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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 Kansas CDL tank vehicles test consists of 20 questions. To pass, you must correctly answer at least 16 questions (80%). The KS tanker test covers the following sections of the Kansas CDL Manual: Driving Safely, Combination Vehicles, Tank Vehicles, Hazardous Materials. Take this KS tanker practice test now to prepare for the actual test!
1. To keep your vehicle from rolling back when you start, you should:
partly engage the clutch before you take your foot off the brake.
pump the brakes.
apply the emergency brake whenever necessary.
turn the engine off before you take your foot off the brake.
2. Retarders:
reduce braking distance.
reduce the danger of slipping.
help slow a vehicle, reducing the need for using brakes.
improve gas mileage.
3. When driving, you should check mirrors regularly to know where other vehicles are around you. Remember that:
convex mirrors make things look larger and closer than they really are.
there are blind spots that your mirrors cannot show you.
you should check your after the start of any trip to make sure they are properly adjusted.
every registered motor vehicle must have at least one mirror.
4. 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 whenever you reach your safe speed, until your speed has been reduced to 5 mph below your safe speed.
Apply the brakes when you reach the bottom of the downgrade.
You should not brake, and only use engine braking to prevent brake failure.
5. To know if your vehicle is equipped with ABS, look for:
a yellow ABS malfunction lamps on the instrument panel.
the ABS shipping paper.
an ABS placard.
the ABS logo on the steering wheel.
6. Before entering a curve, you should:
come to a complete stop.
increase your speed.
reduce your speed.
maintain your speed.
7. An Anti-lock Braking System:
increases the distamce required to stop on slippery surfaces.
increases a vehicle's stopping power.
keeps your wheels from locking when you brake hard.
lets you brake faster.
8. The service line is also called:
cable line.
brake line.
control line.
power line.
9. When inspecting tanks, which of the following is the most important thing you should check for?
Exhaust pipes
10. While crossing railroad tracks, you should:
stop, then look and listen for the train.
shift down.
shift up.
not shift gears.
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KS CDL Tanker Endorsement

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