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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. A liquid tank is divided into several smaller tanks by bulkheads. After filling the smaller tanks, most of the weight should be in the:
top of the tank.
rear of the vehicle.
middle of the vehicle.
front of the vehicle.
2. A material’s hazard class reflects:
the risks associated with the material.
the methods for handling spills or leaks in the absence of fires.
the emergency response information related to the material.
the type of packaging required to transport the material.
3. To make sure you know how to inspect your tank vehicle, you should:
use a helper whenever possible.
ask your supervisor what you should inspect first.
check the vehicle's operator manual.
phone the manufacturer before the inspection.
4. When it comes to hazardous materials transportation, the shipper:
placards the vehicle when loading, if required.
takes the shipment from to its destination.
must package, mark, and label the materials.
follows all special rules about transporting HazMat.
5. A high center of gravity is most dangerous:
when the tank is empty.
in construction zones.
in curves.
when driving below the speed limit.
6. The low air pressure warning light is usually:
7. If your trailer starts to skid, you should:
release the brakes.
pump the brakes.
lock the brakes.
steer in the opposite direction.
8. Baffled tanks:
help to control the temperature of the liquid.
help to control the liquid surge.
are usually those that transport food products.
have nothing inside to slow down the flow of the liquid.
9. Drivers of vehicles transporting HazMat should:
compare the shipping paper to the markings and labels.
ensure that all packages are labeled as flammable materials.
ensure that all relevant placards are carried in the passenger compartment.
All of the above.
10. Which of the following is true? If a HazMat is a Poison Inhalation Hazard:
a POISON INHALATION HAZARD placard must always be displayed even for small amounts.
a POISON INHALATION HAZARD placard must be used in addition to other placards.
the material will have special requirements for shipping papers.
All of the above.
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KS CDL Tanker Test

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