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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 North Dakota hazmat test consists of 30 questions. To pass, you must correctly answer at least 24 questions (80%). The ND CDL hazmat test covers the information found in the North Dakota 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. If you have convex mirrors, be aware that:
in a convex mirror objects appears larger than they really are.
objects seem closer than they really are.
everything appears smaller in a convex mirror than it would if you were looking at it directly.
objects may appear to be faster than they really are.
2. The hazardous materials regulations require vehicles transporting certain types or quantities of HazMat to display warning signs called:
HazMat warnings.
advance warning signs.
reflective triangles.
3. If your vehicle has a breakdown or accident while carrying explosives, what should you do?
If there is a fire, warn everyone of the danger of explosion.
Do not allow smoking or open fire near the vehicle.
Warn others of the danger.
All of the above.
4. When it comes to hazardous materials transportation, the shipper:
must package, mark, and label the materials.
follows all special rules about transporting HazMat.
takes the shipment from to its destination.
placards the vehicle when loading, if required.
5. Which of the following hazard classes should NOT be placed into a temperature-controlled trailer?
Classes 1, 2.1, and 3
Classes 1, 4, and 5
Classes 1, 3, and 4
Classes 1, 3, and 5.1
6. With brake drums, if brakes become too hot:
the brakes will supply too much power to the drive wheels.
your ABS will malfunction.
the brakes may stop working.
the air compressor will kick on to cool the brakes.
7. After starting the engine, oil pressure should rise to a normal level:
within seconds.
within 6 minutes.
within 3 miles.
within 2 minutes.
8. If you are driving on a slippery road, you should:
adjust your speed to conditions.
decrease your following distance.
apply the brakes during turns.
use ABS to improve traction.
9. You are more at risk of being fatigued:
when driving alone.
when stopping periodically during long trips.
after getting more than 8 hours of sleep.
when driving during the day.
10. To know if your vehicle is equipped with ABS, look for:
a yellow ABS malfunction lamps on the instrument panel.
the ABS shipping paper.
the ABS logo on the steering wheel.
an ABS placard.
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ND CDL Hazmat Test

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