Maryland 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. 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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Passing grade —
10 or fewer errors
If required to complete a vehicle inspection report in writing, the report must be signed:
Every day
Only if defects were noted and certified to be repaired
Only if the repairs are estimated to cost more than $1,000
Only if requested by a law enforcement officer
When a construction worker is close to the road, you should:
Increase your speed
Decrease your speed
Not drive in any lane
Wait until the construction is complete before proceeding
Leaking shock absorbers:
Are normal.
Indicate a potentially dangerous defect.
Will prevent the turn signals from working.
Pose no threat if the vehicle is only driven on highways.
Which of the following could reduce the amount of space between the road and an overhead object, such as a bridge?
Repaving of the road
Increased amount of traffic
During a pre-trip inspection, the belts should:
Be frayed
Be tight
Be greasy
Be easy to slide off
An Anti-Lock Braking System (ABS) will:
Allow you to drive faster than you would be able to otherwise.
Allow you to follow other vehicles more closely than you would be able to otherwise.
Allow you to drive less carefully than you would be able to otherwise.
Not decrease your stopping distance.
When driving, about how often should you stop and take a break to avoid getting too tired?
Every half hour
Every two hours
Every six hours
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