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CDL Quiz 7

1. A safe haven is
A place where it is safe to dump hazardous materials.
A place that has been approved for parking unattended vehicles carrying explosives.
A place to stay once you have reported your company for illegal activity.
The slang term for the last stop at the end of your driving day when you are carrying hazardous materials.

2. If you are carrying Division 1.2 or 1.3 materials, how far away must you park from the travelled portion of the roadway?
At least 10 feet
At least 20 feet
At least half a mile
At least 5 feet

3. Where are the two main places where the hazardous material identification number appears?
On the shipping papers and on a secret document in the driver’s wallet
On the package and on paperwork at the shipping point of origin
On the package and on paperwork at the shipping destination
On the shipping papers and on the package

4. Which of the following materials is an acceptable floor liner for moving Division 1.1 or 1.2 materials?
Non-ferrous metal
Stainless steel
Carbon steel
Any of the above

5. What are the major differences between cargo tanks and portable tanks?
Cargo tanks are permanently attached to vehicles; portable tanks are temporarily attached.
Portable tanks must show the owner or lessee’s name on them.
Cargo tanks are filled while on the vehicle; portable tanks can be filled either on or off the vehicle.
All of the above are major differences.

6. You have loaded a hazardous material into a cargo tank. What must you do before you move the vehicle?
Close all manholes and valves. Be sure they are free of leaks.
Call CHEMTREC by phone and tell them where you are going.
Have the loading observers sign the shipping papers.

7. When handling packages of explosives, you must
Keep bystanders 100 feet away.
Never use hooks or other metal tools.
Double wrap wet boxes in plastic to prevent staining.

8. The transport index of a radioactive material
Indicates the degree of control needed during transportation.
Is another way of writing the weight of the package.
Is something that only the shipper needs to worry about.

9. When there is a hazardous materials emergency, what should you do?
Prevent smoking and keep open flames away.
Keep people away and warn them of danger.
Do both of the above.

10. Animals and human foodstuff should not be loaded in the same vehicle with
Flammable gases.

11. With most hazardous materials, you may briefly park within 5 feet of the road if your work requires it. The materials that are the exception and do not allow parking this close to the road are
Acids and poisons.
Corrosives and oxidizers.
Explosives A and B.

12. You find an overheated tire during an en-route inspection. If you are hauling hazardous materials, you must
Remove the tire and place it a safe distance from the vehicle.
Cool the tire, then check it every 2 hours.
Wait at least 2 hours before continuing your trip.

13. You do not have a Hazardous Materials endorsement on your commercial driver’s license. When can you legally haul hazardous material?
Only when the load is placarded
Only when it is a non-placarded material
Only when the shipment does not cross state lines

14. The total transport index of all radioactive material packages in a single vehicle must not exceed ____.

15. You should stop before crossing a railroad grade if your vehicle is carrying _______ of chlorine.
100 gallons
Any amount
10 gallons

16. The power unit of a placarded vehicle must have a fire extinguisher with a UL rating of ____ B:C or more.

17. When transporting chlorine in cargo tanks, what must you have?
An approved gas mask
An emergency kit for controlling leaks in fittings on the dome cover plate
Both of the above

18. The regulations require that hazardous materials employees be trained and tested at least once every ___ years.

19. To stop for railroad tracks, you should stop _______ feet before the nearest track.
15 to 50
10 to 35
5 to 20

20. To find out if a shipment includes hazardous materials, you should
Open and inspect every package and container.
Look at the shipping papers.
Check for a fence around the loading dock.