D11 General Lab Safety Test

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D11 General Lab Safety Test


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  • 1. 
    Accidents are usually the result of a mistake; they can be avoided. But if there is an accident, even if it is only a slight one, report it immediately to the:
    • A. 

      Instructor

    • B. 

      School Nurse

    • C. 

      Nearest student

    • D. 

      Department Chair

  • 2. 
    The clothes you wear are very important to your safety. Loose clothes, shirts, or blouses that aren't tucked in, sleeves that aren't buttoned or rolled up tightly are dangerous because they:
    • A. 

      Could get dirty

    • B. 

      Could get caught in a machine

    • C. 

      Looks sloppy

    • D. 

      Could get torn

  • 3. 
    The correct shoes are important. They can protect you from an electric shock, from falling tools or parts, and from slipping. When you're in an Industrial Shop you should wear:
    • A. 

      Hard shoes or boots with rubber soles

    • B. 

      Tennis shoes

    • C. 

      Bare feet or sandals

    • D. 

      Track shoes

  • 4. 
    Remove any rings or jewelry before you begin working in the shop. Rings or jewelry are dangerous to wear because they could:
    • A. 

      Get lost

    • B. 

      Become damaged

    • C. 

      Get dirty

    • D. 

      Cause injuries

  • 5. 
    To avoid serious injury, long hair must be worn under a hair net or tied back. This so the hair won't get:
    • A. 

      Caught in machinery

    • B. 

      Dirty

    • C. 

      Oily

    • D. 

      Near electricity

  • 6. 
    Some of the equipment may look simple to use, but it may not be so easy to figure out what could go wrong, don't use any equipment until:
    • A. 

      The instructor has shown you how to use it

    • B. 

      You have read the instructions

    • C. 

      You have tested it

    • D. 

      You have watched someone else use it

  • 7. 
    Don't use any equipment unless the instructor is in the lab. Before you use any equipment, whether it's during class or after class, you must have:
    • A. 

      A safety certificate

    • B. 

      Someone with you

    • C. 

      The instructor's permission

    • D. 

      A license

  • 8. 
    There are several reasons why it's important to use the correct tool and the correct size tool for the job. The most important reason is:
    • A. 

      Neatness

    • B. 

      Precision

    • C. 

      Efficiency

    • D. 

      Safety

  • 9. 
    When you carry a tool with a sharp point or sharp edge, carry it so no one gets hurt if you bump into someone. The correct way to carry a sharp tool is with the point or edge
    • A. 

      Covered

    • B. 

      In your pocket

    • C. 

      Held down toward the floor

    • D. 

      Pointing up toward the ceiling

  • 10. 
    When you hand someone a tool, either lay it down so that they can pick it up by the handle or hold it so that they can:
    • A. 

      Take it by the handle

    • B. 

      Catch it if it falls

    • C. 

      Take the point or edge first

    • D. 

      Take it with both hands

  • 11. 
    Tools should never be put in your pockets because they could:
    • A. 

      Cause an injury and tear clothes

    • B. 

      Get lost

    • C. 

      Become broken

    • D. 

      Get in the way

  • 12. 
    A greasy, slippery tool is hard to use and, more importantly dangerous to use. Tools must be:
    • A. 

      Used with gloves

    • B. 

      Kept clean, free of oil and grease

    • C. 

      Kept covered

    • D. 

      Wiped with friction oil

  • 13. 
    A worn, dull, or defective tool is more dangerous to use then a sharp or well-conditioned tool. Defective tools or equipment should be:
    • A. 

      Reported to the instructor

    • B. 

      Avoided

    • C. 

      Put under the work table

    • D. 

      Marked

  • 14. 
    The work area must be kept clean. This isn't just for neatness, but for everyone's safety, too. So that they won't get in the way, bumped into or tripped over, tools that your finished with should be:
    • A. 

      Stacked neatly

    • B. 

      Put under the work table

    • C. 

      Passed onto someone else

    • D. 

      Returned to the proper storage area

  • 15. 
    Someone could bump into an open drawer or cabinet door that's been left open. Drawers and cabinet doors should be:
    • A. 

      Kept closed

    • B. 

      Painted red

    • C. 

      Clearly labeled

    • D. 

      Avoided

  • 16. 
    Don't lay tools on ledges, edges of tables or any place where they could:
    • A. 

      Get lost

    • B. 

      Fall on someone

    • C. 

      Get dirty

    • D. 

      Look messy

  • 17. 
    Spills and excess oil, grease, gasoline, or solvent must be cleaned up because they are fire hazards and because:
    • A. 

      They look messy

    • B. 

      They are slippery

    • C. 

      They ruin shoes

    • D. 

      Petroleum products crack the concrete floor

  • 18. 
    In an emergency, you may have to use a fire extinguisher. You should know where the fire extinguishers are located and should:
    • A. 

      Know how to correctly operate them

    • B. 

      Test them

    • C. 

      Keep one near you

    • D. 

      Store flammables underneath them

  • 19. 
    When working in the lab using machines and equipment, your attention should be directed to:
    • A. 

      The clock

    • B. 

      Friends

    • C. 

      The job you are doing

    • D. 

      The teacher

  • 20. 
    Compressed air can cause serious injuries. Wear safety glasses when you are using the air hose to dry parts that have washed. To avoid eye injuries or broken ear drums:
    • A. 

      Use low pressure

    • B. 

      Use a safety nozzle

    • C. 

      Never point the air hose at yourself or another person

    • D. 

      Use a dust filter

  • 21. 
    When you are using power equipment with safety guards, be sure the guards are in place. When using power equipment and hand equipment, use:
    • A. 

      An apron

    • B. 

      Safety glasses

    • C. 

      A welding hood

    • D. 

      Low speeds

  • 22. 
    If someone is using power equipment that has a safety zone painted on the floor around it, or in the event there is no marked safety zone, you should:
    • A. 

      Stay clear of the machine and stay outside of the safety zone

    • B. 

      Stand in the safety zone

    • C. 

      Be sure the operator is also outside the safety zone

    • D. 

      Ask the operator where they would like you to stand

  • 23. 
    The person using the equipment has the control of the machine; no one else should operate it with them. If someone is using a machine:
    • A. 

      Offer to help

    • B. 

      Tell them you want to use it next

    • C. 

      Don't talk to them or distract them in any way

    • D. 

      Stand where they can see you when you interrupt

  • 24. 
    If you are using a machine and you have to leave it for any reason:
    • A. 

      Warn everyone nearby that it's running

    • B. 

      Turn it off and watch it come to a complete stop.

    • C. 

      Leave it running so others will know it's in use

    • D. 

      Make sure the guards are in place.

  • 25. 
    If a piece of equipment does not work right, sound right, or if you can see that there is something wrong with it:
    • A. 

      Tell the instructor

    • B. 

      Use another machine

    • C. 

      Try to fix it

    • D. 

      Use it carefully

  • 26. 
    When lifting something heavy from the floor, use the muscles in your:
    • A. 

      Arms

    • B. 

      Back

    • C. 

      Legs

    • D. 

      Shoulders

  • 27. 
    If you are carrying something and it starts to slip or you lose your hold on it:
    • A. 

      Do everything you can to cushion its fall

    • B. 

      Fall with it

    • C. 

      Get out of the way and let it fall

    • D. 

      Try to catch it

  • 28. 
    • A. 

      Balance your materials so they won't roll

    • B. 

      Hold your work with a vise or clamp

    • C. 

      Hold your material down with one hand and work with the other hand

    • D. 

      Get something to hold your work for you

  • 29. 
    • A. 

      Hardened metal is brittle. It may chip and scatter the pieces like shrapnel

    • B. 

      It makes too much noise

    • C. 

      The handle may break

    • D. 

      It softens the metal

  • 30. 
    Be sure you are standing on a dry floor when you are working with anything electrical because:
    • A. 

      You may get a shock if you are standing on a wet surface

    • B. 

      You might slip

    • C. 

      Electricity is flammable in water

    • D. 

      The equipment won't work if it is grounded

  • 31. 
    Yanking on the cord to disconnect an electrical plug may loosen the terminals in the plug and cause a short or fire.The correct and safe way to disconnect a power cord is to:
    • A. 

      Pull the cord quickly

    • B. 

      Pull the plug connector

    • C. 

      Break the circuit

    • D. 

      Use insulated pliers

  • 32. 
    Keep electrical cords out of the way so no one will trip over them. Keep them away from water so they won't:
    • A. 

      Short out or cause someone a shock

    • B. 

      Become ruined

    • C. 

      Get dirty

    • D. 

      Get slippery

  • 33. 
    Frayed wires, worn insulation, or loose electrical connections can cause:
    • A. 

      Electricity to leak out

    • B. 

      Short circuits, electric shock or fire

    • C. 

      Dirt in the wires

    • D. 

      Spontaneous combustion

  • 34. 
    Defective or damaged electrical wiring should be:
    • A. 

      Reported to the instructor

    • B. 

      Repaired immediately

    • C. 

      Used carefully

    • D. 

      Ignored

  • 35. 
    Illness, headache, dizziness or nausea can keep you from paying full attention to what you are doing, and that could be dangerous. If you don't feel well:
    • A. 

      Take two aspirin

    • B. 

      Keep your mind on the work

    • C. 

      Take a break

    • D. 

      Tell the instructor

  • 36. 
    Don't fool around in the lab area. Playing around in the lab:
    • A. 

      Causes accidents

    • B. 

      Wastes time

    • C. 

      Keep others from working

    • D. 

      Creates too much noise

  • 37. 
    Pay attention to what is going on around you; be sure that everyone else is working safely. Report any unsafe conditions that you see to the instructor. Someone else's carelessness could cause injury to you as well as to them self. Preventing accidents is:
    • A. 

      Your business

    • B. 

      My business

    • C. 

      Everybody's business

    • D. 

      Only the Instructor's business

  • 38. 
    When loosening a tight bolt or nut, which one of the following is appropriate action?
    • A. 

      Pull the wrench

    • B. 

      Push the wrench

    • C. 

      Stand on the wrench

    • D. 

      Get a smaller wrench

  • 39. 
    When working with any lab equipment, eye protection should be worn:
    • A. 

      On your hands

    • B. 

      On top of your head

    • C. 

      Over your eyes

    • D. 

      In your pocket

  • 40. 
    If you get any chemicals in your eyes, what is the first thing you should do?
    • A. 

      Put on goggles

    • B. 

      Keep your eyes closed

    • C. 

      Wash your eyes with water

    • D. 

      Continue to work

  • 41. 
    When should you report injuries to your instructor?
    • A. 

      At the end of the class

    • B. 

      Sometimes

    • C. 

      Never

    • D. 

      Immediately

  • 42. 
    What is the best prevention of accidents in a school lab?
    • A. 

      Common sense

    • B. 

      Playing around

    • C. 

      Broken tools

    • D. 

      Oil on the floor

  • 43. 
    How many fire extinguishers are there in our lab?
    • A. 

      2

    • B. 

      3

    • C. 

      4

    • D. 

      5

  • 44. 
    Which of the following is the proper method for using compressed air for cleaning:
    • A. 

      Always blow down and away

    • B. 

      Always use an approved blowgun

    • C. 

      Always use safety glasses

    • D. 

      All other answers are correct

  • 45. 
    Return all tools that you are not using to the:
    • A. 

      Lab foreman

    • B. 

      Nearest work bench

    • C. 

      Proper storage area

    • D. 

      Instructor

  • 46. 
    Every lab should have:
    • A. 

      Gauze bandage

    • B. 

      Tweezers

    • C. 

      A complete first aid kit

    • D. 

      A drinking fountain

  • 47. 
    Unsafe behavior such as _______________________ will not be tolerated.
    • A. 

      Yelling, screaming

    • B. 

      Pushing, running

    • C. 

      Throwing objects, using a tool as a place weapon

    • D. 

      All other answers are correct

  • 48. 
    Safety is the prime importance:
    • A. 

      In the school lab

    • B. 

      In math class

    • C. 

      When operating a machine

    • D. 

      At all times

  • 49. 
    Always disconnect the electrical connection our machine or power tool before you:
    • A. 

      Make adjustments or special setups

    • B. 

      Change a bit

    • C. 

      Change a blade

    • D. 

      All other answers are correct

  • 50. 
    Hearing protection should be worn:
    • A. 

      When using loud power hand tools

    • B. 

      When operating loud power equipment

    • C. 

      Whenever you are in the same room with loud noises

    • D. 

      All other answers are correct