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HAZMAT CDL PRACTICE TEST - MARYLAND

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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 Maryland hazmat test consists of 30 questions. To pass, you must correctly answer at least 24 questions (80%). The MD CDL hazmat test covers the information found in the Maryland 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. Placards are used:
to warn other drivers about the risks of tailgating.
to warn other drivers when the load on the vehicle extends 4 feet or more beyond the rear of the body.
to warn others of hazardous materials.
to protect the accident area.
2. Which of the following statements is true?
There is no way that short circuits due to damaged insulation can cause a vehicle fire.
Under-inflated tires will NOT cause a vehicle fire.
Carrying a properly charged and rated fire extinguisher will help prevent fires.
Poor cargo ventilation is a common cause of fire.
3. Hazardous materials are labelled with a __________ label.
diamond-shaped
rectangular
triangle-shaped
round
4. How many classes of hazardous materials are there?
9
6
5
7
5. A person attending a placarded parked vehicle:
must know what to do in emergencies.
must be able to move the vehicle, if needed.
must be in the vehicle, awake, or within 100 feet of the vehicle, and have the vehicle within clear view.
All of the above.
6. When driving, you should check mirrors regularly to know where other vehicles are around you. Remember that:
you should check your after the start of any trip to make sure they are properly adjusted.
there are blind spots that your mirrors cannot show you.
convex mirrors make things look larger and closer than they really are.
every registered motor vehicle must have at least one mirror.
7. Using a helper when backing up is:
illegal.
not recommended.
encouraged.
dangerous.
8. A Uniform Hazardous Waste Manifest:
is required only in case of an accident involving a placarded vehicle.
must be signed by hand and carried by anyone transporting hazardous waste.
is a list of safe driving practices that commercial drivers must observe.
None of the above.
9. The posted speed limit:
is only a suggestion.
should only be exceeded when passing other vehicles.
should never be exceeded.
may only be exceeded when driving in rural areas.
10. If a package of explosives shows dampness, you should:
decline transporting the package.
take the appropriate security measures and transport the package.
ask the shipper if you should transport the package.
transport the package at night.
 
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MD CDL Hazmat Test

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