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Massachusetts 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 four possible answer choices. Test questions come from the 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.
Applying the brake pedal causes air pressure to activate an electric switch and:
Turn off the brake lights.
Turn on the low pressure warning light.
Turn on the brake lights.
Turn off the low pressure warning light.
2.
Which of the following is not a backing maneuver that you will be asked to perform during the basic control skills test?
Straight line backing
Offset back/right
Offset back/left
Blind offset
3.
On a leaf spring, the leaves:
May be broken.
Are not required.
Should not be broken.
Should shift.
4.
When driving, the steering wheel should be:
Held with one hand.
Held with both hands on opposite sides of the wheel.
Held with both hands at the bottom of the wheel.
Held with both hands at the top of the wheel.
5.
In cold weather, an alcohol evaporator should be checked and filled:
Once a week.
Every day.
Every hour.
Once a month.
6.
When you leave your vehicle, you should:
Apply the parking brake.
Apply the regular brake.
Leave the keys in the ignition.
7.
Bridges usually:
Freeze, but only once the temperature drops significantly below 32 degrees Fahrenheit.
Freeze after other road surfaces freeze.
Freeze before other road surfaces.
Have heaters to prevent them from freezing.
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