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Massachusetts CDL Permit Test - HazMat

Number of questions: 30
Passing score: 24
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 30 multiple choice questions. To pass, the applicant must answer at least 24 questions correctly. Each question has four possible answer choices. Test questions come from the Commercial Driver License Manual. 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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1.
A clue that your shipment contains hazardous materials is that:
The shipper is in a certain type of business, such as a fireworks dealer or pest control firm.
The last shipment you picked up was labeled as hazardous.
The packaging looks damaged.
The shipper's business is located in a bad part of town.
2.
Which of the following is not an acceptable location to keep hazardous materials' shipping papers?
In a pouch on the driver’s side door
In a pouch on the passenger’s side door
Within reach of the driver while the seat belt is fastened
On the driver’s seat while the driver is outside of the vehicle
3.
Class 1, Class 2.1, and Class 3 items should not be placed in a trailer with:
A heater.
An air conditioner.
Other items.
Batteries.
4.
Identification numbers, shipping names, and hazard classes:
Should be abbreviated on a shipping paper if a small piece of paper is being used.
Should be abbreviated on a shipping paper to make them easier to read.
Should not be abbreviated on a shipping paper.
Should only be abbreviated on a shipping paper if the abbreviations are easy to understand.
5.
When loading compressed gas, the liquid discharge valves should be:
Closed.
Greased.
Open.
Removed.
6.
If you notice hazardous materials leaking while you are driving, you should:
Drive to a phone booth.
Park the vehicle as soon as possible.
Leave the area to find help.
Drive around looking for a person to repair the leak.
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