CDL Hazardous Materials Test 1 – Classic Mode

This is CDL Hazardous Materials Test 1 in our original Classic Mode. Simply click in your answer to each CDL practice test question. When you’re finished, check your score and results. You can reset the test and retake it as needed.

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1. You must have placards for explosives, poison gas, or dangerous when wet exceeding…

A 10 pounds
B 10 cartons
C 100 pounds
D Any amount

2. 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

3. 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

4. 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

5. 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

6. 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

7. 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

8. 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

9. You may use DANGEROUS placards instead of separate placards for each Table 2 hazard class when:

A You have 1,001 pounds or more of two or more Table 2 hazard classes, requiring different placards
B You have not loaded 2,205 pounds or more of any Table 2 hazard class material at any one place. (You must use the specific placard for this material.)
C both A & B above
D either A or B above

10. A “transport index” relates to products that are…

A Meant for human consumption
B Liquid
C Radioactive
D Overweight

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