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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 Indiana CDL tank vehicles test consists of 20 questions. To pass, you must correctly answer at least 16 questions (80%). The IN tanker test covers the following sections of the Indiana CDL Manual: Driving Safely, Combination Vehicles, Tank Vehicles, Hazardous Materials. Take this IN tanker practice test now to prepare for the actual test!
1. While driving, you should keep the shipping papers:
in the sleeping compartment.
on the driver's seat.
under the seat.
within reach.
2. Texting while operating a commercial motor vehicle is:
only allowed at night.
acceptable if you are contacting your dispacther.
acceptable if you are contacting your supervisor.
3. The heavier the vehicle:
the higher the center of gravity will be.
the more work the brakes must do to stop it.
the less work the brakes must do to stop it.
None of the above.
4. You should be extremely cautious when driving unbaffled liquid tankers, especially when:
going uphill.
starting or stopping.
they are empty.
None of the above.
5. 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.
6. You can determine if your vehicle is equipped with ABS (anti-lock braking system) by:
looking for wheel speed sensor wires coming from the rear of your brakes.
checking if your vehicle was manufactured after March 1, 1998.
checking for a yellow ABS malfunction lamp on the instrument panel.
All of the above.
7. The height of a vehicle's center of gravity is important for safe handling. Why?
A high center of gravity means you are less likely to tip over.
Trucks with a high center of gravity can roll over at the posted speed limit for a curve.
Trucks with a high center of gravity have better traction.
All of the above.
8. Your vehicle may take longer to stop:
if you are driving in hot weather.
if the tank is empty.
if the tank is full of dense liquid.
if the road is dry.
9. 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.
10. To make the brakes work, air brakes use:
carbon monoxide.
hydraulic air.
compressed air.
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IN CDL Tanker Test

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