MSDS Quiz


First Name: Last Name: Employee Number:

Select your Department
9 - 12 Instruction Fine Arts Recreation
Asst. Superintendent Business Food Services School to Career
Asst. Superintendent Inst. Head Start Special Projects
Athletics/Health/P.E. Information Services Staff Development/IMC
Copy Center K-8 Instruction-Regular Student Support
Distribution/Utilities K-8 Instruction-Special Ed. Superintendent
Educational Accountability Personnel Title 1/Bilingual
Facilities Public Information Transportation/Safety
Financial Services Purchasing


1 What is the purpose of an MSDS sheet?
  Make employees do extra work
  Help provide for employee protection
  Another government mandate
  All of the above

2 The emergency overview is intended for:
  Small children
  The person using the product
  Emergency personnel
  Teachers and principals

3 Inert ingredients must be listed if they contribute to the product's hazard.
  True
  False

4 The handling procedures are designed to:
  Maximize the risk of exposure
  Minimize the risk of exposure
  Who cares I do what I want
  None of the above
  Tell you how to use your hands

5 Flash point is the maximum temperature at which a product will burn.
  True
  False

6 Boiling point is the temperature at which a liquid becomes a gas.
  True
  False

7 The acute data lists:
  The effects from long term exposure
  Chronic data
  Short term consequences
  Pictures of women

8 Eco-acute toxicity describes how much of a chemical you can put on.
  True
  False

9 The lower the number in the hazard class, the safer the chemical is.
  True
  False

10 The issue date lists the date the chemical was made.
  True
  False

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