7 Science Lab Safety Certificate

20 Questions | Total Attempts: 635

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Lab Safety Quizzes & Trivia

19 Multiple Choice questions and one 'sign drawing task' You must get all 19 Multiple Choice questions correct to gain your Safety Certificate.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    It's OK to pour all substances down the sink after an experiment. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    Running and pushing in the laboratory is never allowed.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    It’s OK to drink in the lab only if you’re very thirsty. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    Spilt chemicals can be left unattended until the end of the lesson.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    The teacher must always be told if something goes wrong.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    Solids should be put in the bin and not down the sink. (Some will need to be disposed of more carefully)
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    Safety glasses are optional when chemicals are used in the laboratory.  (optional means 'not compulsory')  
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    Bags are always left outside however you can bring your bag into the lab if you're late to class and want to unpack quickly. (Trick question!!!)
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    While doing practical activities and experiments long hair should be tied back & ties tucked in.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    When heating or mixing substances, never look directly inside the beaker or test tube.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 11. 
    It's important to know the location and correct use of safety equipment.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 12. 
    Wash hands with soap & water after doing practical acivities.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 13. 
    Entering the lab or prep room without permission is OK.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 14. 
    Never sit on benches or swing on chairs.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 15. 
    Getting equipment out and ready is allowed before the teacher says to go ahead only if you've used it before and know what you're doing.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 16. 
    Wiping down benches, putting equipment away in the correct place, and leaving the lab tidy is not required of students.  
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 17. 
    If any glassware is broken you mast let the teacher know immediately and carefully follow cleanup instructions before touching it yourself.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 18. 
    Always use the less hot, yellow safety flame when leaving the Bunsen burner unattended.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 19. 
    At the start of every lesson, enter the lab calmly and quietly with your books and equipment ready. Sit down at the tables not the benches, and wait for your teachers instructions.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 20. 
    You have now finished the 19 multiple choice questions. Your next task is to design a simple two-colour sign without using any written words. Select and check a sign topic from the list below. Ask your teacher for A4 paper. Topics are....  
    • A. 

      No running in the lab

    • B. 

      No eating or drinking in the lab

    • C. 

      Leave bags outside in an orderly place.