Year 7 Laboratory Test - Mr. Hung

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Test on What is Science, Laboratory Safety, Equipment (Identification and uses), Bunsen burner (structures and uses), fire triangle, warning signs, correct use of equipment and writing scientific report.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    It is always safe to wear what kind of shoes during an expirment?

    • A.

      Sandals

    • B.

      None

    • C.

      Closed toe shoes

    • D.

      High heeled shoes

    Correct Answer
    C. Closed toe shoes
    Explanation
    Closed toe shoes are the safest option to wear during an experiment because they provide protection to the feet. They prevent any potential injuries or accidents that may occur due to falling objects, spills, or chemical splashes. Sandals and high heeled shoes do not provide adequate coverage and can leave the feet vulnerable to harm. Wearing no shoes at all is also unsafe as it exposes the feet to potential hazards in the lab environment. Therefore, closed toe shoes are the recommended choice to ensure safety during an experiment.

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  • 2. 

    Never leave ______ unattended.

    • A.

      Beaker

    • B.

      Bunsen burner

    • C.

      Test tube

    • D.

      Your friend

    Correct Answer
    B. Bunsen burner
    Explanation
    The phrase "Never leave ______ unattended" implies that the blank should be filled with something that should not be left alone or unsupervised. A beaker and a test tube are common laboratory equipment that can be left unattended without causing significant harm or danger. Leaving a friend unattended does not make sense in this context. However, a Bunsen burner is a potential fire hazard and should never be left unattended as it can cause accidents or start a fire.

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  • 3. 

    Which chemical is corrosive?

    • A.

      Acids

    • B.

      Milk

    • C.

      Salt solution

    • D.

      Sugar soluiton

    Correct Answer
    A. Acids
    Explanation
    Acids are corrosive substances because they have the ability to react with and destroy materials they come into contact with. They can cause damage to metals, skin, and other materials by breaking down their molecular structure. This corrosive property is due to the high concentration of hydrogen ions present in acids, which makes them highly reactive. Therefore, acids can be considered as the correct answer for the question.

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  • 4. 

    In a lab, which of the following is prohibited?

    • A.

      Doing your lab work

    • B.

      Listening to the teacher

    • C.

      Wearing goggles during heating

    • D.

      Eating, drinking and playing around

    Correct Answer
    D. Eating, drinking and playing around
    Explanation
    In a lab, eating, drinking, and playing around are prohibited because they pose a safety hazard. Consuming food or drinks can lead to contamination of experiments or equipment, and playing around can result in accidents or damage to equipment. It is important to maintain a focused and safe environment in the lab to ensure the accuracy and success of experiments. Therefore, these activities are not allowed in order to maintain safety and prevent any potential harm.

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  • 5. 

    If there is an accident what should you do first?

    • A.

      Try to fix the problem yourself

    • B.

      Levve it there for someone else to find

    • C.

      Notify the teacher immediately

    • D.

      All of the above

    Correct Answer
    C. Notify the teacher immediately
    Explanation
    In case of an accident, it is important to prioritize the safety of everyone involved. Trying to fix the problem yourself may not be the best course of action, as it could potentially worsen the situation or cause harm. Leaving it there for someone else to find is also not advisable, as it could lead to further accidents or injuries. The most appropriate action would be to notify the teacher immediately, as they are responsible for handling such situations and ensuring the necessary help and support is provided. Therefore, the correct answer is to notify the teacher immediately.

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  • 6. 

    Why do we wear googles in a lab?

    • A.

      To look cool

    • B.

      You don't have to wear googles unless you want to

    • C.

      To stop smoke go into your eyes

    • D.

      To protect our eyes from chemicals and other things

    Correct Answer
    D. To protect our eyes from chemicals and other things
    Explanation
    In a lab, wearing goggles is necessary to protect our eyes from chemicals and other potential hazards. This is because many lab experiments involve the use of chemicals that could splash or spill, causing harm to our eyes. Goggles act as a barrier, preventing any harmful substances from coming into contact with our eyes and causing injury or irritation. Additionally, goggles also protect our eyes from other potential dangers such as flying debris or particles that may be present in the lab environment.

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  • 7. 

    When working in a lab your hair should always be...

    • A.

      All over your head

    • B.

      Tied up

    • C.

      In your face

    • D.

      Hide inside the jumper

    Correct Answer
    B. Tied up
    Explanation
    When working in a lab, it is important to tie up your hair to prevent it from falling into chemicals, equipment, or experiments. Tying up your hair ensures that it does not obstruct your vision or come into contact with hazardous substances. This safety measure helps to prevent accidents, contamination, and potential harm to both yourself and others in the lab.

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  • 8. 

    All these items are required to start a fire - Fire Triangle, EXCEPT...

    • A.

      Heat

    • B.

      Water

    • C.

      Fuel

    • D.

      Oxygen

    Correct Answer
    B. Water
    Explanation
    Water is not required to start a fire. The fire triangle consists of three elements: heat, fuel, and oxygen. Heat is the initial ignition source, fuel provides the material to burn, and oxygen supports the combustion process. However, water is used to extinguish or control fires by cooling the temperature and removing heat, smothering the fire, or preventing re-ignition. Therefore, water is not part of the essential elements needed to start a fire.

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  • 9. 

    During the heating of a liquid in a test tube, you should

    • A.

      Point the test tube towards others

    • B.

      Point the test tube away from any person

    • C.

      Place the test tube vertically up

    • D.

      Place the test tube so that you can see its top

    Correct Answer
    B. Point the test tube away from any person
    Explanation
    During the heating of a liquid in a test tube, it is important to point the test tube away from any person. This is because heating a liquid can cause it to boil and potentially splatter or release hazardous fumes. By pointing the test tube away from any person, the risk of injury or exposure to harmful substances is minimized. Additionally, pointing the test tube towards others could result in accidental contact or harm to others in case of any mishaps. Therefore, it is crucial to prioritize safety and direct the test tube away from any person during heating.

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  • 10. 

    The branch of Science involves the study of forces and energy is

    • A.

      Physics

    • B.

      Chemistry

    • C.

      Biology

    • D.

      Geology

    Correct Answer
    A. Physics
    Explanation
    Physics is the branch of science that involves the study of forces and energy. It focuses on understanding the fundamental principles that govern the behavior of matter and energy in the universe. Physics encompasses a wide range of topics, including mechanics, thermodynamics, electromagnetism, optics, and quantum mechanics. By studying physics, scientists are able to explain and predict the behavior of objects and phenomena in the natural world, from the motion of planets to the behavior of subatomic particles.

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  • 11. 

    What is the use of a watch glass?

    • A.

      For heating chemical

    • B.

      For measuring small amount of water

    • C.

      For transferring small amount of solid

    • D.

      For covering a beaker

    Correct Answer
    C. For transferring small amount of solid
    Explanation
    A watch glass is commonly used in laboratories to transfer small amounts of solid substances. It is a circular, concave glass dish with a slight lip around the edge. The concave shape helps to prevent spillage while transferring the solid. It is often used to transfer small quantities of chemicals or samples from one container to another, without the need for a spatula or other tools. The watch glass can also be used to cover beakers or other containers to prevent contamination or evaporation. However, its primary use is for transferring small amounts of solid substances.

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  • 12. 

    When writing a scientific report, the results include the following EXCEPT

    • A.

      Data or measurement

    • B.

      Table

    • C.

      Explanation of results

    • D.

      Any observation

    Correct Answer
    C. Explanation of results
    Explanation
    When writing a scientific report, the results section typically includes data or measurements, tables presenting the data, and any observations made during the study. However, the explanation of results is not typically included in the results section. Instead, the explanation of results is usually discussed in the discussion or conclusion section of the report, where the findings are interpreted and analyzed in relation to the research question or hypothesis.

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  • 13. 

    Which is the correct sequence to light up a Bunsen burner?

    • A.

      Light up a match --> light up the gas --> open airhole --> turn gas on --> close airhole

    • B.

      Turn gas on --> light up the gas --> close airhole --> light up a match --> open airhole

    • C.

      Turn gas on --> close airhole --> light up a match --> close airhole --> light up the gas

    • D.

      Close airhole --> light up a match --> turn gas on --> light up the gas --> open airhole

    Correct Answer
    D. Close airhole --> light up a match --> turn gas on --> light up the gas --> open airhole
    Explanation
    To light up a Bunsen burner, the correct sequence is to first close the airhole to restrict the flow of air. Then, light up a match to create a flame. Next, turn on the gas to allow gas to flow to the burner. Once the gas is flowing, light up the gas using the match. Finally, open the airhole to allow air to mix with the gas and create a controlled flame.

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  • 14. 

    A pair of metal tongs be used to

    • A.

      For holding test tube during heating

    • B.

      For removing a beaker from the tripod

    • C.

      For removing hot crucible from the tripod

    • D.

      For stirring solution

    Correct Answer
    C. For removing hot crucible from the tripod
    Explanation
    Metal tongs are designed to safely handle hot objects. In this case, they are specifically used for removing a hot crucible from the tripod. The crucible may have been heated and needs to be taken off the tripod without risking burns or accidents. The tongs provide a secure grip on the crucible, allowing it to be safely lifted and moved.

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  • 15. 

    The measurement for the thickness of a book is in

    • A.

      Cm

    • B.

      Mm

    • C.

      ML

    • D.

      Gm

    Correct Answer
    B. Mm
    Explanation
    The correct answer is mm because millimeters are commonly used to measure small distances, such as the thickness of a book. Centimeters could also be used, but millimeters provide a more precise measurement for this purpose. mL is used to measure volume, and gm is used to measure mass, so they are not appropriate units for measuring the thickness of a book.

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  • 16. 

    The curve surface at the top of water in the measuring cylinder is called

    • A.

      Surface tension

    • B.

      Water surface

    • C.

      Meniscus

    • D.

      Curvature

    Correct Answer
    C. Meniscus
    Explanation
    The curve surface at the top of water in the measuring cylinder is called the meniscus. This is due to the phenomenon of surface tension, which causes the water molecules at the surface to be more attracted to each other than to the air above. As a result, the water forms a curved shape at the top of the cylinder, creating the meniscus.

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  • 17. 

    Opening the airhole of the Bunsen burner give a

    • A.

      Yellow and safety flame

    • B.

      Blue and heating flame

    • C.

      Heating and yellow flame

    • D.

      Safety and blue flame

    Correct Answer
    B. Blue and heating flame
    Explanation
    Opening the airhole of the Bunsen burner allows more air to mix with the gas, resulting in a hotter and more efficient combustion. This produces a blue flame, which is the hottest part of the flame and is ideal for heating purposes. The blue flame indicates complete combustion, where all the fuel is being burned efficiently. Therefore, opening the airhole of the Bunsen burner gives a blue and heating flame.

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  • 18. 

    Which is the hottest part of the Bunsen flame?

    • A.

      A

    • B.

      B

    • C.

      C

    • D.

      D

    Correct Answer
    B. B
    Explanation
    The hottest part of the Bunsen flame is the blue inner cone, also known as the primary combustion zone. This is because it is in this region where the fuel (gas) and air mix in optimal proportions, resulting in complete combustion and the highest temperature. The outer yellow flame, on the other hand, is cooler as it contains unburned fuel and incomplete combustion products.

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  • 19. 

    Which of the answers below shows the correct way to write a report?

    • A.

      Aim --> Discussion --> Method --> Conclusion --> Materials --> Results

    • B.

      Discussion --> Aim --> Method --> Results --> Materials --> Conclusion

    • C.

      ConclusionèMaterialsèMethodè Results --> Discussion --> Aim --> Materials --> Method --> Conclusion

    • D.

      Aim --> Materials --> Method --> Results --> Discussion --> Conclusion

    Correct Answer
    D. Aim --> Materials --> Method --> Results --> Discussion --> Conclusion
    Explanation
    The correct way to write a report is to first state the aim of the report, followed by providing information about the materials used, the method employed, the results obtained, discussing the findings, and finally presenting a conclusion.

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  • 20. 

    Scientific drawing of equipment should be in

    • A.

      1 dimension

    • B.

      2 dimensions

    • C.

      3 dimensions

    • D.

      4 dimensions

    Correct Answer
    C. 3 dimensions
    Explanation
    Scientific drawings of equipment are most effectively done in 3 dimensions (3D). This allows for a comprehensive visualization that includes length, width, and depth, providing a realistic and detailed view of the equipment. 3D drawings are crucial in understanding complex structures and mechanical relationships within the equipment, facilitating better design, analysis, and communication of technical details. This approach is preferred especially in engineering and manufacturing to ensure precision and clarity in the depiction of components.

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