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Safety in the Garden
1. As protection from the sun while gardening, you should always:
A wear only sunglasses
B stay in the shade
C wear a hat
2. What should be worn when using fertilizer?
A a face mask
B gloves
C protective goggles
3. Shovels and picks should be raised:
A as high as needed as long as the teacher is watching
B only up to waist height
C up to shoulder height
4. For safety after gardening, you should always:
A wash hands thoroughly
B put your hat on
C dust your clothes of dirt
5. Any accidents should:
A fixed up before the teacher notices
B not be worried about because accidents happen
C be reported to the teacher immediately
6. When using chemicals such as pesticides, you should:
A make sure you kill all the plants
B read the label for instructions and safety messages
C not worry because they wouldn't make them if they weren't safe
7. Sharp tools should not be left lying around because:
A someone could hurt themselves accidentally
B the teacher will get angry
C they may spread disease to plants
8. Hands should be washed after gardening because:
A soil contains harmful bacteria
B you feel better
C you might get your books dirty
9. When lifting heavy objects, you should not strain your back muscles if you:
Abend over further to get a stronger grip
Bkeep your back straight when lifting
Cdon't worry about it
10. To protect your feet, you should:
Aclean the dust off your bare feet while gardening
Bwear covered leather shoes
Cwear thongs or sandals if it's hot
11. When watering the garden, hose:
Aanywhere anyhow but don't flood the garden
Bwith astrong flow so that the pressure kills the weeds
Cwhere the teacher directs
12. You should wash your hands after:
Ausing fertilizer and handling animals
Bbookwork in the classroom
Ccomputer work in the classroom
13. When digging or shovelling, you should:
Alook behind you first
Braise the tool to waist height at the most
Cboth of the above
14. Pesticides and fertilizers are:
Aalways safe to use because the manufacturers guarantee it
Bnot allowed in school gardens
Cpotentially hazardous and treated with caution
15. When working near loud machinery, you should:
Awear hearing protectors
Bget used to it quickly so don't worry
Cwear a walkman

 

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