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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. Strong winds can make it difficult to stay in your lane, especially when:
driving alongside other vehicles.
going into tunnels.
coming out of tunnels.
driving at speeds below 40 mph.
2. Tank vehicles have a high center of gravity, which means:
they are very stable.
they have more traction.
they are less likely to roll over.
they are more likely to roll over.
3. When checking the engine compartment:
you should put the gearshift in neutral.
the parking brake should be on.
the engine should be running.
wheels should not be chocked.
4. On a tractor-trailer equipped with a trailer brake hand valve, the hand valve can be used to:
reduce the chance of the front wheels skidding.
keep from rolling back.
hold compressed air.
prevent movement of cargo.
5. If a shipping paper describes both hazardous and non-hazardous products, the hazardous materials must be:
listed at the bottom.
in the same color as the non-hazardous materials.
highlighted in a contrasting color.
listed in yellow ink.
6. Too little weight on the driving axles can cause:
longer stopping distances.
poor traction.
poor visibility.
mechanical damage.
7. Rims with welding repairs:
can be used for tires in the rear of the vehicle.
can be used for tires in the front of the vehicle.
are acceptable only when carrying a heavy load.
are not safe.
8. The tire load for each tire is stated:
on the vehicle's operator manual.
on the inside of the tire.
on the side of the tire.
on the tread of the tire.
9. Unbaffled tanks usually transport:
milk and other food products.
10. When approaching a vehicle as part of a pre-trip inspection, which of the following could be a sign of trouble?
All of the above.
Fresh oil under the vehicle
Inflated tires
None of the above.
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Tanker Test - CT CDL

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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