Handwashing and Hand Hygiene MCQ Questions and Answers Quiz

11. Persons responsible for cleaning soiled equipment should wear PPE suited to the task.

  1. True Statement
  2. False Statement

12. Respiratory Etiquette, Hand Hygiene, and Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) are all included in Routine Practices.

  1. True Statement
  2. False Statement

13. There is no need to perform hand hygiene after using a tissue for coughing or sneezing.

  1. True Statement
  2. False Statement

14. Use of gowns and gloves is required at all times when caring for clients/patients/residents.

  1. True Statement
  2. False Statement

15. What is disease?

  1. Any condition that damages or weakens part of the body
  2. Disease and illness mean the same thing
  3. All of the above

16. What is the best way to prevent the spread of germs?

  1. Eat healthy
  2. Wash your hands often
  3. Cover your mouth with your hands when you sneeze

17. When using Routine Practices with any patient, client or resident, the choice of which Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) to use is based on an assessment of risk related to:

  1. the likelihood and amount of exposure to contamination
  2. the likely route of transmission of an infectious agent
  3. the health status of the care provider
  4. a & b

18. When washing hands, which of the following is important to remember?

  1. Wash with hottest water possible
  2. The focus of good hand washing is the palms
  3. Turn faucet off after disposing of your paper towel
  4. Lather and rub hands together for 15 seconds

19. Which of the following are infectious diseases?

  1. Strep throat
  2. Cancer
  3. Diabetes

20. Which of the following statements is true about the use of alcohol-based hand rubs?

  1. Hand rub should be used when hands are visibly soiled
  2. Apply a large amount of product into dry palms
  3. Rinse product off with warm water after 15 seconds
  4. Rub hands until dry before performing another task
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