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Free CDL - Section 8 - Tank Vehicles

You are about to take a FREE Sample of the CDL - Section 8 - Tank Vehicles. The sample test consists of 10 multiple choice questions and answers.

Please select the best answer for each question below and then click "Submit."

1. The amount of liquid to load into a tank depends on all of the following EXCEPT:

d.
the cost of the liquid
c.
legal weight limits
b.
the weight of the liquid
a.
the amount the liquid will expand in transit

2. When driving a tank vehicle, _________________ before curves, and then _________________ through the curve.

e.
All of the above
d.
accelerate slightly, accelerate even more
c.
accelerate slightly, slow down
b.
slow down, accelerate slightly
a.
slow down, slow down even more

3. When driving a tank vehicle, wet roads ___________________ the normal stopping distance.

d.
decrease
c.
triple
b.
double
a.
have the same stopping distance as

4. True or False: It is common, recommended practice to load a cargo tank totally full.

b.
False
a.
True

5. Baffled liquid tanks control all of the following EXCEPT:

c.
side-to-side liquid surge
b.
backward liquid surge
a.
forward liquid surge

6. When driving a tank vehicle, if you must make a quick stop to avoid a crash, use ________________ or ________________ braking.

e.
All of the above
d.
reverse, controlled
c.
pump, stab
b.
controlled, pump
a.
controlled, stab

7. What do bulkheads do in tank vehicles?

d.
allow the tank to carry certain hazardous materials
c.
reduce the weight of the tank
b.
expand the capacity of the tank
a.
divide the tank into smaller tanks

8. Liquid surge results from movement of the liquid in:

c.
partially filled tanks
b.
fully filled tanks
a.
all tanks

9. True or False: Sometimes you will need to drive a tank vehicle with open valves.

b.
True
a.
False

10. Carrying liquids in a leaking tank is:

c.
common practice
b.
legal, but hazardous
a.
illegal