Biol 1020   

Bloodborne Pathogens Quiz

  1. If you are exposed to potentially infectious materials on the job, you may request a vaccine for which Bloodborne disease?
    1. HIV
    2. Syphillis
    3. Hepatitis B
    4. Brucellosis
  2. Which of the following materials could contain Bloodborne pathogens?
    1. Bloody saliva
    2. Semen
    3. Vaginal secretions
    4. All of the above
  3. If you wear gloves when cleaning up an accident site, it is not necessary to wash our hands afterwards.
    1. True
    2. False
  4. Bloodborne pathogens may enter your system through:
    1. Open cuts
    2. Skin abrasions
    3. Dermatitis
    4. Mucous membranes
    5. All of the above
  5. You should always treat all body fluids as if they are infectious and avoid direct skin contact with them.
    1. True
    2. False
  6. You should never eat, drink or smoke in a laboratory or other area where there may be potential exposure to Bloodborne pathogens.
    1. True
    2. False
  7. If you have blood or potentially infectious materials splashed into your eye, you should flush your eye with clean, running water forů
    1. 2 minutes
    2. 5 minutes
    3. 10 minutes
    4. 15 minutes
  8. Uncontaminated sharps may be disposed of in regular trash bags.
    1. True
    2. False
  9. A quarter cup of household bleach to one gallon of water provides a strong enough solution to effectively decontaminate most surfaces, tools and equipment if left for 10 minutes.
    1. True
    2. False

10.    The labels on a biohazardous waste container should be _____________ in color.

    1. green
    2. red
    3. yellow



I have read and understood the module on Bloodborne pathogens. The answers to the questions above are my own work.

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