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CDL Practice Test: Hazardous Materials

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CDL Practice Test: Hazardous Materials

Hazardous Materials Questions

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What are Cargo Tanks?
  • Bulk packaging permanently attached to a vehicle
  • A series of portable containers
  • Removable tanks attached to a chassis
  • Any of these are considered Cargo Tanks
This is a question from page 72 - click here to look up the answer

Quote From Page 100 Of The Illinois CDL Manual:

Cargo tanks are bulk packagings permanently attached to a vehicle. Cargo tanks remain on the vehicle when you load and unload them.

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When transporting hazardous materials, the carrier is responsible for which of the following?
  • Must package, mark and label the materials, prepare shipping papers, provide emergency response information and supply placards
  • The carrier is not responsible for any of these
  • Install proper placards on the vehicle
  • Reports accidents and incidents involving hazardous materials to the proper government agency
This is a question from page 63 - click here to look up the answer

Quote From Page 87 Of The Illinois CDL Manual:

The carrier:

  • Takes the shipment from the shipper to its destination.
  • Prior to transportation, checks that the shipper correctly described, marked, labeled and otherwise prepared the shipment for transportation.
  • Refuses improper shipments.
  • Reports accidents and incidents involving hazardous materials to the proper government agency

TruckingTruth's Advice:

Be sure to understand the different responsibilities for:

  • The shipper
  • The carrier
  • The driver
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Which of the following must be included on hazardous materials shipping papers?
  • All of these are required on hazardous materials shipping papers
  • A proper shipping description for each hazardous material
  • The full name of the shipping manager
  • The full name of the driver
This is a question from page 66 - click here to look up the answer

Quote From Page 92 Of The Illinois CDL Manual:

A shipping paper for hazardous material must include:

  • Page numbers if the shipping paper has more than one page. The first page must tell the total number of pages (e.g., Page 1 of 4).
  • A proper shipping description for each hazardous material.
  • A shipper's certification, signed by the shipper, saying the shipment was prepared according to the rules.

TruckingTruth's Advice:

While it is solely the shippers responsibility to provide you with proper shipping papers, you must be certain all shipping papers are correct before leaving their facility. If there are any issues with the paperwork along your trip (DOT inspections, etc) it will cost you time and you can possibly be ticketed.

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Who signs the Shipper's Certification
  • The shipper
  • The driver
  • The receiver
  • All of these people must sign the shipper's certification
This is a question from page 67 - click here to look up the answer

Quote From Page 93 Of The Illinois CDL Manual:

When the shipper packages hazardous materials, he/she certifies that the package has been prepared according to the rules. The signed shipper's certification appears on the original shipping paper. The only exceptions are when a shipper is a private carrier transporting their own product, and when the package is provided by the carrier (e.g., a cargo tank). Unless a package is clearly unsafe or does not comply with the HMR, you may accept the shipper's certification concerning proper packaging. Some carriers have additional rules about transporting hazardous products. Follow your employer's rules when accepting shipments.

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What does the following definition describe? A reusable container having a volume of 64 cubic feet or more, designed and constructed to permit being lifted with its contents intact and intended primarily for containment of packages (in unit form) during transportation.
  • Non-bulk packaging
  • Portable tank
  • Permanent tank
  • Freight container
This is a question from page 78 - click here to look up the answer

Quote From Page 113 Of The Illinois CDL Manual:

Freight container: A reusable container having a volume of 64 cubic feet or more, designed and constructed to permit being lifted with its contents intact and intended primarily for containment of packages (in unit form) during transportation.

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How many gallons will deem a portable tank, cargo tank, or tank car "bulk" freight?
  • 119 gallons
  • 148 gallons
  • 100 gallons
  • 172 gallons
This is a question from page 67 - click here to look up the answer

Quote From Page 93 Of The Illinois CDL Manual:

Cargo tanks and other bulk containers require additional markings on the transport vehicle. "Bulk" is defined as a packaging with a maximum capacity greater than 119 gallons for liquid, including but not limited to such packagings as portable tanks, cargo tanks and tank cars. If required identification number markings on bulk containers are not visible while being transported (such as when loaded inside a closed semitrailer), the transport vehicle itself must also display on each side and each end the required identification number markings.

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Which of the following hazardous materials must be placarded no matter what quantity is being carried?
  • Dangerous when wet
  • All of these must be placarded at any quantity
  • Radioactive
  • Organic Peroxide
This is a question from page 68 - click here to look up the answer

Quote From Page 95 Of The Illinois CDL Manual:

Hazmat placard table 1

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Which hazardous materials description below is correct?
  • 6.1 (8, 3), UN2744, PG II, Cyclobutyl Chloroformate
  • UN2744, WARNING: POISONOUS, Cyclobutyl Chloroformate, 6.1 (8, 3), PG II
  • PG II, 6.1 (8, 3), UN2744, Cyclobutyl Chloroformate
  • UN2744, Cyclobutyl Chloroformate, 6.1 (8, 3), PG II
This is a question from page 66 - click here to look up the answer

Quote From Page 92 Of The Illinois CDL Manual:

Except as provided in the federal HM regulations, the basic description specified must be shown in this sequence with no additional information interspersed. Example: UN2744, Cyclobutyl Chloroformate, 6.1 (8, 3), PG II

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