Quiz: Basic Transportation Questions

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Quiz: Basic Transportation Questions

Below are some basic Transportation Questions. Being in the transport industry, there are some things you should be aware of for example the lingo that people use irrespective of which mode of transport on is identified with — thinking of being a driver, pilot, captain or turn boy? Well, take this transportation quiz and learn the basics.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What is a seal? 
    • A. 

      A plastic or metal device with a unique code that is secured to a closed trailer.

    • B. 

      A stamp that verifies load has been delivered

    • C. 

      A London born R&B artist who is best known for his hit, "Kiss from a Rose"

  • 2. 
    What does LTL stand for? 
  • 3. 
    What type of door does Coyote prefer?
    • A. 

      Swing doors

    • B. 

      Roll-up doors

    • C. 

      Hinge doors

    • D. 

      Panel doors

  • 4. 
    What is the maximum legal gross weight for a truck? 
  • 5. 
    Name the two types of trailer doors. 
    • A. 

      Swing doors

    • B. 

      Roll-up doors

    • C. 

      Hinge doors

    • D. 

      Panel doors

  • 6. 
    What is a backhaul? 
    • A. 

      An outbound load that takes the carier away from home.

    • B. 

      A load that needs to return to shipper because they forgot product.

    • C. 

      An inbound load that takes a carrier back home.

    • D. 

      A load that is rejected.

  • 7. 
    What is Coyote's website? 
  • 8. 
    What is a headhaul? 
    • A. 

      An outbound load that takes a carrier away from home.

    • B. 

      A load that takes the carrier back home.

    • C. 

      The first load of the day.

    • D. 

      A frequently traveled lane.

  • 9. 
    If it is 09:45 in Chicago, what time is it in Raleigh, NC?  
    • A. 

      08:45

    • B. 

      09:45

    • C. 

      10:45

    • D. 

      11:45

  • 10. 
    Transfer to military time: 2:00 PM
    • A. 

      02:00

    • B. 

      04:00

    • C. 

      12:00

    • D. 

      14:00

  • 11. 
    Transfer to military time: 9:00 AM
    • A. 

      09:00

    • B. 

      21:00

    • C. 

      10:00

    • D. 

      22:00

  • 12. 
    If it is 13:00 in Chicago, what time is it in Washington state? 
    • A. 

      10:00

    • B. 

      11:00

    • C. 

      14:00

    • D. 

      15:00

  • 13. 
    Transfer to military time: 11:00 PM
    • A. 

      11:00

    • B. 

      21:00

    • C. 

      22:00

    • D. 

      23:00

  • 14. 
    Traveling with an empty trailer is called:
    • A. 

      A headhaul

    • B. 

      A backhaul

    • C. 

      Detention

    • D. 

      Deadhead

  • 15. 
    Following the HOS regulation, a driver can drive approximately __________ miles in a 24 hour period. 
    • A. 

      300-400

    • B. 

      500-600

    • C. 

      600-700

    • D. 

      1,000

  • 16. 
    Coyote's SCAC code: 
  • 17. 
    When a carrier is legally able to travel between states, it is referred to as?
    • A. 

      Interstate

    • B. 

      Intrastate

    • C. 

      A Road Trip

  • 18. 
    What is Coyote's Motor Carrier (MC) number?
  • 19. 
    Paperwork signed at the shipper and given to the driver before he leaves. It confirms where and when the load was picked up, where it is delivering, and what specific products were loaded into the trailer.
    • A. 

      Bill of Lading (BOL)

    • B. 

      Proof of Delivery (POD)

    • C. 

      Detention

    • D. 

      Comcheck

  • 20. 
    Paperwork signed by the consignee and sent to Coyote to prove that the load was delivered is referred to as the:
    • A. 

      Bill of Lading (BOL)

    • B. 

      Proof of Delivery (POD)

    • C. 

      Comcheck

    • D. 

      Seal

  • 21. 
    According to the Hours of Service (HOS) regulation, drivers may be on duty for up to ______ hours (driving a maxiumum of ________ hours) followed by _______ hours off duty. 
    • A. 

      14, 10, 10

    • B. 

      12, 12, 10

    • C. 

      14, 10, 11

    • D. 

      14, 11, 10

  • 22. 
    What year was Coyote founded?
  • 23. 
    Which of the following modes of transportation does Coyote Logistics currently offer to our customers? (Check all the apply)
    • A. 

      Truck Load

    • B. 

      Intermodal (IMDL)

    • C. 

      Ocean

    • D. 

      Air

    • E. 

      Less than Truckload (LTL)

  • 24. 
    What is the industry standard abbreviation that is used when referencing intermodal?
  • 25. 
    Which two trailer sizes are the two most common trailer sizes that we will deal with in Truck Load freight?
    • A. 

      40'

    • B. 

      48'

    • C. 

      50'

    • D. 

      53'

    • E. 

      58'

  • 26. 
    Generally speaking, how many pallets can fit in a 53' trailer?  
  • 27. 
    Coyote Logistics will work with carriers with which of the following safety ratings? (Check all that apply)
    • A. 

      Satisfactory

    • B. 

      Incredible

    • C. 

      None

    • D. 

      Conditional

    • E. 

      Unsatisfactory

    • F. 

      Bad

  • 28. 
    What is Coyote headquarters Address?
    • A. 

      2545 E Diversey Ave. 3rd Floor, Chicago, IL 60646

    • B. 

      2545 W. Diversey Ave. 3rd Floor, Chicago, IL 60647

    • C. 

      191 E Deerpath Rd. Lake Forest, IL 60045

    • D. 

      2555 W Diversey Ave. 3rd Floor, Chicago, IL 60647

  • 29. 
    A third party hired specifically to load or unload a trailer.
    • A. 

      Comcheck

    • B. 

      Driver

    • C. 

      Lumper

    • D. 

      Seal

  • 30. 
    What is Coyote's 24/7 Driver Services telephone number? (Answer should be 10 numbers. Answer using only numbers. No letters and no punctuation.)
  • 31. 
    Coyote has offices in the following general locations. (Check all the apply)
    • A. 

      Chicago, IL

    • B. 

      Portland, OR

    • C. 

      Seattle, WA

    • D. 

      Raleigh, NC

    • E. 

      Dallas, TX

    • F. 

      San Diego, CA

    • G. 

      Knoxville, TN

    • H. 

      Memphis, TN

    • I. 

      Jacksonville, FL

    • J. 

      St. Louis, MO

    • K. 

      Alpharetta, GA

    • L. 

      Columbia, SC