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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 Nebraska CDL tank vehicles test consists of 20 questions. To pass, you must correctly answer at least 16 questions (80%). The NE tanker test covers the following sections of the Nebraska CDL Manual: Driving Safely, Combination Vehicles, Tank Vehicles, Hazardous Materials. Take this NE tanker practice test now to prepare for the actual test!
1. Watch out for black ice:
right after it starts to rain.
when the temperature is above freezing and the road is dry.
any time the temperature is below freezing and the road looks wet.
when it is snowing.
2. Liquid surge occurs in:
overfilled tanks.
empty tanks.
partially filed tanks.
All of the above.
3. Which of these statements about using your mirrors is FALSE?
When driving, you should check mirrors regularly to know where other vehicles are around you.
You should use your mirrors to spot overtaking vehicles.
There are blind spots that your mirrors cannot show you.
None of the above.
4. Under a pressurized system, the radiator cap:
should be removed when the coolant is hot.
should never be removed until the system has cooled.
should never be hot.
should always be cool.
5. Overloading can have bad effects on all of the following except:
Exhaust system
Speed control
6. Even if you are not required to always stop at railroad crossings and you are sure no train is approaching, you must stop before reaching the crossing if:
the tracks are not clear.
there is oncoming traffic.
there is no oncoming traffic.
you can drive completely through the crossing without stopping.
7. When conducting a pre-trip inspection:
the vehicle inspection report should not be reviewed unless your supervisor tells you to do so.
you should review the last vehicle inspection report.
the inspection report should only be reviewed if you will be carrying passengers.
None of the above.
8. What is the most important reason to inspect your vehicle?
Vehicle inspection is required by federal and state laws.
Achieving the best gas mileage.
Saving money by preventing costly repairs.
Your safety and that of other road users.
9. When the wheels of a trailer lock up:
the trailer will tend to swing around.
the vehicle will gradually come to a complete stop.
ABS will increase stopping power.
All of the above.
10. To warn drivers behind you when you see you'll need to slow down, you should:
sound your horn.
flash the brake lights.
turn off your lights.
use your headlights.
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NE CDL Tanker Test

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