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  1. An emergency forces you to stop your tanker quickly or crash. You should
    D. use controlled or stabing braking
  2. Side-to-Side surge can cause
    D. rollover
  3. You should be extremely cautious when driving smooth bore tanks, especially when you are
    B.starting and stoping
  4. The amount of liquid to load into a tank depends on
    D. all of the above
  5. You are driving a tank truck and the front wheels begins to skid. Which of these is most likely to occur
    A. You will continue in a straight line and keep moving foward no matter how much you steer
  6. Youa re driving on a clear night.  You must dim your headlights from high to low. You should adjust your speed so that you can stop within.
    C. the distance that you can see ahead
  7. You should know the outage needed for the liquids you carry because
    C. some liquids expand more than others when they get warm
  8. When should the driver of a tanker that has lost its brakes use a truck escape ramp
    C. always
  9. If an oncoming vehicle drifts into your lane you should
    B. move to your right
  10. Which of these statements about stopping distance and speed is true
    C. wet roads can double stopping distance at any speed
  11. A traffic emergency requires you to escape to the shoulder or roadside. If possible, coast down to _____ mph before using your brakes
    A. 20
  12. When you load the small tanks of a cargo tank equipped with bulkheads, you should check your
    D. weight distribution
  13. Baffles in liquid cargo tanks do not usually prevent____ surge
    A.side to side
  14. What does liquid surge do to the handling of a tanker
    D. it can move the truck in the direction the liquid waves move
  15. When your cargo tank has baffles, what handling effect do you expect
    B. there will be less front to back surge than there is for tanks without baffles
  16. Hauling liquids in tankers requires special care fore two reasons. One resaon is the ____ center of gravity
    C. high
  17. If you are driving a tanker and need to steer quickly to avoid a hazard you
    B. should not apply brakes while turning
  18. What cause vehicle skids
    D. all of the above
  19. Which of these is the best way to take a curve
    A. slow to a safe speed before entering then accelerate slightly throught the curve
  20. Empty trucks
    B. require greater stopping distance the full ones
  21. The best way to take a curve is to slow to a safe speed before entering the curve then _____ as you go through it
    A. accelerate slightly
  22. You are driving on a clear night with your low beam headlights on. If your headlights let you see about 250 feet ahead of you, adjust your speed so that you can stop within ____ feet
    C. 250
  23. Which of these statements about emergency steering is true
    B. if an oncoming driver drifts into your lane a move to your right may be best
  24. Hauling liquids in tank vehicles requires special care for two reasons One reason is
    A. liquid movement
  25. Which of these statements about emergency steering and tankers is true
    B. When making a quick steering movement, do not apply the brakes
  26. When you unload the smaller tanks of a tank with bulkheads, be careful to check your
    A. weight distribution
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