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New York CDL Permit Test - Combination

Number of questions: 20
Passing score: 16
Directions: All applicants who are applying for a Class A CDL should be prepared to take the Combination test. This test covers information found in Section 6 of the New York State Commercial Driver's Manual. Section 6 provides the information needed to safely operate tractor-trailers, doubles, triples, and straight trucks with trailers. The test is made up of 20 multiple-choice questions, and applicants will need to correctly answer a minimum of 16 questions to pass. The Combination test is not a replacement for the Double/Triple endorsement test.
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1.
The trailer hand valve:
Should always be used for parking.
Should only be used for parking on a downhill.
Should never be used for parking.
Should only be used when transporting cargo.
2.
One way to prevent a rollover is to:
Move cargo to the left side of the rig.
Keep cargo centered on the rig.
Move cargo to the right side of the rig.
Keep cargo as far from the ground as possible.
3.
Before backing your tractor under the trailer, make sure your trailer brakes are:
Disengaged.
Locked.
Deactivated.
Dry.
4.
What does the trailer air supply control look like?
It is a square blue knob.
It is a triangular yellow knob.
It is an eight-sided red knob.
It is a circular orange knob.
5.
Compared to other commercial motor vehicles, combination vehicles need more space on the road because they are longer and they:
Need more space to turn and stop.
Drive more slowly.
Are twice the width.
Swerve more often.
6.
When uncoupling a trailer, landing gear should be:
Raised completely.
Lowered halfway.
Just off the pavement.
Firmly on the ground.
7.
If unsure if a trailer is equipped with ABS, you can:
Check under the trailer for wheel speed sensors coming from the back of the brakes.
Try driving on a slippery surface and see if ABS kicks in.
Assume it does have ABS.
Remove a tire and look for the ABS sensor on the axle.
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