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Illinois CDL Permit Test - Class A

Number of questions: 50
Passing score: 40
Directions: This license is required for driving any legal combination of vehicles, with a gross combination weight rating of 26,001 pounds or more, provided the GVWR of a trailer exceeds 10,000 pounds. To receive this license, applicants must pass a 50-question test. Test questions come from the Illinois Commercial Drivers License Study Guide. To pass, applicants must answer 40 questions correctly. 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. Endorsements that may be used with a Class A CDL are: Hazardous materials, Tank, Passenger, Doubles/Triples, HazMat, Tank, Air Brakes, School bus and Charter.
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1.
If using a helper while backing a vehicle, where should they stand?
In front of the passenger side
In front of the driver side
On the wide of the truck
Near the back of the truck
2.
When traveling down a hill:
Your speed will not change.
Your speed will decrease.
Your speed will increase.
You will slow to a stop.
3.
Tar in road pavement often rises to the surface of the road in very hot weather. Spots where the tar bleeds:
Are very slippery.
Offer the same amount of traction as the rest of the roadway.
Offer more traction than the rest of the roadway.
Will stop a vehicle.
4.
How does doubling your speed from 20 mph to 40 mph affect your vehicle's braking distance?
It stays about the same.
It increases slightly.
It doubles.
It quadruples.
5.
A driver should always:
Stay in the right lane.
Have an emergency plan.
Stay in the left lane.
Drive faster than the posted speed limit.
6.
When about to drive a vehicle with a dual brake system, a driver should:
Let the vehicle warm up to ensure the fuel reaches the engine.
Wait for air pressure to build in both the primary and secondary systems.
Begin driving just after the engine starts.
Pump the pedal about 20 times to build pressure, then begin driving.
7.
Examples of serious traffic violations include each of the following offenses, except:
Improper lane usage.
Having multiple licenses.
Using a cell phone.
Not stopping behind the stop line at a stop sign.
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