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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 Nevada CDL tank vehicles test consists of 20 questions. To pass, you must correctly answer at least 16 questions (80%). The NV tanker test covers the following sections of the Nevada CDL Manual: Driving Safely, Combination Vehicles, Tank Vehicles, Hazardous Materials. Take this NV tanker practice test now to prepare for the actual test!
1. When coming to a stop, the liquid in the tank may surge, causing:
the vehicle to stop quicker.
a fire.
the vehicle to be pushed forward.
causing the drive wheels to spin.
2. You should do an after-trip inspection:
once a month.
at least once a week.
after each trip.
after each stop.
3. You should be extremely cautious when driving unbaffled liquid tankers, especially when:
they are empty.
going uphill.
starting or stopping.
None of the above.
4. The service line is also called:
cable line.
brake line.
power line.
control line.
5. Forward-and-back liquid surge is very strong in:
dry tanks.
baffled tanks.
unbaffled tanks.
All of the above.
6. When stopping with a tanker, you must be aware that:
wet roads will provide more traction than dry roads.
a fully loaded vehicle takes less room to stop than an empty vehicle.
the amount of liquid in the tank has no influence on the stopping distance.
a fully loaded vehicle requires a greater stopping distance because it has less traction.
7. Retarders:
reduce braking distance.
improve gas mileage.
help slow a vehicle, reducing the need for using brakes.
reduce the danger of slipping.
8. 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.
9. When transporting chlorine in cargo tanks, you must have _______ in the vehicle.
an approved gas mask
an approved cell phone
5 reflective triangles
approved goggles
10. Most heavy trucks with manual transmissions require ____ to change gears.
double clutching
single clutching
triple clutching
None of the above.
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NV CDL Tanker Test

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