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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 Minnesota CDL tank vehicles test consists of 20 questions. To pass, you must correctly answer at least 16 questions (80%). The MN tanker test covers the following sections of the Minnesota CDL Manual: Driving Safely, Combination Vehicles, Tank Vehicles, Hazardous Materials. Take this MN tanker practice test now to prepare for the actual test!
1. The shipper must certify on the shipping paper:
that the package contains hazardous materials.
that the package is safe.
that the shipment has been prepared according to the rules.
Al of the above.
2. When possible, you should park:
so you will be able to pull forward when you leave.
on the shoulder.
so you will have to back up when you leave.
on the roadway.
3. If a vehicle is equipped with ABS, when you start the engine:
the wheels will lock up.
the ABS indicator light on the dash should come on and then turn off.
the trailer emergency brakes will come on.
the spring brakes will come on.
4. ABS helps you:
brake harder.
stop faster.
drive faster.
None of the above.
5. Shipping papers should be:
placed on all sides of the vehicle.
placed in the passenger compartment.
easily seen from the direction they face.
easily seen by someone entering the cab.
6. Engine oil pressure should come up to normal within _________ after the engine is started.
ten minutes
five minutes
two minutes
7. A high center of gravity is most dangerous:
in construction zones.
in curves.
when driving below the speed limit.
when the tank is empty.
8. Hazardous materials should be loaded:
near heat sources.
at night.
away from heat sources.
even if some packages are leaking.
9. Brake fade:
results from excessive heat caused by using brakes too much.
is not affected by brake adjustment.
relies on the engine braking effect.
All of the above.
10. If corrosive materials leak during transportation, the parts of the vehicle exposed to corrosives must:
be left to air dry.
be washed with oil.
be washed with water.
be washed with acid.
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MN CDL Tanker Test

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