Knowledge Test Class A
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 four possible answer choices. Test questions come from the Kansas 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. You should cover cargo:
You should cover your cargo to protect people from the cargo if it spills, as well as to protect the cargo from the weather.
2. What does the air compressor governor do?
In an air brake system, the air compressor governor controls when the air compressor pumps air into the air storage tanks.
3. The drive shaft should:
During the vehicle inspection test, you should check that the drive shaft is not bent or cracked.
4. Before driving a vehicle with a dual air brake system, you must wait for the air compressor to build a minimum of ____ in both the primary and secondary systems.
Before driving a vehicle with a dual air brake system, you should wait for the air compressor to build up at least 100 psi in both the primary and secondary systems.
5. When a brake pedal is pressed and the S-cam is turned, the S-cam:
When a brake pedal is pressed and the S-cam is turned, the S-cam presses the brake shoes against the inside of the brake drum. This causes friction and will cause the vehicle to slow.
6. What does an Anti-Lock Braking System (ABS) do?
The purpose of an Anti-Lock Braking System (ABS) is to prevent a vehicle's wheels from locking up when the driver brakes hard on a slippery surface.
7. If an aggressive driver confronts you, you should not: