Montana 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 Montana 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.
You have made error so far
Passing grade —
10 or fewer errors
During the skills test, when driving on the expressway, you should:
Switch lanes frequently
Use mirrors to check traffic as needed
Drive on the left side of the lane
Drive above the posted speed limit
What is axle weight?
The weight transmitted to the ground by one axle
The weight of one axle
How much weight an axle can hold
If the spring brakes are on, what should you never do?
Push the brake pedal down
Open the hood
Release air from the air storage tanks
Open the door to the cab
When using a fire extinguisher on a fire you should:
Get as close as possible
Stay as far away as possible
Aim the extinguisher at the top of the fire
Driving too fast:
Is a major cause of fatal crashes
Can be a good way to get to the destination quickly
Should be done if the roadway is dry
Is acceptable if police are not around
What should a driver do if feeling fatigued?
Continue driving
Drink coffee
Stop and rest
Drive faster to finish the trip quicker
In an emergency, if you must leave the roadway and use the shoulder, you should:
Brake as hard as possible
Put both sets of wheels on the shoulder
Try to leave the shoulder as quickly as possible
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