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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. If there is a fire and you are not sure what to use to put it out, you should:
use dry powder.
use water.
use a fire extinguisher.
wait for firefighters.
2. Hydroplaning:
never occurs at speeds below 40 mph.
only happens when tire pressure is higher than normal.
can occur at speeds as low as 30 mph.
only occurs at extremely high speeds.
3. The heavier the vehicle:
the higher the center of gravity will be.
the less work the brakes must do to stop it.
the more work the brakes must do to stop it.
None of the above.
4. Which of the following is not a place where the shipping papers may be kept?
In a pouch on the passenger's door
On the driver's seat when out of the vehicle.
In clear view within reach while driving.
In a pouch on the driver's door
5. If a trailer does not have spring brakes, to keep the trailer from moving you should:
park on a slight decline.
use wheel chocks.
use the service brakes.
close the brake valve.
6. What is the most important reason to inspect your vehicle?
Achieving the best gas mileage.
Your safety and that of other road users.
Saving money by preventing costly repairs.
Vehicle inspection is required by federal and state laws.
7. Checking the automatic transmission fluid level may require:
the 4-way emergency flashers to be activated.
you to pump the brake.
the engine to be running.
the vehicle to be parked downhill.
8. Which of the following vehicles is most likely to turn over?
Triple trailer
5 axle tractor semitrailer
3 axle tractor semitrailer
65 ft. conventional double
9. The manifest for transporting hazardous wastes must be:
signed by hand.
appear on both sides and ends of the vehicle.
uploaded to the cloud.
attached to the appropriate placard.
10. When checking the engine compartment in a vehicle inspection, you should check all of the following except:
Engine oil level
Windshield washer fluid level
Shock absorbers
Coolant level in radiator
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NV Tanker Test

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