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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 Louisiana CDL tank vehicles test consists of 20 questions. To pass, you must correctly answer at least 16 questions (80%). The LA tanker test covers the following sections of the Louisiana CDL Manual: Driving Safely, Combination Vehicles, Tank Vehicles, Hazardous Materials. Take this LA tanker practice test now to prepare for the actual test!
1. Placards should be placed at least ______ away from any other markings.
6 inches
3 inches
15 inches
7 inches
2. Road surfaces where water collects can create conditions that cause a vehicle to hydroplane. Which of the following is an indication of standing water?
Tire splashes
Clear reflections
Raindrops on the road
All of the above.
3. Tank vehicles:
require less space for stopping and turning than most other vehicles.
are easier to control than most other vehicles.
have a high center of gravity.
have a low center of gravity.
4. You should always adjust your speed to be able to stop within:
30 feet.
the length of your vehicle.
50 feet.
the distance you can see ahead.
5. To obtain the HazMat endorsement, you must pass a ________ background check.
Transportation Security Administration
Law Enfrocement Agency
Local Department of Security
Federal Bureau of Investigation
6. In vehicles with air brakes, water and compressor oil in the bottom of the air tank:
should be drained completely.
should be added regularly.
should not be removed.
None of the above.
7. The tire load for each tire is stated:
on the side of the tire.
on the vehicle's operator manual.
on the tread of the tire.
on the inside of the tire.
8. Checking the automatic transmission fluid level may require:
the vehicle to be parked downhill.
you to pump the brake.
the engine to be running.
the 4-way emergency flashers to be activated.
9. Baffles:
help to control the forward and backward liquid surge.
help to control the side-to-side liquid surge.
help to prevent cargo overload.
separate the load.
10. When coming to a stop, the liquid in the tank may surge, causing:
causing the drive wheels to spin.
the vehicle to stop quicker.
the vehicle to be pushed forward.
a fire.
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LA CDL Tanker Test

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