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New York 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 70-question test. Test questions come from the New York State Commercial Motor Vehicle Drivers Handbook. Each question has four answer choices. To pass, applicants must answer 56 questions correctly. 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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10 or fewer errors
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1.
When a construction worker is close to the road, you should:
Increase your speed.
Decrease your speed.
Not drive in any lane.
Wait to proceed until the construction is complete.
2.
When conducting a vehicle inspection, you will need to identify all of the following, except:
The power steering belt.
The water pump belt.
The alternator belt.
The water compressor belt.
3.
A vehicle equipped with an Anti-Lock Braking System (ABS) can be identified by:
A sticker on the control panel.
A yellow lamp on the instrument panel.
The letters "ABS" on the brake pedal.
A metal plate on the inside of the driver’s side door.
4.
What is removed when an air tank is drained?
Water and oil
Ammonia
Wood
Chlorine
5.
What is the maximum fine for driving a CMV without a CDL?
$25
$50
$150
$300
6.
Distracted drivers may be:
Staying within their lanes.
Traveling at consistent speeds.
Preoccupied with using their cell phones.
Not talking to anyone else in their vehicles.
7.
While operating a CMV:
You are not required to wear a safety belt.
You are only required to wear a safety belt if your vehicle does not have airbags.
You are required to wear a safety belt, but only if hauling more than 1,000 pounds of cargo.
You are always required to wear a safety belt.
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