Residential Safety: Definition and Precautionary Measures


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Safety in and around the home is known as:

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1. Carbon monoxide is _____

2. A substance that prevents, repels, or destroys any pest is generally known as a _____

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz/worksheet combo will help gauge your knowledge of home safety. Some topics you will need to know to pass the quiz include fire safety, the definition of carbon monoxide, and preventing gun accidents.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use this printable worksheet and quiz to review:

  • A substance that prevents, repels, or destroys pests
  • Step(s) for preventing firearm accidents
  • The definition of carbon monoxide
  • Fire safety in the home
  • The phrase used for safety in and around the home

Skills Practiced

This quiz and worksheet allow students to test the following skills:

  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define or identify main terms and phrases related to residential safety, such as carbon monoxide and the substance used for repelling pests
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding at-home safety measures and interpret it correctly
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained about preventing accidents at home to answer questions about gun and fire safety

Additional Learning

To learn more about safety at home, review the corresponding lesson titled Residential Safety: Definition and Precautionary Measures. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Define residential safety
  • Identify the leading causes of home injury, including poisoning, falling, misuse of tools, heat and fire, and firearm disasters
  • Locate preventative measures for avoiding accidents at home