Laboratory Rules
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by Karen Callaghan
| 11 Questions
Note from the author:
Laboratory Safety Rules
1
1
What should you do if a glass breakage occurs? A. Run out of the classroom. B. Immediately report the breakage to your teacher C. Leave it where it is and tell no one. D. Touch it to see if it is safe.
A
B
C
D
2
1
Long hair must be secured to the back of your head.
True
False
3
1
What should you maintain in your lab work area?

A. A messy work space.
B. Lots of food and drink. C. Chemicals spread all around you. D. A clean and tidy work space.
A
B
C
D
4
1
What should you do if a flame from a burner leaps out of the burner toward you?

A. Touch it with your finger to turn off the fire.
B. Get out of the way and turn the gas off immediately.

C. Touch the flame to see how hot it is.

D. None of the above.
A
B
C
D

5
1
Always point a test tube or bottle that is being heated towards you and others.
True
False
6
1
If you are heating a liquid, what should you NEVER do?

A. All of these. B. Heat the liquid in an open container.
C. Heat the liquid in a closed container. D. Add boiling chips to the container
A
B
C
D
7
1
Never heat a chemical unless instructed to do so.
True
False
8
1
What should you NEVER do in the lab?

A. Play practical jokes on people.
B. Mess around with your friends.
C. Run while holding a beaker with chemicals
D. All of these
A
B
C
D
9
1
It is safe to eat and drink while doing experiments.
True
False
10
1
You should NOT taste or smell any chemical unless instructed to do so, and then only using the procedures described.
True
False
11
5
Carefully observe the cartoon on laboratory safety. Circle as many unsafe activities in the illustration that you can.
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