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New York CDL Practice Test: HazMat - Test 2 2018

(From the 2018 New York CDL Handbook)
Number of tests: 2
Number of questions: 30
Passing score: 80

Directions: To obtain this endorsement for hauIing hazardous materials, applicants must pass a 20-question test. Before taking the test, applicants must pass a Transportation Security Administration background check. And to pass the test, applicants must score at least 80%. Test questions are from the New York Commercial Driver Handbook. The Hazardous Materials endorsement can be used with the Class A, B, or C CDL. If you need additional information, please contact your local DMV office. You can find your nearest DMV office at New York DMV locations.

You have made 2 errors so far.
1. Because of passing cars, the area ______ of the bus is always considered dangerous for school buses.
  • They are driving with teenage passengers

  • They are driving without any passengers

  • They are driving with their pet as a passenger

  • They are driving with adult passengers

2. You should adjust the outside left and right side convex mirrors so you are able to see _______.
  • No right turn.

  • No left turn.

  • No turn on red.

  • No u-turn.

3. What color are the ABS malfunction lamps on school buses?
  • First aid station.

  • Four-way intersection.

  • Railroad crossing.

  • Church.

4. If the school bus is so equipped, the school bus driver should activate the bus' alternating flashing amber warning lights in accordance with state law or at least ______ before the school bus stop.
  • 5-year driver`s license suspension

  • 12-hour sentence in jail

  • Attendance to Alcohol Highway Safety School

  • $100.00 fine

5. What should you do when you need to back up your vehicle but you do not have a look out?
  • Drive 5 to 10 miles below the speed limit

  • Stay close to the vehicle ahead

  • Drive slightly faster than the speed limit

  • Drive the speed limit

6. If your bus is equipped with ABS, during an emergency situation, you should _______.
  • Allow at least 4 seconds of following distance

  • Allow at least 2 seconds of following distance

  • Allow a following distance of at least 4 motorcycle lengths

  • Allow a following distance of at least 2 car lengths