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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 Kentucky CDL tank vehicles test consists of 20 questions. To pass, you must correctly answer at least 16 questions (80%). The KY tanker test covers the following sections of the Kentucky CDL Manual: Driving Safely, Combination Vehicles, Tank Vehicles, Hazardous Materials. Take this KY tanker practice test now to prepare for the actual test!
1. Most heavy-duty vehicles use:
hydraulic brakes.
solid brakes.
pressure brakes.
air brakes.
2. Shipping papers should be:
easily seen by someone entering the cab.
easily seen from the direction they face.
placed on all sides of the vehicle.
placed in the passenger compartment.
3. Which of the following statements about backing heavy vehicles is true?
Back to the right side so that you can see better.
The helper should stand where you cannot see the helper.
You should avoid backing whenever you can.
Always back as quickly as possible.
4. Which of the following is not a sign of fatigue?
Frequent blinking
Keeping a steady speed
Rubbing eyes
Yawning repeatedly
5. If you are carrying a heavy load that is slowing you down, you should:
drive in the left lane.
drive in the right lane.
keep the vehicle in third gear.
drive on the shoulder.
6. Strong winds can make it difficult to stay in your lane, especially when:
coming out of tunnels.
driving at speeds below 40 mph.
driving alongside other vehicles.
going into tunnels.
7. What shape are placards used for transporting hazardous materials?
8. The height of the vehicle's center of gravity:
should only be a concern when loading a vehicle.
should only be a concern when driving a vehicle.
should only be a concern when driving in high winds.
is very important for safe handling.
9. Engine oil pressure should come up to normal within _________ after the engine is started.
five minutes
ten minutes
two minutes
10. When driving in hot weather, drivers should inspect tires:
every hour or every 50 miles.
every 2 hours or every 100 miles.
every 3 hours or every 75 miles.
every 4 hours or every 200 miles.
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KY CDL Tanker Test

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