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Tennessee 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. To pass, applicants must answer 40 questions correctly. Each question has three or four possible answer choices. Test questions come from the Commercial Driver License Manual. Questions come from chapters covering: Introduction, Driving Safely, Transporting Cargo Safely, Air Brakes (if applicable), 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, HazMat and Tank, Air Brakes and School bus.
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Passing grade —
10 or fewer errors
What should a driver do if their vehicle hydroplanes?
Use the brakes.
Release the accelerator and push in the clutch.
Take the vehicle out of gear.
When carrying a wide load, you should:
Drive as fast as possible.
Obtain special permits and follow special rules.
Honk at other drivers to get them to move from the lane closest to you.
Drive on the shoulder.
If braking at a speed of 55 mph while driving on dry pavement, the brake lag can add ____ to your vehicle's total stopping distance.
32 feet
15 feet
50 feet
10 feet
Which of the following is not a sign of tire failure?
A loud sound
Smoother steering
What is reaction distance?
The distance traveled between seeing a hazard and physically hitting the brakes
The distance traveled between a hazard becoming visible and a driver seeing the hazard
The distance traveled before a driver realizes they must brake
The distance traveled between physically hitting the brake and coming to a complete stop
Anti-Lock Braking Systems (ABS):
Reduce a vehicle's normal braking capacity.
Are in addition to other braking systems and do not reduce a vehicle's braking power.
Are not effective on larger vehicles.
Using an Anti-Lock Braking System (ABS):
Is required in some states.
Shortens brake response time.
Provides additional control.
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