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New York 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 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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Passing grade —
10 or fewer errors
If you are under the age of 21 with a Class B CDL, you can:
Drive a CMV for interstate commerce.
Transport hazardous materials.
Transport students on a school bus.
Drive a CMV for intrastate commerce.
A person applying for a CDL must be able to:
Understand highway signs in Spanish.
Understand highway signs in English.
Write reports in Spanish.
Speak with other people in English, as well as a second language.
When loading a trailer, weight should be:
Placed as high as possible.
Placed as low as possible.
Placed only on the left side, if possible.
Placed only on the right side, if possible.
During a pre-trip inspection, belts in the engine compartment should be:
Checked for tightness.
Inspected only if they seem frayed.
Left alone and not inspected.
What is a wig wag?
A type of warning system
A tube used to move air from the compressor to the tanks
A noise made by air brakes when used
A part within the braking unit that allows air to move freely
If equipped, a header board should:
Be damaged.
Be loose.
Be strong enough to contain cargo.
Light up when the engine is started.
Which of the following is not an activity that causes a distraction?
Adjusting the radio
Adjusting the CD player
Checking your mirrors
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