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Hawaii 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 answer choices. To pass, the applicant must answer at least 20 questions correctly. Test questions come from the Hawaii 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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What can happen if the air pressure gets too low in an air brake system?
The brakes may squeak.
The brakes may stop working.
The brakes may be sluggish.
What is often found in compressed air?
Brake fluid
Using the brakes creates heat. If too much heat is produced:
The brakes may not work.
The brakes may squeak more than usual.
The brakes will brake unevenly.
On flat surfaces, wheel chocks:
Can be used to prevent a parked vehicle from moving.
Make it easier for a parked vehicle to roll.
Should only be used on the front driver's side tire.
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.
Air tank drains:
Should not be used in cold weather.
Are helpful to remove water and oil from the air tanks.
Are used to move air to the brakes.
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