Technical Theatre Safety Exam! Trivia Quiz

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Technical Theatre Safety Exam! Trivia Quiz


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    You should brush away any wood chips or sawdust while cutting wood. (True/False)
  • 2. 
    Powdered, oil based paints are best for painting sets. (True/False)
  • 3. 
    Kenny plugs in the Theater Department's CD player and feels a slight jolt.  Rubbing his hand, he notices the cord is torn and that a piece of the inside wire is exposed.  His hand feels OK.  What should he do?  Explain your answer.
  • 4. 
    Keisha has the lead in the musical.  In the dressing room on opening night she discovers she has forgotten her mascara.  Her best friend Ashley tells Keisha that she may borrow hers.  What should Keisha do?
  • 5. 
    Sandy gets an urgent phone call and you are told to find her immediately.  She is busy drilling holes in flat and she cannot hear you when you call her name.  Explain how you will go about getting her attention. 
  • 6. 
    Besides both being tragic disasters, what do the Iroquois Theater Fire and the sinking of the Titanic have in common?  What do both disasters teach us about safety precautions?
  • 7. 
    To protect yourself during backstage shop work, you should
    • A. 

      Wear gloves

    • B. 

      Wash hands frequently

    • C. 

      Keep sleeves rolled up

    • D. 

      All of these

    • E. 

      None of these

  • 8. 
    A class "B" fire involves
    • A. 

      Paper

    • B. 

      Electrical wiring

    • C. 

      Wood

    • D. 

      Grease

  • 9. 
    A theater company should discuss and practice procedures for all of these except
    • A. 

      Painting and preparing ladders

    • B. 

      Operation of power tools

    • C. 

      Evacuation in case of fire

    • D. 

      Use of the fire extinguisher

  • 10. 
    The distance between the base of a straight ladder and the wall it leans on should be
    • A. 

      No more than three feet

    • B. 

      One foot

    • C. 

      One fourth the length of the ladder

    • D. 

      One third the length of the ladder

  • 11. 
    Loose-fitting clothing should be worn while using power equipment True or False?.
  • 12. 
    Hard hats should be worn when rigging lighting equipment.  (True/False)
  • 13. 
    All exit doors should be unlocked and able to be opened readily from inside. (True/False)
  • 14. 
    Rags, papers, and clothing saturated with flammable liquids should be discarded outside rather than inside. (True/False)
  • 15. 
    Nonskid safety feet should be installed on any straight ladder.  (True/False)
  • 16. 
    The blade in the table saw should be recessed when not in use. (True/False)
  • 17. 
    "Heads up!"  is the emergency call for falling objects. (True/False)
  • 18. 
    When loading and unloading heavy stage furniture, everyone should remain silent. (True/False)
  • 19. 
    The grid crew should empty their pockets before going to the grid. (True/False)
  • 20. 
    Scenery and lights should be attached to the batten only after the arbor is loaded.
  • 21. 
    If the grid crew must take tools to the grid; tools should be tied or secured to the worker. (True/False)
  • 22. 
    Lighting instruments cannot shock anyone after the light board is turned off.(True/False)
  • 23. 
    When stacking weights, the heavier weight should be on top. (True/False)
  • 24. 
    CPR should not be used on shock victims. (True/False)
  • 25. 
    Most paints and glues are free of toxic chemicals. (True/False)
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