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.
Which of the following is acceptable?
Dual tires that are separated and do not come in contact with each other or the vehicle
Mismatched tire sizes if only used for short trips
Retreaded tires on the front of a school bus
2.
What should be done shortly after a tire has been changed?
Stop and check that lug nuts are tight and re-tighten if necessary
Repair the brakes
Deflate the tire to 10 psi
3.
A CDL will be revoked if:
You want to add an endorsement
Your driver’s license was revoked due to a conviction in your personal car
You have not paid a toll
4.
Poor weight balance:
Improves handling
Makes handling more difficult
Increases the driver’s ability to steer
5.
When taking a driving test:
You must supply the type of vehicle you will be using with the CDL
You must supply any type of vehicle, even if it is not the type of vehicle you will be using with the CDL
The testing station will supply the vehicle
6.
When making a left turn, by starting the turn before you get to the center of the intersection, you:
Will likely complete the turn satisfactorily
May hit other vehicles on the left side because of off tracking
Have the right of way and can require other vehicles to back up
7.
If approaching a railroad track and a train is approaching, you should:
Try to cross the tracks quickly
Back up
Stop and wait for the train to pass
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