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New Hampshire CDL Permit Test - Air Brakes

Number of questions: 25
Passing score: 20
Directions: This endorsement is required for driving a vehicle with air brakes. To receive this endorsement, applicants must pass a written test. The test consists of 25 multiple choice questions. Each question has four answer choices. To pass, the applicant must answer at least 20 questions correctly. Test questions come from the New Hampshire CDL Driver’s Guide. Questions come from the chapter covering: Air Brakes. The Air Brakes endorsement may be used with the Class A, B or C CDL.
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1.
If your tractor is equipped with ABS but your trailer is not, the ABS:
Will not be effective.
Will still improve your steering control.
Will make jackknifing easier.
Will allow others to see when you brake.
2.
When about to drive a vehicle with a dual brake system, a driver should:
Let the vehicle warm up to ensure the fuel reaches the engine.
Wait for air pressure to build in both the primary and secondary systems.
Begin driving just after the engine starts.
Pump the pedal about 20 times to build pressure, then begin driving.
3.
You should test the low pressure warning signal by:
Turning on the engine and applying the trailer hand brake.
Rapidly pressing and releasing the brake pedal.
Removing wheel chocks and disengaging the parking brake.
4.
Truck tractors with air brakes that were built on or after March 1, 1997 are equipped with:
An extra set of brakes.
Voice-activated brakes.
Cruise control.
Anti-Lock Braking Systems (ABS).
5.
The air compressor governor controls:
When the air compressor pumps air into the air storage tanks.
How fast air is pumped into the air storage tanks.
The temperature of air pumped into the air storage tanks.
The speed of the vehicle.
6.
To use the stab braking method, you should:
Apply the brakes completely until the wheels lock up, release the brakes until the wheels start rolling, then repeat the process.
Apply the brakes about halfway, but allow the wheels to keep rolling.
Apply the brakes completely until the wheels lock up and the vehicle stops.
Apply the emergency brake until the vehicle starts to slow.
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