Lab Safety: Practice Quiz Questions! Trivia Test!

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Lab Safety: Practice Quiz Questions! Trivia Test!

There are a lot of substances that are found within the lab, and it is essential to ensure they do not get contaminated and accident if any are avoided at all costs. Do you think you are well equipped to carry out safe lab practices? Take up the quiz below and get to find out for sure. Remember, safety is better than a cure! All the best! Score more.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    • A. 

      Use water and paper towels to clean up the spill; place the broken test tube in the disposal container specified by the teacher for sharp objects.

    • B. 

      Throw the glass into the nearest trash bin and let the spill air-dry.

    • C. 

      Quickly dispose of the glass, wipe up the spill with the nearest cloth, and hope nobody notices.

    • D. 

      Caution your lab partners to avoid the area while you inform the teacher of the small accident.

  • 2. 
    • A. 

      True. You can never be too safe.

    • B. 

      False. You should wear goggles only when working with chemicals or heat.

  • 3. 
    • A. 

      True. You don't want to fall behind everyone else.

    • B. 

      False. You should always read the directions before you start a lab.

  • 4. 
    What is important to remember while you are using heat?
    • A. 

      Do not heat closed containers.

    • B. 

      Point the mouth of the container away from yourself and classmates.

    • C. 

      Always use clamps to hold the container.

    • D. 

      All of the above.

  • 5. 
    • A. 

      That you are open to new ideas.

    • B. 

      That you have good and unique ideas.

    • C. 

      That you don't believe everything you hear.

    • D. 

      That you think things through.

  • 6. 
    What does "diversity" mean?
    • A. 

      A great variety.

    • B. 

      The study of butterflies.

    • C. 

      Things that are the same are really different.

    • D. 

      Creating dimension in our world.

  • 7. 
    Long hair, hanging jewellery, and loose clothing can be dangerous in a lab.
    • A. 

      True. They can get into chemicals, fire, or knock something over.

    • B. 

      False. They are perfectly safe as long as you have read through all of the directions.

  • 8. 
    When studying a chemical it is important to touch, taste, and smell it so that you know a lot about it.
    • A. 

      True.

    • B. 

      False.

  • 9. 
    Before starting a lab you should
    • A. 

      Read all directions.

    • B. 

      Clear off your table of books, food, and drinks.

    • C. 

      Ask the teacher about any questions you have.

    • D. 

      All of the above.

  • 10. 
    What things do you need to wear before beginning any laboratory exercise?
    • A. 

      Safety apron or a lab coat.

    • B. 

      Goggles

    • C. 

      Gloves

    • D. 

      All of these.