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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 prevent rollover, you should:
drive slowly around on ramps and off ramps.
go slowly around turns.
keep the cargo as close to the ground as possible.
All of the above.
2. When confronted by an aggressive driver, you should:
make every attempt to get out of their way.
avoid eye contact.
call the police, if you have a cell phone and can do it safely.
All of the above.
3. Placards must be:
turned upright on a point.
readable from all 4 directions.
in a diamond shape.
All of the above.
4. Hydroplaning:
only occurs at extremely high speeds.
never occurs at speeds below 40 mph.
only happens when tire pressure is higher than normal.
can occur at speeds as low as 30 mph.
5. Your mirrors should be adjusted so that:
the rear of the vehicle is visible in the mirror.
more than half of the mirror shows the vehicle.
no part of the vehicle is visible in the mirror.
a part of the vehicle is visible in the mirror.
6. Older trailers do not have spring brakes. If the air supply leaks away:
the ABS won't work properly.
there will be no emergency brakes.
the trailer will stop normally.
All of the above.
7. ABS helps you:
stop faster.
drive faster.
brake harder.
None of the above.
8. While you are driving a tanker, the front wheels begin to skid. Which of these is most likely to occur?
Your tires will fail soon.
Excessive heat will cause chemical changes in the brake lining, which reduce friction.
The truck will roll over.
You will keep moving forward no matter how you steer.
9. What shape are placards used for transporting hazardous materials?
10. A shipping paper for HazMat must include:
a shipper's certification signed by the shipper.
page numbers if the shipping paper has more than 1 page.
a proper shipping description for each HazMat.
All of the above.
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Tanker Test - KS CDL

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