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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 Massachusetts CDL tank vehicles test consists of 20 questions. To pass, you must correctly answer at least 16 questions (80%). The MA tanker test covers the following sections of the Massachusetts CDL Manual: Driving Safely, Combination Vehicles, Tank Vehicles, Hazardous Materials. Take this MA tanker practice test now to prepare for the actual test!
1. During freezing weather, which area is most likely to be slippery after it rains?
Bridges.
Roads that look wet.
Shaded areas.
All of the above.
2. When confronted by an aggressive driver, you should:
make every attempt to get out of their way.
call the police, if you have a cell phone and can do it safely.
avoid eye contact.
All of the above.
3. The low air pressure warning light is usually:
blue.
yellow.
red.
orange.
4. You should never load a cargo tank totally full. Why?
To save money on the tank rental fee.
Liquids shrink when they freeze, which results in the so called "outage".
All of the above.
Liquids expand as they warm and you must leave room for the liquid to expand.
5. On any upgrade, gravity:
speed you up.
slows you down.
doubles your speed.
doesn't affect your speed.
6. 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.
7. Smooth bore tanks:
have nothing inside to slow down the flow of liquid.
have bulkheads in them with holes to limit the flow of liquid.
have bulkheads with holes to let the liquid flow through.
expand by different amounts depending on the liquid.
8. Tank vehicles have a high center of gravity, which means:
they have more traction.
they are very stable.
they are more likely to roll over.
they are less likely to roll over.
9. Different materials expand:
at the same rate.
at different rates.
at rates determined by road conditions.
None of the above.
10. Another name for front-end header boards is:
containerized racks.
cargo stopper.
headache racks.
head belt.
 
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MA CDL Tanker Test

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