CDL Tank Vehicles Test 1 – Classic Mode

This is CDL Tank Vehicles Test 1 in our original Classic Mode. Simply click in your answer to each CDL practice test question. When you're finished, check your score and results. You can reset the test and retake it as needed.

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1. The amount of liquid to load into a tank depends on...

A the amount of liquid expansion
B the weight of the liquid
C legal weight limits
D all of the above

2. You'll feel the effects of liquid surge less if you...

A turn slowly and carefully
B gradually brake to a stop
C haul thicker liquids
D all of the above

3. The best way to prevent rolling over when pulling a tanker through a curve is...

A travel at speeds below the posted limits
B travel faster than the posted speed limit
C make sure you brake hard through the curve
D start "fanning" the brakes

4. Stop valves in a cargo tank...

A break off in an emergency
B close in an emergency
C can only be operated manually
D protect the tank and piping from rear end collisions

5. The liquid inside the bulk tank can cause a tank truck to roll sideways...

A When traveling around a curve
B Even with baffles inside the trailer to slow flow
C Even when traveling at posted speeds
D All of the above

6. A baffled tanker is one with...

A Walls with holes inside the trailer for the liquid to flow through
B Separate tanks inside the trailer
C Hollow balls floating in the liquid to slow movement
D None of the above

7. Which is the most stable tanker shape?

A van
B double conical
C cylindrical
D elliptical

8. The cladding in a tanker...

A cuts down on liquid surge
B cools down or heats up the cargo
C protects the tanker from corrosive cargo
D protects cargo from temperature extremes

9. A liquid tank trailer that has no baffles is most often used for...

A Milk or food products
B Gasoline
C Liquid gas
D Liquid fertilizer

10. What makes a bulk liquid tanker hard to handle?

A the cargo's high density
B the cargo's low center of gravity
C the cargo's high center of gravity
D friction

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