Chem 11 Safety Quiz

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Chem 11 Safety Quiz

Dr. Charles Best ScienceChemistry 11 safety quiz


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Use the following MDSD link to find the First Aid Measures for accidental ingestion of chromium oxide.
  • 2. 
    When you want to check the odour of a chemical, you should:
    • A. 

      Leave the open container near you and wait for the odour to reach you

    • B. 

      Blow the air towards you with a fan

    • C. 

      Gently wave the air towards you with your hand

    • D. 

      Sniff directly over the container

  • 3. 
    Acid is splashed into someone's eye. What should be done immediately?
    • A. 

      Apply a bandage with antiseptic cream to the area

    • B. 

      Keep the eyelid closed and call for a doctor

    • C. 

      Spray or pour water on the eye

    • D. 

      Put baking soda on the area around the eye

  • 4. 
    When heating a liquid in a test tube over the Bunsen burner flame, which of the following should not be done?
    • A. 

      Continue to gently move the test tube while heating

    • B. 

      Use a test tube holder

    • C. 

      Cover the open end of the test tube with paper towel

    • D. 

      Ensure that the open end of the test tube is not pointing at anyone

  • 5. 
    When you have finished a lab, how should you dispose of the chemicals you were using?
    • A. 

      Down the sink with a lot of water after checking with the teacher

    • B. 

      In a special container provided by the teacher

    • C. 

      The procedure varies depending on what is most convenient at the time

    • D. 

      Both A) and B) with the teachers advice

  • 6. 
    If your clothing catches fire, what should you not do?
    • A. 

      Roll about on the floor in order to smother the flames

    • B. 

      Yell immediately for help

    • C. 

      Run quickly for help

    • D. 

      Get under and turn on the safety shower

  • 7. 
    What is the recommended way to find out whether an object is hot or cold?
    • A. 

      Wet your finger and touch the object

    • B. 

      Spit on the object

    • C. 

      Bring the back of your hand close to the object

    • D. 

      Bring the palm of your hand close to the object

  • 8. 
    Which of the following precautions should you take while doing an experiment in the science lab if you wear contact lenses?
    • A. 

      Be aware that some fumes can affect the materials of contact lenses

    • B. 

      Always wear eye protection such as safety goggles or a face shield

    • C. 

      Never adjust the contact in the science room

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 9. 
    It is correct procedure to add excess chemicals to the original stock bottle.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    Safety goggles are only worn when you are actually handling chemicals
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 11. 
    Use the following MDSD link to find the melting point temperature of KCl (potassium chloride)
    • A. 

      658 deg. C

    • B. 

      772 deg. C

    • C. 

      129 deg. C

    • D. 

      900 deg. C

  • 12. 
    What is the correct description for this WHMIS symbol?
    • A. 

      Corrosive material

    • B. 

      Dangerously reactive material

    • C. 

      Poisonous and infectious material

    • D. 

      Materials causing other toxic effects

  • 13. 
    What is the correct description for this WHMIS symbol?
    • A. 

      Flammable and combustible material

    • B. 

      Corrosive material

    • C. 

      Compressed gas

    • D. 

      Dangerously reactive material

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