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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 West Virginia CDL tank vehicles test consists of 20 questions. To pass, you must correctly answer at least 16 questions (80%). The WV tanker test covers the following sections of the West Virginia CDL Manual: Driving Safely, Combination Vehicles, Tank Vehicles, Hazardous Materials. Take this WV tanker practice test now to prepare for the actual test!
1. What is outage?
The amount of empty space required inside a cargo tank.
Outage occurs when the electronic monitoring devices on a cargo tank have lost power.
The term used when unloading liquid from a tanker.
None of the above.
2. During freezing weather, which area is most likely to be slippery after it rains?
Roads that look wet.
Shaded areas.
All of the above.
3. Which of the following will NOT help you prevent rollover?
Driving slowly around turns.
Keeping the cargo as close to the ground as possible.
Using the controlled braking method.
All of the above.
4. Column 2 in the Hazardous Material Table contains:
the HazMat description and shipping name.
the label codes.
the identification numbers.
the hazard class or division.
5. Pre-trip inspections are:
required by law
required only for trips of more than 50 miles.
required only for trips of more than 100 miles.
6. Smooth bore tanks:
have nothing inside to slow down the flow of liquid.
have bulkheads in them with holes to limit the flow of liquid.
expand by different amounts depending on the liquid.
have bulkheads with holes to let the liquid flow through.
7. Do not smoke within ______ of a placarded cargo tank used for flammable liquids (Class 3) or gases (Division 2.1).
5 feet
100 feet
25 feet
50 feet
8. The tire load for each tire is stated:
on the tread of the tire.
on the side of the tire.
on the inside of the tire.
on the vehicle's operator manual.
9. Front-end header boards:
should never be used.
protect drivers from cargo in case of an accident or emergency stop.
protect drivers from spilled cargo.
reduce traction.
10. Engine oil pressure should come up to normal within _________ after the engine is started.
five minutes
ten minutes
two minutes
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Tanker Test - WV CDL

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