RMA WK 5

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  1. *An organism that obtains its nutrients from dead organic matter is called

    A.Diplococcus
    B.Chlamydia
    C. Saprophyte
    D. Mycoplasma
    E. Protozoon
    C
  2. Which of the following microorganisms is a grape like cluster?

    A. Stretococci
    B. Spirochete
    C. Neisseria gonorrhoeae
    D. Vibrio cholerae
    E. Staphylococci
    E
  3. *Which of the folllowing organisms requires a vector?

    A. Chlamydia
    B. Mycoplasma
    C. Rickettsia
    D. Saprophyte
    E. Diplococcus
    C
  4. Bacteria that are permanent and beneficial residents inn the human body are called

    A. Pathogens
    B. Hosts
    C. Normal Flora
    D. Parasites
    E. Normal Fauna
    C
  5. * The smallest organisms are called

    A. Viruses
    B. Chlamydia
    C. Rickettsia
    D. Acidophiles
    E. Bacteria
    A
  6. *Aseptic hand washing techniques include all of the following except

    A. Removing all jewelry
    B. Using a nailbrush to scrub under the nails and cuticles
    C. Using liquid soap
    D. Turning off the faucet with the hands
    E. Scrubbing vigorously

    D
  7. If a virus has a bacterial host, it is called

    A. A bacteriophage
    B. Bacteriostatic
    C. Bactericidal
    D. Either B or C
    E. None of the above
    A
  8. Microbes that can grow either with or without oxygen are called

    A. Anaerobes
    B. Faculative anaerobes
    C. Obligate anaerobes
    D. Aerobes
    E. Aerobic
    B
  9. * Hydrogen peroxide is an example of a(an)

    A. Sepsis
    B. Aseptic
    C. Antisepsis
    D. Antiseptic
    E. Bacteriostatic agent
    D
  10. Any close relationship that exists between two different species is known as

    A. Sebum
    B. Symbionts
    C. Syncope
    D. Syngerism
    E. Symbiosis
    E
  11. * All of the following factors may influence the cycle involved in the spread of infectious disease except
    A. Means of transmission
    B. Susceptible host
    C. Interferons
    D. Means of entrance
    E. Means of exit
    C
  12. The degree to which an organism is pathogenic is known as

    A. Infective dose
    B. Pathogen
    C. Tetany
    D. Resistance
    E. Virulence
    E
  13. * A substance that inhibits the growth of bacteria is said to be

    A. Sterile
    B. Anaerobic
    C. Bactericidal
    D. Bacteriostatic
    E. Symbiotic
    D
  14. Which of the following is not true of the Gram staining procedure?

    A. It works for all bacteria
    B. The stain used is crystal violet
    C. It differentiates between gram-positive & gram-negative bacteria
    D. Some bacteria lose the stain by decolorization
    E. They are all true
    A
  15. * Sterilization is

    A. The process of preventing infectious disease
    B. A substance that destroys or kills bacteria
    C. A technique for destroying microorganisms
    D. A substance for inhibiting the growth of microorganisms
    E. None of the above
    C
  16. Biohazardous waste containers

    A. Are color-coded or labeled
    B. Are leakproof
    C. Are puncture- resistant
    D. Can contain blood and other body fluids
    E. Are all of the above
    E
  17. * Disinfection is

    A. The process of removing or killing pathogens
    B. THe process of reducing the number of microorganisms to a safe level
    C. Complete destruction of all microorganisms
    D. Both A & C
    E. All of the above
    A
  18. Spiral-shaped bacteria are called

    A. Cocci
    B. Spirilla
    C. Bacilli
    D. Diplococci
    E. Sarcinae
    B
  19. Streptococci appear in

    A. Clusters of cocci
    B. Pairs of cocci
    C. Chains of cocci
    D. Spirilla
    E. Capsulate & spore forms
    C
  20. * The bacterium Esherichia coli can cause

    A. Urinary infections
    B. Pneumonia
    C. Gonorrhea
    D. Chancroid
    E. Arthritis
    A
  21. A carrier of causitive organisms that can transmit diseases to noninfected individuals is called a

    A. Viron
    B. Bacterium
    C. Virus
    D. Vector
    E. Protozoon
    D
  22. Virues are

    A. Simpler than prokaryotes
    B. Visible to the naked eye
    C. Comples disease-causing organisms
    D. The same thing as bacteria
    E. THe same thing as fungus
    A
  23. Which of the following words is misspelled?

    A. Chlamydia
    B. Myecobacteria
    C. Staphylococci
    D. Eukaryote
    E. Rickettsia
    B
  24. A medical assistant nedds to wash his or her hands

    A. Before seeing each patient
    B. After handling waste
    C. After using gloves
    D. Before leaving for the day
    E. All of the above
    E

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