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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 Tennessee hazmat test consists of 30 questions. To pass, you must correctly answer at least 24 questions (80%). The TN CDL hazmat test covers the information found in the Tennessee 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. At a rest stop you discover your hazardous materials shipments is leaking from the vehicle. There is no phone around. You should:
drive slowly and cautiously until you reach a phone booth.
leave your truck parked with emergency lights and go look for help.
send someone for help with all the necessary information.
None of the above.
2. If the "Hazard Class" or "Division" column of the Hazardous Material Table contains the word "Forbidden", you should:
be aware that the load may require a police escort.
transport the "Forbidden" material at night.
never transport the "Forbidden" material.
None of the above.
3. When carrying division 1.1, 1.2, or 1.3 explosives, do not park within ______ of a bridge, tunnel, or building, except for short periods of time needed for vehicle operation necessities.
300 feet
500 feet
1000 feet
50 feet
4. Before unloading explosive materials, you should:
keep the engine running.
connect heater power sources.
use hooks or other metal tools if possible.
turn your engine off.
5. After starting the engine, the ABS light stays on. This means:
the ABS oil level is not adequate.
the ABS is in Neutral.
the ABS is working properly.
the ABS is not working properly.
6. Who is required to keep a record of hazardous materials training?
HazMat employers
The person receiving the training
The local transportation agency
The Environmental Protection Agency
7. When fueling a vehicle containing hazardous materials, you should:
leave the engine on.
call your supervisor.
turn off the engine.
leave the nozzle unattended.
8. The shipper must certify on the shipping paper:
that the package is safe.
that the shipment has been prepared according to the rules.
that the package contains hazardous materials.
Al of the above.
9. If the ABS is not working:
you should immediately reduce your speed.
the truck will still have normal brakes.
the truck will have no brakes.
All of the above.
10. To prevent drowsiness you should:
avoid exercise to save more energy.
get adequate sleep before a trip.
schedule trips for the middle of the night.
never drive with a passenger.
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CDL Hazmat Test TN

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