Teacher Chemistry Lab Safety

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Teacher Chemistry Lab Safety - Quiz

How safe is your laboratory? Take our simple quiz and find out.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which one of the following is not a necessary item in your laboratory?
    • A. 

      Fire Extinguisher

    • B. 

      Fire blanket

    • C. 

      Eyewash station

    • D. 

      Spill kit

    • E. 

      Gas and electricity cut-off switch

    • F. 

      Fridge

  • 2. 
    A student's hair and clothes catches fire in the laboratory. Do you
    • A. 

      Spray the student with foam fire extinguisher

    • B. 

      Roll the student on the floor

    • C. 

      Spray the student with carbon dioxide extinguisher

    • D. 

      Tell the student to run to the principal's office

    • E. 

      Walk the student calmly outdoors

    • F. 

      Reprimand the student for not tying his/her hair back.

  • 3. 
    A first aid kit should be kept
    • A. 

      Sealed in a locked cabinet

    • B. 

      safely in the preparation room

    • C. 

      In the principal's office

    • D. 

      Next to the teacher's desk

  • 4. 
    Gafety goggles should be disinfected
    • A. 

      After each laboratory practical

    • B. 

      Weekly

    • C. 

      Monthly

    • D. 

      At the end of each school year

  • 5. 
    The hazard symbol shown represents
    • A. 

      Irritant

    • B. 

      Oxidising

    • C. 

      Explosive

    • D. 

      Flammable

    • E. 

      Corrosive

  • 6. 
    A 98% solution of sulfuric acid has a concentration of
    • A. 

      19.8 M

    • B. 

      12.8 M

    • C. 

      9.8 M

    • D. 

      6.8 M

  • 7. 
    A chemistry teacher wishes to make up a 1000 ml solution of a 0.1 M hydrochloric acid from a stock solution of 2 M HCl. What volume of the 2 M acid should be added to deionised water to make this solution up to 1000 ml? Give your answer as an integer with NO UNITS.
  • 8. 
    You have finished preparing a solution of sodium hydrogencarbonate and have about 5 grams of unused solid left in a beaker. Do you
    • A. 

      Put the unused solid back ito its jar, as there is a limited school budget for chemicals.

    • B. 

      React it with hydrochloric acid to neutralise it.

    • C. 

      Wash it down the sink with a copious amount of water.

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