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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. You must know the outage requirement when hauling liquids in bulk. Why?
You must never leave room for the expanding liquid.
Some of the heaviest liquids don't need any outage.
Different liquids expand by different amounts as they warm.
All of the above.
2. Rims with welding repairs:
are acceptable only when carrying a heavy load.
are not safe.
can be used for tires in the front of the vehicle.
can be used for tires in the rear of the vehicle.
3. Rollovers happen when drivers:
stop too often.
turn too slowly.
turn too fast.
brake too hard.
4. ABS:
improves your visibility at night.
does not decrease your stopping distance.
helps you increase your following distance.
helps you increase your average speed.
5. Which of the following is a clue suggesting a shipment of HazMat?
Tanks with diamond labels or placards on the premises.
Type of package is being shipped.
The type of business is the shipper is in.
All of the above.
6. When driving a 60-foot truck at 50 mph, your minimum following distance should be:
5 seconds
3 seconds
7 seconds
6 seconds
7. Highway curves should be taken _________ the posted speed limit.
slightly above
slightly below
well below
8. You can determine if your vehicle is equipped with ABS (anti-lock braking system) by:
checking for a yellow ABS malfunction lamp on the instrument panel.
looking for wheel speed sensor wires coming from the rear of your brakes.
checking if your vehicle was manufactured after March 1, 1998.
All of the above.
9. When driving in hot weather, drivers should inspect tires:
every hour or every 50 miles.
every 4 hours or every 200 miles.
every 3 hours or every 75 miles.
every 2 hours or every 100 miles.
10. If your trucks has a high center of gravity, which of the following is true for curves?
Reduce your speed to a crawl.
You should slow down, as your truck can roll over at the posted speed limit for the curve.
You should travel at the posted speed limit.
None of the above.
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KS Tanker CDL Test

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