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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 Rhode Island hazmat test consists of 30 questions. To pass, you must correctly answer at least 24 questions (80%). The RI CDL hazmat test covers the information found in the Rhode Island 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 another vehicle is following closely, you should NOT:
speed up.
increase your following distance.
avoid quick changes.
2. Containers of hazardous materials must:
not be braced.
be opened regularly to check their contents.
None of the above.
3. To recognize if the shipment includes hazardous materials, you should look at the shipping paper and:
see if there are tanks with diamond labels or placards on the premises.
look at the shapes of containers.
All of the above.
4. When your drive wheels have poor traction, you should:
only use the retarder on the front wheels.
turn the retarder on.
turn the retarder off.
5. To find out if a shipment includes hazardous materials, you should:
look for a hazardous material spill.
look at the shipping papers.
Turn your engine off, then check the cargo.
6. What factors can cause brakes to fade?
Slippery surfaces and shaded areas.
Dirt roads and in unpaved yards.
Excessive heat and brakes out of adjustment.
7. Air brakes use ________ to make the brakes work.
compressed air
compressed gas cylinders
compressed gases
8. When driving at night, you should dim your lights within ______ of an oncoming vehicle.
300 feet.
500 feet.
250 feet.
9. Before moving a tank of hazardous materials, you must:
send the shipping papers to the shipper.
close all manholes and valves.
call the Chemical Transportation Emergency Center and tell them your destination.
10. Which of the following is not a place where the shipping papers may be kept?
In a pouch on the driver's door
In a pouch on the passenger's door
In clear view within reach while driving.
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Hazmat CDL Test (RI)

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