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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 Illinois CDL tank vehicles test consists of 20 questions. To pass, you must correctly answer at least 16 questions (80%). The IL tanker test covers the following sections of the Illinois CDL Manual: Driving Safely, Combination Vehicles, Tank Vehicles, Hazardous Materials. Take this IL tanker practice test now to prepare for the actual test!
1. If your vehicle is hydroplaning, you should:
apply the brakes.
speed up.
stay off the brake.
put the vehicle in reverse.
2. The hazardous materials regulations require vehicles transporting certain types or quantities of HazMat to display warning signs called:
HazMat warnings.
advance warning signs.
reflective triangles.
3. A shipping paper for HazMat must include:
a proper shipping description for each HazMat.
page numbers if the shipping paper has more than 1 page.
a shipper's certification signed by the shipper.
All of the above.
4. If the "Hazard Class" or "Division" column of the Hazardous Material Table contains the word "Forbidden", you should:
be aware that the load may require a police escort.
never transport the "Forbidden" material.
transport the "Forbidden" material at night.
None of the above.
5. The height of the vehicle's center of gravity:
should only be a concern when driving a vehicle.
should only be a concern when driving in high winds.
is very important for safe handling.
should only be a concern when loading a vehicle.
6. When you need to brake, you should warn the drivers behind:
by making gestures.
by changing lanes.
by turning on the 4-way emergency flashers.
by flashing your brake lights.
7. When checking the engine compartment in a vehicle inspection, you should check all of the following except:
Engine oil level
Coolant level in radiator
Shock absorbers
Windshield washer fluid level
8. When should you downshift automatic transmissions?
When you start to get drowsy.
When you want to go faster.
Watch your tachometer, and downshift when your engine reaches the top of the range.
When going down steep grades.
9. Air tank drains:
are used to remove water and oil from the air tanks.
are used to move air to the brakes.
should not be used in wet weather.
protect the tanks and the rest of the system from too much pressure.
10. After an accident, an improper use of flares could cause:
the springs to put on the brakes.
the vehicle to slide back and forth.
air pressure to build from 50 to 100 psi within 2 minutes.
a fire if spilled fuel is on the ground.
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Tanker Test - IL 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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