detergent works by:

Question 28 28. What is another name for formaldehyde?

Question 29 29. Which of these is true of ethylene oxide gas?

Question 30 30. Which of the following can alcohol not destroy?

Chemical Methods of Microbial Control Chapter Exam Instructions

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