Mississippi CDL Permit Test - Tank

Number of questions: 20
Passing score: 16
Directions: This endorsement is required to haul any liquid or gaseous materials in a tank or tanks having a capacity of 1,000 gallons or more that is either permanently or temporarily attached to the vehicle or chassis. To receive this endorsement, applicants must pass a test. The test consists of 20 multiple choice questions. Each question has three or four possible answer choices. To pass, the applicant must answer at least 16 questions correctly. Test questions come from the Mississippi Professional Driver’s Manual. Questions come from chapters covering: Transporting Cargo, Transporting Passengers and Tank Vehicles. The Tank endorsement can be used with the Class A, B or C CDL.
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1.
If a bus has a brake and accelerator interlock system, the system should:
Be turned off in most situations.
Only be used in inclement weather.
Never be used in place of the parking brake.
Operate the rear door.
2.
If a spill occurs from a tank vehicle you are operating:
You may have to pay for clean-up efforts.
You will be exempt from clean-up costs if the tank was loaded by another person or company.
You will be required to notify the local conservation department.
3.
The standee line is:
A line that passengers must stand behind.
A line that passengers must stand on.
A line that should be used as passengers exit the bus.
A line on the outside of a bus.
4.
When carrying a wide load, you should:
Drive as fast as possible.
Obtain special permits and follow special rules.
Honk at other drivers to get them to move from the lane closest to you.
Drive on the shoulder.
5.
Baffled tanks:
Are ineffective in preventing front-to-back liquid surge.
Contain bulkheads with holes, allowing liquid to move among sections of the tank.
Remove air through a valve.
Allow for easier unloading.
6.
To help control liquid surge, a driver should:
Make quick stops.
Decrease their following distance.
Brake rapidly.
Brake well in advance of a stop.
7.
Which of the following should not be a factor in determining the quantity of liquid to load into a tank?
The degree to which the liquid will expand in transit
The weight of the liquid
The speed of the driver
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