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Connecticut CDL Permit Test - Air Brakes

Number of questions: 25
Passing score: 20
Directions: This endorsement is required for driving a vehicle with air brakes. To receive this endorsement, applicants must pass a written test. The test consists of 25 multiple choice questions. Each question has three or four answer choices. To pass, the applicant must answer at least 20 questions correctly. Test questions come from the Connecticut Commercial Driver License Manual. Questions come from the chapter covering: Air Brakes. The Air Brakes endorsement may be used with the Class A, B or C CDL.
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Passing grade —
5 or fewer errors
If using spring brakes when hauling a heavy load, a complete stop will:
Be impossible.
Take a long time.
Take a short amount of time.
What happens if brakes become too hot?
They will become too smooth.
They will harden.
They may stop working.
The air compressor will kick in to cool the brakes
If you are braking on dry pavement while traveling at 55 mph, how much distance will brake lag add to your overall stopping distance?
32 feet
45 feet
20 feet
The leakage rate for a triple combination vehicle with air brakes should be no more than ____ in one minute during a static leakage test.
8 psi
5 psi
3 psi
Water and compressor oil are usually found in the compressed air within an air brake system. Water and compressor oil:
Are necessary for the proper function of the air brake system.
Should be added if low.
Should be removed regularly.
Are not concerns.
An application pressure gauge shows:
How much air pressure is being applied to the brakes.
How much air pressure is available.
How much air pressure is required to stop a vehicle.
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