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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 "Grade It!"

1. What is a placard?
a.
Placards are documents that describe the hazardous materials being transported.
b.
Placards are diamond shaped warning labels placed on the outside of most hazardous materials packages.
c.
Placards are signs put on the outside of a vehicle which identify the hazard class of the cargo.
d.
None of the above
2. Which lists should you check to determine which placards are needed when transporting materials?
a.
The Hazardous Materials Table
b.
Appendix A, the List of Hazardous Substances and Reportable Quantities
c.
Appendix B, the List of Marine Pollutants
d.
All of the above
3. Which of the following are clues that a shipment contains hazardous material?
a.
A highlighted entry on the shipping material, or one with X or RQ in the hazardous materials column
b.
The shipper is an agricultural supplier
c.
The shipment is in a cylinder
d.
Handling precautions are provided
e.
All of the above
4. Where are you allowed to deliver hazardous waste material?
a.
Another registered carrier
b.
Disposal/treatment facility
c.
Person/company that purchased shipment
d.
a and b
5. Which placard may be used in place of a COMBUSTIBLE placard on a cargo tank or portable tank?
a.
EXPLOSIVES
b.
FLAMMABLE
c.
NON-FLAMMABLE
d.
None of the above
6. Where can you find the shipper's certification?
a.
The shipper's certification appears above the placard.
b.
The shipper's certification appears on the original shipping paper.
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.
7. Which of the following do not require placards if the quantity being shipped is less than 1,001 pounds?
a.
Explosives 1.4
b.
Explosives 1.3
c.
Flammable gas
d.
Combustible liquid
e.
Flammable solid
f.
a and c and d and e
8. A driver transporting Class A or B explosives must have in his or her possession while driving which of the following?
a.
Shipping papers
b.
Written emergency instructions
c.
Written route plan
d.
A copy of FMCSR, Part 397
e.
All of the above
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?
a.
True
b.
False
10. What is the ERG?
a.
The guidebook that firefighters, police and industry workers use to learn how to protect themselves and the public from hazardous materials.
b.
The guidebook that tells drivers, shippers and carriers what should be done when an emergency arises and hazardous materials are involved.
c.
The guidebook that provides drivers with a checklist of what they must do if an emergency arises while transporting hazardous materials.
d.
None of the above
e.
All of the above