Sterilization and Antiseptic Techniques Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Plasma is may composed of:

Question 2 2. A hospital acquired infection is known as a:

Question 3 3. Atoms are:

Question 4 4. The advantages of gas plasma sterilization include:

Question 5 5. The protoplasm is equivalent to:

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Question 6 6. Quaternary ammonium compounds are better able to kill:

Question 7 7. The following is an example of a peroxide:

Question 8 8. The destruction of all microorganisms on inanimate objects or surfaces is known as:

Question 9 9. Which of the following can alcohol not destroy?

Question 10 10. The ideal concentration of alcohol for microbicidal activity is?

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Question 11 11. Alcohol used on the surface of a kitchen countertop is a type of:

Question 12 12. Chlorine:

Question 13 13. The number of minutes necessary to kill a population of microbes at 250*F or 121.1*C is known as (the):

Question 14 14. The amount of time that is necessary to kill all microbes in a certain sample at a specific temperature is known as (the):

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

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Question 16 16. To ensure that an autoclave has reached an appropriate temperature during sterilization:

Question 17 17. Phenols kill off microbes, such as bacteria, by:

Question 18 18. A common method of sterilizing surgical equipment is known as:

Question 19 19. Methanol is also known as:

Question 20 20. The two most commonly used types of alcohol for disinfection and antisepsis are?

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Question 21 21. An ion is:

Question 22 22. An autoclave:

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

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

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Question 26 26. Quaternary ammonium compounds are:

Question 27 27. Hydrogen peroxide kills:

Question 28 28. Non-ionizing U.V. radiation is best used to disinfect something like:

Question 29 29. Phenols:

Question 30 30. Hydrogen peroxide gas plasma sterilization mainly works by generating:

Sterilization and Antiseptic Techniques Chapter Exam Instructions

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