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Virginia 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 Virginia Commercial Driver License Manual. To pass, applicants must answer 40 questions correctly. Each question has three 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.
To ensure that you do not slow down traffic when driving a large truck, you should:
Switch gears while driving uphill.
Try to pass another vehicle while driving uphill.
Stay in the right lane whenever possible.
2.
When a vehicle is started, the coolant temperature should:
Decrease.
Rise slowly.
Jump quickly.
3.
When using a fire extinguisher to put out a fire, you should:
Stay as far away as possible from the flames.
Aim at the flames.
Use any extinguisher on every type of fire.
4.
Hanging meat:
Should never be transported by trailer.
Can be an unstable load.
Must be approved by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).
5.
Exhaust system parts should be:
Leaking.
Rubbing against other parts of the vehicle.
Secured tightly.
6.
If one-fourth of the leaves in a leaf spring are missing when a vehicle is inspected:
The vehicle’s driver will be allowed to drive, but only at reduced speeds.
The vehicle will be put out-of-service until it is fixed.
The vehicle will be fine to drive since most of the spring is in place.
7.
During the vehicle inspection test, you will be asked to:
Change a tire.
Explain to the examiner what you are inspecting and why.
Estimate the weight of a load on a trailer.
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