Health And Safety Test: Trivia Quiz On Signs And Signals!

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Health And Safety Test: Trivia Quiz On Signs And Signals! - Quiz

This quiz contains a sample of questions from the Health and Safety test relating to safety signs and signals.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

      This sign tells you that a substance is:

    • A.

      Harmful

    • B.

      Toxic

    • C.

      Corrosive

    • D.

      Dangerous to the environment

    Correct Answer
    D. Dangerous to the environment
    Explanation
    This sign indicates that the substance is dangerous to the environment. It implies that the substance has the potential to cause harm or damage to the natural environment, such as water bodies, soil, or wildlife. It may be toxic or have corrosive properties that can negatively impact the ecosystem. Therefore, proper precautions and measures should be taken to prevent any environmental contamination or harm while handling or disposing of the substance.

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  • 2. 

      This sign means:

    • A.

      Leaking roof

    • B.

      Wear waterproof clothes

    • C.

      Emergency shower

    • D.

      Fire sprinklers

    Correct Answer
    C. Emergency shower
    Explanation
    This sign indicates the presence of an emergency shower. In case of any hazardous substance spill or exposure, individuals can use this shower to quickly rinse off the chemicals and minimize any potential harm. It is important to be aware of the location of emergency showers in order to respond promptly to any emergency situations.

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  • 3. 

     This sign tells you where:

    • A.

      To go if there is a fire

    • B.

      Fire extinguishers should be kept

    • C.

      A fire will start

    • D.

      Flammable materials should be kept

    Correct Answer
    A. To go if there is a fire
    Explanation
    This sign indicates the location where one should go in case of a fire. It serves as a guide to direct individuals to the designated safe area or emergency exit where they can seek shelter and avoid potential harm.

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  • 4. 

    Fire exits are coloured:

    • A.

      Blue and white

    • B.

      Red and white

    • C.

      Green and white

    • D.

      Red and yellow

    Correct Answer
    C. Green and white
    Explanation
    Fire exits are coloured green and white to ensure high visibility and easy identification in emergency situations. The combination of green and white is chosen because green is a color associated with safety and emergency, while white provides a strong contrast to make the exit stand out. This color scheme helps people quickly locate and access the nearest fire exit, promoting a swift and orderly evacuation in case of fire or other emergencies.

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  • 5. 

    A truck has to tip materials into a trench.  Who should give signals to the truck driver?

    • A.

      Anyone who is there

    • B.

      Someone standing in the trench

    • C.

      Anyone who knows the signals

    • D.

      Anyone who is trained and competent

    Correct Answer
    D. Anyone who is trained and competent
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Anyone who is trained and competent." This means that the person giving signals to the truck driver should have the necessary knowledge and skills to do so safely and effectively. Being trained and competent ensures that the signals given will be accurate and understood by the truck driver, reducing the risk of accidents or mishaps during the tipping process.

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  • 6. 

     This sign means:

    • A.

      Wear ear protection is if you want to

    • B.

      You must wear ear protection

    • C.

      You must not make a noise

    • D.

      Caution, noisy machinery

    Correct Answer
    B. You must wear ear protection
    Explanation
    This sign indicates that it is mandatory to wear ear protection in the area where the sign is displayed. It is a safety precaution to protect individuals from potential noise hazards or loud machinery that could cause harm to their hearing.

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  • 7. 

     Yellow and black signs mean:

    • A.

      You must do something

    • B.

      You must not do something

    • C.

      Hazard or danger

    • D.

      Safe conditions

    Correct Answer
    C. Hazard or danger
    Explanation
    Yellow and black signs typically indicate hazard or danger. These signs are used to warn individuals about potential risks or unsafe conditions in a particular area. They serve as a visual reminder to exercise caution and take necessary precautions to avoid any harm or accidents.

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  • 8. 

     This sign means:

    • A.

      No access onto the scaffold

    • B.

      No entry without full Personal Protective Equipment

    • C.

      No entry for people on foot

    • D.

      No entry during the day

    Correct Answer
    C. No entry for people on foot
    Explanation
    The sign depicted in the question indicates that people on foot are not allowed to enter. This means that only individuals using other modes of transportation, such as vehicles or bicycles, are permitted to access the area. The sign serves as a clear indication that pedestrians should not enter the designated area for safety or security reasons.

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  • 9. 

      Red and white signs with a red line mean:

    • A.

      You must do something

    • B.

      You must not do something

    • C.

      Hazard or danger

    • D.

      Safe condition

    Correct Answer
    B. You must not do something
    Explanation
    Red and white signs with a red line indicate that you are prohibited from doing something. These signs are used to convey restrictions or prohibitions to ensure safety and prevent potential hazards or dangers. Therefore, the correct answer is "you must not do something."

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  • 10. 

     This sign means:

    • A.

      Caution, cold materials

    • B.

      Caution, hot materials

    • C.

      Carry out work using one hand

    • D.

      You must wear your safety gloves

    Correct Answer
    D. You must wear your safety gloves
    Explanation
    This sign indicates that it is mandatory to wear safety gloves. It serves as a reminder for individuals to protect their hands while performing a task or working in a specific area. Wearing safety gloves can help prevent injuries and ensure the safety of the person carrying out the work.

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