Chemistry Laboratory Safety Quiz

Are You an Accident Waiting To Happen?

Take this fun quiz to learn how to be safe in a chemistry lab.
Take this fun quiz to learn how to be safe in a chemistry lab. Kris Hanke / Getty Images

Chemistry Laboratory Safety Quiz

You got: % Correct. Lab Accident Waiting To Happen

I got Lab Accident Waiting To Happen. Chemistry Laboratory Safety Quiz
Unsafe lab practices can have disastrous results.. BSIP/UIG / Getty Images

I have to believe you purposely tried to fail the quiz, since the right answer was always the last one. So, this means you're likely brilliant and actually know safe lab practices. Whether you follow them is a different story.

What can happen if you don't follow lab safety rules? Take a look at the most common types of lab accidents.

Ready for another quiz? Let's see if you know as much science as a 9th grade student.

Chemistry Laboratory Safety Quiz

You got: % Correct. Not So Safe in the Chemistry Lab

I got Not So Safe in the Chemistry Lab. Chemistry Laboratory Safety Quiz
Don't do it. Unsafe lab practices put everyone at risk.. Casarsa / Getty Images

Since the answer was always the last one, you didn't exactly pass this quiz. Maybe you should review the 10 most important lab safety rules.

Ready for another quiz? Let's see if you can tell real and fake elements apart.

Chemistry Laboratory Safety Quiz

You got: % Correct. Paragon of Lab Safety

I got Paragon of Lab Safety. Chemistry Laboratory Safety Quiz
The best science is safe, conscientious, meticulous science.. Ugurhan Betin / Getty Images

You're up to speed on lab safety. Next, let's see if you can identify the types of glassware found in a chemistry lab.

Curious about what can happen when things go wrong in a chemistry lab? Here's a collection of lab accident stories submitted by other readers.