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Do you think you are well equipped to carry out safe lab practices? A Lab safety test quiz is here waiting for you. Take up this simple quiz and learn everything about lab safety.

    1. Flammable liquids burn only when their vapor is mixed with air in the appropriate concentration. When handling flammable liquids you should

    Use adequately ventilated work areasMinimize the creation of flammable vaporsKeep containers closed except during transfer of contentsAll of the above

    2. Ultraviolet light should be considered dangerous if

    It has a wavelength longer than 400 nmIt has a wavelength longer than 250 nmIt is seen to have a greenish glowIt has a wavelength shorter than 250 nm

    3. When heating a reaction,

    The equipment should be assembled in such a way that heat can be removed rapidly and easily at any timeAlways be careful not to exceed the smoking temperature of the oil if an oil bath is usedFlames should be avoidedAll of the above

    4. The best liquid for use in a dry-ice bath is

    Ethyl etherIsopropyl alcohoAcetoneNone

    5. For small liquid spills that only affect a small area of skin, immediate flush with flowing water for at least

    5 minutes10 minutes30 minutes15 minutes

    6. True or false: A fire blanket is only useful prior to the fire being extinguished.


    7. The NFPA provides and advocates for scientifically-based consensus codes and standards, research, training and education related to fire protection. NFPA 45 is the standard on fire protection for laboratories using chemicals. NFPA stands for what?

    National Fire Protection AssociationNational Fire Protection AgencyNational Fire Procedures AdvocatesNational Fire and Programming Agency

    8. A small fire:

    Often can be extinguished by suffocating itCan quickly grow to become a larger fireCan generally be dowsed with a wet towel to put it outAll of the above

    9. Four fundamental principles underlie all of the work practices in the chemical laboratory. Which of the following is not one of those principles?

    Plan aheadMinimize chemical exposureAdd ventilation to the lab by opening windowsBe prepared for accidents

    10. Material to be disposed of in the laboratory

    Must always be diluted copiously with water firstMust always be handled in accordance with safety guidelines specific to that class of compoundMust always be neutralized firstNone of the above

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