Lab Safety

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Lab Safety Quizzes & Trivia

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    According to the HSE Laboratory Safety Agreement, when are you allowed to enter the science laboratory?
    • A. 

      Whenever you are completing an experiment for this class

    • B. 

      Whenever you are completing an assignment for this class

    • C. 

      Whenever you are given permission from the instructor

    • D. 

      Whenever you want a quiet place to work

  • 2. 
    Ember has a lab in her science class today. She will be working with chemicals and glass. Should Ember wear her lab goggles today?
    • A. 

      Yes, Ember must wear lab goggles because she is working with chemicals and glass

    • B. 

      Yes, Ember must wear lab goggles because she is in a science class

    • C. 

      No, Ember should not wear lab goggles because she is not working with heat

    • D. 

      No, Ember should not wear lab goggles because chemicals and glass are not dangerous

  • 3. 
    During a laboratory experiment, Juan accidentally catches his clothing on fire. His lab partner sees this and should......
    • A. 

      Grab the fire extinguisher and spray Juan to put out the fire.

    • B. 

      Tell Juan to run around screaming, "I'm on fire."

    • C. 

      Use the fire blanket to smother the flames

    • D. 

      Take Juan to the laboratory shower and pour water on him to put the fire out

  • 4. 
    (From Question 3) According to the HSE Laboratory Safety Agreement, what else should Juan's lab partner do?
    • A. 

      Take Juan to the nurse

    • B. 

      Call 911

    • C. 

      Report the incident to the instructor

    • D. 

      Instagram a picture of Juan with his arm on fire. #awesome

  • 5. 
    When heating chemicals in a test tube, you should point the open end of the test tube.....
    • A. 

      Towards the sink

    • B. 

      Towards the flame

    • C. 

      Away from yourself and others

    • D. 

      Towards the chemical containers

  • 6. 
    When working with edible supplies (candy, food, etc.) in the laboratory, when are you allowed to consume (eat) them?
    • A. 

      When the lab is over

    • B. 

      When given permission to do so

    • C. 

      In the middle of the lab

    • D. 

      Only if your partner does not want to eat them

  • 7. 
    Once the experiment is over, you should place/pure unused chemicals....
    • A. 

      In the sink

    • B. 

      In the trash

    • C. 

      Back in the containers

    • D. 

      In the location that the instructor states

  • 8. 
    In the laboratory, it is expected that your always....
    • A. 

      Tie long hair back

    • B. 

      Remove all dangling jewelry

    • C. 

      Remove all jackets

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 9. 
    When using sharp/pointed objects (such as probes, scissors, scalpels, ect) you should......
    • A. 

      Make sure they are clean

    • B. 

      Have the teacher sharpen them before use

    • C. 

      Use them only for the laboratory experiment at hand

    • D. 

      Pretend to "stab" your lab partner with them

  • 10. 
    Kevin accidentally broke a glass test tube in the laboratory. What should he do first?
    • A. 

      Clean up the broken glass and throw it in the trash can

    • B. 

      Hide the broken test tube in a cabinet

    • C. 

      Notify the teacher

    • D. 

      Blame it on his lab partner and leave the mess for him to clean up.

  • 11. 
    I am allowed to use electrical outlets to plug in my phone and/or any other unauthorized device/object.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 12. 
    It is okay to keep flammable objects near open flames.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 13. 
    Acting inappropriately in the laboratory area could result in a failing grade for the quarter (nine weeks).
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 14. 
    It is important to listen to instructions/directions in the laboratory area.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 15. 
    I am allowed to bring my backpack and other belongings into the laboratory area.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 16. 
    I must clean up the laboratory area before leaving the class.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 17. 
    Hot objects look the same as cool objects.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 18. 
    Horseplay is okay in the laboratory, as long as the experiment is over.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 19. 
    The gas jets and drawer locks can become jammed if you place trash in them.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 20. 
    I should handle all chemicals, even household ones, with care.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False