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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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10 or fewer errors
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1.
Which of the following is not a cause of hydraulic brake failure?
Loss of hydraulic pressure
Brake fade on long hills
Downshifting
2.
Be sure that your wheel bearing/seals are:
Not leaking.
Shiny.
Rusted.
3.
The air storage tanks:
Hold only enough air for one braking cycle.
Hold enough air for the brakes to be used several times if the compressor stops working.
Do not hold air unless there is an emergency.
4.
If required to complete a vehicle inspection report in writing, the report must be signed:
Everyday.
Only if defects were noted and certified to have been repaired.
Only if repairs are estimated to cost more than $1,000.
5.
Driving with a cargo of hanging meat in a trailer:
Is discouraged during the summer months.
Can be problematic because animals are attracted to the smell of the meat.
Is challenging because the load has a high center of gravity.
6.
When the spring brakes are on, you should never:
Turn on the lights.
Turn off the vehicle.
Push down the brake pedal.
7.
What does the vehicle inspection report do?
Inform the motor carrier about problems that may need fixing
Ensure that the vehicle is inspected regularly
Keep people accountable for inspecting the vehicle
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