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  1. You must have placards for explosives, poison gas or flammables exceeding...

    D. Any amount
  2. If you are hauling hazardous materials and have ___ tires on your vehicle, you must stop and check them every time you park.

    C. dual
  3. A vehicle placarded for Division 1.1, 1.2, or 1.3 explosives...

    A. may be left unattended in a safe haven
  4. If you are required to stop at railroad crossings, you must...

    D. All of the above
  5. Some hazardous materials may not be loaded together with other hazardous materials. The prohibited combinations are listed in the...

    B. Segregation and Separation Chart
  6. The shipping papers for hazardous materials can be found...

    D. Any of the above locations

    Pay special attention to the in clear view, within reach while driving part!
  7. Which of the following statements about loading and unloading cargo tanks is false?

    B. The person in attendance must be within 50 ft. of the tanker

    The person in charge of loading and unloading must be within 25 feet, remember that!
  8. The floor liner for explosives may not...

    D. Contain any of the above
  9. It is acceptable to use a placard with the word DANGEROUS if...

    C) both A & B above

    Remember Dangerous placards can never be used on loads containing 1.1 or 1.2 explosives (hint, hint) or 1.3, poisonous, Dangerous when wet, organic peroxides, or radioactive III materials.  In other words, if a load had 1.1 and 1.2 the answer would be 1.1 and 1.2, not dangerous.
  10. A "transport index" relates to products that are...

    C. Radioactive
  11. On the Hazardous Materials Table, proper shipping names are shown...

    D. in plain type and in alphabetical order
  12. Product ID numbers must appear on each side and both ends of a tank containing...

    C. Hazardous materials exceeding 1000 gallons
  13. The hazardous material's identification number is important because...

    D. All of the above
  14. In the event of an accident involving hazardous materials, you should first...

    B. Send someone for help and warn others of the danger
  15. The basic shipment of a hazardous product must include...

    B. The proper shipping name, hazard class and identification number
  16. Which of the following statements about "Radioactive" labels is true?

    A. Yellow III indicates the highest level of radioactivity
  17. When transporting both hazardous and non hazardous materials, your bills must...

    D. Any one of the above
  18. The designation RQ identifies the material's...

    C. Reportable Quantity
  19. When transporting hazardous waste, you must...

    D. All of the above
  20. On the Hazardous Materials Table, column 1 shows...

    A. to what shipping mode the information on that line applies
  21. Tankers used to transport hazardous materials on vehicles must be marked with...

    A. the UN or NA ID number of the product
  22. A placarded vehicle must have at least ___ placards?

    A. Four
  23. Of the following hazardous material classes, which is the most dangerous?

    A. Division 6.1
  24. You must control how far packages labeled "Radioactive II" or "Radioactive III" are located from people and cargo space walls by referring to...

    C. the transport index and the Separation Distances Table
  25. You should turn off your engine when loading flammable liquid unless...

    A. You need the engine to run the pump
  26. The hazardous materials will be named on...

    C) Either one of the above lists
  27. A "Segregation and Separation Chart" indicate...

    D. Products that cannot be loaded together in the same trailer
  28. The shipper must attach a diamond-shaped label to hazardous materials by...

    D. Any one of the above
  29. You should never transport a package labeled poison if you are hauling...

    C. Food products
  30. Which one of the following shipping descriptions is in the proper order...

    D. Phosgene, Poison A, UN1076

    Proper shipping name, hazard class, and then the UN or NA identification number, remember this!
  31. If the hazardous materials are classified as *FORBIDDEN* you should...

    B. Refuse the load
  32. When transporting explosives you may not...

    D. All of the above
  33. Who is responsible for certifying on the bills of lading that the hazardous materials are prepared properly?

    A. The shipper

    Remember, it's the shipper unless the answer lists Trip Permits!
  34. When transporting hazardous loads, you must check the tires at least...

    B. Every two hours or 100 miles
  35. You must carry a gas mask with you when transporting...

    A. Chlorine
  36. Containment rules are rules that...

    D. All of the above
  37. You must notify ____ of any spills exceeding the RQ.

    D. DOT and EPA
  38. A safe haven is defined as...

    D. A government approved place for parking vehicles loaded with explosives
  39. The product ID markings on a tank must be...

    A. Black 4" numbers on orange panels
  40. In order to transport hazardous materials which require placards...

    D. All of the above
  41. Placarded loads require a fire extinguisher in your truck with a UL rating of...

    D. 10 B:C or more

    Remember 10 B:C
  42. A placard on the trailer is intended to...

    A. Communicate the risk of hazardous materials
  43. The placards should be placed on the vehicle...

    B. Before you drive it
  44. Entries in the Hazardous Materials Table are shown...

    D. In alphabetical order by proper shipping names
  45. A placard must be placed...

    A. At least three inches away from any other markings
  46. If the words *INHALATION HAZARD* appear on the shipping papers, you need...

    D. Placards designating a poison
  47. When transporting explosives, flammable liquid or flammable gas you may not...

    C. Use cargo heaters
  48. Special requirements for hazardous materials shipping papers include...

    B. Requiring drivers to keep papers either tabbed or on top of other papers
  49. The hazard class of all materials specifies...

    D. The risks associated with the materials
  50. When transporting compressed gases, you must...

    A. Secure the cylinders in boxes or racks, or brace them down flat
  51. There are three lists that drivers, shippers and carriers use to find out if a material is regulated as hazardous. Which one of these choices is not one of those three lists? 

    C.  Epa dangerous materials list
  52. Drivers of placarded vehicles transporting hazardous materials must stop ____ to ____ feet from the nearest rail of a railroad. 

    C.  15 to 50 feet
  53. How many identical placards is a vehicle hauling hazardous materials required to display and where? 

    D.  Four (4), one on the front, one on the back, and one on each side of the vehicle.

    Remember, there must be placards on 4, (four), 2+2=4 sides!
  54. How many different type placards are there showing DOT specifications? 

    D.  22
  55. At what time is it required for the driver to have an approved gas mask on hand? 

    A.  Any vehicle carrying an inhalation hazard cargo
    B.  Any vehicle carrying chlorine
    C.  Any vehicle carrying toxic materials
    D.  All of the above
    B  Any vehicle carrying chlorine
  56. What is the shape and size of a placard? 

    A.  10 3/4 inch square or diamond
  57. Whenever your vehicle is placarded, do not drive near open fires unless you:

    B.  Can safely pass the fire without stopping
  58. If you are in an accident involving hazardous materials, you should: 

    D.  Keep all people far away and upwind of the accident.
  59. The hazardous waste manifest should be:

    A.  Tabbed differently and kept on top of all other paperwork
  60. In the materials class is listed the word "forbidden". What kinds of materials are you still allowed to haul? 

    D) Both B and C
  61. Drivers who transport route controlled radioactive materials must carry a dated certificate of radioactive materials training. This training must have ocurred within the last:

    D.  2 years
  62. Cylinders containing compressed gases may only be loaded onto a vehicle without a flat floor or platform if the cylinders are: 

    D.  All on the above
  63. What type fire extinguisher is required in the power unit of a placarded vehicle? 

    C.  A u.l. rating of 10 b/c or above
  64. Who is responsible for packaging, labeling, and preparing the hazardous material shipping papers for a common carrier? 

    A.  The shipper
  65. If hazardous material is spilling from your vehicle, do not move your vehicle: 

    C.  Any more than safety required
  66. Animals and human foodstuffs should not be loaded in the same vehicle with? 

    C.  Poisons
  67. The transport index of a radioactive material: 

    C.  Tells the degree of control needed during transportation.
  68. Class a explosives must not be transported in a combination vehicle if the vehicle includes: 

    A.  A placarded cargo tank.
  69. Which of the following must drivers have in their possession while transporting class a or b explosives? 

    The carrier's insurance policy
    The written route plan
    Both of the above
    None of the above
    B.  The written route plan

    Remember this!
  70. Which of the following is the proper definition of a cargo tank? 

    B) A bulk container permanently attached to a vehicle.
  71. What placard must be used with an inhalation hazard load? 

    C.  Poison
  72. A safe haven is one place you can leave a vehicle unattended that is hauling explosives. What is the best description of a safe haven? 

    A.  Any property that has been government approved for this use.
  73. Which of the following is one of the three keys to identify which placard to use? 

    C) Both A and B
  74. When is it necessary to ground the trailer? 

    B.  When filling or unloading any flammable liquid tank. Ground must be maintained until filling hole is properly closed.
  75. You may not park a vehicle carrying hazardous materials within ____ feet of an open fire. 

    D.  300
  76. When is it permissible to leave the discharge valves open?

    C. When loading and unloading the tank
  77. When parked and carrying explosive materials, do not allow anyone to smoke within:

    A. 25 feet
  78. The person in
  79. Who is responsible for making sure special trip permits are in place?

    B. The driver

    The driver is responsible to find out if you need permits or must use special routes!
  80. What tools should never be used when loading or unloading hazardous materials?

    C. Hooks
  81. If a load does not have hazardous materials in it:

    A. There should be no placard displayed.

    Remember, no placard is acceptable if the is no hazardous material!
  82. If you are carrying a load with placards for radioactive materials, you must stop before crossing all train tracks, true or false?
  83. If your vehicle breaks down while transporting explosives, what type of warning devices should you put out? 

    C. Triangles

    Flares go booooom and monkeys get runned over!
  84. If you have a tire that is leaking:

    B. Drive to the nearest place to fix it.
  85. You should only attempt to fight hazardous material fires is you are properly trained and equipped.  True or false?
  86. If hazardous materials are leaking from your vehicle:

    E. All of the above.
  87. CHEMTREC has a 24-hour hotline where you can:

    A. Get technical information about the physical properties of hazardous materials.
  88. After a hazardous material incident, a written report must be submitted to the National Response Center within:

    B. 30 days
  89. On shipping papers, the shipping name must not be abbreviated unless:

    A. The abbreviation of the name is specifically authorized in the hazardous materials regulations.
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