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North Carolina 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 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.
States verify that a CDL or CLP driver has only one such license by:
Making phone calls to surrounding states.
Using a computerized system that links all states.
Asking the driver.
Looking through the driver's wallet.
2.
If driving on a surface with poor traction, a driver should accelerate slowly:
Because it is always good to accelerate slowly.
To keep from losing control of the vehicle.
So that they do not accelerate faster than the vehicle ahead.
3.
When driving with a load, the driver should:
Stop and check on the cargo within the first 50 miles of the trip.
Ask other drivers about the condition of their load.
Use the side mirrors only to check on the cargo.
Not check on the cargo if it was secured properly before starting the trip.
4.
What is Gross Vehicle Weight (GVW)?
The total weight of a vehicle and its load
The total weight of a vehicle's tractor
The total weight of a loaded trailer
The weight of a tractor and trailer, before adding in the load
5.
Header boards:
Should never be used.
Protect drivers from being hit by cargo.
Protect drivers' heads when they are entering the cab of a truck.
6.
Driving in extremely hot weather:
Should not be done.
Requires you to remove oil from the engine.
Is safer with less coolant.
Can increase tire pressure.
7.
If a load is 40 feet long, it must be secured by a minimum of ____ tie-downs.
Two
Three
Four
Five
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