Care & Maintenance of Laboratory Equipment


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Which of the following statements is true about laboratory equipment?

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1. Which of the following is true about pH meters?

2. Microscope lenses should only be cleaned with _____.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Use the following quiz/worksheet combo to test your knowledge of lab equipment maintenance techniques. Questions will focus on proper care, dangers of improper use and why cleaning is so important.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use this quiz to review your understanding of:

  • Facts about PH meters
  • What microscope lenses should be cleaned with
  • Where to go for more information on proper maintenance

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information about equipment care from the material, such as why lab maintenance is so important
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained about lab equipment care, including where more information can be found in a lab
  • Knowledge application - use your new understanding of proper cleaning procedures to accurately recognize what a microscope can be cleaned with

Additional Learning

For more information about lab cleaning, read the lesson titled, Care & Maintenance of Laboratory Equipment. This lesson will teach you:

  • Why a microscope should always be covered when not in use
  • Why it is necessary to keep thermometers away from extremes of heat or cold
  • What a PH sensor does and how to keep it accurate