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Maryland CDL Permit Test - Knowledge 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. To pass, applicants must answer 40 questions correctly. Each question has three or four possible answer choices. Test questions come from the Maryland Commercial Driver License Manual. Questions come from chapters covering: Introduction, Driving Safely, Transporting Cargo Safely, Air Brakes (if applicable), 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, HazMat and Tank, Air Brakes and School bus.
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1.
Off-ramps:
Are usually safest for trucks.
Can be dangerous for trucks.
Should not be used by trucks.
2.
If approaching a railroad crossing while driving a placarded vehicle, you should always:
Activate your four-way flashers.
Stop within five feet of the tracks.
Change gears while on the tracks.
Change lanes while on the tracks.
3.
If there are no warning gates or lights at a railroad crossing, you should:
Not worry because the tracks are likely abandoned.
Park your vehicle and walk up to the tracks to determine if a train is approaching.
Look down the tracks in both directions to ensure that no trains are approaching.
Do whatever surrounding vehicles are doing.
4.
Eating while driving:
Is a good way to maximize time.
Is encouraged on long trips.
Creates a distraction for the driver.
Is mandatory so cargo is not left unsupervised.
5.
Which of the following is not a strategy to avoid becoming an aggressive driver?
Not expecting delays on a drive
Maintaining a reasonable following distance
Keeping your hands on the wheel
Avoiding gesturing at other drivers
6.
When transporting a load, you should inspect the cargo:
Only before starting to drive.
At the end of each day.
Every time you take a break.
7.
If the spring brakes are activated, you should never:
Push down the brake pedal.
Open the hood.
Release air from the air storage tanks.
Open the door to the cab.
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