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.

Tanker Endorsement Test 02

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

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

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

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Which of these statements is most accurate?

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

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

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

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

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

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

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Outage requirements are...?

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For tank vehicles, emergency equipment...?

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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Which of these will take the longest to stop?

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Baffled liquid tanks can be subject to...?

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