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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 South Carolina hazmat test consists of 30 questions. To pass, you must correctly answer at least 24 questions (80%). The SC CDL hazmat test covers the information found in the South Carolina 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 hazardous materials identification number must appear on the shipping paper, on the package and:
on the license plate.
on the back of the truck.
on cargo tanks and other bulk packaging.
on the steering wheel.
2. When a tire fails, you should:
brake in a way that will keep your vehicle in a straight line.
apply the brakes as hard as you can without locking the wheels.
stay off the brake.
push the brake pedal down gradually.
3. If the diamond-shaped hazard warning label won't fit on a package, shippers may label the hazardous materials:
by placing the package in a hazmat container.
using a bar code instead.
with a tag.
All of the above.
4. A material’s hazard class reflects:
the type of packaging required to transport the material.
the methods for handling spills or leaks in the absence of fires.
the emergency response information related to the material.
the risks associated with the material.
5. To know if your vehicle is equipped with ABS, look for:
a yellow ABS malfunction lamps on the instrument panel.
the ABS logo on the steering wheel.
an ABS placard.
the ABS shipping paper.
6. What shape are placards used for transporting hazardous materials?
7. Letting air out of hot tires:
will have no effect on the tires.
will cool the tires down.
will help relieve the extra pressure.
should not be done, because the pressure will be too low when the tires cool off.
8. When shippers package hazardous materials, they certify that the package has been prepared according to the rules. The only exceptions are when:
the package is clearly unsafe and does not comply with HMR rules.
a shipper is a private carrier transporting hazardous waste.
a shipper is a private carrier transporting their own product, and when the package is provided by the carrier.
the sealed loads is provided by the carrier and the package cannot be inspected.
9. Class 1 hazardous materials include:
Flammable solids
Radioactive materials
Flammable liquids
10. How often should you check the tires if your placarded trailer has dual tires?
At the beginning of each trip and each time the vehicle is parked.
Once a month.
Once every 12 hours.
Once a year.
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CDL Hazmat Test SC

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