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Any driver, regardless of the vehicle Class, who wants to haul hazardous materials, must add an “H” endorsement to their CDL. In order to obtain the Hazmat endorsement drivers are required to pass a Transportation Security Administration background check and a knowledge test. The Kansas hazmat test consists of 30 questions. To pass, you must correctly answer at least 24 questions (80%). The KS CDL hazmat test covers the information found in the Kansas CDL Manual. Study the chapter covering hazardous materials to learn how to recognize, handle, and transport Hazmat, then take this practice test to prepare for your exam!
1. The only acceptable way to check tire pressure is to:
check the minimum tread depth.
push on the tire to feel the pressure.
use a tire pressure gauge.
None of the above.
2. To avoid rollbacks when you start, you should:
if you have manual transmission, partly engage the clutch before you take your right foot off the brake.
put on the parking brake whenever necessary.
release the parking brake only when you have applied enough engine power.
All of the above.
3. Explosives, flammable gases and flammable liquids should not be placed in a cargo space that has:
an air conditioner.
reflective triangles.
a heater.
4. When driving a 50 foot vehicle at 50 mph, how much space should you keep in front of you?
6 seconds
5 seconds
4 seconds
3 seconds
5. Containers of hazardous materials must:
be made of cardboard.
not be braced.
be opened regularly to check their contents.
None of the above.
6. To obtain the HazMat endorsement, you must pass a ________ background check.
Local Department of Security
Law Enfrocement Agency
Transportation Security Administration
Federal Bureau of Investigation
7. When backing a truck you should:
always rely on your mirrors.
back and turn toward the right side.
get out and walk around the vehicle before you begin to back.
look straight ahead.
8. ________ is responsible for identifying the hazard class of the material when shipping.
The shipper
The driver
The motor carrier
The supply chain manager
9. Letting air out of hot tires:
should not be done, because the pressure will be too low when the tires cool off.
will have no effect on the tires.
will cool the tires down.
will help relieve the extra pressure.
10. The manifest for transporting hazardous wastes must be:
appear on both sides and ends of the vehicle.
uploaded to the cloud.
attached to the appropriate placard.
signed by hand.
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KS CDL Hazmat Test

Number of questions: 30
Correct answers to pass:24
Passing score:80%
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