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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 Michigan CDL tank vehicles test consists of 20 questions. To pass, you must correctly answer at least 16 questions (80%). The MI tanker test covers the following sections of the Michigan CDL Manual: Driving Safely, Combination Vehicles, Tank Vehicles, Hazardous Materials. Take this MI tanker practice test now to prepare for the actual test!
1. Which of the following statements about stopping distance and speed is true?
The lighter the vehicle, the more work the brakes must do to stop it.
Wet roads can double stopping distance.
Fully loaded trucks require greater stopping distances.
2. ABS:
helps you increase your average speed.
helps you increase your following distance.
does not decrease your stopping distance.
3. When transporting chlorine in cargo tanks, you must have _______ in the vehicle.
approved goggles
5 reflective triangles
an approved gas mask
4. Tank vehicles have a high center of gravity, which means:
they are very stable.
they have more traction.
they are more likely to roll over.
5. If the words "Inhalation Hazard" appears on the shipping paper, the __________ placard must be displayed.
Liquid Gas
Corrosive Materials
Poison Inhalation Hazard or Poison Gas
6. In vehicles with air brakes, water and compressor oil in the bottom of the air tank:
should be drained completely.
should not be removed.
should be added regularly.
7. With an engine fire, you should:
open the hood as soon as possible.
turn the engine off as soon as possible.
not shoot foam from the vehicle’s underside.
8. The regulations require that HazMat employees be trained and tested at least once every:
5 years.
3 years.
9. Never drive a tank vehicle:
with closed valves or manhole covers.
with open valves or manhole covers.
with valves or manhole covers.
10. When checking the engine compartment in a vehicle inspection, you should check all of the following except:
Spring hangers
Coolant level in radiator
Engine oil level
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MI CDL Tanker Test

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