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Rangeview Chemistry Lab Safety Test

Multiple Choice
Identify the letter of the choice that best completes the statement or answers the question.
 

 1. 

When heating substances with a bunsen burner in the laboratory
a.
You may perform other tasks for the experiment
c.
Someone should always watch
b.
Test the temperature constantly with your finger
d.
You may then proceed to goof off
 

 2. 

When heating substances in a test tube, be sure the open end of the tube points toward-
a.
Yourself
c.
Your partner
b.
No other person
d.
A classmate
 

 3. 

If you are really hungry during an experiment-
a.
Feel free to open up a light snack
c.
You may ask for a pass to leave the classroom and eat
b.
Eat while wearing gloves (this will protect you)
d.
NEVER bring food into the classroom!
 

 4. 

You must wear eye protection while working on an experiment-
a.
To improve your vision
c.
To look cool
b.
Sometimes
d.
At all times when doing experiments
 

 5. 

If acid gets on your skin or clothes, wash at once with-
a.
Sulfuric acid
c.
Water
b.
Fire
d.
Oil
 

 6. 

Eyeglasses do not provide as much protection as-
a.
A face shield
c.
Splash proof goggles
b.
Safety glasses
d.
Any of these (a,b,c)
 

 7. 

If you see something in the classroom or laboratory that is dangerous, tell the teacher-
a.
When you have time
c.
After Class
b.
At once
d.
After School
 

 8. 

Any spill on the floor can cause an accident. Always clean it up-
a.
At once
c.
When you have time
b.
During clean-up time
d.
At the end of the period
 

 9. 

When you work with laboratory chemicals and Bunsen burners, long hair must be-
a.
Cut off
c.
Kept out of the way by wearing a band or hairnet
b.
Held with both hands
d.
Combed nicely
 

 10. 

When you work with laboratory chemicals, equipment, or burners, all loose clothes and losse jewelry must be-
a.
Left on to look pretty
c.
Left hanging loose
b.
Removed
d.
Made of nonflammable materials
 

 11. 

If you are hurt (cut, burned, or something worse) tell the-
a.
Nurse at once
c.
Class at once
b.
Teacher at once
d.
Doctor after school
 

 12. 

Whenever you are in the classroom or laboratory, you should wear-
a.
Sandals
c.
Open-toed shoes
b.
Closed toe shoes
d.
No shoes
 

 13. 

If you think there is something wrong with a piece of equipment you are using, stop, turn it off, and tell-
a.
The class leader
c.
Another student
b.
The teacher
d.
The custodian
 

 14. 

If you break a piece of glassware or other equipment, tell the teacher-
a.
So you can be punished severely
c.
The next period
b.
At clean-up time
d.
At once
 

 15. 

If you see a fire in a person's hair or clothing, use-
a.
The fire blanket
c.
The wind from running
b.
A handy chemical
d.
Your gatorade.
 

 16. 

The correct way to move about the classroom or laboratory is to-
a.
Run REALLY fast.
c.
Walk blindfolded.
b.
Walk
d.
Dance
 

 17. 

Helping to clean up the classroom or laboratory is the job of-
a.
New students
c.
Every student
b.
Old students
d.
The teacher
 

 18. 

When you use laboratory equipment or chemicals, you should give the procedures all of you-
a.
Interest
c.
Effort
b.
Attention
d.
All of these
 

 19. 

You are working with solid yarn in a lab to isolate the dye on an M&M.  The yarn and other solid materials should never be placed in the...
a.
trash
c.
sink
b.
waste disposal container
d.
all of the above.
 

 20. 

To prevent accidents during laboratory activities with chemicals and equipment, you should
a.
Use shortcuts
c.
Hurry ahead of the teacher
b.
Follow your teacher's directions
d.
Ask someone else to do the work
 

 21. 

Playing (as opposed to working) in the laboratory, or bothering another person is-
a.
Always against the rules
c.
Not dangerous
b.
All right
d.
All right (if you are working)
 

 22. 

If you become fustrated with your lab partner, what should you do-
a.
Pour chemicals into his drink
c.
Yell at them until they cry
b.
Put their hand over the bunson burner
d.
Talk privately with the teacher
 

 23. 

What type of glassware would you use in an experiment-
a.
Chipped and cracked
c.
Clean and free of all other substances
b.
Foggy and dirty
d.
A cereal bowl
 

 24. 

You should not emerse hot glassware in cold water because...-
a.
It could have a chemical reaction
c.
It could shatter
b.
It will turn the water boiling hot
d.
You might burn yourself
 

 25. 

Unused chemicals from an experiment should be-
a.
Returned to their original containers.
c.
Disposed of in the proper container as indicated by the teacher.
b.
Saved for home usage.
d.
Poured into your lab partners beverage
 



 
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