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Tennessee 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. 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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8.
When you must travel down a grade, when should you switch into a lower gear?
Before beginning the grade
After you have already started the grade
As far down the grade as possible
At the bottom of the grade
9.
When approaching a vehicle for a pre-trip inspection, a driver should look under the vehicle:
To see if the vehicle is on an incline.
To see if there are any fresh fluids on the ground.
To see if the vehicle is in a parking spot.
10.
When looking under your vehicle's hood during a pre-trip inspection, you should:
Use the parking brakes and/or chock blocks.
Leave the vehicle in a low gear.
Remove the battery.
Disconnect the radiator.
11.
On any upgrade, gravity will:
Speed your vehicle up.
Slow your vehicle down.
Not impact your speed.
12.
What is the number one cause of death and injury in work zones?
Speeding drivers
Careless behavior by construction workers
Drivers driving too slowly
Equipment placed in the roadway
13.
____ is a thin layer of ice that forms on road surfaces.
White ice
Black ice
Soft ice
Sharp ice
14.
When checking power steering hoses during a pre-trip inspection, you should look for:
Leaks.
Secure connections to the battery.
Extra hose pieces available for repairs.
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