CDL Tanker Practice Test – 02

The CDL tanker 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.


Which of these products is most likely to be carried in a smooth bore tank?

Question 1 of 25

When driving tank vehicles, you should be extra careful to drive...?

Question 2 of 25

When braking in a tank vehicle, you should be particularly careful not to...?

Question 3 of 25

Compared to driving other commercial vehicles, when driving a tank vehicle you should...?

Question 4 of 25

As you approach a curve, you should...?

Question 5 of 25

To control surge, your braking should be characterized by...?

Question 6 of 25

Outage requirements are...?

Question 7 of 25

When driving a smooth bore tank, you should be particularly cautious...?

Question 8 of 25

The amount of liquid you load into a tank depends upon...?

Question 9 of 25

For tank vehicles, emergency equipment...?

Question 10 of 25

Which of these statements is most accurate?

Question 11 of 25

Under what circumstances can you load a cargo tank totally full?

Question 12 of 25

Why can food products not be carried in tanks with baffles?

Question 13 of 25

As you drive through a curve, you should...?

Question 14 of 25

Compared to a normal commercial vehicle, when you make lane changes in a tank vehicle you should take...?

Question 15 of 25

In tanks with bulkheads, you must be careful about...?

Question 16 of 25

Baffled liquid tanks can be subject to...?

Question 17 of 25

When driving a tank vehicle, to avoid skids you must make sure that you do not...?

Question 18 of 25

When a tank vehicle starts to skid, your first priority should be...?

Question 19 of 25

Which of these tanks is likely to have the strongest forward and back surge?

Question 20 of 25

Which of these will take the longest to stop?

Question 21 of 25

When driving a tank vehicle, you should remember that wet roads will increase the normal stopping distance by...?

Question 22 of 25

You should be particularly careful when loading dense vehicles like acids, because...?

Question 23 of 25

'Outage' describes the room you must allow for...?

Question 24 of 25

When braking in a tank vehicle, you should make sure that you do not...?

Question 25 of 25



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