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Indiana 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 Indiana Commercial Driver License Manual. To pass, applicants must answer 40 questions correctly. Each question has four possible answer choices. 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 and School bus.
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1.
Using an Anti-Lock Braking System (ABS):
Shortens stopping distance.
Shortens brake response time.
Provides less control.
Provides more control.
2.
For safety purposes, when should you turn off a retarder?
When the roadways are slippery
When you are carrying a passenger
When you are carrying a heavy load
When driving in heavy traffic
3.
How should you check your hydraulic brakes?
Pump the brakes three times, then apply firm pressure to the brake pedal for five seconds. The brake pedal should not move.
Pump the brakes three times, then apply firm pressure to the brake pedal for five seconds. The brake pedal should slowly move toward the floor.
Pump the brakes three times, then apply firm pressure to the brake pedal for five seconds. The brake pedal should slowly rise.
Pump the brakes three times, then apply firm pressure to the brake pedal for five seconds. The brake pedal should be easy to push to the floor.
4.
What is another name for the service line?
Control line
Exchange line
Surplus line
Parallel line
5.
Which of the following surfaces provides the least amount of traction?
Ice that is dry
Ice that is wet
Wet pavement
Dry pavement
6.
If an aggressive driver confronts you, you should not:
Challenge them.
Ignore their gestures.
Avoid making eye contact.
Try to get out of their way.
7.
How can a person check for a leak in hydraulic brakes?
Pump the brake pedal three times and hold the pedal for five seconds. If the pedal moves, there may be a problem.
Push the brake pedal down as far as possible and let go. If the brake pedal returns to its normal position, there may be a problem.
Push the brake pedal down as far as possible and let go. If the brake makes a squeak, there may be a problem.
Remove the rear wheel and listen for a noise when the brake pedal is depressed.
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