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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. A material’s hazard class reflects:
the risks associated with the material.
the emergency response information related to the material.
the methods for handling spills or leaks in the absence of fires.
the type of packaging required to transport the material.
2. To control liquid surge, when stopping you should:
not release the brakes too soon.
not keep a steady pressure on the brakes.
not brake far in advance of a stop.
All of the above.
3. A person attending a placarded parked vehicle:
must be able to move the vehicle, if needed.
must be in the vehicle, awake, or within 100 feet of the vehicle, and have the vehicle within clear view.
must know what to do in emergencies.
All of the above.
4. Brake fade results from:
wet brakes.
using brakes in cold weather.
excessive heat caused by using brakes too much.
All of the above.
5. If you are feeling sleepy, you should:
drive faster.
get some coffee.
pull off the road and rest.
slow down.
6. A liquid tank is divided into several smaller tanks by bulkheads. After filling the smaller tanks, most of the weight should be in the:
rear of the vehicle.
front of the vehicle.
middle of the vehicle.
top of the tank.
7. Baffled liquid tanks:
help control side to side liquid surge.
handle the same way as tankers without baffles.
make tank vehicles seem heavier than they really are.
help control the forward and backward liquid surge.
8. Hauling liquids in tanks requires special skills because of:
a greater chance of rollover.
the high center of gravity.
liquid movement.
All of the above.
9. How should you apply the brakes when going down a steep downgrade?
Apply the brakes as hard as you can without locking the wheels.
Apply the brakes when you reach the bottom of the downgrade.
Apply the brakes whenever you reach your safe speed, until your speed has been reduced to 5 mph below your safe speed.
You should not brake, and only use engine braking to prevent brake failure.
10. Before leaving your vehicle unattended, you should:
Apply the parking brake.
Chock the wheels.
Remove the keys.
All of the above.
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CT Tanker 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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