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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 Connecticut CDL tank vehicles test consists of 20 questions. To pass, you must correctly answer at least 16 questions (80%). The CT tanker test covers the following sections of the Connecticut CDL Manual: Driving Safely, Combination Vehicles, Tank Vehicles, Hazardous Materials. Take this CT tanker practice test now to prepare for the actual test!
1. To avoid a crash:
stopping is always the safest thing to do.
swerving is always the worst thing to do.
stopping is not always the best thing to do.
None of the above.
2. Service brakes should:
only be checked by a mechanic.
be checked before each trip.
always be checked before applying the brakes.
All of the above.
3. Dual tires:
should not come in contact with each other.
should always come in contact with each other.
are dangerous.
should come in contact with each other whenever possible.
4. Brake lag is:
the distance your vehicle will travel, in ideal conditions, while you are braking.
the time required for the air brakes to work after the brake pedal is pushed.
the amount of air pressure required to stop the vehicle.
the distance your vehicle will continue to travel, in ideal conditions, before you hit the brakes.
5. In baffled tanks, the baffles help to control:
the side-to-side liquid surge.
the top-to-bottom liquid surge.
the forward and backward liquid surge.
control the brakes.
6. Baffled tanks:
help to control the temperature of the liquid.
have nothing inside to slow down the flow of the liquid.
help to control the liquid surge.
are usually those that transport food products.
7. How can drivers help control surge?
By decreasing following distance.
By braking far in advance of a stop.
By releasing the brakes soon when coming to a stop.
All of the above.
8. A tank endorsement is:
only required when transporting liquids.
not required when transporting hazardous materials.
only required when transporting gases.
required for both liquids and gases.
9. Column 2 in the Hazardous Material Table contains:
the label codes.
the HazMat description and shipping name.
the identification numbers.
the hazard class or division.
10. _________ helps coordinate emergency response to chemical hazards.
The National Response Center
The National Prevention Network
The Federal Transportation Organization
The National Chemical Network
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CT CDL Tanker Test

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