Washington 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. Test questions come from the Commercial Driver Guide. 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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Anyone getting an original CDL must complete minimum training. Which of the following is not a method to obtain that minimum training?
Reading the manual
Completing a course of commercial driving training as required by an employer
Completing a certified course from an approved commercial driving training school
If you’re not sure what to do with a fire, what should you do?
Stay inside the vehicle
Use water
Wait for firefighters
Which of the following is not a reason to slowdown and be extra careful:
When approaching a work zone
When using a roadway with a drop off
When travelling in normal traffic
Poor weight balance:
Improves handling
Will reduce fuel consumption
Can negatively affect handling
In cool weather, as the temperature begins to rise and ice begins to melt:
Traction will increase
It is usually safe to drive
The road will become more slippery
When checking tire rims for safety:
A cracked lock ring is ok if not driving more than 55 mph
A missing clamp means danger and should be corrected
Rims with a missing lug nut are ok if there are at least four other lug nuts on the rim
You can be denied a hazardous materials endorsement for:
Being a U.S. citizen
Having been adjudicated as a person committed to a mental institution
Not ever being convicted of a felony
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