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California CDL Permit Test - HazMat

Number of questions: 20
Passing score: 16
Directions: This endorsement is required to haul hazardous materials as defined in Title 49, CFR, §383.5 To receive this endorsement, drivers must also pass a Transportation Security Administration background check. To receive this endorsement, applicants must pass a test The test consists of 20 multiple choice questions. Each question has three answer choices. To pass, the applicant must answer at least 16 questions correctly. Test questions come from the California Commercial Driver Handbook. Questions come from the chapter covering: Hazardous Materials. The Hazardous Materials endorsement can be used with Class A, B and C CDL
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8.
A clue that your shipment contains hazardous materials is that:
The shipper is in the business of firework or munition dealing.
The last shipment you picked up was labeled as hazardous.
The packaging looks damaged.
9.
Shippers are required to keep a copy of shipping papers for at least:
Five months.
One year.
Two years.
10.
If transporting mass explosives:
The vehicle must always be placarded.
The vehicle must be placarded, but only if transporting more than 200 pounds of the material.
The vehicle does not need to be placarded.
11.
A placard should be placed:
At least three inches away from any other markings.
Under a ladder, if space is an issue.
On a background that is a similar color to the placard.
12.
Where are the identification numbers assigned to chemicals located?
In the DOT Emergency Response Guidebook (ERG)
In the truck's manual
On the EPA’s website
13.
To know which placard to use, you need to know:
The hazard class of the materials.
The type of container that is holding the materials.
The destination of the materials.
14.
Shippers package in order to ____ hazardous materials.
Contain
Release
Insulate
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