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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.
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1.
When transporting a load, the cargo should be inspected:
Only at the beginning of a drive.
Only after driving a long distance.
After every break.
2.
When driving in fog, you should:
Use the windshield wipers.
Use low beam headlights.
Use high beam headlights.
Use the air conditioning.
3.
During a trip, gauges are:
Often misleading.
The only way a driver can learn of potential trouble with the vehicle.
A way to learn of potential trouble with the vehicle.
4.
A pre-trip inspection:
Should never be completed the same way two times in a row.
Should always be completed in the same order.
Should only be done if it is sunny outside.
Should not be done if the driver thinks the vehicle is in good operating order.
5.
Which factor does not have an impact on a person’s blood alcohol concentration (BAC)?
The number of alcoholic drinks consumed
How quickly the alcoholic drinks were consumed
The weight of the drinker
The temperature of the drinks
6.
When applying your brakes, the vehicle should:
Pull to one side.
Squeak.
Not pull to either side.
7.
Roads are slippery when it first begins to rain because:
Water is slippery.
The fresh rain mixes with oil on the roadway.
The water has nowhere to go.
Concrete can be slippery.
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