Taking the CDL test will be much easier after going through our practice CDL tests here online. This is the Hazmat Endorsement portion of the CDL written practice exam. These questions are very similar to the ones you'll find on the actual CDL written test you'll be taking to get your CDL license. Follow along with the test questions below and read through the explanations that follow each CDL test question to get some better insights into the CDL exam and the trucking industry itself.
1. Which of the following statements about "Radioactive" labels is true?
A. Yellow III indicates the highest level of radioactivity
B. Yellow II indicates the highest level of radioactivity
C. White I indicates the highest level of radioactivity
D. Black III indicates the highest level of radioactivity
2. When transporting both hazardous and non hazardous materials, your bills must...
A. Describe the hazardous materials first
B. Have the hazardous materials highlighted
C. Identify the materials by the letter X or RQ in the HM column
D. Any one of the above
3. The designation RQ identifies the material's...
A. Reference Quotient
B. Regulatory Quotient
C. Reportable Quantity
D. Regulatory Quantity
4. When transporting hazardous waste, you must...
A. Have the word "WASTE" before the name of the material on the bills
B. Sign a Uniform Hazardous Waste Manifest
C. Carry a Uniform Hazardous Waste Manifest in the truck
D. All of the above
5. On the Hazardous Materials Table, column 1 shows...
A. how to ship an item
B. to what shipping mode the information on that line applies
C. how much of the material can be put in a vehicle without placarding
D. what materials can be loaded together
6. Tankers used to transport hazardous materials on vehicles must be marked with...
A. the UN or NA ID number of the product
B. the date of manufacture
C. the CHEMTREC phone number
D. the owner's PUCO or ICC number
7. A placarded vehicle must have at least ___ placards?
8. Of the following hazardous material classes, which is the most dangerous?
A Division 6.1
B. Division 6.2
C. Division 6.3
D. Division 6.4
9. You must control how far packages labeled "Radioactive II" or "Radioactive III" are located from people and cargo space walls by referring to...
A. the transport index and the Separation Distances Table
B. the List of Hazardous Materials and Reportable Quantities
C. the Table of Hazardous Materials
D. the Segregation and Separation Chart
10. You should turn off your engine when loading flammable liquid unless...
A. The material does not need a placard
B. You need the engine to run the pump
C. You are a non-smoker
D. You are loading at night and need the headlights
11. The hazardous materials will be named on...
A. The Hazardous Materials Table List
B. The List of Hazardous Substances and Reportable Quantities
C. Either one of the above lists
D. Neither of the above lists
12. A "Segregation and Separation Chart" indicate...
A. Products that cannot be loaded together in the same trailer
B. Products requiring special handling
C. Products requiring special labeling
D. Products that are transported with animals
13. The shipper must attach a diamond-shaped label to hazardous materials by...
A. Putting a label on the package
B. Putting a label on a tag attached to the product
C. Putting a label on the product
D. Any one of the above
14. You should never transport a package labeled poison if you are hauling...
A. Porous products
B. Food products
15. Which one of the following shipping descriptions is in the proper order...
A. Phosgene, Poison A, UN1076
B. Poison A, UN1076, Phosgene
C. Phosgene, UN1076, Poison A
D. UN1076, Poison A, Phosgene
We've taken the questions from the High Road Training Program and put them in their own section of the site. The quizzes also contain quotes from the CDL manual and advice from TruckingTruth.
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