Hazardous Material Test

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HAZARDOUS MATERIAL TEST


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  • 1. 
    WITHIN HOW MANY YEARS MUST A DRIVER HAVE HAD SPECIAL TRAINING IF HE TRANSPORTS RADIOACTIVE MATERIAL OR FLAMMABLE CRYOGENIC LIQUIDS?
    • A. 

      1 YEAR

    • B. 

      2 YEARS

    • C. 

      3 YEARS

    • D. 

      SPECIAL TRAINING NOT REQUIRED IF DRIVER HAS ENDORSEMENT

  • 2. 
    THE DRIVER'S CERTIFICATE OF RADIOACTIVE MATERIALS TRAINING MUST BE:
    • A. 

      KEPT AT HOME

    • B. 

      KEPT AT TERMINAL

    • C. 

      KEPT IN THE DRIVER'S VEHICLE

    • D. 

      CARRIED BY DRIVER

  • 3. 
    WHAT IS THE INTENT OF THE HAZARDOUS MATERIAL REGULATION FOUND IN THE TITLE 49 CFR?
    • A. 

      TO CONTAIN THE MATERIAL

    • B. 

      TO COMMUNICATE THE RISK

    • C. 

      ASSURE SAFE DRIVERS AND EQUIPMENT

    • D. 

      ALL OF THE ABOVE

  • 4. 
    WHAT IS NOT A RESPONSIBILTY OF THE SHIPPER?
    • A. 

      LABELING

    • B. 

      PACKAGING

    • C. 

      PLACARDING

    • D. 

      PREPARING SHIPPING PAPERS

  • 5. 
    WHO IS RESPONSIBLE FOR CHECKING THAT THE SHIPPER HAS CORRECTLY NAMED, LABELED, AND MARKED A HAZ MAT SHIPMENT?
    • A. 

      CARRIER

    • B. 

      SHIPPER

    • C. 

      DRIVER

    • D. 

      PREPARING SHIPPING PAPERS

  • 6. 
    WHO IS RESPONSIBLE FOR PLACARDING AND TRANSPORTING THE SHIPMENT WITHOUT DELAY, AND KEEPING THE SHIPPING PAPERS IN THE PROPER PLACE?
    • A. 

      SHIPPER

    • B. 

      CARRIER

    • C. 

      DRIVER

    • D. 

      NO ONE PERSON IS RESPONSIBLE

  • 7. 
    WHAT LISTS DO DRIVERS, SHIPPERS, AND CARRIERS USE TO FIND OUT IF MATERIAL IS REGULATED?
    • A. 

      HAZARDOUS MATERIAL TABLE

    • B. 

      LIST OF HAZARDOUS SUBSTANCES & REPORTABLE QUANTATIES

    • C. 

      EPA DANGEROUS MATERIALS TABLE

    • D. 

      BOTH A & B ABOVE

  • 8. 
    HOW SHOULD A COMMON CARRIER TRANSPORT MATERIAL CLASSIFIED AS "FORBIDDEN" ON THE HAZARDOUS MATERIAL TABLE?
    • A. 

      TRANSPORT THE MATERIAL WITH AN ESCORT

    • B. 

      TRANSPORT THE MATERIAL BUT DON'T OPEN IT

    • C. 

      ONLY TRANSPORT IN QUANTATIES LESS THAN 1000 LBS

    • D. 

      NEVER TRANSPORT THE MATERIAL

  • 9. 
    WHAT PLACARDS DO YOU USE IN TRANSPORTING TWO LITERS OF "FLAMMABLE LIQUID" LABELED "POISON INHALATION HAZARD" ON THE SHIPPING PAPER?
    • A. 

      PLACARD AS POISON

    • B. 

      PLACARD AS POISON AND PROPER HAZARD CLASS PLACARD

    • C. 

      PLACARD AS POISON GAS

    • D. 

      ANY OF THE ABOVE

  • 10. 
    IF THERE IS AN "X" OR AN "RQ" IN THE HM COLUMN OF A SHIPPING PAPER ENTRY IT MEANS:
    • A. 

      THE MATERIAL IS HAZARDOUS

    • B. 

      THIS SHIPMENT IS REGULATED BY HAZARDOUS MATERIAL REGULATION

    • C. 

      THE CARRIER MUST REPORT A SPILL OF THIS MATERIAL

    • D. 

      ALL OF THE ABOVE

  • 11. 
    WHAT IS THE CORRECT ORDER OF THE DESCRIPTION OF HAZARDOUS MATERIAL ON THE SHIPPING PAPER?
    • A. 

      ID NUMBER, HAZARD CLASS, PROPER SHIPPING NAME.

    • B. 

      SHIPPING NAME, HAZARD CLASS, ID NUMBER

    • C. 

      HAZARD CLASS, ID NUMBER, SHIPPING NAME

    • D. 

      ANY ORDER IS CORRECT AS LONG AS ALL THREE ARE THERE

  • 12. 
    A NON-HAZARDOUS MATERIAL MAY NOT BE DESCRIBED NY"
    • A. 

      ABBREVIATIONS

    • B. 

      USING A HAZARD CLASS OR ID NUMBER

    • C. 

      CODE WORDS

    • D. 

      SLANG WORDS OR EXPRESSIONS

  • 13. 
    WHAT IS THE ONLY EXCEPTION TO THE RULE THAT THE SHIPPER CERTIFIES THAT HE HAS PACKAGED THE MATERIAL ACCORDING TO THE REGULATIONS?
    • A. 

      THE SHIPPER IS A PRIVATE CARRIER CARRYING HIS OWN PRODUCT

    • B. 

      THE DRIVER' CARGO COMPARTMENT IS SEALED

    • C. 

      THE TRIP WILL NOT CROSS STATE LINES

    • D. 

      THE SHIPMENT IS HAZARDOUS WASTE

  • 14. 
    HOW CAN YOU FIND OUT IF A SHIPMENT INCLUDES HAZARDOUS MATERIAL?
    • A. 

      INSPECT EVERY PACKAGE

    • B. 

      CHECK THE HAZARDOUS MATERIAL TABLE

    • C. 

      CHECK THE LIST OF REPORTABLE QUANTATIES

    • D. 

      LOOK AT THE SHIPPING PAPERS

  • 15. 
    WHAT IS THE PURPOSE OF A UNIFORM HAZARDOUS WASTE MANIFEST?
    • A. 

      IT INDICATES THAT YOU'RE CARRYING HAZARDOUS MATERIAL

    • B. 

      IT INDICATES THAT YOU CARE CARRYING HAZARDOUS MATERIAL

    • C. 

      IT IS EXACTLY THE SAME AS SHIPPING PAPER

    • D. 

      ALL OF THE ABOVE

  • 16. 
    HOW MANY PLACARDS MUST A VEHICLE HAVE THAT IS CARRYING HAZARDOUS MATERIAL?
    • A. 

      1

    • B. 

      2

    • C. 

      3

    • D. 

      4

  • 17. 
    ACCORDING TO THE PLACARD TABLES, IF YOU'RE CARRYING 500 POUNDS OF EXPLOSIVES A AND B, THE CORRECT PLACARD IS:
    • A. 

      "DANGEROUS"

    • B. 

      "EXPLOSIVE" A

    • C. 

      "EXPLOSIVE" B

    • D. 

      "EXPLOSIVE" AND "DANGEROUS"

  • 18. 
    WHICH PLACARD SHOULD YOU USE IF YOU'RE CARRYING 600 LBS. OF ORGANIC PEROXIDE AND 500 LBS. OF OXIDIZER?
    • A. 

      "DANGEROUS"

    • B. 

      "OXIDIZER"

    • C. 

      "ORGANIC PEROXIDE"

    • D. 

      ANY OF THE ABOVE

  • 19. 
    WHEN LOADING HAZARDOUS MATERIAL, YOU MUST:
    • A. 

      DOUBLE WRAP WET BOXES IN PLASTIC

    • B. 

      NEVER SMOKE WITHIN 50 FEET OF EXPLOSIVES, OXIDIZERS, AND FLAMMABLE

    • C. 

      NEVER USE HOOKS

    • D. 

      KEEP BYSTANDERS 100 FEET AWAY

  • 20. 
    WHEN LOADING EXPLOSIVES, CHECK THE CARGO SPACE FOR:
    • A. 

      SHARP OBJECTS OR POINTS

    • B. 

      CARGO HEATERS THAT COULD BE TURNED ON

    • C. 

      FLOOR LINERS THAT ARE LOOSE

    • D. 

      ALL OF THE ABOVE

  • 21. 
    YOU CAN'T TRANSPORT CLASS A EXPLOSIVES IN A COMBINATION VEHICLE IF IT INCLUDES:
    • A. 

      A VEHICLE CONTAINING FOOD

    • B. 

      A PLACARDED CARGO TANKER

    • C. 

      TWO OR MORE TRAILERS

    • D. 

      A LARGE WHEELBASE TRAILER

  • 22. 
    HOW SHOULD YOU LOAD CYLINDERS OR COMPRESS GAS?
    • A. 

      IN BOXES THAT WON'T ALLOW THEM TO TURN OVER

    • B. 

      IN RACKS ATTACHED TO THE VEHICLE

    • C. 

      HELP UPRIGHT OR BRACED LAYING DOWN FLAT

    • D. 

      ANY OF THE ABOVE

  • 23. 
    WHAT IS THE MEANING OF THE TRANSPORT INDEX ON THE LABELS OF RADIOACTIVE IT PACKAGES?
    • A. 

      IT INDICATES THE DEGREE OF CONTROL NEEDED DURING TRANSPORTATION

    • B. 

      IT IS USED BY D.O.T. INSPECTORS ONLY

    • C. 

      IT INDICATES WHAT KIND OF MIXED LOADS ARE SAFE

    • D. 

      IT INDICATES THE CORRECT PLACARD TO USE

  • 24. 
    THE TOTAL TRANSPORT INDEX OF ALL RADIOACTIVE MATERIAL IN A SINGLE VEHICLE MUST NOT EXCEED:
    • A. 

      THE NUMBER OF PACKAGES IN THE VEHICLE

    • B. 

      THE SMALLEST NUMBER ON THE RADIOACTIVE SEPERATION TABLE

    • C. 

      25

    • D. 

      50

  • 25. 
    ANIMAL AND HUMAN FOOD CANNOT BE LOADED IN A VEHICLE WITH:
    • A. 

      COMPRESSED GASES

    • B. 

      POISIONS

    • C. 

      EXPLOSIVES

    • D. 

      OXIDIZERS