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Pennsylvania 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. To pass, applicants must answer 40 questions correctly. Test questions come from the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Commercial Driver’s Manual. Questions come from chapters covering: Driving Safely and Transporting Cargo Safely. 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.
Friction inside a brake drum is caused when the brake shoes and linings:
Push against each other.
Separate from the axle.
Push against the inside of the drum.
Create excess heat.
2.
When it is difficult for others to see your vehicle, such as at dawn or dusk, you can help other drivers by:
Keeping your lights off.
Turning your lights on.
Driving on the shoulder.
Waving an arm out the window.
3.
If you experience a loss of hydraulic pressure, you should do all of the following, except:
Downshift.
Pump the brakes.
Accelerate.
Use the parking brake.
4.
Which of the following is not a good way to reduce crashes when turning right?
Turn slowly.
Keep the tail end close to the curb.
Keep an eye on oncoming traffic.
Allow open space on your right side.
5.
When taking the on-road test, you will be evaluated on regular traffic checks. You should not:
Scan the road for pedestrians.
Check traffic regularly.
Avoid checking your mirrors near intersections.
Check your mirrors regularly.
6.
Front brake limiting valves were intended to:
Prevent the front tires from skidding.
Prevent the front tires from overheating.
Create equal brake usage.
Remove uncertainty when applying the brakes.
7.
When checking the power steering fluid during a vehicle inspection, you will need to do each of the following, except:
Show where the power steering fluid dipstick is located.
Check for adequate power steering fluid.
Ensure that the power steering fluid level is above the full mark.
Ensure that the power steering level is above the refill mark.
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