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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. If the engine catches fire, you should:
avoid shooting foam from the vehicle's underside.
pull into a service station and notify the emergency services.
open the hood as soon as you can.
turn off the engine as soon as you can.
2. The height of a vehicle's center of gravity is important for safe handling. Why?
A high center of gravity means you are less likely to tip over.
Trucks with a high center of gravity have better traction.
Trucks with a high center of gravity can roll over at the posted speed limit for a curve.
All of the above.
3. Class 2 hazardous materials include:
Radioactive materials
Corrosive materials
Flammable gases
4. When stopping you should push the brake pedal down:
as hard as you can.
5. When it comes to hazardous materials transportation, the shipper:
follows all special rules about transporting HazMat.
placards the vehicle when loading, if required.
takes the shipment from to its destination.
must package, mark, and label the materials.
6. To make sure you know how to inspect your tank vehicle, you should:
check the vehicle's operator manual.
use a helper whenever possible.
phone the manufacturer before the inspection.
ask your supervisor what you should inspect first.
7. Front-end header boards:
reduce traction.
protect drivers from spilled cargo.
should never be used.
protect drivers from cargo in case of an accident or emergency stop.
8. Forward-and-back surge is strongest in:
empty tanks.
baffled tanks.
bulkhead tanks.
unbaffled tanks.
9. If you are carrying a heavy load that is slowing you down, you should:
drive in the right lane.
keep the vehicle in third gear.
drive in the left lane.
drive on the shoulder.
10. Drivers of vehicles transporting HazMat should:
ensure that all packages are labeled as flammable materials.
compare the shipping paper to the markings and labels.
ensure that all relevant placards are carried in the passenger compartment.
All of the above.
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NE Tanker Test

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