North Carolina 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 50-question test. Test questions come from the North Carolina Commercial Driver License Manual. To pass, applicants must answer 40 questions correctly. Each question has three or four possible answer choices. 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.
You have made error so far
Passing grade —
10 or fewer errors
How long is the hazardous materials endorsement good for?
1 year
2 years
4 years
What is Gross Vehicle Weight?
The total weight of the vehicle and its cargo
The total weight of the vehicle only
The total weight of the cargo
The maximum weight allowed to be transported by the vehicle
If involved in an accident, the driver of a truck should:
Exchange information with others involved in the collision
Fly a drone to take pictures of the accident scene
Drive off to the next closest police department to file a report
The use of a hand-held mobile device is:
Acceptable if weather conditions are clear
Permitted if checking work-related email
When checking the power steering fluid in a vehicle inspection, you will need to show each of the following except:
Where the power steering fluid dipstick is located
Check for adequate power steering fluid
Ensure the power steering fluid level is above the full mark
Ensure the power steering level is above the refill mark
A pre-trip inspection should be done:
Differently each time, so you emphasize different items
The same way each time, so you are less likely to forget something
Once in a while
Hydroplaning usually:
Happens with tires properly inflated
Happens at speeds under 15 mph
Happens in areas where water collects on the road
Happens in the evening
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