Laboratory Equipment: Bunsen Burner Quiz

1. A striker is made to be used by the left hand.

2. In case of building fire leave the classroom immediately and stop only to
pick up personal belongings
put away dangerous cultures
turn off gas jets
all of the above

3. A Bunsen burner should be
lighted at the beginning of the lab period and turned off at the end of the period
only lighted by the lab instructor
turned off when not in use
never used

4. Long loose hair can be accidentally set on fire by a Bunsen Burner so it should ALWAYS be tied back.

5. The hottest part of the flame is where?
the tip of the outer blue cone
the tip of the inner blue cone
the center of the inner blue cone
all of the flame is the same temperature


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