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

When driving tank vehicles you should:

3 / 40

The reason a bulk liquid tanker is hard to handle is:

4 / 40

What can side to side surge cause?

5 / 40

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

6 / 40

Why should you know the outage?

7 / 40

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

8 / 40

You need to be extra careful when driving smooth bore tanks:

9 / 40

Select the true statement in regards to the liquid inside of a bulk tank causing a tank truck to roll sideways.

10 / 40

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

11 / 40

Unless you_____you will feel the effects of a liquid surge.

12 / 40

What handling effect should you expect when your tank has baffles?

13 / 40

Select the true statement in regards to the center of gravity for tanks:

14 / 40

Select the true statement about baffled tankers:

15 / 40

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

16 / 40

The baffles in a tank trailer help to control:

17 / 40

Select the true statement about empty trucks:

18 / 40

A baffled tanker has:

19 / 40

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

20 / 40

What product is typically carried in a liquid tank trailer without baffles?

21 / 40

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

22 / 40

Select the true statement in regards to when a bulk tank vehicle stops at an intersection on a slippery surface:

23 / 40

What does outage mean?

24 / 40

To avoid rollover when going through a curve, the best thing to do is:

25 / 40

What are the dividers that are inside tankers that have an opening at the bottom and top?

26 / 40

Select the true statement about emergency steering and tankers:

27 / 40

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

28 / 40

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

29 / 40

What is the movement of the liquid called when the tanks are partially filled?

30 / 40

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

31 / 40

A truck with baffles will handle:

32 / 40

You should never brake and should rely only steering inputs to avoid a crash while driving a tanker truck.

33 / 40

Select the true statement about retest markings:

34 / 40

What is the purpose of cladding in a tanker?

35 / 40

Select the definition for outage:

36 / 40

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

37 / 40

Select the factor that has no effect on how much liquid you can carry:

38 / 40

You are required to have a tank endorsement when transporting:

39 / 40

You should____when an emergency requires you to quickly stop due to a crash.

40 / 40

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

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