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General Safety Test



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

 1. 

You should report all injuries, even thought slight, to:
a.
an advanced student
c.
your teacher
b.
your principal
d.
the office
 

 2. 

You should wear suitable eye protection:
a.
to improve your vision
c.
to avoid myopia
b.
when engaged in any activity where eye hazards may exist
d.
when you desire to improve your appearance
 

 3. 

It is best to fasten or remove loose clothing and roll sleeves above your elbows:
a.
before operating any machines
c.
after operating a machine
b.
during the operation of the machine
d.
only when you are assisting the teacher
 

 4. 

The designated area or operator’s zone around a machine is to protect:
a.
the power equipment
c.
only the teacher
b.
all the students and the teacher working in the lab
d.
only the student operating the machine
 

 5. 

it is best that any liquid spilled on the floor should be wiped up immediately because it:
a.
look unsightly
c.
causes more work for the custodian
b.
will stain the floor
d.
may cause someone to slip and injure themselves
 

 6. 

Rags containing oil, gasoline, alcohol, shellac, paint, varnish or lacquer must be:
a.
kept in a covered metal container
c.
folded neatly and placed on a shelf
b.
stored in a waste basket
d.
stored in a cool dry place
 

 7. 

before using any power equipment, you should obtain permission from
a.
and advanced student
c.
your teacher
b.
your principal
d.
the office
 

 8. 

If you notice any damage or breakage to a tool, instrument or machine, you should
a.
ask an advanced student to repair it
c.
say nothing because you might be blamed
b.
be careful when you use it
d.
notify your teacher
 

 9. 

When using a knife, you should
a.
pull the knife toward you
c.
use the pointed end only
b.
strike the blade with a hammer to make large cuts
d.
cut away from your body and hands
 

 10. 

You should grind off a mushroomed head on a chisel or punch so as to prevent
a.
inaccuracies in your work
c.
making the tool difficult to hold
b.
spoiling the looks of the tool
d.
particles of metal from flying when you strike the head with a hammer
 

 11. 

All work that you plan to do should be approved by the
a.
safety foreman
c.
teacher
b.
principal
d.
the office
 

 12. 

You should clear away dry chips with
a.
a piece of wood or a brush
c.
compressed air
b.
your hand
d.
an oily rag
 

 13. 

When using sharp edged tolls, such as chisels or gouges, the sharp edge should always be
a.
pointed toward yourself
c.
pointed toward the teacher
b.
pointed toward your classmates
d.
pointed away from yourself
 

 14. 

When passing tools to another person, that person should be able to grasp the tool by the
a.
blade
c.
edge
b.
Handel
d.
hasp
 

 15. 

You should make sure other students are clear of the machine before
a.
making an adjustment
c.
turning on the power
b.
setting the depth
d.
locking the gears
 

 16. 

Before oiling, cleaning or adjusting a machine, you should
a.
allow the machine to come to a complete stop
c.
share the clean-up
b.
ask the safety foreman
d.
take careful measurements
 

Matching
 
 
a.
leave
h.
handle
b.
guards
i.
scrap
c.
teacher
j.
protection
d.
stop
k.
student
e.
qualified
l.
brush
f.
permission
m.
oily
g.
toward
n.
away
 

 17. 

Suitable eye __________ must be worn whenever eye hazards exist
 

 18. 

Use a __________ or a piece of wood to clear away dry chips never your hand
 

 19. 

Place __________ rags and other combustibles in a covered metal container
 

 20. 

Point a sharp edged tool __________ from yourself and your classmates
 

 21. 

Pass tools to your instructor or class mates __________ first.
 

 22. 

Obtain __________ before operating any power equipment
 

 23. 

Do not operate power equipment unless you are a __________ operator
 

 24. 

After turning the power off, stand by the power tool until it comes to a complete __________.
 

 25. 

Never __________ a machine while it is still running. Wait until it comes to a complete stop
 

 26. 

Keep all __________ and safety devices in place while operating machine tools.
 



 
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