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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 Arkansas CDL tank vehicles test consists of 20 questions. To pass, you must correctly answer at least 16 questions (80%). The AR tanker test covers the following sections of the Arkansas CDL Manual: Driving Safely, Combination Vehicles, Tank Vehicles, Hazardous Materials. Take this AR tanker practice test now to prepare for the actual test!
1. When driving trucks with trailers, drivers should:
avoid making sudden movements with the steering wheel.
decrease their following distance.
make quick lane changes.
push the brake pedal to the floor when braking.
2. In newer vehicles with air brakes, you put on the parking brake:
placing the transmission in Park.
moving the orange push-pull lever to the right.
using a P-shaped, yellow control knob.
using a diamond-shaped, yellow, push-pull control knob.
3. If a trailer does not have spring brakes, to keep the trailer from moving you should:
use wheel chocks.
park on a slight decline.
use the service brakes.
close the brake valve.
4. You are inspecting your vehicle during a trip. What should you do?
Check critical items such as tires, brakes, and lights.
Use your senses to check for problems.
Watch gauges for signs of trouble.
All of the above.
5. One way to control liquid surge is to:
drive below the speed limit.
brake far in advance of a stop and increase following distance.
reduce your following distance.
release the brakes soon when coming to a stop.
6. When coupling, you should:
make sure the sliding fifth-wheel is locked.
make sure the trailer wheels are not chocked.
be aware that wrong coupling and uncoupling can be very dangerous.
make sure the trailer kingpin is bent.
7. Class 2 hazardous materials include:
Corrosive materials
Radioactive materials
Flammable gases
8. ABS:
helps you increase your average speed.
helps you increase your following distance.
does not decrease your stopping distance.
improves your visibility at night.
9. If you experience a loss of hydraulic pressure, you should do all of the following except:
Put the transmission in Neutral
Pump the brakes
Use the parking brake
10. Tire load is defined as:
the minimum safe weight a tire can carry at a specified pressure.
the weight transmitted to the ground by 1 tire.
the maximum safe weight a tire can carry at a specified pressure.
the minimum tire pressure.
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AR Tanker CDL Test

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