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Tennessee CDL Practice Test: Tank - Test 3 2019

(From the 2019 Tennessee CDL Handbook)
Number of tests: 3
Number of questions: 30
Passing score: 80

Directions: To obtain this endorsement for hauling any liquid or gaseous materials in a tank or tanks, applicants must pass a 15-question test. And to pass the test, applicants must score at least 80%. Test questions are from the Tennessee Commercial Driver Handbook. The Tanker Vehicles endorsement can be used with the Class A, B, or C CDL. If you need additional information, please contact your local DMV office. You can find your nearest DMV office at Tennessee DMV locations.

You have made 2 errors so far.
1. How should you check a tank for any spills?
  • Warning of a right turn ahead.

  • Warning of a winding road ahead.

  • Warning of a right curve ahead.

  • Warning of merging traffic to the right.

2. What can cause a decrease in air pressure?
  • Not be concerned about following distance

  • Maintain the 4-second following distance rule

  • Increase following distance to 5 or 6 seconds

  • Decrease following distance to 2 seconds

3. Some liquid tanks are divided into several smaller tanks by ________.
  • Road curves ahead.

  • Don't drink if you are going to drive.

  • You are approaching a hill.

  • Slippery when wet.

4. How should you expect a tank that has baffles to ride in comparison to a tank without?
  • Not required

  • Required for people under 16 years old

  • Required from only one parent

  • Required from both parents

5. To prevent roll overs, drivers of combination vehicles should avoid ________.
  • Both of the above.

  • Leave a note on the vehicle.

  • Report the accident without delay to the city police or, in unincorporated areas, to the CHP.

6. Baffles in liquid cargo tanks do not usually prevent the liquid surge movement from _______.
  • Advance warning of a winding road.

  • Advance warning of a low speed sharp left curve.

  • Road curves right, then turns left.

  • Advance warning of a right curve.