Tanker Endorsement Practice Test – 01

The CDL Tanker endorsement practice test will examine your knowledge of general trucking, inspecting tank vehicles, driving tank vehicles, and safe driving rules. In order to receive your Tank Vehicle endorsement, it is required that you pass the state’s official CDL written Knowledge exam.


The first thing you should do before loading, unloading or driving a tank vehicle is...?

Question 1 of 25

The term “liquid surge” describes...?

Question 2 of 25

The most important thing to look out for on any tank vehicle is...?

Question 3 of 25

Tank vehicles need special handling skills because of...?

Question 4 of 25

If your vehicle needs a Class A or B CDL you need a tank endorsement if you wish to carry liquid or liquid gas in a permanently mounted cargo tank rated at greater than...?

Question 5 of 25

A tank endorsement is required for certain vehicles transporting...?

Question 6 of 25

Highway curves and on/off ramps should be negotiated...?

Question 7 of 25

All pipes, connections and hoses should be checked particularly carefully...?

Question 8 of 25

You should never drive a tank vehicle with...?

Question 9 of 25

You should check that all valves are in the correct position before...?

Question 10 of 25

You must pay careful attention to weight distribution if your tank has...?

Question 11 of 25

Manhole covers must have...?

Question 12 of 25

If a wave of liquid surge is moving towards the front of the truck, the truck will tend to be pushed...?

Question 13 of 25

Driving a vehicle which is leaking liquids or gases is...?

Question 14 of 25

If you are driving a vehicle which is leaking liquids or gases, who may be liable for the costs of cleanup?

Question 15 of 25

Tankers can be turned over on curves if traveling...?

Question 16 of 25

The best way to check for leaks is to...?

Question 17 of 25

If you are found driving a leaking vehicle, you will be...?

Question 18 of 25

If a truck is on a slippery surface at a stop line, liquid surge can push it...?

Question 19 of 25

The best way of finding out how to inspect a tank vehicle is...?

Question 20 of 25

Which of these valves should you check carefully before driving?

Question 21 of 25

Which of these is particularly easy to roll over?

Question 22 of 25

The best way to deal with liquid surge is to...?

Question 23 of 25

If you are towing a portable tank with a vehicle which needs a Class A or B CDL, you must have a tank endorsement if the tank is rated at greater than...?

Question 24 of 25

A tank endorsement is needed for...?

Question 25 of 25



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CDL Tanker Practice Test 01
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