Medical Quiz

Radiology Infection Control Quiz


Waste that consists of blood, blood products, contaminated sharps, and other microbiologic products.

A. Antiseptic

B. Asepsis

C. Pathogen

D. Infectious Waste

Exposure to infectious materials resulting from procedures performed by the dental professional

A. Semi-Critical Instrument

B. Critical Instrument

C. Infectious Waste

D. Occupational Exposure

Instrument that does not contact mucous membranes is:

A. Critical Instrument

B. Semi-Critical Instrument

C. Non-Critical Instrument

D. Disinfect

Exposure to infectious materials that result from piercing or puncturing the skin:

A. Disinfect

B. Antiseptic

C. Parenteral Exposure

D. Infectious Waste

Absence of pathogens

A. Antiseptic

B. Pathogen

C. Asepsis

D. Disinfect

Identify the false statement concerning gloves:

A. Gloves must be worn be all dental professionals

B. Gloves must be washed before use.

C. Gloves must be worn for each patient.

D. Gloves must be sterile for surgical procedures.

A microorganism capable of causing disease is:

A. Pathogen

B. Parenteral exposure

C. Asepsis

Instruments used to penetrate soft tissue or bone:

A. Critical Instruments

B. Semi-Critical Instruments

C. Non-Critical Intruments

D. Asepsis

Instruments that contacts but does not penetrate soft tissue or bone is:

A. Critical Instruments

B. Semi-Critical Instruments

C. Non-Critical Instruments

D. Infectious Waste

New with COVID, what PPE must be worn while exposing the dental patient to x-radiation?

A. mask, level 3 or n95

B. eye protection

C. face sheild

D. all of the answers are correct

Which is an example of a critical instrument?

A. Beam alignment device

B. scaler

C. amalgam condenser

D. x-ray receptor

Identify the true statement concerning hand hygiene: Hands must be washed:

A. before and after gloving

B. before and after each patient

C. after touching contaminated surfaces

D. all of the answers are correct

Use of a chemical or physical procedure to destroy all pathogens, including spores is:

A. Asepsis

B. Infection Control

C. Sterilize

D. Antiseptic

Use of chemical or physical procedure to destroy all pathogens, except spores:

A. Asepsis

B. Disinfect

C. Sterilize

D. Antiseptic

Identify the false statement concerning protective clothing:

A. It must be worn by all dental professionals

B. It must be worn to prevent contact with infectious materials

C. It must be changed weekly

D. It must be removed before leaving the dental office.


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