CDL Tank Vehicles Test 2 – Classic Mode

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1. You should observe the posted limits for curves and be aware that...

A Tank trucks have a higher center of gravity
B The posted speeds may not be slow enough for a tank truck
C A rollover can still occur when traveling at posted speeds in a tank truck
D All of the above

2. A smooth bore tank is another term for...

A A liquid tank without baffles
B A liquid tank with baffles
C A tank made of stainless steel
D A tank which is portable

3. The amount of liquid you should put into the tank depends on...

A The amount the liquid will expand in transit
B The weight or density of the liquid
C Legal weight limits
D All of the above

4. Outage is defined as...

A The process of liquid expansion as it becomes warm
B The liquid that must be drained to conform to weight limits
C The loss of power to the hydraulics
D The loss of headlights on the tractor

5. When driving a smooth bore tanker combination, be especially cautious...

A While ascending a hill
B While descending a hill
C When starting and stopping
D When loading or unloading

6. When the tanks are partially filled, the movement of the liquid is called...

A Surging
B Waves
C Splashing
D Rocking

7. Hauling tank vehicles requires special skills because...

A The center of gravity is higher
B The vehicle is top heavy
C The load's weight is high up off the road
D All of the above

8. Dividers inside tankers that have openings at the top and bottom are called...

A bulkheads
B baffles
C waffles
D barriers

9. Baffles in a tanker...

A make the tanker easier to clean out
B control forward and backward liquid surge
C allow you to haul mixed loads
D eliminate side to side surge

10. The driver should pay particular attention to the _________ on smaller tanks.

A Higher center of gravity
B Weight distribution
C Level of fluid
D All of the above

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