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The tanker endorsement applies to drivers who wish to drive a tank in Class A, B, or C CDL. To add this endorsement to your CLP/CDL, you must pass a knowledge test on the problems posed by large volume liquid cargos. The Alaska CDL tank vehicles test consists of 20 questions. To pass, you must correctly answer at least 16 questions (80%). The AK tanker test covers the following sections of the Alaska CDL Manual: Driving Safely, Combination Vehicles, Tank Vehicles, Hazardous Materials. Take this AK tanker practice test now to prepare for the actual test!
1. Placards should be placed at least ______ away from any other markings.
3 inches
7 inches
6 inches
2. When checking the lights before driving:
make sure the parking brake is not set.
you should check them from inside the vehicle.
you should turn off the engine.
3. Watch out for black ice:
when it is snowing.
when the temperature is above freezing and the road is dry.
any time the temperature is below freezing and the road looks wet.
4. When backing, you should:
use the mirrors on both sides.
back quickly.
only use mirror on the driver's side.
5. When driving a 60-foot truck at 50 mph, your minimum following distance should be:
7 seconds
5 seconds
6 seconds
6. Which of the following is a clue suggesting a shipment of HazMat?
The type of business is the shipper is in.
Tanks with diamond labels or placards on the premises.
All of the above.
7. ABS helps you:
brake harder.
drive faster.
None of the above.
8. When should you downshift automatic transmissions?
When going down steep grades.
Watch your tachometer, and downshift when your engine reaches the top of the range.
When you start to get drowsy.
9. You as a driver should always:
stay in your lane.
reduce your following distance.
make emergency plans when you see a hazard.
10. Before unloading explosive materials, you should:
turn your engine off.
connect heater power sources.
keep the engine running.
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Tanker Test - AK CDL

Number of questions: 20
Correct answers to pass:16
Passing score:80%
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