General Shop Safety Test

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General Shop Safety Test

In a general shop, one finds a lot of tools and equipment that require special care when handling and should only be used for their designated uses. Do you think you have what it takes to work in a general shop? If you just said yes then take up the quiz below on general shop safety and see if we agree.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Fire extinguisher Type A is used for
    • A. 

      Gas, oil

    • B. 

      Electrical, wiring

    • C. 

      Wood, paper

    • D. 

      Combustible Metals

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 2. 
    The student should notify the instructor immediately in case of
    • A. 

      Accident

    • B. 

      Injury

    • C. 

      Defective equipment or tools

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 3. 
    While performing work in the mechanics lab, one should not
    • A. 

      Get the tools to work with on your own

    • B. 

      Return tools and supplies to their storage areas

    • C. 

      Stay at your designated work station

    • D. 

      Disturb other workers

  • 4. 
    Always keep____________ when moving or storing cylinders.
    • A. 

      Rolling

    • B. 

      Clean

    • C. 

      Valve caps

    • D. 

      Dry

  • 5. 
    The acetylene regulator nut should be turned ____________ to tighten.
    • A. 

      Clockwise

    • B. 

      Counter clockwise

  • 6. 
    Any small piece of metal should be ___________ while drilling.
    • A. 

      Clean

    • B. 

      Oiled

    • C. 

      Clamped

    • D. 

      Held

  • 7. 
    Oily rags should be placed in a
    • A. 

      Trash can

    • B. 

      Closed metal container

    • C. 

      Open metal container

  • 8. 
    Running, pushing, fighting, practical jokes, and other misbehavior can result in
    • A. 

      Someone getting hurt

    • B. 

      Disciplinary action from your grade level administrator

    • C. 

      Loss of shop privileges (and additional bookwork) for the term

    • D. 

      Removal from class for the remainder of the term

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 9. 
    Improper use of tools is not safe, an example of improper tool use is
    • A. 

      Squashing a pencil or pen in a vise

    • B. 

      Pounding on a screwdriver with a hammer

    • C. 

      Using a machine with hood stings hanging untied

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 10. 
    If there is an emergency in the lab and the instructor cannot respond:
    • A. 

      One person should call the office by dialing 2290

    • B. 

      Two people should go to the office and tell the principal or secretary

    • C. 

      Someone who knows first aid should render aid

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 11. 
    When lifting a vehicle you should
    • A. 

      Raise it an inch and give it a shake

    • B. 

      Put jack stands under it

    • C. 

      Use recomended lifting points

    • D. 

      Never get under a jacked up car that isn't properly supported on safety stands. Once a car is placed on stands it should be checked for stability

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 12. 
    Eye protection (goggles, safety glasses and or face masks) are worn
    • A. 

      When you are in the shop area

    • B. 

      When the demonstration area of the classroom is in use

    • C. 

      When you are out in the parking area

    • D. 

      All of the above

    • E. 

      Eye protection is optional

  • 13. 
    Eye protection is
    • A. 

      Sunglasses

    • B. 

      Corrective lens glasses

    • C. 

      Safety glasses

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 14. 
    What category of fire extinguisher would you use on a gasoline fire
    • A. 

      A

    • B. 

      B

    • C. 

      C

    • D. 

      D

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 15. 
    Which is a hazard associated with a running vehicle?
    • A. 

      A moving fan

    • B. 

      Hot exhaust system

    • C. 

      High voltage shock

    • D. 

      All of the above

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 16. 
    The                 should always be used in operating machinery
    • A. 

      Proper technique

    • B. 

      Safety gloves

    • C. 

      Grounded outlet

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 17. 
    If a machine or power tool malfunctions you should
    • A. 

      Use a different one

    • B. 

      Turn it off and tell the instructor immediately

    • C. 

      Keep using it unless it stops

    • D. 

      Throw it away

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 18. 
    What category of fire extinguisher would do more harm than good on a gasoline fire?
    • A. 

      A

    • B. 

      B

    • C. 

      C

    • D. 

      Any of the above

  • 19. 
    If the lights go out
    • A. 

      Keep working

    • B. 

      Crawl under a table

    • C. 

      Wait for your machine to stop before moving

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 20. 
    If you get something in your eye
    • A. 

      Rub it

    • B. 

      Have a friend wipe it with a paper towel

    • C. 

      Use the eye wash to rinse your eyes

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 21. 
    Always check with                 before using tools or equipment
    • A. 

      Instructor

    • B. 

      Friends

    • C. 

      Counselor

  • 22. 
    Check chemical           twice to make sure you have the correct substance and the correct proportions
    • A. 

      Labels

    • B. 

      Color

    • C. 

      Smell

  • 23. 
    PPE stands for
    • A. 

      Proper protection equipment

    • B. 

      Protect public environment

    • C. 

      Personal Protection equipment

  • 24. 
    MSDS stands for?
    • A. 

      Medical safety data services

    • B. 

      Material service data sheets

    • C. 

      Material safety data sheets

  • 25. 
    The hood or upper gap adjustment should be kept        inch from the wheel and should be adjusted for wear to protect the operator from flying fragments, or a busting wheel
    • A. 

      1\8

    • B. 

      1\4

    • C. 

      1\2