CDL Tanker
Vehicles Test


This is the Commercial Vehicle Driver's License Test covering Tanker Vehicles.  You will be presented with 40 questions and you must answer 34 questions correctly to pass.  There is no time limit.  You may not go back once you answer a question.  Click the "Start Quiz" button below to begin.  Good luck!

1 / 40

A driver of a tank vehicle should take curves, off ramps, and on ramps at a speed lower than the posted speed limit.

2 / 40

You should follow the posted speed limits for curves and be aware of:

3 / 40

The best way to go into a curve is to decrease your speed going into the curve and then ____going through it.

4 / 40

Forward and back surge is powerful in this type of tanker.

5 / 40

Select the true statement about baffled tankers:

6 / 40

One reason hauling liquids in tank vehciles require special care is:

7 / 40

What is the purpose of a baffle?

8 / 40

Select the true statement about emergency steering and tankers:

9 / 40

The baffles in a tank trailer help to control:

10 / 40

You should decrease to a safe speed before entering a curve and then_____through it.

11 / 40

It is important to know the outage required for the liquids you carry because:

12 / 40

Select the true statement about retest markings:

13 / 40

What does the amount of liquid allowed in the tank depend on?

14 / 40

What should the driver pay special attention to when driving smaller tanks?

15 / 40

The direction of liquid movement not prevented by baffles is:

16 / 40

It takes special care to drive tankers with liquid in them because:

17 / 40

Surge affects the handling of a tanker by:

18 / 40

There are 2 reasons as to why hauling liquids take special care. One reason is the ___center of gravity.

19 / 40

What is the purpose of cladding in a tanker?

20 / 40

Select the true statement in regards to stopping distance and speed:

21 / 40

Upon what does the amount of liquid you can carry in a load depend?

22 / 40

You should be extra cautious when___while driving a smooth bore tanker combination.

23 / 40

What handling effect will baffles have?

24 / 40

While driving on a clear night with low beam headlights, you should be able to stop within:

25 / 40

An emergency escape ramp should be used _____.

26 / 40

Select the correct description for a bulkhead tank.

27 / 40

You should_____when an emergency requires you to quickly stop your tanker.

28 / 40

Select the two reasons as to why special care is needed when driving a tank vehicle:

29 / 40

You are required to have a tank endorsement when transporting:

30 / 40

What kind of surge can occur in a tank with baffles?

31 / 40

A tank trailer should never be fully loaded due to:

32 / 40

Select the best description of a baffle tank:

33 / 40

Why does it take special skills to haul a tank vehicle?

34 / 40

The walls that separate compartments inside the tanks and having openings at the top and bottom are called:

35 / 40

A driver of a tanker should use an escape ramp when _____.

36 / 40

What is most likely to occur when driving a tanker truck and the front wheels begin to skid?

37 / 40

Another term for a smooth bore tank is:

38 / 40

The most stable tanker shape is:

39 / 40

Select the true statement about stop valves in a cargo tank:

40 / 40

What can side to side surge cause?

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