Mr. Hurley Lab Safety Quiz

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Mr. Hurley Lab Safety Quiz

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which of the following should be worn in the lab
    • A. 

      Loose clothes

    • B. 

      Expensive clothes

    • C. 

      Neck tie

    • D. 

      Apron or lab coat

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 2. 
    You have accidentally broken a test tube and spilled a chemical on the table. Which of the following best explains what you should do?
    • A. 

      Use water and paper towels to clean up the spill; place the broken test tube in the disposal container specified by the teacher for sharp objects.

    • B. 

      Throw the glass into the nearest trash bin and let the spill air-dry.

    • C. 

      Quickly dispose of the glass, wipe up the spill with the nearest cloth, and hope nobody notices.

    • D. 

      Caution your lab partners to avoid the area while you inform the teacher of the small accident.

  • 3. 
    You should wear safety goggle during every science block.
    • A. 

      True. You can never be too safe.

    • B. 

      False. You should wear goggles only when working with chemicals or heat.

  • 4. 
    Right when you get to class, it is important to get started on the lab even if your teacher hasn't given you instructions yet.
    • A. 

      True. You don't want to fall behind everyone else.

    • B. 

      False. You should always read the directions before you start a lab.

  • 5. 
    Long hair, hanging jewelry, and loose clothing can be dangerous in a lab.
    • A. 

      True. They can get into chemicals, fire, or knock something over.

    • B. 

      False. They are perfectly safe as long as you have read through all of the directions.

  • 6. 
    Before starting a lab you should...
    • A. 

      Read all directions

    • B. 

      Clear off your table of books, food, and drinks.

    • C. 

      Ask the teacher about any questions you have.

    • D. 

      All of the above.

  • 7. 
    SHOULD STUDENTS KNOW WHERE THE SAFETY EQUIEMENT IS?
    • A. 

      YES

    • B. 

      NO, ITS NOT IMPORNTANT

    • C. 

      MAYBE

    • D. 

      IF THEY WANT TO KNOW

  • 8. 
    WHAT SHOULD HAPPENED IF STUDENTS DO NOT FOLLOW THE SAFETY RULES?
    • A. 

      THEY ARE ASKED TO LEAVE THE LAB

    • B. 

      NOTHING HAPPENS

    • C. 

      THEY ARE ASKED TO FOLLOW THE RULES

    • D. 

      NO ONE REALLY CARES

  • 9. 
    Read and study all procedures for the lab investigation _____.
    • A. 

      Before performing the lab

    • B. 

      While performing the lab

    • C. 

      After performing the lab

    • D. 

      Only if your lab partner does not

  • 10. 
    When using a flame, hair spray, mousse, or other flammable hair products _____.
    • A. 

      Should be left on the lab table

    • B. 

      Should NOT be used in your hair

    • C. 

      Should be used in your hair

    • D. 

      Should be used minimally

  • 11. 
    Proper behavior is expected in the lab because practical jokes and fooling around _____.
    • A. 

      Can make your lab partners cry

    • B. 

      Can make your lab partners laugh

    • C. 

      Can lead to injury

    • D. 

      Can make you laugh

  • 12. 
    Remain in your work area unless given permission by your teacher to leave it, and make sure your work area _____.
    • A. 

      Is clean and uncluttered

    • B. 

      Is messy

    • C. 

      Is unorganized

    • D. 

      Is the same as your friend’s

  • 13. 
    Dispose of chemicals, broken glass, and flammable materials _____.
    • A. 

      In the trash can.

    • B. 

      In the sink.

    • C. 

      In your backpack to take home.

    • D. 

      In proper containers as instructed to do so by your teacher.

  • 14. 
    What is this piece of lab safety equipment used for?
    • A. 

      To squirt water.

    • B. 

      To put out fire.

    • C. 

      To make the air smell better.

    • D. 

      To put something on fire.

  • 15. 
    These 2 girls are working in the lab.  What are they not wearing that they should be wearing?
    • A. 

      Bracelets

    • B. 

      Coats

    • C. 

      Loose fitting shirts

    • D. 

      Gloves

  • 16. 
    When gathering glassware and equipment for an experiment, you should  
    • A. 

      Read all directions carefully to know what equipment is necessary

    • B. 

      Examine all glassware to check for chips or cracks

    • C. 

      Clean any glassware that appears dirty

    • D. 

      All the above

  • 17. 
    When you finish working with chemicals, biological specimens, 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

  • 18. 
    WHAT DOES THE FIRE BLANKET DO?
    • A. 

      HELPS YOU WHEN YOUR COLD

    • B. 

      HELPS YOU WHEN YOUR ON FIRE

    • C. 

      HELPS YOU WHEN YOU FALL

    • D. 

      HELPS YOU WHEN YOU GET WET

  • 19. 
    SHOULD STUDENTS KNOW WHERE THE SAFETY EQUIEMENT IS?
    • A. 

      YES

    • B. 

      NO, ITS NOT IMPORNTANT

    • C. 

      MAYBE

    • D. 

      IF THEY WANT TO KNOW

  • 20. 
    WHAT IS THE EYE WASH FOR?
    • A. 

      TO WASH YOUR HANDS

    • B. 

      TO WASH YOUR HAIR

    • C. 

      TO WASH YOUR SHOES

    • D. 

      TO WASH YOUR EYES WHEN CHEMICALS GET IN THEM

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