Do You Have Basic Idea About Lab Safety?

10 Questions | Total Attempts: 397

Settings
Please wait...
Lab Safety Quizzes & Trivia

There are a lot of substance that is found within the lab and it is important to ensure they do not get contaminated and accident if any are avoided at all costs. Do you think you are well equipped to carry out safe lab practices? Take up the quiz to test your knowledge about laboratory safety. So, let's try out the quiz. All the best!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    When should you wear your safety apron or lab coat?
    • A. 

      When you feel like it

    • B. 

      When instructed by the teacher

    • C. 

      Only when working with dangerous chemicals

    • D. 

      Never, it's of no use

  • 2. 
    When is it okay to "horseplay" in the laboratory?
    • A. 

      Before the lab starts, it is okay to play with the materials

    • B. 

      When our groups is done with the lab, we can play around

    • C. 

      Horseplay is fun, we should do it the whole time

    • D. 

      Horseplay can be dangerous and distracting and should never be done in class

  • 3. 
    When working with a group, what job should I perform?
    • A. 

      All of them, you can't trust the rest of the group to do anything

    • B. 

      Nothing, let everyone else do the work

    • C. 

      The task that I am assigned, everyone should do their fair share and work together

    • D. 

      Whatever job I want to do, it's more fun that way

  • 4. 
    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

  • 5. 
    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 windows

  • 6. 
    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 glasses

    • D. 

      Any time chemicals, heat or glassware are used

  • 7. 
    If you do not understand 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 on to the next part

  • 8. 
    You want to place a piece of glass tubing into a rubber stopper after the tubing has been fire polished and cooled. This is best done by
    • A. 

      Lubricating the tubing with water or glycerin

    • B. 

      Using a towel or cotton gloves for protection

    • C. 

      Twisting the tubing and stopper carefully

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 9. 
    In a laboratory, the following should not be worn
    • A. 

      Loose clothing.

    • B. 

      Dangling jewellery.

    • C. 

      Sandals

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 10. 
    If a piece of equipment is not working properly, stop, turn it off, and tell
    • A. 

      The custodian

    • B. 

      Your lab partner

    • C. 

      Your best friend in the class

    • D. 

      The science instructor