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Free CDL - Section 9 - Hazardous Materials

You are about to take a FREE Sample of the CDL - Section 9 - Hazardous Materials. The sample test consists of 10 multiple choice questions and answers.

Please select the best answer for each question below and then click "Submit."

1. What is a placard?

d.
None of the above
c.
Placards are signs put on the outside of a vehicle which identify the hazard class of the cargo.
b.
Placards are diamond shaped warning labels placed on the outside of most hazardous materials packages.
a.
Placards are documents that describe the hazardous materials being transported.

2. Which lists should you check to determine which placards are needed when transporting materials?

d.
All of the above
c.
Appendix B, the List of Marine Pollutants
b.
Appendix A, the List of Hazardous Substances and Reportable Quantities
a.
The Hazardous Materials Table

3. Which of the following are clues that a shipment contains hazardous material?

e.
All of the above
d.
Handling precautions are provided
c.
The shipment is in a cylinder
b.
The shipper is an agricultural supplier
a.
A highlighted entry on the shipping material, or one with X or RQ in the hazardous materials column

4. Where are you allowed to deliver hazardous waste material?

d.
a and b
c.
Person/company that purchased shipment
b.
Disposal/treatment facility
a.
Another registered carrier

5. Which placard may be used in place of a COMBUSTIBLE placard on a cargo tank or portable tank?

d.
All of the above
c.
NON-FLAMMABLE
b.
FLAMMABLE
a.
EXPLOSIVES

6. Where can you find the shipper's certification?

c.
The shipper's certification can be found in the glove compartment of the carrier vehicle or on the seat when the driver is out of the vehicle.
b.
The shipper's certification appears on the original shipping paper.
a.
The shipper's certification appears above the placard.

7. Which of the following do not require placards if the quantity being shipped is less than 1,001 pounds?

h.
All of the above
g.
None of the above
f.
a and c and d and e
e.
Flammable solid
d.
Combustible liquid
c.
Flammable gas
b.
Explosives 1.3
a.
Explosives 1.4

8. A driver transporting Class A or B explosives must have in his or her possession while driving which of the following?

e.
All of the above
d.
A copy of FMCSR, Part 397
c.
Written route plan
b.
Written emergency instructions
a.
Shipping papers

9. If you have an accident while driving a vehicle with explosives, you should remove all explosives before separating any vehicles involved in the collision. True or False?

b.
False
a.
True

10. What is the ERG?

c.
The guidebook that provides drivers with a checklist of what they must do if an emergency arises while transporting hazardous materials.
b.
The guidebook that tells drivers, shippers and carriers what should be done when an emergency arises and hazardous materials are involved.
a.
The guidebook that firefighters, police and industry workers use to learn how to protect themselves and the public from hazardous materials.