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California 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, including vehicles under Class B and Class C. The GVWR of a trailer is not to exceed 10,000 pounds. To receive this license, applicants must pass a 50-question test. Each question has three answer choices. To pass, applicants must answer 40 questions correctly. Test questions come from the California Commercial Driver Handbook. Questions come from chapters covering: Introduction, Driving Safely, Transporting Cargo Safely, Air Brakes (if applicable), Combination Vehicles, Pre-Trip Vehicle Inspection Test, Basic Vehicle Control Skills Test and On-Road Driving. Endorsemetns that may be used with a Class A CDL are: Hazardous materials, Tank, Passenger, Doubles/Triples, HazMat and Tank, Air Brakes and School bus.
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1.
When should a driver sign a vehicle inspection report?
After every trip
If noted defects are repaired
After each fueling
2.
How should you brake if your vehicle's ABS is not working?
Brake normally, as you will still have functioning brakes.
Pump the brake repeatedly.
Press the brake pedal down as hard as you can.
3.
Do not operate a vehicle if any brake drums have cracks that are larger than ____ of the width of the friction area.
One half
One third
One fifth
4.
Poor weight balance:
Improves handling.
Can negatively affect handling.
Will reduce fuel consumption.
5.
Poor weight balance:
Improves handling.
Makes handling more difficult.
Increases a driver’s ability to steer.
6.
You may not consume alcohol within ____ of going on duty.
One hour
Two hours
Four hours
7.
The radiator cap:
Should not be removed when the coolant is hot.
Can be removed when the coolant is hot.
Should be cool to the touch under normal driving conditions.
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