DMV PA - CDL Hazardous Materials Endorsement Multiple Choice Test Questions

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Multiple Choice Test Questions (and answers,) for the Hazardous Materials Endorsement portion of the Commercial Drivers License Exam of Pennsylvania.
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  1. 1. A hazard class name or ID number may not be used to describe a:

    a. non-hazardous material
    b. hazardous waste
    c. reportable quantity of a hazardous substance
    d. hazardous material
    a. non-hazardous material
  2. 2. A vehicle placarded for hazardous materials must have placards on __ sides.

    a. 1
    b. 2
    c. 3
    d. 4
    d. 4
  3. 3. Who is responsible for packaging, labeling, and preparing the hazardous materials shipping papers for a common carrier?
    a. Shipper
    b. carrier
    c. driver
    d. state auditors
    a. Shipper
  4. 4. The intent of the hazardous materials regulations has three parts: 1. To ensure safe drivers and equipment, 2. to communicate the risk, and:

    a. to tax shippers correctly
    b. to contain the material
    c. to allow state enforcement
    d. none of the above
    b. to contain the material
  5. 5. There are two lists that drivers, shippers, and carriers use to find out if a material is a regulated product. One of these lists is the:

    a. list of hazardous substance and reportable quantities
    b. shippers list of transportable quantities
    c. EPA Dangerous Materials Table
    d. Department of Transportation Hazard Chart
    a. list of hazardous substance and reportable quantities
  6. 6. If an "X" or an "RQ" is in the HM column of a shipping entry, the:

    a. shipment is regulated by hazardous materials operation
    b. materials on that line are the biggest part of the shipment
    c. entry refers to the materials that must be top loaded
    d. entry is part of a partial shipment
    a. shipment is regulated by hazardous materials operation
  7. 7. No one may smoke around any vehicle being loaded or unloaded with

    a. flammables
    b. oxidizers
    c. explosives
    d. all of the above
    d. all of the above
  8. 8. Only one of these shipping paper descriptions for a hazardous materials is in the right order. Which one?

    a. Hydrogen Bromide, nonflammable gas, UN 1048
    b. Corrosive materials, Hydrocholoric acid, UN-1789
    c. UN 1787 Corrosive materials, Hydriotic acid
    d. Hexane, UN 1208, flammable liquid
    a. Hydrogen Bromide, nonflammable gas, UN 1048
  9. 9. A vehicle carrying explosives has crashed with another vehicle. You should not pull them apart until:

    a. the shipper's loading foreman is present
    b. the explosives have been placed at least 200 feet away from the vehicles and occupied buildings
    c. at least 80 minutes have passed
    d. all three of the conditions are met
    b. the explosives have been placed at least 200 feet away from the vehicles and occupied buildings
  10. 10. You may not park a vehicle carrying hazardous materials within ___ feet of an open fire.

    a. 100
    b. 200
    c. 300
    d. 400
    c. 300
  11. 11. Before loading or unloading an explosive, check the cargo space for:

    a. a cargo heater that could spark
    b. loose floor boards or plates
    c. sharp points that might damage the cargo
    d. all of the above
    d. all of the above
  12. 12. The transport index of a radioactive material:

    a. is another way of writing the weight of the package
    b. tells the degree of control needed during transportation
    c. is something that only the shipper needs to worry about
    d. lets the ERT ignore the ID number on the placard
    b. tells the degree of control needed during transportation
  13. 13. When hauling hazardous materials, you must stop your vehicle and check any dual tires at least once every __________, whichever is less.

    a. 1 hour or 40 miles
    b. 2 hours or 80 miles
    c. 2 hours or 100 miles
    d. 3 hours or 150 miles
    c. 2 hours or 100 miles
  14. 14. To stop for railroad tracks, you should stop __ to __ feet before the nearest track.

    a. 5, 20
    b. 10, 35
    c. 15, 50
    d. 20, 65
    c. 15, 50
  15. 15. You are transporting hazardous materials, you are not behind the wheel, the shipping papers must be on the drivers' seat or:

    a. in the driver's pouch
    b. in the trailers paper pouch
    c. on your person
    d. on the dash in view
    a. in the driver's pouch
  16. 16. If hazardous materials is spilling from your vehicles, do not move your vehicle:

    a. any more than 500 feet
    b. any more than safety requires
    c. in an upwind direction
    d. off of the road way
    b. any more than safety requires
  17. 17. The hazard class of a two liter bottle of materials is "Flammable Liquid". If the description also says "posion inhalation hazard" you should:

    a. placard the vehicle "POISON" only if no other cargo requires it
    b. placard the vehicle with both "POISON" and "HAZARDOUS CLASS" placards
    c. placard the vehicle "POISON" and remove all other placards
    d. do not placard the vehicle
    b. placard the vehicle with both "POISON" and "HAZARDOUS CLASS" placards
  18. 18. You are going to be hauling hazardous materials over a route you do not know well. When should you check the route and permits needed for the trip?

    a. before starting the trip
    b. at the end of the month
    c. while you are still on a part of the route you know
    d. within 24 hours of the finish of the trip
    a. before starting the trip
  19. 19. Carriers must give each driver who transports Class A and B explosives:

    a. an extra fire bottle
    b. a copy of FMCBR PART 397
    c. the consignee's phone number
    d. a list of stops the driver may use
    b. a copy of FMCBR PART 397
  20. 20. You should stop before crossing a railroad grate, if your vehicle is carrying ___________ of chlorine.

    a. 110 gallons
    b. 100 gallons
    c. 85 gallons
    d. any gallons
    d. any gallons
  21. 21. You are hauling hazardous materials, and you find that one of your tires is leaking. You must:

    A. report it to your carrier right away
    B. continue at a reduced speed, and check the tire every 35 miles
    C. report this to the D.O.T. (Department Of Transportation)
    D. stop at the nearest safe place and fix it
    D. stop at the nearest safe place and fix it
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  22. 22. When the shippers package hazardous materials, they must certify that this was done according to the regulations. The only exception is:

    a. the shipment is a hazardous waste
    b. the trip will not cross the state line
    c. the shipper is a private carrier carrying their own product
    d. the driver is given a sealed cargo compartment
    c. the shipper is a private carrier carrying their own product
  23. 23. When fueling, a placarded vehicle, someone must always be:

    a. within 10 feet of the pump and fire extinguisher
    b. watching the fueling from a safe distance
    c. at the nozzle, controlling the fuel flow
    d. at the emergency power shut off for the pump
    c. at the nozzle, controlling the fuel flow
  24. 24. Animal and human foodstuff should not be loaded in the same vehicle with:

    a. explosives
    b. oxidizers
    c. poison
    d. compressed gas
    c. poison
  25. 25. You must briefly leave your placarded vehicle parked on a public roadway and someone else may watch it. The person watching your vehicle must:

    a. be awake and able to move the vehicle if needed
    b. know what to do in an emergency
    c. be on the vehicle or within 100 feet of the vehicle and have it in clear view
    d. meet all of the above conditions
    d. meet all of the above conditions
  26. 26. A driver who transports route controlled radioactive material must have had special training by the carrier within the last __ years.

    a. 1
    b. 2
    c. 3
    d. 4
    b. 2
  27. 27. Whenever your vehicle is placarded, do not drive near open flames unless you:

    a. are equipped with fire sprinklers
    b. have an enclosed cargo compartment
    c. have LTL of a non-flammable material
    d. can safely pass the fire without stopping
    d. can safely pass the fire without stopping
  28. 28. Cylinders containing compressed gases may only be loaded onto a vehicle if the cylinders are:

    a. loaded in an upright or horizontal position
    b. in boxes that will keep them from turning over
    c. loaded into racks attached to the vehicle
    d. any one of the above
    d. any one of the above
  29. 29. When there is a hazardous materials emergency, you should:

    a. keep people away
    b. warn others of the danger
    c. prevent smoking and keep open flames away
    d. do all of the above
    d. do all of the above
  30. 30. Which signals may be used to warn of a stopped vehicle which contains explosives?

    a. signal fires
    b. reflective triangles
    c. flares
    d. fuses
    b. reflective triangles
  31. 31. You must have placards for explosives, poison gas or flammables exceeding...

    A 10 pounds
    B 10 cartons
    C 100 pounds
    D Any amount
    D Any amount
  32. 32. If you are hauling hazardous materials and have ___ tires on your vehicle, you must stop and check them every time you park.

    A dual
    B radial
    C bias
    D treaded
    A dual
  33. 33. A vehicle placarded for Division 1.1, 1.2, or 1.3 explosives...

    A may never be left unattended under any condition
    B may be left unattended in a safe haven
    C may never be parked on private property
    D may not be parked on the cosignee's property
    B may be left unattended in a safe haven
  34. 34. If you are required to stop at railroad crossings, you must...

    A Stop 15 to 50 feet before the nearest rail
    B Remember to never shift gears while crossing tracks
    C Proceed only when you are sure no train is coming
    D All of the above
    D All of the above
  35. 35. Some hazardous materials may not be loaded together with other hazardous materials. The prohibited combinations are listed in the...

    A Hazardous Materials Table
    B Hazardous Waste Manifest
    C Segregation and Separation Chart
    D List of Hazardous Materials and Reportable Quantities
    C Segregation and Separation Chart
  36. 36. The shipping papers for hazardous materials can be found...

    A In a pouch on the driver's door
    B In clear view, within reach while driving
    C On the driver's seat when out of the vehicle
    D Any of the above locations
    D Any of the above locations
  37. 37. Which of the following statements about loading and unloading cargo tanks is false?

    A The person in attendance must be aware of the danger
    B The person in attendance must be within 50 ft. of the tanker
    C The person attending the tanker must have a clear view of it
    D The person in attendance must be authorized and able to move the vehicle
    B The person in attendance must be within 50 ft. of the tanker
  38. 38. The floor liner for explosives may not...

    A Contain steel or iron
    B Contain nails or screws
    C Contain cracks or holes
    D Contain any of the above
    D Contain any of the above
  39. 39. It is acceptable to use a placard with the word DANGEROUS if...

    A You load less than 5000 pounds of specified materials at one place
    B You have two or more specified materials which total more than 1000 lbs.
    C both A & B above
    D either A or B above
    C both A & B above
  40. 40. A "transport index" relates to products that are...

    A Meant for human consumption
    B Liquid
    C Radioactive
    D Overweight
    C Radioactive
  41. 41. On the Hazardous Materials Table, proper shipping names are shown...

    A in plain type and in alphabetical order
    B so you know not to transport that shipment
    C in italic type and loading order
    D so you know you can transport that shipment without placards
    A in plain type and in alphabetical order
  42. 42. Product ID numbers must appear on each side and both ends of a tank containing...

    A Hazardous materials exceeding 500 gallons
    B Food products exceeding 1000 gallons
    C Hazardous materials exceeding 1000 gallons
    D None of the above
    C Hazardous materials exceeding 1000 gallons
  43. 43. The hazardous materials? identification number is important because...

    A The shipper must include it on the package
    B Police use the number to identify the material after an accident
    C The shipper must include it on the shipping papers
    D All of the above
    D All of the above
  44. 44. The basic shipment of a hazardous product must include...

    A The product's name and identification number
    B The proper shipping name and the hazard class
    C The proper shipping name, hazard class and identification number
    D The shipper's name, the hazard class and a placard
    C The proper shipping name, hazard class and identification number
  45. 45. In the event of an accident involving hazardous materials, you should first...

    A Try to put out any fires
    B Move leaking material out of the way
    C Send someone for help and warn others of the danger
    D Move your tractor away from the scene
    C Send someone for help and warn others of the danger
  46. 46. 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
    A Yellow III indicates the highest level of radioactivity
  47. 47. 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
    D Any one of the above
  48. 48. The designation RQ identifies the material's...

    A Reference Quotient
    B Regulatory Quotient
    C Reportable Quantity
    D Regulatory Quantity
    C Reportable Quantity
  49. 49. 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
    D All of the above
  50. 50. 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
    B to what shipping mode the information on that line applies
  51. 51. 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
    A the UN or NA ID number of the product
  52. 52. A placarded vehicle must have at least ___ placards?

    A Two
    B Three
    C Four
    D Six
    C Four
  53. 53. 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
    A Division 6.1
  54. 54. 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
    A the transport index and the Separation Distances Table
  55. 55. 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
    B You need the engine to run the pump
  56. 56. 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 Both of the above lists
    C Either one of the above lists
  57. 57. 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
    A Products that cannot be loaded together in the same trailer
  58. 58. 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
    D Any one of the above
  59. 59. You should never transport a package labeled poison if you are hauling...

    A Porous products
    B Food products
    C Fuel
    D Fireworks
    B Food products
  60. 60. 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
    A Phosgene, Poison A, UN1076
  61. 61. If the hazardous materials are classified as *FORBIDDEN* you should...

    A Take special caution in transporting the material
    B Remove the placards from the trailer
    C Refuse the load
    D Place the materials in the front of the trailer
    C Refuse the load
  62. 62. When transporting explosives you may not...

    A Park within 5 feet of the traveled part of the road
    B Within 300 feet of a tunnel
    C Near an open fire
    D All of the above
    D All of the above
  63. 63. Who is responsible for certifying on the bills of lading that the hazardous materials are prepared properly?

    A The driver
    B The shipper
    C The carrier
    D The dock workers
    B The shipper
  64. 64. When transporting hazardous loads, you must check the tires at least...

    A Every two hours or 100 miles
    B Twice every day
    C Every six hours
    D Every 200 miles
    A Every two hours or 100 miles
  65. 65. You must carry a gas mask with you when transporting...

    A Flammable materials
    B Chlorine
    C Poison
    D Liquid Gas
    B Chlorine
  66. 66. Containment rules are rules that...

    A Instruct the driver in loading hazardous materials
    B Instruct the driver in transporting hazardous materials
    C Instruct the driver in unloading bulk tanks hauling hazardous materials
    D All of the above
    D All of the above
  67. 67. You must notify ____ of any spills exceeding the RQ.

    A Customer
    B State patrol
    C DOT and EPA
    D Federal Highway Administration
    C DOT and EPA
  68. 68. A safe haven is defined as...

    A A designated place in your carrier?s parking lot
    B A government approved place for parking vehicles loaded with explosives
    C Any place where someone is watching your tractor and trailer for you
    D A shelter in the event of a explosion
    B A government approved place for parking vehicles loaded with explosives
  69. 69. The product ID markings on a tank must be...

    A Black 4" numbers on orange panels
    B Orange 4" numbers on black panels
    C Green 4" numbers on white panels
    D White 4" numbers on orange panels
    A Black 4" numbers on orange panels
  70. 70. In order to transport hazardous materials which require placards...

    A You must have a commercial drivers license
    B You must pass a written test on hazardous materials
    C You must have the hazardous materials endorsement on your CDL
    D All of the above
    D All of the above
  71. 71. Placarded loads require a fire extinguisher in your truck with a UL rating of...

    A 20 B:C or more
    B 10 B:C or more
    C 20 A:C or more
    D 10 A:C or more
    B 10 B:C or more
  72. 72. A placard on the trailer is intended to...

    A Communicate the risk of hazardous materials
    B Keep people away from the trailer
    C Stop lumpers from unloading hazardous materials
    D Remind carriers to give the load to qualified drivers
    A Communicate the risk of hazardous materials
  73. 73. The placards should be placed on the vehicle...

    A Before you load it
    B Before you drive it
    C Before you get to your destination
    D Before you cross a scale
    B Before you drive it
  74. 74. Entries in the Hazardous Materials Table are shown...

    A In alphabetical order by proper shipping names
    B In order of risk
    C In alphabetical order by brand names
    D In order of quantities being shipped
    A In alphabetical order by proper shipping names
  75. 75. A placard must be placed...

    A At least three inches away from any other markings
    B Three inches from the back of the trailer
    C Three inches from the bottom or the trailer
    D Three inches from the front of the trailer
    A At least three inches away from any other markings
  76. 76. If the words *INHALATION HAZARD* appear on the shipping papers, you need...

    A Placards designating a poison
    B Placards designating a hazardous substance
    C A gas mask in the cab of your truck
    D Gloves for handling the materials
    A Placards designating a poison
  77. 77. When transporting explosives, flammable liquid or flammable gas you may not...

    A Use cargo heaters
    B Take more than an eight hour break
    C Load the materials in a closed cargo space
    D Smoke in the cab of your truck
    A Use cargo heaters
  78. 78. Special requirements for hazardous materials shipping papers include...

    A Color coding the hazardous materials bills
    B Requiring drivers to keep papers either tabbed or on top of other papers
    C Requiring shippers to keep the bills in a separate envelope
    D None of the above
    B Requiring drivers to keep papers either tabbed or on top of other papers
  79. 79. The hazard class of all materials specifies...

    A How heavy the material is
    B How much of the material is on your trailer
    C The risks associated with the materials
    D How flammable the material is
    C The risks associated with the materials
  80. 80. When transporting compressed gases, you must...

    A Secure the cylinders in boxes or racks, or brace them down flat
    B Cover the cylinders with an asbestos material
    C Secure the cylinders together
    D None of the above
    A Secure the cylinders in boxes or racks, or brace them down flat
  81. 81. There are three lists that drivers, shippers and carriers use to find out if a material is regulated as hazardous. Which one of these choices is not one of those three lists?

    A List of hazardous substances and reportable quantities
    B Poison inhalation list
    C Epa dangerous materials list
    D Hazardous materials table
    C Epa dangerous materials list
  82. 82. Drivers of placarded vehicles transporting hazardous materials must stop ____ to ____ feet from the nearest rail of a railroad.

    A 15 to 20 feet
    B 15 to 50 feet
    C 5 to 10 feet
    D 15 to 50 yards
    B 15 to 50 feet
  83. 83. How many identical placards is a vehicle hauling hazardous materials required to display and where?

    A One (1), on the rear of the vehicle only.
    B Two (2), one on the front and one on the back.
    C Four (4), two on the front and two on the back.
    D Four (4), one on the front, one on the back, and one on each side of the vehicle.
    D Four (4), one on the front, one on the back, and one on each side of the vehicle.
  84. 84. How many different type placards are there showing dot specifications?

    A 31
    B 15
    C 17
    D 13
    A 31
  85. 85. At what time is it required for the driver to have an approved gas mask on hand?

    A Any vehicle carrying an inhalation hazard cargo
    B Any vehicle carrying chlorine
    C Any vehicle carrying toxic materials
    D All of the above
    B Any vehicle carrying chlorine
  86. 86. What is the shape and size of a placard?

    A 10 3/4 inch oval
    B 10 1/2 inch diamond
    C 10 1/2 inch oval
    D 10 3/4 inch square or diamond
    D 10 3/4 inch square or diamond
  87. 87. Whenever your vehicle is placarded, do not drive near open fires unless you:

    A Can safely pass the fire without stopping
    B Have LTL of a nonflammable material
    C Are equipped with fire sprinklers.
    D Unless you can stay 100-200 feet away from the fire
    A Can safely pass the fire without stopping
  88. 88. If you are in an accident involving hazardous materials, you should:

    A Don't tell anything about your load.
    B Keep all people far away and upwind of the accident.
    C Prevent a panic by acting like nothing is wrong.
    D Tell only the emergency response team about the hazard.
    B Keep all people far away and upwind of the accident.
  89. 89. The hazardous waste manifest should be:

    A Stored in the glove compartment
    B Kept with the driver at all times
    C The same as all other paper work
    D Tabbed differently and kept on top of all other paperwork
    D Tabbed differently and kept on top of all other paperwork
  90. 90. In the materials class is listed the word ?forbidden?. What kinds of materials are you still allowed to haul?

    A Any other hazardous material
    B You can't haul a "forbidden" cargo
    C Nothing
    D Both B and C
    D Both B and C
  91. 91. The driver must also carry on his person at all times a dated certificate signed by the employer. This certificate must also be updated every:

    A 4 years
    B 3 years
    C 2 years
    D 1 year
    C 2 years
  92. 92. Cylinders containing compressed gases may only be loaded onto a vehicle without a flat floor or platform if the cylinders are:

    A In boxes that will keep them from turning over
    B Loaded into racks attached to the vehicle
    C Loaded in an upright or horizontal position
    D All on the above
    D All on the above
  93. 93. What type fire extinguisher is required in the power unit of a placarded vehicle?

    A A u.l. rating of 15 abc
    B A u.l. rating of 5 b/c or above
    C A u.l. rating of 10 b/c or above
    D Any of the above are acceptable
    C A u.l. rating of 10 b/c or above
  94. 94. Who is responsible for packaging, labeling, and preparing the hazardous material shipping papers for a common carrier?

    A Your spouse
    B The shipper
    C The carrier
    D The driver
    B The shipper
  95. 95. If hazardous material is spilling from your vehicle, do not move your vehicle:

    A Any more than safety required
    B In an upwind direction
    C Any more that 450 feet
    D Any more than 500 feet
    A Any more than safety required
  96. 96. Animals and human foodstuffs should not be loaded in the same vehicle with?

    A Flammable liquids
    B Explosives
    C Flammable gases
    D Poisons
    D Poisons
  97. 97. The transport index of a radioactive material:

    A Is another way of writing the weight of the package.
    B Is something that only the shipper needs to worry about.
    C Tells the degree of control needed during transportation.
    D None of the above.
    C Tells the degree of control needed during transportation.
  98. 98. Class a explosives must not be transported in a combination vehicle if the vehicle includes:

    A A placarded cargo tank.
    B Two or more trailers.
    C A 200 inch wheelbase trailer.
    D None of the above.
    A A placarded cargo tank.
  99. 99. Which of the following must drivers have in their possession while transporting class a or b explosives?

    A The carrier's insurance policy
    B The written route plan
    C Both of the above
    D None of the above
    B The written route plan
  100. 100. Which of the following is the proper definition of a cargo tank?

    A A bulk container not permanently attached to a vehicle.
    B A bulk container permanently attached to a vehicle.
    C Both choices A & B
    D None of the above
    B A bulk container permanently attached to a vehicle.
  101. 101. What placard must be used with an inhalation hazard load?

    A Flammable
    B Dangerous
    C Poison
    D All of the above
    C Poison
  102. 102. A safe haven is one place you can leave a vehicle unattended that is hauling explosives. What is the best description of a safe haven?

    A Any property that has been government approved for this use.
    B Any property that is totally fenced in by an 8 foot high fence and has a guard on duty all day long.
    C Any property that is totally fenced in by an 8 foot high fence.
    D All of the above
    A Any property that has been government approved for this use.
  103. 103. Which of the following is one of the three keys to identify which placard to use?

    A Materials hazard class
    B Amount being shipped
    C Both A and B
    D Whether the cargo is a liquid or solid.
    C Both A and B
  104. 104. When is it necessary to ground the trailer?

    A Only when filling a trailer with explosives.
    B When filling or unloading any flammable liquid tank. Ground must be maintained until filling hole is properly closed.
    C Only when unloading a cargo tank filled with any flammable liquid.
    D None of the above.
    B When filling or unloading any flammable liquid tank. Ground must be maintained until filling hole is properly closed.
  105. 105. You may not park a vehicle carrying hazardous materials within ____ feet of an open fire.

    A 300
    B 200
    C 150
    D 100
    A 300
  106. 106. With most hazardous materials, you may park within 5 feet of the road briefly. If your work requires it. The materials that are the exception and do not allow parking this close to the road are.

    A Acids and poisons
    B Explosives A and B
    C Liquids
    D Corrosives and oxidizers
    B Explosives A and B
  107. 107. You do not have a hazardous materials endorsement on your commercial driver license. When can you legally haul hazardous materials?

    A Never
    B Only when the shipment does not cross state lines
    C Only when the load is placarded
    D All of the above
    A Never
  108. 108. The basic description of a hazardous material includes the hazard class, the id number, and the proper shipping name. Which one must appear first on the shipping paper?

    A The box number
    B The identification number
    C The hazard class
    D The proper shipping name
    D The proper shipping name
  109. 109. When fueling a placarded vehicle, someone must always be:

    A Within 10 feet of the pump with a fire extinguisher.
    B At the emergency power shut off for the pump.
    C At the nozzle, controlling the fuel flow.
    D Be at the rear most corner on the vehicle.
    C At the nozzle, controlling the fuel flow.
  110. 110. A driver that hauls hazardous materials must attend training every:

    A 3 years
    B 2 years
    C 1 year
    D None of the above
    B 2 years
  111. 111. An "a/w" in the first column of the hazardous materials table means:

    A This material has no restrictions when shipped by air and/or water
    B There is no restrictions with this material if shipped by water only.
    C It is ok to ship this material by air only.
    D This material is only restricted when shipped by air and/or water.
    D This material is only restricted when shipped by air and/or water.
  112. 112. How many different hazard classes are there?

    A 9
    B 23
    C 24
    D 19
    A 9
  113. 113. When a substance in the materials table is written in italics it means :

    A It is not the proper shipping name ? just those in roman type above it are
    B It is a foreign substance
    C The substance is for international transport
    D It is the proper shipping name
    A It is not the proper shipping name ? just those in roman type above it are
  114. 114. In Column 1 the symbol "I" means:

    A Iodine
    B International restrictions
    C International trasportation
    D Invalid substance
    C International trasportation
  115. 115. When hauling explosives 1.1 & 1.3; which placard do you use?

    A Explosives 1.3
    B Explosives 1.1
    C Dangerous
    D Both A and C
    B Explosives 1.1
  116. 116. When a spill occurs of an "rq" substance the carrier has within ______to report the spill.

    A 1 week
    B 2 weeks
    C 15 days
    D 60 days
    C 15 days
  117. 117. In Column 1, the ?+? sign means:

    A The proper shipping name is in italics
    B The proper shipping name is invalid
    C The proper shipping name (whether the material meets the definition of that class or not.)
    D This is not the proper shipping name.
    C The proper shipping name (whether the material meets the definition of that class or not.)
  118. 118. You have loaded a hazardous material into a cargo tank. What must you do before you move the vehicle?

    A Close all manholes and valves. Be sure they are free of leaks.
    B Call chemtrec by phone and tell them where you are going.
    C Have the loading observers sign the shipping papers.
    D Get started on your trip, everything is ok
    A Close all manholes and valves. Be sure they are free of leaks.
  119. 119. A properly prepared uniform hazardous waste manifest:

    A Must be signed and carried by anyone transporting a hazardous waste.
    B Is required only if there is a loss of cargo during transport.
    C Is the same as any other shipping paper.
    D Is definitely useless form and is not required.
    A Must be signed and carried by anyone transporting a hazardous waste.
  120. 120. One of these shipping paper descriptions for a hazardous material is in the right order. Which one is it?

    A Hydrogen bromide, non flammable gas, UN 1048
    B Corrosive material, hydrochloric acid. UN 1798
    C UN 1787, corrosive material, hydriotic acid
    D Hexane, UN 1208, flammable liquid
    A Hydrogen bromide, non flammable gas, UN 1048
  121. 121. A placard is required for a combustible liquid at?

    A 110 gallons
    B 100 gallons
    C More than 110 gallons
    D Any amount
    C More than 110 gallons
  122. 122. To find out if a shipment includes a hazardous material, you should:

    A Open and inspect every package and container.
    B Look at the shipping papers.
    C Check for a fence around the loading dock.
    D Ask the driver.
    B Look at the shipping papers.
  123. 123. When there is a hazardous materials emergency. You should:

    A Prevent smoking and keep open flames away.
    B Keep people away and warn them of the danger.
    C Both A and B above
    D None of the above
    C Both A and B above
  124. 124. Which signals may be used to warn of a stopped vehicle that contains explosives?

    A Flares or fusees
    B Reflective triangles
    C Signal fires
    D All of the above.
    B Reflective triangles
  125. 125. Column 1 (symbols) the ?d? sign means:

    A Devices
    B Detonators
    C Domestic transportation
    D Domestic restrictions
    C Domestic transportation
  126. 126. A hazard class name or id number may not be used to describe a:

    A Reportable quantity of a hazardous substance.
    B Hazardous waste.
    C Non hazardous material.
    D Chlorine
    C Non hazardous material.
  127. 127. When hauling hazardous materials, you must stop your vehicle and check any dual tires at least once every ___, whichever is less.

    A 1 hour or 50 miles
    B 2 hours or 100 miles
    C 3 hours or 150 miles
    D None of the above.
    B 2 hours or 100 miles
  128. 128. If there is an "rq" before or after the item description on the shipping paper, it means the:

    A Material is in a package containing no other materials.
    B Material has an insurance value of over $1,000.
    C The shipper must report any spills of this material.
    D Carrier must report any spill of this material.
    D Carrier must report any spill of this material.
  129. 129. Carriers must give each driver who transports class a or b explosives:

    A A copy of fmcsr part 349
    B A copy of fmcsr part 397
    C An extra fire extinguisher
    D The consignee's phone number
    B A copy of fmcsr part 397
  130. 130. Which of the following choices is a hazard class you are not allowed to smoke around?

    A Oxidizers
    B Flammables
    C Explosives
    D All of the above
    D All of the above
  131. 131. Who is responsible for finding out what permits or special routes you will need to haul hazardous materials?

    A The state governor
    B The driver
    C The shipper
    D The carrier
    B The driver
  132. 132. If an "x" or "rq" is in the "hm" column of a shipping paper entry, the:

    A Shipment is regulated by hazardous material regulations.
    B Entry refers to the materials that must be top loaded
    C Material listed on that line in the largest part of the shipment.
    D Material listed on that line in the smallest part of the shipment.
    A Shipment is regulated by hazardous material regulations.
  133. 133. Which of the following, if required, must the shipper put on the package.

    A The required label
    B The hazardous materials shipping name and identification number
    C The name and address of shipper or consignee
    D All of the above
    D All of the above
  134. 134. You are hauling hazardous materials and you find that one of your tires is leaking. You must:

    A Stop at the nearest safe place and fix it
    B Report it to your carrier immediately.
    C Continue at reduced speed and check that tire every 25 miles
    D All of the above are true.
    A Stop at the nearest safe place and fix it
  135. 135. Shipping papers must always be kept in one place when driving with hazardous materials. Where when wearing your seat belt?

    A On the drivers seat at all times.
    B Within reach at all times.
    C In a pouch on the drivers door.
    D Both b and c above
    D Both b and c above
  136. 136. A vehicle contains 500 pounds each of explosives a and b, you must use:

    A "Dangerous" placards
    B "Explosives A" placards
    C "Blasting Agents" placards
    D None of the above
    B "Explosives A" placards
  137. 137. Who is responsible for checking to be sure the shipper correctly named, labeled, and marked a hazardous materials shipment?

    A The carrier
    B The driver
    C The shipper
    D The manufacturer
    A The carrier
  138. 138. The shippers package hazardous materials, they must certify that this was done according to the regulations. The only exception is when:

    A The driver is given a sealed cargo compartment.
    B The shipment is a hazardous waste.
    C The shipper is a private carrier carrying his or her own product.
    D All of the above.
    C The shipper is a private carrier carrying his or her own product.

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