Ultimate Trivia On Office Ergonomics! Quiz

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Ultimate Trivia On Office Ergonomics! Quiz

Ever wondered what exaxtly is office ergonomics? Office ergonomics is the study of people in their working environment. Ergonomics creates the work to tailor to that person. The goal is to eliminate strain or discomfort during a job. For this quiz, you must understand what ergonomics is, why it is essential, what are common risk factors, and how to prevent stress from poor posture. This incredible quiz will help you with office ergonomics. Give it a shot.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What does "Ergonomics" mean?
    • A. 

      The Laws of Work

    • B. 

      Keep your back straight

    • C. 

      Posture at work

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 2. 
    What is Ergonomics?
    • A. 

      The science of learning good posture to better perform at work.

    • B. 

      The science of fitting jobs to people. It focuses on designing workstations, tools and work tasks for safety, efficiency and comfort.

    • C. 

      The science of learning how to adjust to your work surroundings.

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 3. 
    Why is Ergonomics important?
    • A. 

      Makes the job safer by preventing injury and illness.

    • B. 

      Makes the job easier by adjusting the job to the worker.

    • C. 

      Makes the job more pleasant by reducing physical and mental stress.

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 4. 
    What are common ergonomic risk factors?
    • A. 

      Awkward body postures

    • B. 

      Excessive repetition

    • C. 

      Excessive force

    • D. 

      Contact stress

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 5. 
    What are employees encouraged to do?
    • A. 

      Report any symptoms early.

    • B. 

      Wait until you have to see a doctor to report it.

    • C. 

      Ignore it

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 6. 
    How far away from your screen should you at least be?
    • A. 

      20-26 inches

    • B. 

      15-20 inches

    • C. 

      35-40 inches

    • D. 

      26- 30 inches

  • 7. 
    Your face should be parallel to the screen.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    The brightness of your monitor should be slightly dimmer than the room lighting.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    The refresh rate on your monitor should be at least
    • A. 

      60 hz

    • B. 

      65hz

    • C. 

      70hz

    • D. 

      75hz

  • 10. 
    What are some things you can do to prevent posture stress?
    • A. 

      Adjust the keyboard height

    • B. 

      Avoid keyboard or mouse positions that put your wrists at unnatural angles.

    • C. 

      Sit up straight

    • D. 

      All of the above

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