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CDL Quiz 6

1. Your engine runs a pump when you are delivering compressed gas. After finishing the delivery, when should you turn off the engine?
Leave it on the entire time.
Turn it off on arrival; use other power to run the pump.
Turn it off before unhooking the hoses.
Turn it off after unhooking the hoses.

2. The two other places where the hazardous identification number must appear are
On a temporary license plate holder and on the steering wheel.
On the back of the truck and inside the glove compartment.
On all bulk packaging and on the cargo tanks.
On the gas tank and on a sticker in the glove compartment.

3. A placarded vehicle must carry a fire extinguisher with a minimum rating of
5 B:C
10 B:C
10 A:B
5 A:B

4. Which of the following hazard classes uses a transport index to determine how much of it can be loaded on a single vehicle for transport?
Class 7 (radioactive materials)
Class 1 (explosives)
Class 3 (flammable liquids)
Class 4 (live animals)

5. How often should you check the tires on a placarded trailer that has dual tires?
Every time you stop
Once every 100 miles
At the start of each trip and every time you stop
Once every three hours

6. The Emergency Response Guidebook (ERG)
Is studied by emergency personnel to help keep the public safe.
Was created by the US Department of Transportation and is used nationwide.
Contains an index of hazardous material ID numbers (which is why you must label things correctly).
Does all of the above.

7. Do you need to stop before a railroad crossing if you are hauling 100 pounds of Division 4.3 materials?
It is impossible to tell without more information.
Yes, but only if the arm is down telling vehicles to stop.

8. What action should you take if you discover your hazardous materials shipment leaking at a rest stop but there is no phone available?
Keep driving slowly and cautiously until you reach a phone.
Send someone for help with all the necessary information.
Keep driving for help as quickly as possible.
Leave your truck parked with its emergency lights on and walk for help.

9. You must NEVER smoke or perform any activity involving fire within 25 feet of
Class 5.2 only.
Class 1 only.
Classes 1, 2, 3, and 4.
Class 4.2 only.\

10. Cargo tanks are
Only made in one size.
Filled while they are off your vehicle, then attached for transportation.
Bulk packaging permanently attached to your vehicle.
Bulk packaging temporarily attached to your vehicle.

11. When shippers package the material, they are trying to
Take it easy to open and close the packages.
Make it as light as possible.
Make it easy to identify.
Do all of the above.

12. Which of the following is NOT an acceptable type of marking for hazardous materials?
Name in italics
UN marks
Descriptive name in Roman print
Identification number

13. Which of the following three hazard classes should NOT be placed into a temperature-controlled trailer (one with a heater/air conditioner unit)?
Classes 1, 3, and 4
Classes 1, 4, and 5.1
Classes 1, 3, and 6
Classes 1, 2.1, and 3

14. What is the purpose of a driver placarding his or her vehicle?
To give people something interesting to look at while they drive
To warn those with children to drive in another lane
To force other drivers to stay 20 feet away in every direction
To communicate risk

15. In what location must you keep your shipping papers that describe any hazardous materials?
In a fireproof pouch under the passenger seat while you are driving
In a fireproof pouch under the driver’s seat that you can reach while you are driving
On the driver’s seat whenever you are out of the vehicle
In a locked glove compartment whenever you are out of the vehicle

16. What is a technical name?
The name of a hazardous material most commonly used in the trucking community and accepted as standard
The medical term for hazardous materials used by medical personnel
The name of a hazardous material most commonly used on the street
The name of a hazardous material used in scientific journals and texts, recognized as its chemical and microbiological name

17. Which of the following are necessary qualifications for non-bulk packaging?
A maximum net mass of 400 kg (882 pounds) or less and a maximum capacity of 450 L (119 gallons) or less as a receptacle for a solid
A water capacity of 454 kg (1,000 pounds) or less as a receptacle for a gas
A maximum capacity of 450 L (119 gallons) or less as a receptacle for a liquid
All of the above

18. To determine if you need to use placards, which of the following is NOT something you need to know?
The manufacturing date of the material
The amount of a substance or material being shipped
The hazard class of the substance or material
The amount of all the hazardous materials of all classes in your vehicle

19. How far away are you allowed to park from a bridge, tunnel, or building if you are carrying Division 1.2 or 1.3 materials?
At least 500 feet
At least 400 feet
At least 600 feet
At least 300 feet

20. If you are already carrying 100 pounds of silver cyanide, what precautions must you take if you are given papers at a dock to carry 100 cartons of battery acid?
Inform someone and do not load the battery acid.
Make sure the silver cyanide is loaded on top of the battery acid.
Make sure there is plenty of space between the two.
Make sure the battery acid is loaded on top of the silver cyanide.