2018 Year 6&7 Materials Design & Technology Quiz

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2018 Year 6&7 Materials Design & Technology Quiz

This is a safety quiz which all Year 6&7 students must complete at the start of Materials Design. It tests your common sense and some important safety procedures you need to know before commencing work in the workshop.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What does OHS stand for?
    • A. 

      Occupational Safety Hazards

    • B. 

      Overtime Safety Hours

    • C. 

      Occupational Standard Health

    • D. 

      Occupational Health & Safety

  • 2. 
    Why is OHS so important to know about 
    • A. 

      It is important to know about to avoid injury

    • B. 

      It is important to help your classmates avoid injury

    • C. 

      OHS is the law

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 3. 
    With regards to safety, PPE stands for: 
    • A. 

      Product Preparedness Equipment

    • B. 

      Protective Positioning Environment

    • C. 

      Personal Protective Equipment

    • D. 

      Peoples Protective Equipment

  • 4. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    Hold your work firmly in your hand when using a chisel.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    Off-cuts of materials need to be left near machines. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    A screwdriver can be used to carry out a variety of tasks including chiseling, hammering and levering.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    All tools need to be put back immediately after you use them.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    A clamp can be used to secure your work when planing, sanding or filing to avoid any dangerous slipping.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    Hacksaw blades can break because of excessive speed and force.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 11. 
    Always stop and turn off a machine before making adjustments.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 12. 
    You can remove the guard off a machine if it gets in the way or you can’t see properly.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 13. 
    Hammers and pipes should be used to tighten nuts with a spanner.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 14. 
    All power cords should be free from cuts. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 15. 
    All tools and machinery should be returned to the correct place in _________________ working condition.
  • 16. 
    Any cutting tool should be _______ to avoid excessive force being used in their operation.
  • 17. 
    _________________ shoes must be worn at all times in the workshop.
  • 18. 
    Use a _________________ to help secure materials and reduce the chance of slipping when cutting materials.
  • 19. 
    Off-cuts of materials can be dangerous if they are ______________  around a workspace as you may trip on these.
  • 20. 
     _________________ hair and clothing can be hazards in workspaces as they can become entangled in moving parts.
  • 21. 
    Your _________________ should always be behind the cutting edge of a chisel when you are using it.
  • 22. 
    A _________________ workspace reduces the risk of injury.
  • 23. 
    A _________________ must not be used unless a teacher is present and you have been granted permission.
  • 24. 
    List 8 items of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) that could be used in the design and technology workshop. 
  • 25. 
    What are two reasons why it is important to wear safety glasses at all times in the Design & Technology workshop? 
  • 26. 
    Why is it a safety rule to report any injuries, near misses or maintenance required to tools and equipment?
  • 27. 
    Are you allowed to use tools, equipment or machines that you have not been shown how to use by the teacher?
    • A. 

      Yes

    • B. 

      No

  • 28. 
    One of the most important safety considerations in the Workshop is that you do not ________.
  • 29. 
    When using a machine only the operator should be in control of the machine. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 30. 
    When its time to tidy the workshop the students should: 
    • A. 

      Put away tools in the correct places

    • B. 

      Tidy the workbenches where they have been working

    • C. 

      Put rubbish in the bin and vacuum or sweep surfaces if required

    • D. 

      Any of-cuts of materials should be organized for future use

    • E. 

      All of the above