DMS’s Gas Safety week Pop Quiz!

To mark this year's Gas Safety Week we have put together a pop quiz! 

To take part simply copy and paste the questions, with your answers and email them to us at: - If you correctly answer the questions you will be sent a DMS promotional pack!

Question 1: What is the primary component of natural gas that makes it flammable?

a) Oxygen b) Nitrogen c) Carbon Dioxide d) Methane

Question 2: Which of the following is NOT a common sign of a gas leak?

a) A hissing sound near a gas appliance b) A strong smell of rotten eggs c) A greenish haze in the air d) Dead or dying plants near a gas line

Question 3: How can you test for a gas leak using soapy water?

a) Apply soapy water to the suspected area and watch for bubbles. b) Drink the soapy water to see if it tastes like gas. c) Use a lit match to see if the soapy water ignites. d) Pour the soapy water into the gas line to flush out any leaks.

Question 4: Which of the following should you do if you suspect a gas leak?

a) Open all windows to ventilate the area. b) Turn on all gas appliances to clear the lines. c) Use your mobile phone within the affected area. d) Leave the area and call the gas company or emergency services.

Question 5: Where is the safest place to store gas cylinders?

a) In a basement or cellar. b) In a well-ventilated outdoor area, away from direct sunlight and heat sources c) Inside a closed cabinet in the kitchen d) Next to the stove for easy access

Question 6: What should you do if you smell gas indoors?

a) Light a candle to mask the smell. b) Call a plumber to fix the issue. c) Open the windows and doors to ventilate the area. d) Leave the building and call the gas company from a safe location.

Question 7: Why is it important to have gas appliances regularly inspected?

a) To ensure they are getting enough oxygen for combustion. b) To make sure they are using the correct type of gas. c) To check for carbon monoxide emissions and ensure proper functioning. d) To reduce the noise, they produce during operation.

Question 8: What is carbon monoxide, and why is it dangerous?

a) A harmless byproduct of burning gas. b) A gas used to enhance the flame of gas appliances. c) A colourless, odourless gas that can be deadly when inhaled, as it interferes with oxygen uptake in the body. d) A type of gas leak that is easy to detect due to its strong smell.

Question 9: When using a gas stove, how should you position pot handles?

a)       Pointing outward from the stove's edge. b) Pointing toward the back of the stove. c) Pointing toward the front of the stove. d) It doesn't matter, as long as the flame is adjusted correctly.

Question 10: How can DMS Metering Solutions assist you in ensuring gas safety?

a)       By supplying high-quality equipment. b) By working closely with manufacturers to ensure high standards. c) offering expert technical advice and support. d) all of the above! 

Good luck and always stay safe! 

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