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Alabama CDL Permit Test - Knowledge Test Class A

Number of questions: 50
Passing score: 40
Directions: This license is required for driving any legal combination of vehicles, with a gross combination weight rating of 26,001 pounds or more, provided the GVWR of a trailer exceeds 10,000 pounds To receive this license, applicants must pass a 50-question test. To pass, applicants must answer 40 questions correctly. Each question has three or four possible answer choices. Test questions come from the Alabama Commercial Driver License Manual. Questions come from chapters covering: Introduction, Driving Safely, Transporting Cargo Safely, Air Brakes (if applicable), Combination, Doubles and Hazardous Materials. Endorsements that may be used with a Class A CDL are: Hazardous materials, Tank, Passenger, HazMat and Tank, Air Brakes and School bus.
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10 or fewer errors
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1.
Before beginning downhill, you should:
Shift into a higher gear.
Take your vehicle out of gear.
Shift into a lower gear.
Rely only on braking to reduce your speed.
2.
When driving on a long downhill slope, you should brake by:
Only using the brakes.
Mostly using the brakes and occasionally downshifting.
Downshifting and then using the brakes.
3.
When starting your vehicle, the coolant temperature should:
Not change.
Increase gradually.
Quickly jump from low to high.
4.
Over-the-counter medication:
Poses no safety risks to a driver.
Is not referenced by any laws regarding driving under the influence.
Cannot impair a driver.
Can affect a person’s ability to drive safely.
5.
Your horn should be used to:
Tell other drivers that you are angry.
Warn other drivers that you are near.
Frighten other drivers.
6.
Which of the following vehicles is not exempted in requiring the driver to hold a CDL?
A military vehicle
A school bus
An emergency vehicle
7.
When stopping a manual transmission vehicle, you should:
Push the clutch in when the engine is close to idle.
Push the clutch out when the engine is close to idle.
Shift into neutral when the engine is close to idle.
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