CDL Tank Vehicles Test 5 – Classic Mode

This is CDL Tank Vehicles Test 5 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. What does liquid surge do to the handling of a tanker?

A Surge can move the truck in the direction the liquid waves move
B Surge raises the wind drag of the truck
C Surge lets you turn corners tighter
D None of the above

2. You should be extremely cautious when driving smooth bore tankers, especially when you are:

A Driving against the wind
B Going up or down a hill
C Starting or stopping
D All of the above

3. A tanker has lost its brakes. When should the driver use a truck escape ramp?

A Only if the tank has baffles
B Always
C Never
D Omly if the tank is empty

4. Outage means:

A How fast the tanks drain
B Liquid weight
C Allowance for expansion of liquid
D Liquid movement

5. Which of these statements about stopping distance and speed is true?

A You need about four times as much stopping distance at 40 mph as at 20 mph
B Wet roads can double stopping distance at any speed
C Both of the above are true.
D Neither of the above are true.

6. Separations, (between compartments inside tanks that have openings or holes in them) are called:

A Bulkheads
B Barriers
C Baffles
D Walls

7. When you unload the smaller tanks of a tank with bulk heads, be careful to check the:

A Air to fuel ratio
B Distribution of weight
C Water content
D Alcohol content

8. Hauling liquids in tank vehicles requires special care for two reasons. One reason is:

A Extreme weight
B Uneven expansion
C Liquid movement
D Winds

9. An emergency forces you to stop your tanker quickly or crash. You should:

A Use controlled or stab braking
B Use only the emergency brakes
C Lock the brakes with the pedal and hold it there
D Lock the brakes and brace for impact

10. Liquid in a tank with baffles can have what kind of surge?

A Front to back
B Side to side
C Top to bottom
D All of the above.

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