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Iowa CDL Permit Test - Class A

(From the 2019 Iowa CDL driver handbook)
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. To pass, applicants must answer 40 questions correctly. Each question has three possible answer choices. Test questions come from the Iowa Commercial Driver License Manual. Questions come from chapters covering: Introduction, Driving Safely, Transporting Cargo Safely, Air Brakes (if applicable), Combination, Doubles and Hazardous Materials. Endorsements that may be used with a Class A CDL are: Hazardous materials, Tank, Passenger, HazMat and Tank, Air Brakes and School bus.
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1.
____ is a thin layer of ice that forms on road surfaces.
White ice
Black ice
Green ice
2.
Reading a text message while driving is:
Encouraged.
Allowed only if you are not pulling a trailer.
Illegal.
3.
When driving a vehicle equipped with an Anti-Lock Braking System (ABS), you should:
Always pump the brakes several times before holding down the brake pedal.
Brake normally.
Press down the brake pedal as hard as possible every time you slow or stop.
4.
Which of the following will not help prevent a rig from rolling over?
Keeping the cargo as close to the ground as possible
Driving slowly around turns
Driving on the shoulder of a road
5.
An exhaust system should be:
Loose.
Leaking.
Fastened securely.
6.
Operating combination vehicles usually requires ­­­­­____ operating single vehicles.
Less skill than
About the same level of skill as
More skill than
7.
When parking, you should not use the parking brake if:
The brakes are very hot.
The brakes are very cold.
There is snow on the ground.
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