Auto 00 - General Safety

15 Questions | Total Attempts: 40

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General Safety Quizzes & Trivia

This quiz concerns the very basics of safe shop behaviour and attitudes.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Safety in the shop is the responsibility of…
    • A. 

      Your instructor

    • B. 

      Everyone

    • C. 

      Someone else

    • D. 

      An elected safety monitor

  • 2. 
    If you see a potential safety hazard, you should...
    • A. 

      Try to deal with the problem yourself

    • B. 

      Do nothing, someone will take care of it

    • C. 

      Call a friend over to help you deal with the hazard

    • D. 

      Let your instructor know right away so that she/he is aware of the hazard & can take proper steps to resolve the concern

  • 3. 
    Disposal of oil soaked rags should be done by depositing them in...
    • A. 

      An approved container for storing potentially flammable waste

    • B. 

      A disposal pile in the corner of the shop

    • C. 

      A drawer of the workbench

    • D. 

      A garbage container with other garbage that is to be disposed of

  • 4. 
    Eye protection must be worn when...
    • A. 

      You are pouring hazardous liquids

    • B. 

      The environment you are in or the job you are doing poses a danger to your eyes

    • C. 

      You are striking metal objects against one another

    • D. 

      You are working with a grinder

  • 5. 
    If you find it necessary to lift a heavy object by yourself, the proper procedure is to...
    • A. 

      Pick it up with one hand to show everyone how strong you are

    • B. 

      Keep your back straight, bend at the knees and use your legs to lift the object while keeping it close to your body

    • C. 

      Bend at the waist, keep your legs straight and lift steadily with straight arms

    • D. 

      Do whatever it takes to get the job done

  • 6. 
    To prevent injury when working around engines, or machinery of any sort, avoid wearing...
    • A. 

      Loose clothing

    • B. 

      Jewelry

    • C. 

      Neckties

    • D. 

      All of the other answers

  • 7. 
    You should take care when handling automotive batteries so as to not get any                            on yourself or your clothing.
    • A. 

      Water

    • B. 

      Acid

    • C. 

      Baking Soda

    • D. 

      Odour

  • 8. 
    If you experience an injury while working in the shop you should...
    • A. 

      Try to conceal the fact that you hurt yourself so as to not attract attention

    • B. 

      Inform your instructor so that she/he can take the necessary steps

    • C. 

      Proceed directly to the office for medical attention

    • D. 

      Self-administer first-aid

  • 9. 
    An important rule in this shop that must be strictly adhered to is...
    • A. 

      Never ask questions; you’ll only reveal that you don’t know something

    • B. 

      Tools are never to be put away as this will only waste time when they’re needed again

    • C. 

      Clowning around is always welcomed by your instructor

    • D. 

      Always be wearing eye protection when in the shop area, or working on a vehicle.

  • 10. 
    Car batteries give off explosive hydrogen gas when they are being charged
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 11. 
    Fire extinguishers are categorized by the type of fire they are designed to suppress.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 12. 
    Gasoline should always be stored in a sealed container.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 13. 
    A nearly empty gas can is safer than a full one.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 14. 
    Vehicle ignition systems can produce more than 30 000 Volts of electricity
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 15. 
    Electricity is the most common cause of fire in a mechanics shop
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

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