Office Ergonomics Test Quiz: Trivia!

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Ergonomics Quizzes & Trivia

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Repetitive motion injuries are caused by ___________ exposure to a combination of factors.
    • A. 

      Short term

    • B. 

      Intermittent

    • C. 

      Prolonged

    • D. 

      Immediate

  • 2. 
    Most RMIs occur to the ______________.
    • A. 

      Upper extremities

    • B. 

      Back

    • C. 

      Neck

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 3. 
    Ergonomics is the science of safely fitting the worker to the work.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    There are six "rules" for mouse use. Which of the following is not one of them?
    • A. 

      Hold the mouse loosely.

    • B. 

      Wrists should be kept in neutral position.

    • C. 

      Rest your wrist on a stationary surface whenever using a mouse.

    • D. 

      Use your whole arm and shoulder to move the mouse, not just your wrist.

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 5. 
    To avoid repetitive motion injuries it is advised that you take a break periodically, alternate tasks, switch hands, or rotate work activities.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    Stressing your wrist can occur with gripping, grasping, or lifting with just the thumb and forefinger.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    In laying out your work station, which of the following is/are recommended:
    • A. 

      Place equipment you frequently use within easy reach.

    • B. 

      Avoid clutter on the work surface.

    • C. 

      Store items on the floor until you need to use them.

    • D. 

      A and B

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 8. 
    The first step to workspace ergonomics is to adjust your monitor so the top of the screen is at eye level.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    The three primary areas in an office environment that should be ergonomically adjusted are:
    • A. 

      Desk or Work Surface, Task Chair, and Telephone

    • B. 

      Heating, Air Conditioning, and Lighting

    • C. 

      Chair, Monitor and Keyboard placement, Environment and Workspace Considerations

    • D. 

      Chair, Monitor, and Environment

  • 10. 
    Adjusting the office chair is a key step in proper monitor and keyboard placement.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False