Safety Quiz On Laboratory: Test!

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  • 1. 
    Flammable materials, like alcohol, should never be dispensed or used near:
    • A. 

      An open door.

    • B. 

      An open flame.

    • C. 

      Another student.

    • D. 

      A sink.

  • 2. 
    If a laboratory fire erupts, immediately:
    • A. 

      Notify your instructor.

    • B. 

      Run for the fire extinguisher.

    • C. 

      Throw water on the fire.

    • D. 

      Open the window.

  • 3. 
    Approved eye protection devices (such as goggles) are worn in the laboratory.
    • A. 

      To avoid eye strain.

    • B. 

      To improve your vision.

    • C. 

      Only if you don’t have corrective lenses.

    • D. 

      Anytime heat, glassware or chemicals are used.

  • 4. 
    If you wear contact lenses in the school laboratory:
    • A. 

      Take them out before starting the lab.

    • B. 

      You do not have to wear protective glasses.

    • C. 

      Advise your instructor you wear contacts.

    • D. 

      Keep the information to yourself.

  • 5. 
    If you do not understand part of a direction or part of a lab procedure, you should:
    • A. 

      Figure it out as you do the lab.

    • B. 

      Try several methods until something works.

    • C. 

      Ask the instructor before proceeding.

    • D. 

      Skip it and go to the next part.

  • 6. 
    After completing an experiment, all chemical wastes should be:
    • A. 

      Left at your lab station for the next class.

    • B. 

      Disposed of according to the lab instructions.

    • C. 

      Dumped down the sink.

    • D. 

      Taken home.

  • 7. 
    If a lab experiment is not completed, you should:
    • A. 

      Discuss the issue with your instructor.

    • B. 

      Sneak in after school and work alone.

    • C. 

      Bring your lunch in and finish it.

    • D. 

      Make up some results.

  • 8. 
    You are heating a substance in a test tube, you should point the test tube
    • A. 

      Toward yourself

    • B. 

      Toward your lab partner.

    • C. 

      Toward another classmate.

    • D. 

      Away from all people.

  • 9. 
    You are heating a piece of glassware, and now want to pick it up, you should
    • A. 

      Use a rag or paper towels.

    • B. 

      Pick up the end that looks cooler.

    • C. 

      Use tongs.

    • D. 

      Pour cold water on it.

  • 10. 
    You have been injured in the laboratory, you should
    • A. 

      Visit the school nurse after class.

    • B. 

      See a doctor after school.

    • C. 

      Tell your instructor at once.

    • D. 

      Apply first aid yourself.

  • 11. 
    When gathering glassware and lab equipment for a lab, you should
    • A. 

      Read the lab to see what equipment is needed.

    • B. 

      Examine all glassware to check for chips or breaks.

    • C. 

      Clean all glassware.

    • D. 

      All possible answers.

  • 12. 
    When you come into the classroom for lab you should do all of the following, except
    • A. 

      Place all personal material under the table.

    • B. 

      Get something to write with and your lab sheet.

    • C. 

      Put your personal material on the table neatly.

    • D. 

      None of the possible answers.

  • 13. 
    Personal eye glasses provide as much protection as
    • A. 

      A face shield

    • B. 

      Safety glasses.

    • C. 

      Chemical splash goggles.

    • D. 

      None of the possible answers.

  • 14. 
    Long hair in the laboratory must be
    • A. 

      Cut short.

    • B. 

      Held away from the experiment with one hand.

    • C. 

      Always neatly groomed.

    • D. 

      Tied back and secured with some type of hair device.

  • 15. 
    In the laboratory, the following must not be worn
    • A. 

      Loose clothing.

    • B. 

      Dangling jewelry.

    • C. 

      Sandals.

    • D. 

      All possible answer choices.

  • 16. 
    The following footwear is best in the laboratory
    • A. 

      Sandals.

    • B. 

      Open-toed shoes.

    • C. 

      Closed-toed shoes.

    • D. 

      Shoes appropriate for the weather.

  • 17. 
    Horseplay or practical jokes in the laboratory are
    • A. 

      Always against the rules.

    • B. 

      Okay.

    • C. 

      Not dangerous.

    • D. 

      Okay if you are working alone.

  • 18. 
     If a piece of equipment is not working properly, stop, turn it off and tell
    • A. 

      Maintainence.

    • B. 

      Your lab partner.

    • C. 

      Your best friend.

    • D. 

      Your instructor.

  • 19. 
    If acid is splashed on your skin, wash it at once with
    • A. 

      Soap.

    • B. 

      Oil.

    • C. 

      Weak base.

    • D. 

      Plenty of water.

  • 20. 
    When you finish working with chemicals and other lab materials always
    • A. 

      Treat your hands with lotion.

    • B. 

      Wash your hands thoroughly with water.

    • C. 

      Wipe your hands with a paper towel.

    • D. 

      Wash your hands with germ-ex.

  • 21. 
    Hot glass looks the same as cold glass.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 22. 
    All chemicals in the lab are to be considered dangerous.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 23. 
    Return all unused material to their original containers.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 24. 
    Work areas should be kept clean and tidy.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 25. 
    Pipets are used to measure and dispense small amounts of liquids.  You should draw the liquid into the pipet with your mouth.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

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