Play It Safe: Post-Test #2: Key

Teachers: Please administer pre-test before the school program and the post-test within one week of the program. Correct and share with children. Please return all tests with class grade average for both pre and post-tests. We will use responses and score changes to help evaluate the program and improve delivery. Thank you.

Send materials to: UVM Extension System, Farm Safety Program, RR 1 BOX 2280, Morrisville VT 05661.

Multiple choice. Put the letter corresponding to the best answer in the space provided.

  1. What group is most likely to get seriously injured on a farm? ______
    1. 5 - 15 yr. olds.
    2. 15 - 25 year olds.
    3. 25 - 50 year olds.
  2. What rule should we follow when using tractors, ATV's and lawn mowers? ______
    1. Don't wear long pants or long sleeve shirts.
    2. One seat, one rider.
    3. The smaller the machine, the less dangerous it is.
  3. What can happen over a period of time if you work or play around loud equipment such as chainsaws, lawn mowers, or tractors without ear protection? ______
    1. Nothing
    2. You learn to be safe around machinery.
    3. Your hearing can be harmed.
  4. You should always ask permission to cross a fence because ______
    1. the farmer might not like it.
    2. dangerous livestock might be feeding inside the fence.
    3. there might be poison ivy on the other side.

True or False. Answer the following questions by indicating whether they are true or false.

  1. __F__ Extra Riders can be allowed on a tractor or riding lawn mower if there is room.
  2. __T__ Chemicals should be stored in a locked cupboard and only in their original container.
  3. __T__ The tractor is the piece of machinery most often involved in farm injuries.
  4. __F__ Safety helmets aren't necessary when riding ATV's, bicycles or snowmobiles if you've taken a safety course.
  5. __T__ A PTO is dangerous because it spins very fast and can tear clothes or limbs off.
  6. __F__ Adults are the people responsible for your safety on a farm.

This document is produced by the University of Vermont Extension System Farm Safety Program. RR1 Box 2280, Morrisville, Vermont 05661. Phone: (802) 888-4972. Fax: (802) 888-2432.

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