CDL Tank Vehicles Test 4 – Classic Mode

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1. How would you expect a truck with a cargo tank that has baffles to handle on the road?

A There will be less front to back surge than there is in a tanker without baffles
B The truck will seem heavier than it really is
C The truck will handle the same as a tanker without baffles
D All of the above

2. Side to side surge can cause:

A Suspension system failure
B Over speeding
C Roll over
D None of the above

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

A The legal weight limits
B The amount the liquid will expand in transit
C Both of the above are true
D None of the above are true

4. You are driving on a clear night. You must dim your headlights from high to low. You should adjust your speed so you can stop within:

A The distance you can see ahead
B The distance you will travel in the next 15 seconds
C The length of a football field
D The length of your vehicle

5. When your cargo tank has baffles, what handling effect do you expect?

A There will be more slow surge than quick surge
B There will be less side to side surge than there is in tanks without baffles
C There will be less front to back surge than there is in tanks without baffles
D None of the above

6. Liquid tight separations between compartments inside tanks are called:

A Bulkheads
B Baffles
C Barriers
D None of the above

7. You are driving a tank truck and the front wheels begin to skid. Which of these is most likely to occur?

A Liquid surge will pull the tank from the truck
B The truck will roll over
C You will continue in a straight line and keep moving forward no matter how much you steer
D All of the above

8. Empty trucks:

A May require longer stopping distances than full ones
B Stop quicker when you use only the emergency or parking brake
C Have better traction when stopping than full ones
D All of the above

9. When you load the small tanks of a cargo tank equipped with bulkheads, you should check your:

A Water content
B Weight distribution
C Air to fuel ratio
D None of the above

10. Which of these statements about emergency steering and tankers is true?

A A tanker is easier to counter steer than most vehicles
B When making a quick steering movement, do not apply the brakes
C You should wrap your thumbs around the steering wheel before starting a quick steering movement
D None of the above

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