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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 Montana CDL tank vehicles test consists of 20 questions. To pass, you must correctly answer at least 16 questions (80%). The MT tanker test covers the following sections of the Montana CDL Manual: Driving Safely, Combination Vehicles, Tank Vehicles, Hazardous Materials. Take this MT tanker practice test now to prepare for the actual test!
1. Hydroplaning:
never occurs at speeds below 40 mph.
only happens when tire pressure is higher than normal.
only occurs at extremely high speeds.
can occur at speeds as low as 30 mph.
2. Texting is:
about as safe as adjusting the radio.
the most dangerous distraction.
safer than talking on a cell phone.
safer than  engaging in conversation with a passenger.
3. One reason parked delivery trucks can present a hazard is:
packages may fall out of the truck.
their drivers are often in a hurry and may suddenly step out of their vehicle.
they are often hard to see.
All of the above.
4. Placards must be placed:
on the front, rear and both sides of the vehicle.
on the front only.
on the rear only.
on the driver's side of the vehicle.
5. The tire load for each tire is stated:
on the side of the tire.
on the tread of the tire.
on the inside of the tire.
on the vehicle's operator manual.
6. Which of the following statements about stopping distance and speed is true?
Wet roads can double stopping distance.
Fully loaded trucks require greater stopping distances.
The lighter the vehicle, the more work the brakes must do to stop it.
All of the above.
7. When fueling a vehicle containing hazardous materials, you should:
leave the nozzle unattended.
call your supervisor.
leave the engine on.
turn off the engine.
8. A shipping paper has an "X" placed before the shipping description in a column captioned "HM". This indicates:
Hazardous materials
An high-mobility vehicle
An exception to the hazardous materials regulations
Non-hazardous products
9. You must know the outage requirement when hauling liquids in bulk. Why?
Different liquids expand by different amounts as they warm.
Some of the heaviest liquids don't need any outage.
You must never leave room for the expanding liquid.
All of the above.
10. To prevent rollover, you should:
place the cargo near the rear of the trailer.
keep the cargo as close to the ground as possible.
put the lightest parts of the cargo under the heaviest parts.
place the cargo near the front of the trailer.
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MT CDL Tanker Test

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