Michigan 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. Test questions come from the Michigan Commercial Driver License Manual. To pass, applicants must answer 40 questions correctly. Each question has four possible answer choices. Questions come from chapters covering: Introduction, Driving Safely, Transporting Cargo Safely, Air Brakes (if applicable), Combination Vehicles, 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, Doubles/Triples, HazMat, Tank, Air Brakes and School bus.
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Passing grade —
10 or fewer errors
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1.
When going on a long downgrade, how should you brake?
Only using the brakes
Using the brakes mostly and once in a while downshifting
Downshifting and then using brakes
2.
Brakes out of adjustment will:
Work properly
Cause some of the brakes to overwork and malfunction
Allow better acceleration
3.
Which of the following items is not part of a vehicle’s air brake system?
Air gauges
Low pressure warning device
Air filter
4.
When switching gears, what happens if you remain in neutral too long?
The vehicle will speed up
You may have trouble putting the vehicle into the next gear
You may kill the engine
5.
Reading a text message while driving is:
Encouraged
Allowed only if there is no trailer
Prohibited
6.
How long is the hazardous materials endorsement good for?
1 year
2 years
4 years
7.
Vehicles carrying a load that extends more than 4 feet beyond the rear of the vehicle must:
Drive on the shoulder
Drive with the flashers on
Attach a red flag to the load during daylight hours
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