Pylusd Middle School Lab Safety Test

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Lab Safety Quizzes & Trivia

When you go to high school you get to carry out experiments in which you get to test out hypothesis introduced in class. Below is a test designed for Pylusd Middle School on lab safety and it is designed to test out just how safe and ready you are to handle anything you find in the lab and avoid accidents. Try it!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    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

  • 2. 
    If you have allergies or other health conditions which can affect your participation in a lab, you should _____.
    • A. 

      Keep quiet

    • B. 

      Notify your teacher

    • C. 

      Tell your lab partner

    • D. 

      Hope they go away before the lab starts

  • 3. 
    When is it okay to eat, drink, chew gum, apply cosmetics, use lab glassware as food or drink containers, or taste substances in the lab?
    • A. 

      Never

    • B. 

      Always

    • C. 

      Sometimes

    • D. 

      When your class is having a party

  • 4. 
    You should know the location and proper use of
    • A. 

      The safety shower

    • B. 

      The eye wash

    • C. 

      The fire blanket and fire alarm

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 5. 
    You should always follow use and safety procedures for lab equipment. If you are unsure, _____.
    • A. 

      Ask your lab partner

    • B. 

      Ask your principal

    • C. 

      Ask your teacher

    • D. 

      Ask your parent

  • 6. 
    Use safety equipment, such as goggles, _____.
    • A. 

      During every lab investigation

    • B. 

      Whenever you feel like it

    • C. 

      Only if your partner picks them up for you

    • D. 

      Only when it is sunny outside

  • 7. 
    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

  • 8. 
    To prevent accidents, long hair and loose clothing should be _____.
    • A. 

      Tied back and out of the way

    • B. 

      Cut off

    • C. 

      Cut off

    • D. 

      Ignored

  • 9. 
    Sandals or open-toed shoes _____.
    • A. 

      Are always fashionable during lab investigations

    • B. 

      Can only be worn during lab investigations on hot days

    • C. 

      Should NEVER be worn during lab investigations

    • D. 

      Can be worn in the lab whenever you want

  • 10. 
    Loose jewelry, such as chains and long necklaces, should be _____ to prevent them from getting caught in equipment.
    • A. 

      Gold

    • B. 

      Silver

    • C. 

      Put on

    • D. 

      Removed

  • 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. 
    When heating substances in a test tube or adding a substance to a test tube, _____.
    • A. 

      ALWAYS slant them away from yourself and others

    • B. 

      Look directly in to them

    • C. 

      Point the open end at your lab partner

    • D. 

      Hold them straight up and down

  • 14. 
    When instructed to smell a substance in a container, _____.
    • A. 

      Bend over and put your nose in the top of the container

    • B. 

      Hold the container a short distance away and fan vapors towards your nose

    • C. 

      Bring the container up to your nose

    • D. 

      Make your lab partner smell it

  • 15. 
    _____ follow ALL instructions in procedures and materials lists unless instructed otherwise by your teacher.
    • A. 

      Never

    • B. 

      Sometimes

    • C. 

      Always

    • D. 

      When you are in the mood,

  • 16. 
    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.

  • 17. 
    Report any fire, electrical shock, glassware breakage, spill, or injury, no matter how small, _____.
    • A. 

      To your parents when you return home

    • B. 

      To your principal when class is finished

    • C. 

      To your teacher IMMEDIATELY

    • D. 

      To your lab partners

  • 18. 
    If your clothing should catch fire, _____.
    • A. 

      A. run around the room.

    • B. 

      B. stop, drop, and roll

    • C. 

      C. smother it with a fire blanket

    • D. 

      D. both b and c

  • 19. 
    When you and your partners are finished with the lab, _____.
    • A. 

      Leave the classroom

    • B. 

      Follow ALL cleanup instructions

    • C. 

      Leave the cleanup for the next class

    • D. 

      Leave the cleanup for your teacher

  • 20. 
    If you spill something during a lab investigation, _____.
    • A. 

      Tell the teacher IMMEDIATELY

    • B. 

      Clean it up before telling the teacher

    • C. 

      Ignore it

    • D. 

      Make your lab partner clean it up