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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 height of the vehicle's center of gravity:
is very important for safe handling.
should only be a concern when driving a vehicle.
should only be a concern when loading a vehicle.
should only be a concern when driving in high winds.
2. What is the main difference between portable tanks and cargo tanks?
Portable tanks must show the lessee or owner’s name.
Portable tanks are not permanently attached to a vehicle.
The product is loaded or unloaded while the portable tanks are off the vehicle.
All of the above.
3. You should always adjust your speed to be able to stop within:
30 feet.
50 feet.
the length of your vehicle.
the distance you can see ahead.
4. _________ helps coordinate emergency response to chemical hazards.
The National Chemical Network
The National Prevention Network
The National Response Center
The Federal Transportation Organization
5. When transporting chlorine in cargo tanks, you must have _______ in the vehicle.
an approved gas mask
approved goggles
an approved cell phone
5 reflective triangles
6. To know if your vehicle is equipped with ABS, look for:
a yellow ABS malfunction lamps on the instrument panel.
an ABS placard.
the ABS logo on the steering wheel.
the ABS shipping paper.
7. One way to control liquid surge is to:
release the brakes soon when coming to a stop.
brake far in advance of a stop and increase following distance.
drive below the speed limit.
reduce your following distance.
8. Class 2 hazardous materials include:
Flammable gases
Corrosive materials
Radioactive materials
9. In newer vehicles with air brakes, you put on the parking brake:
using a P-shaped, yellow control knob.
moving the orange push-pull lever to the right.
placing the transmission in Park.
using a diamond-shaped, yellow, push-pull control knob.
10. Which of the following is not a type of retarder?
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MN Tanker CDL Test

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