Ultimate Lab Safety Rules Quiz!

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  • 1. 
    Flammable materials, like alcohol, should never be dispensed or used near
    • A. 

      An open door

    • B. 

      An open flame

    • C. 

      Another student

    • D. 

      A sink

  • 2. 
    If a laboratory fire erupts, immediately:
    • A. 

      Notify your teacher

    • B. 

      Run to get the fire extinguisher

    • C. 

      Throw water on the fire

    • D. 

      Open a window

  • 3. 
    Approved eye protection devices (such as googles) are worn in the laboratory.
    • A. 

      To avoid eye strain

    • B. 

      To improve your vision

    • C. 

      Only if you don't have corrective glasses

    • D. 

      Anytime chemicals, heat, or glassware is used

  • 4. 
    If you wear contact lenses:
    • A. 

      Take them out before the start of lab

    • B. 

      You do not have to wear protective goggles

    • C. 

      Advise your teacher that you wear contact lenses

    • D. 

      Keep the information to yourself

  • 5. 
    If you do not understand a direction or part of the lab procedure, you should:
    • A. 

      Figure it out as you do the lab

    • B. 

      Try several methods until you find something that works

    • C. 

      Ask the teacher before proceeding to clarify any directions for you

    • D. 

      Skip the step and go onto the next part

  • 6. 
    After completing an experiment, all chemical wastes should be
    • A. 

      Disposed of according to your teacher's instructions

    • B. 

      Left at your lab station for the next class to clean up

    • C. 

      Dumped in the sink

    • D. 

      Taken home

  • 7. 
    If a lab experiment is not completed, you should
    • A. 

      Sneak in after school and work alone

    • B. 

      Discuss the issue with your teacher and make time to finish it with the teacher in the room

    • C. 

      Come in during lunch and finish while eating lunch

    • D. 

      Make up the results for the experiment

  • 8. 
    You are heating a substance in a test tube. Always point the open end of the tube...
    • A. 

      Toward yourself

    • B. 

      Toward your lab partner

    • C. 

      Toward another classmate

    • D. 

      Away from all people

  • 9. 
    You are heating a piece of glass and now want to pick it up, you should 
    • A. 

      Use a rag or paper towels

    • B. 

      Pick up the end that looks cooler (temperature wise)

    • C. 

      Use tongs

    • D. 

      Pour cold water on it

  • 10. 
    You have been injured in the lab (cut, burn, etc.). First you should...
    • A. 

      Visit the school nurse after class

    • B. 

      See a doctor after school

    • C. 

      Tell your teacher at once

    • D. 

      Apply first aid yourself

  • 11. 
    When gathering glassware and equipment for an experiment, you should
    • A. 

      Read all directions carefully to know what is needed

    • B. 

      Examine all glassware to check for chips or cracks

    • C. 

      Clean any glassware that appears dirty

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 12. 
    Long hair in the lab must always be tied back or kept entirely out of the way with a hair tie
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 13. 
    In a lab, the following should not be worn
    • A. 

      Loose clothing

    • B. 

      Dangling jewelry

    • C. 

      Sandals

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 14. 
    Closed-toed shoes are the best footwear to wear in the lab
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 15. 
    When you finish working with chemicals and other lab substances, always
    • A. 

      Treat your hands with skin lotion

    • B. 

      Wash your hands thoroughly with soap and water

    • C. 

      Wipe your hands on a towel

    • D. 

      Wipe your hands on your clothes

  • 16. 
    You are allowed to chew gum, eat, and drink in the lab
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 17. 
    Before you leave the science room you should
    • A. 

      Clean your work area and equipment used

    • B. 

      Return all equipment to the proper storage area unless told otherwise

    • C. 

      Wash your hands with soap and water

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 18. 
    True or False: The best way to identify a chemical is to smell it or taste it
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 19. 
    Any spill on the floor can cause an accident, always clean it up 
    • A. 

      At once

    • B. 

      During clean up time

    • C. 

      When someone else or the teacher notices

    • D. 

      When you have time, you will remember to clean it up later

  • 20. 
    Alcohol, acetone, and other flammable materials should never be used near
    • A. 

      Another person

    • B. 

      A lab counter

    • C. 

      An open flame

    • D. 

      A window

  • 21. 
    To put out a fire on a person's clothing, use
    • A. 

      The fire blanket

    • B. 

      The shower

    • C. 

      A handy chemical

    • D. 

      Wait for the fire department

  • 22. 
    The correct way to move around the lab is to walk.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 23. 
    Protective clothing and equipment, such as gloves and lab coats or aprons should be removed before leaving the lab because:
    • A. 

      Visitors may be frightened by the strange clothing

    • B. 

      Contaminants might be transferred to persons or objects outside the lab

    • C. 

      One may forget to return the gear to the lab

    • D. 

      People might think you are a doctor

  • 24. 
    You should put excess chemicals back into the original container when it is time to clean up.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 25. 
    Hot glass looks the same as cold glass.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

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