CDL HAZMAT Practice Test Example Q&A

When taking the HAZMAT test you’ll encounter a variety of questions this is just a small sampling for you to observe some general types.

Q: What placards, if any, do you need if your load includes 20 pounds of Division 2.3 gas and 1,001 pounds of flammable gas.?

Poison 2.3 and flammable Gas 2.1
Poison 2.3 and Dangerous
None of the above
Just dangerous placards are required
A. None, you cannot load these materials together * This is the correct answer

Q: For Division 1.1 or 1.2 Explosives A, should the floor liner required be stainless steel?

A. No * This is the correct answer
It does not matter
Never use a floor liner for any explosive class
Yes

Q: A hazard class that uses transport indexes to determine the amount that can be loaded in a single vehicle is _____.

A. Class 7 Radioactive materials * This is the correct answer
Class 3 flammable liquids
Class 1 Explosives
Class 6 Poisons
All classes use a transport index

Q: The Emergency Response Guide, ERG, can best be explained as_____.

1. A guide explaining what materials can be hauled together in the same vehicle.
2. A guidebook for firefighters, police, and industry workers on how to protect themselves and the public from hazardous materials.
3. A guidebook for truck drivers, dock workers, and shippers on how to protect themselves and the public from hazardous materials.
4. 1 & 2
A. 5. 2 & 3* This is the correct answer

Q: Which of the following is a reason that shippers package material?

Ship
A. Contain * This is the correct answer
Mark
Distribute

Q: When is it acceptable for non-hazardous materials to be described by hazard class words or identification numbers?

During an emergency
A. Never * This is the correct answer
Always
For hazards not described in the hazmat manual

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