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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 West Virginia hazmat test consists of 30 questions. To pass, you must correctly answer at least 24 questions (80%). The WV CDL hazmat test covers the information found in the West Virginia 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. You should always be able to stop within:
50 feet.
100 feet.
25 feet.
the distance you can see ahead.
2. When transporting hazardous waste, the Uniform Hazardous Waste Manifest must:
be signed by hand only when traveling to another state.
not be signed.
be signed by hand.
be signed by a helper.
3. Before loading or unloading any flammable liquids, you should:
start the engine.
turn on the headlights.
turn off the engine.
light up a cigarette.
4. If you have a HazMat endorsement and renounce your U.S. citizenship:
you will lose your HazMat endorsement.
you may keep your endorsement if you pass the exam for non-U.S. citizens.
you may transfer your endorsement to a trusted U.S. citizen.
you may keep your endorsement until your next license renewal date.
5. What is Gross Vehicle Weight?
The total weight of a combination of vehicles excluding the load
The total weight of the cargo
The total weight of a single vehicle, excluding its load
The total weight of a single vehicle, including its load
6. Front-end header boards:
reduce traction.
protect drivers from spilled cargo.
protect drivers from cargo in case of an accident or emergency stop.
should never be used.
7. When traveling with Division 1.1, 1.2, or 1.3 explosives, do not park within _____ of a bridge.
50 feet
100 feet
300 feet
200 feet
8. If you doubt you have enough space to pass under a bridge, you should:
turn on your 4-way emergency flashers.
go slowly.
drive faster.
turn on your headlights.
9. Which of the following hazard classes bears a "transport index" in order to determine how much of it can be loaded on a single vehicle for transport?
Class 8 (Corrosive Liquids)
Class 7 (Radioactive Materials)
Class 1 (Explosives)
Class 3 (Flammable Liquids)
10. How many classes of hazardous materials are there?
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CDL Hazmat Test WV

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