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1.

The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) estimates that a
minimum of how many cases of influenza occurred
during the 2019-2020 flu season as of April 4, 2020?
A. 2 million.
B. 10 million.
C. 15 million.
D. 39 million.

2.

The CDC estimates a minimum of how many flucaused deaths occurred during the same season?
A. 1,000.
B. 24,000.
C. 50,000.
D. 1 million.

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5.

Which of the following processes is not among those
recommended by the CDC at the first point of contact
with potentially infected people?
A. Visual alerts advising patients to inform dental health care
professionals about any symptoms of respiratory infection.
B. Providing tissues and no-touch waste receptacles.
C. Taking the patient's temperature with a thermometer.
D. Offering masks to and separating people who demonstrate
respiratory symptoms.
It's recommended that people stay at least how many
feet apart to prevent the spread of influenza?
A. 1 foot.
B. 3 feet.
C. 6 feet.
D. 10 feet.
True or false: The answer to Question 4 is also true
with regard to preventing the spread of COVID-19.
A. True.
B. False.

6.

Which of these conditions does not constitute a dental emergency,
according to the American Dental Association?
A. Uncontrolled bleeding.
B. A knocked-out front tooth.
C. Cellulitis or a diffuse soft-tissue bacterial infection with
swelling that potentially compromises the patient's airway.
D. Trauma involving facial bones, potentially compromising the
patient's airway.

7.

True or false: The Occupational Safety and Health
Administration suggests exploring work-from-home
policies to help flatten the curve of COVID-19.
A. True.
B. False.

8.

At which supply stage does the CDC first suggest selectively
canceling elective and non-urgent procedures and appointments for
which a face mask is typically used by health care personnel?
A. Conventional capacity.
B. Contingency capacity.
C. Crisis capacity.
D. None of the above.

9.

At which supply stage does the CDC first suggest
implementing limited reuse of face masks?
A. Conventional capacity.
B. Contingency capacity.
C. Crisis capacity.
D. None of the above.

10. If face masks are simply not available, which of the following
is not a CDC recommendation for health care personnel?
A. Canceling all procedures.
B. Using a face shield that covers the entire front (extending to
the chin or below) and sides of the face, with no face mask.
C. Considering the use of ventilated headboards.
D. Considering the use of homemade masks as a last resort.

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