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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 New Jersey hazmat test consists of 30 questions. To pass, you must correctly answer at least 24 questions (80%). The NJ CDL hazmat test covers the information found in the New Jersey 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. All drivers involved in transporting hazardous materials must:
follow all special rules about transporting hazardous materials.
refuse leaking packages.
know the security risks of hazardous materials transportation.
All of the above.
2. When you're going uphill and a heavy load is slowing you down, you should:
pass another slow vehicle to gain speed.
stay in the left lane if you can.
drive on the shoulder if you can.
shift into a lower gear.
3. Air brakes use ________ to make the brakes work.
compressed oil
compressed gases
compressed air
compressed gas cylinders
4. The shipper must certify on the shipping paper:
that the package contains hazardous materials.
that the package is safe.
that the shipment has been prepared according to the rules.
Al of the above.
5. ________ is responsible for identifying the hazard class of the material when shipping.
The motor carrier
The supply chain manager
The driver
The shipper
6. What is a safe haven?
The storage container tank where hazardous materials must be stored.
A place where hazardous materials can be safely dumped.
An approved place for parking unattended vehicles loaded with explosives.
The place where commercial drivers convicted for DUI must attend a one-week special driver education course.
7. How can you tell if your vehicle is equipped with ABS?
Look for yellow ABS malfunction lamps on the instrument panel.
Look under the vehicle for the wheel speed sensor wires coming from the back of the brakes.
Trailers will have yellow ABS malfunction lamps on the left side.
All of the above.
8. When traveling with Division 1.1, 1.2, or 1.3 explosives, do not park within _____ of a bridge.
300 feet
200 feet
100 feet
50 feet
9. When driving in very hot weather, you may have to:
watch out for black ice.
increase your speed until the tires cool off.
decrease your following distance.
reduce your speed to prevent overheating.
10. Hazardous materials may be transported:
by any driver with a Certification of Driving Experience.
by any driver with a CDL license.
by a CDL holder with a HazMat endorsement.
by a CDL holder with a tank vehicles endorsement.
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Hazmat CDL Test (NJ)

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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