Mrs. Hyles Biology Safety Symbols Quiz

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Mrs. Hyles Biology Safety Symbols Quiz - Quiz

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  • 1. 

    Select the name and hazard of the shown safety symbol. 

    • A.

      Chemical- Chemicals that can react with and destroy tissue and other materials

    • B.

      Toxic- Substance may be poisonous if touched, inhaled, or swallowed

    • C.

      Biological- Organisms or other biological materials that might be harmful for humans

    • D.

      Fume- Possible danger to respiratory tract from fumes

    Correct Answer
    C. Biological- Organisms or other biological materials that might be harmful for humans
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Biological- Organisms or other biological materials that might be harmful for humans. This safety symbol indicates the presence of biological hazards, such as bacteria, viruses, or other organisms that can cause harm or illness to humans. It serves as a warning to take necessary precautions to avoid exposure and protect oneself from potential biological risks.

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  • 2. 

    Select the name and hazard that goes to this safety symbol.

    • A.

      Open Flame- Open Flame may ignite flammable chemicals, loose clothing, or hair

    • B.

      Disposal- Special disposal procedures need to be followed

    • C.

      Chemical- Chemicals that can react with and destroy tissue and other materials

    • D.

      Sharp Object- Use of tools or glassware that can easily puncture or slice skin

    Correct Answer
    A. Open Flame- Open Flame may ignite flammable chemicals, loose clothing, or hair
    Explanation
    The safety symbol of an open flame represents the hazard of potential ignition of flammable chemicals, loose clothing, or hair. This symbol is used to indicate the presence of an open flame that can pose a fire hazard if proper precautions are not taken.

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  • 3. 

    Select the name and hazard of the shown safety symbol. 

    • A.

      Chemical- Chemicals that can react with and destroy tissue and other materials

    • B.

      Toxic- Substances may be poisonous if touched, inhaled or swallowed

    • C.

      Irritant- Substance that can irritate the skin or mucus membrane of the respiratory tract

    • D.

      Biological- Organisms or other biological materials that might be harmful to humans

    Correct Answer
    B. Toxic- Substances may be poisonous if touched, inhaled or swallowed
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Toxic- Substances may be poisonous if touched, inhaled or swallowed." This symbol represents substances that can cause harm if they come into contact with the skin, are inhaled, or are ingested. It serves as a warning to individuals to take precautions and avoid direct exposure to these toxic substances.

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  • 4. 

    Select the name and hazard of the shown safety symbol. 

    • A.

      Clothing Protection- This symbol appears when substances could strain or burn clothing

    • B.

      Irritant- Substances that can irritate the skin or mucus membranes of the respiratory tract

    • C.

      Chemical- Chemicals that can react with and destroy tissue and other materials

    • D.

      Toxic- Substance may be poisonous if touched, inhaled, or swallowed

    Correct Answer
    A. Clothing Protection- This symbol appears when substances could strain or burn clothing
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Clothing Protection. This symbol appears when substances could strain or burn clothing. This symbol is used to indicate that protective clothing should be worn to prevent any harm or damage to clothing while handling the substances.

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  • 5. 

    Select the name and hazard of the shown safety symbol. 

    • A.

      Disposal- Special disposal procedures need to be followed

    • B.

      Extreme Temperature- Objects that can burn skin by being too cold or too hot

    • C.

      Sharp Object- Use of tools or glassware that can easily slice or puncture skin

    • D.

      Irritant- Substances that can irritate the skin or mucus membranes of the respiratory tract

    Correct Answer
    C. Sharp Object- Use of tools or glassware that can easily slice or puncture skin
    Explanation
    The symbol shown represents a sharp object, which indicates the use of tools or glassware that can easily slice or puncture the skin. This symbol is used to warn individuals about the potential hazard posed by sharp objects and to remind them to handle them with caution to avoid injury.

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  • 6. 

    Select the name and hazard of the shown safety symbol. 

    • A.

      Eye Safety- Proper eye protection should be worn at all times by anyone preforming or observing science activities

    • B.

      Animal Safety- This symbol appears when safety of animals and students must be insured

    • C.

      Irritant- Substances that can irritate the skin or mucus membrane of the respiratory tract

    • D.

      Fume- Possible danger to respiratory tract from fumes

    Correct Answer
    A. Eye Safety- Proper eye protection should be worn at all times by anyone preforming or observing science activities
    Explanation
    The symbol shown represents Eye Safety. It indicates that proper eye protection should be worn by anyone performing or observing science activities. This symbol is used to ensure the safety of the eyes in a laboratory or scientific setting.

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  • 7. 

    Select the name and hazard of the shown safety symbol. 

    • A.

      Chemical- Chemicals that can react with and destroy tissue and other materials

    • B.

      Irritant- Substances that can irritate the skin and the mucus membrane of the respiratory tract

    • C.

      Fumes- Possible danger to the respiratory tract from fumes

    • D.

      Radioactivity- This symbol appears when radioactive materials are used

    Correct Answer
    C. Fumes- Possible danger to the respiratory tract from fumes
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Fumes because this safety symbol indicates a possible danger to the respiratory tract from fumes. Fumes are airborne particles or gases that are released when a substance is heated or vaporized. Inhaling fumes can be harmful to the respiratory system and can cause irritation or other respiratory issues. Therefore, this symbol is used to warn individuals about the potential respiratory hazards associated with fumes.

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  • 8. 

    Select the name and hazard of the shown safety symbol. 

    • A.

      Electrical- Possible danger from electric shock or burn

    • B.

      Clothing Protection- This symbol appears when substances could stain or burn clothing

    • C.

      Irritant- Substances that can irritate the mucus membranes of the respiratory tract

    • D.

      Extreme Temperature- Objects that can burn the skin by being too cold or too hot

    Correct Answer
    D. Extreme Temperature- Objects that can burn the skin by being too cold or too hot
    Explanation
    The symbol shown represents extreme temperature hazards, indicating that objects can cause burns to the skin either by being too cold or too hot.

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  • 9. 

    Select the name and hazard of the shown safety symbol. 

    • A.

      Irritant- Substances that can irritate the skin or mucus membrane of the respiratory tract

    • B.

      Sharp Object- Use of tools or glassware that can easily puncture or slice the skin

    • C.

      Disposal- Special disposal procedures need to be followed

    • D.

      Biological- Organisms or other materials that might be harmful to humans

    Correct Answer
    A. Irritant- Substances that can irritate the skin or mucus membrane of the respiratory tract
    Explanation
    The symbol shown represents an irritant, which refers to substances that can cause irritation to the skin or mucus membrane of the respiratory tract. This symbol is used to warn individuals about the potential hazards associated with coming into contact with such substances. It is important to take necessary precautions and follow safety protocols when handling irritants to avoid any adverse effects on health.

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  • 10. 

    Select the name and hazard of the shown safety symbol. 

    • A.

      Open Flame- Open flame may ignite flammable chemicals, loose clothing or hair

    • B.

      Disposal-Special disposal procedures need to be followed

    • C.

      Electrical- Possible danger from electrical shock or burn

    • D.

      Sharp Object- Use of tools or glassware that can easily puncture or slice skin

    Correct Answer
    B. Disposal-Special disposal procedures need to be followed
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Disposal-Special disposal procedures need to be followed. This symbol indicates that there are specific procedures that need to be followed when disposing of the material or substance. It suggests that the material may be hazardous or pose a risk to the environment if not disposed of properly.

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  • 11. 

    Select the name and hazard of the shown safety symbol. 

    • A.

      Electrical- Possible danger from electrical shock or burn

    • B.

      Radioactivity- This symbol appears when radioactive materials are used

    • C.

      Chemical- Chemicals that can react with and destroy tissue and other material

    • D.

      Biological- Organisms or other biological materials that might be harmful to humans

    Correct Answer
    A. Electrical- Possible danger from electrical shock or burn
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Electrical. This safety symbol indicates the possible danger of electrical shock or burn. It is commonly used to warn individuals of potential hazards related to electricity, such as live wires or high voltage equipment. It serves as a visual reminder to take precautions and avoid contact with electrical sources that could cause harm.

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  • 12. 

    Select the name and hazard of the shown safety symbol. 

    • A.

      Animal Safety- This symbol appears when safety of animals and students must be ensured

    • B.

      Chemical-Chemicals that can react with and destroy tissue and other materials

    • C.

      Disposal- Special disposal procedures need to be followed

    • D.

      Fume- Possible danger to respiratory tract from fumes

    Correct Answer
    B. Chemical-Chemicals that can react with and destroy tissue and other materials
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Chemical - Chemicals that can react with and destroy tissue and other materials. This symbol is used to indicate the presence of hazardous chemicals that can cause harm to living tissues and other materials. It serves as a warning to handle these chemicals with caution and follow proper safety protocols to prevent any accidents or injuries.

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  • 13. 

    Select the name and hazard of the shown safety symbol. 

    • A.

      Disposal- Special disposal procedures need to be followed

    • B.

      Chemical- Chemicals that can react with and destroy tissue and other materials

    • C.

      Biological- Organisms or other biological materials that might be harmful to humans

    • D.

      Radioactivity- This symbol appears when radioactive materials are used

    Correct Answer
    D. Radioactivity- This symbol appears when radioactive materials are used
    Explanation
    The symbol shown is the symbol for radioactivity. This symbol is used to indicate the presence of radioactive materials. Radioactive materials can emit harmful radiation, which can be hazardous to human health and the environment. Therefore, special precautions and safety procedures need to be followed when handling or working with radioactive materials.

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  • 14. 

    Select the name and hazard of the shown safety symbol. 

    • A.

      Biological- Special disposal procedures need to be followed

    • B.

      Animal Safety- This symbol appears when safety of animals and students must be ensure

    • C.

      Eye Safety- Proper eye protection should be worn at all times by anyone preforming or observing science activities

    • D.

      Toxic- Substance may be poisonous if touched, inhaled, or swallowed

    Correct Answer
    B. Animal Safety- This symbol appears when safety of animals and students must be ensure
    Explanation
    The symbol shown in the question represents Animal Safety. This symbol is used when the safety of animals and students must be ensured. It indicates that specific precautions need to be taken to protect both animals and students from potential hazards.

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