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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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1.
Why should part of the vehicle be visible in a properly adjusted side mirror?
It limits the view behind the trailer.
It provides a point of reference for the driver.
It allows the driver to see stickers placed on the side of the trailer.
2.
What can happen if the air pressure gets too low in an air brake system?
The brakes may squeak.
The brakes may not work.
The brakes may be sluggish.
The brakes will be very sensitive.
3.
If loading cargo that will not entirely fill up a trailer, the cargo should be placed:
At the front of the trailer.
At the rear of the trailer.
In the middle of the trailer.
Anywhere in the trailer.
4.
What should a driver do if their vehicle hydroplanes?
Accelerate.
Use the brakes.
Release the accelerator and push in the clutch.
Take the vehicle out of gear.
5.
A CMV should:
Not have a fire extinguisher, unless it is being used to transport hazardous materials.
Not have a fire extinguisher, unless it will be traveling through remote areas.
Have a fire extinguisher and other emergency equipment.
6.
A low air pressure warning signal:
Is not required on vehicles with air brakes.
Is required on vehicles with air brakes.
Is optional on vehicles with air brakes.
7.
If you are confronted with an aggressive driver, you should:
Make eye contact.
Try to stay in their way.
Ignore any hand gestures.
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