California CDL Permit 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.
Shortly after a tire has been changed, you should:
Stop to make sure the lug nuts are still tight.
Repair the brakes.
Deflate the tire to 10 psi.
2.
Poor weight balance:
Improves handling.
Makes handling more difficult.
Increases a driver’s ability to steer.
3.
Your CDL will be revoked if:
You want to add an endorsement.
Your privilege to operate your personal vehicle was revoked.
You have not paid a toll.
4.
If approaching a railroad crossing that is being approached by a train, you should:
Try to cross the tracks quickly.
Stop and wait for the train to pass before beginning across the tracks.
5.
When taking a driving test:
You must supply the same type of vehicle for which you will require a CDL.
You may supply any type of vehicle, even if it is not the type of vehicle for which you will be using with the CDL.
The testing station will supply the vehicle.
6.
Which of the following is acceptable?
Dual tires that are separated and do not come into contact with each other or the vehicle
Tires with mismatched sizes
Retreaded tires on the front of a school bus
7.
By beginning a left turn before reaching the center of an intersection, you:
Will likely complete the turn satisfactorily.
May hit other vehicles with the left side of your vehicle.
Can expect other drivers to move their vehicles to accommodate your turn.
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