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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. If your placarded trailer has dual tires, you should check the tires:
once every 500 miles.
at the beginning of each trip and each time the vehicle is parked.
once every 3 months.
once a week.
2. With a dual air brake system:
each system shares the same lines and hoses.
each system shares air tanks.
each system has its own air tanks, hoses and lines.
one system is the main braking system while the other is a back-up system.
3. Different materials expand:
at rates determined by road conditions.
at the same rate.
at different rates.
None of the above.
4. What is the main difference between portable tanks and cargo tanks?
Portable tanks are not permanently attached to a vehicle.
Portable tanks must show the lessee or owner’s name.
The product is loaded or unloaded while the portable tanks are off the vehicle.
All of the above.
5. When the wheels of a trailer lock up:
the vehicle will gradually come to a complete stop.
the trailer will tend to swing around.
ABS will increase stopping power.
All of the above.
6. If the letter "G" appears in Column 1 of the Hazardous Materials Table, the description must also include:
the technical name of the HazMat.
the source of the HazMat.
the shipper's name.
the hazard class or division.
7. If you're feeling tired while driving you should:
stop driving and get some rest.
eat something.
drink coffee.
increase your speed to get to your destination quicker.
8. Emergency lines are often coded with the color ___ to keep from getting them mixed up with the service line.
9. Never drive a tank vehicle:
with valves or manhole covers.
with open valves or manhole covers.
with closed valves or manhole covers.
None of the above.
10. Too little weight on the driving axles can cause:
longer stopping distances.
poor traction.
mechanical damage.
poor visibility.
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KS Tanker Test

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