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New York CDL Permit Test - Knowledge Test Class B

Number of questions: 50
Passing score: 40
Directions: This license is required for driving a single vehicle with a GVWR of more than 26,001 pounds, and a trailer not to exceed 10,000 pounds gross vehicle weight rating, or a vehicle designed to transport 24 or more people (including the driver). To receive this license, applicants must pass a 50-question test. Each question has four answer choices. To pass, applicants must answer 40 questions correctly. Test questions come from the New York State Commercial Motor Vehicle Drivers Handbook. 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 B CDL are: Hazardous materials, Tank, Passenger, HazMat and Tank, Air Brakes and School bus.
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1.
When checking tire condition during the vehicle inspection, you should:
Ensure that the insides of the tires are more worn than the outsides of the tires.
Ensure that the outsides of the tires are more worn than the insides of the tires.
Ensure that the middles of the tires are more worn than the outsides of the tires.
Ensure that the tires have even wear.
2.
When you need to stop in an emergency, you should:
Lock the wheels and skid to a stop.
Stop in a way that keeps your vehicle in a straight line.
Stop in a way that turns your vehicle.
Expect your vehicle to slow down more quickly than usual.
3.
Which of the following is not a type of retarder?
Exhaust
Engine
Air
Electric
4.
Which of the following is acceptable if found during a pre-trip inspection?
Tires in mismatched sizes
Tread depth of 2/32 of an inch in the grooves of the front tires
Tires manufactured by different makers
Cracks in the tires
5.
If a roadway is covered by fog, it is best for you to:
Drive faster than usual.
Use your high beam headlights.
Turn off your headlights.
Avoid driving.
6.
A suspension system:
Has a weight capacity rating.
Uses pressurized water to support the load.
Can handle any weight load.
Has a minimum weight rating.
7.
When driving, the steering wheel should be:
Held with one hand.
Held with both hands on opposite sides of the wheel.
Held with both hands at the bottom of the wheel.
Held with both hands at the top of the wheel.
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