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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 "Grade It!"

1. The amount of liquid to load into a tank depends on all of the following EXCEPT:
a.
the amount the liquid will expand in transit
b.
the weight of the liquid
c.
legal weight limits
d.
the cost of the liquid
2. When driving a tank vehicle, _________________ before curves, and then _________________ through the curve.
a.
slow down, slow down even more
b.
slow down, accelerate slightly
c.
accelerate slightly, slow down
d.
accelerate slightly, accelerate even more
3. When driving a tank vehicle, wet roads ___________________ the normal stopping distance.
a.
have the same stopping distance as
b.
double
c.
triple
d.
decrease
4. True or False: It is common, recommended practice to load a cargo tank totally full.
a.
True
b.
False
5. Baffled liquid tanks control all of the following EXCEPT:
a.
forward liquid surge
b.
backward liquid surge
c.
side-to-side liquid surge
6. When driving a tank vehicle, if you must make a quick stop to avoid a crash, use ________________ or ________________ braking.
a.
controlled, stab
b.
controlled, pump
c.
pump, stab
d.
reverse, controlled
7. What do bulkheads do in tank vehicles?
a.
divide the tank into smaller tanks
b.
expand the capacity of the tank
c.
reduce the weight of the tank
d.
allow the tank to carry certain hazardous materials
e.
None of the above
8. Liquid surge results from movement of the liquid in:
a.
all tanks
b.
fully filled tanks
c.
partially filled tanks
d.
All of the above
9. True or False: Sometimes you will need to drive a tank vehicle with open valves.
a.
False
b.
True
10. Carrying liquids in a leaking tank is:
a.
illegal
b.
legal, but hazardous
c.
common practice