Class B Commercial Driver’s License Practice Test -2

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If you have committed three serious traffic violations within a three-year period involving a CMV, you will likely lose your CDL at least _______ days.

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If you have committed three serious traffic violations within a three-year period involving a CMV, you will likely lose your CDL at least 120 days. [Page, 1--3. 1.2.3- Serious Traffic Violations, 1.2- CDL Disqualifications, Section 1: Introduction, CDL]

You will be denied or lose your hazardous materials endorsement, if you _______.

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You will be denied or lose your hazardous materials endorsement, if you are under indictment for certain felonies, have a conviction in military or civilian court for certain felonies and/or have been committed to a mental institution. [Page, 1--4. 1.2.6- Hazardous Materials Endorsement Background Check and Disqualifications, 1.2- CDL Disqualifications, Section 1: Introduction, CDL]

Who takes the general knowledge test?

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The general knowledge test should be taken by all applicants. [Page, 1--2. 1.1.1- Knowledge Tests, 1.1- Commercial Driver License Tests, Section 1: Introduction, CDL]

If your privilege to operate your personal vehicle is revoked because of alcohol, you will _______.

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If your privilege to operate your personal vehicle is revoked because of alcohol, you will lose your CDL for 1 year. [Page, 1--4. 1.2.7- Traffic Violations in Your Personal Vehicle, 1.2- CDL Disqualifications, Section 1: Introduction, CDL]

On the general skills test, you will be tested on what?

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On the general skills test, you will be tested to see whether you know your vehicle is safe to drive, your ability to control your vehicle and your ability to drive safely in a variety of traffic situations. [Page, 1--2. 1.1.2- Skills Test, 1.1- Commercial Driver License Tests, Section 1: Introduction, CDL]

The ______ must repair any items in the report that affect safety.

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The motor carrier must repair any items in the report that affect safety. [Page, 2--3. 2.1.5- Seven-step Inspection Method, 2.1- Vehicle Inspection, Section 2: Driving Safely, CDL]

You should reduce your speed by about _____ on a wet road.

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You should reduce your speed by about one-third on a wet road. [Page, 2--14, 2--15. 2.6.2- Matching Speed to the Road Surface, 2.6- Controlling Speed, Section 2: Driving Safely, CDL]

A hazardous material is ______ during transportation.

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A hazardous material is a product that poses a risk to health, safety and property during transportation [Page, 2--41. 2.24.1- What Are Hazardous Materials?, 2.24- Hazardous Materials Rules For All Commercial Drivers, Section 2: Driving Safely, CDL]

On dry pavement at 55 mph what is the braking distance approximately of a heavy vehicle?

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On dry pavement at 55 mph, the braking distance of a heavy vehicle will be approximately 216 ft. [Page, 2--14. 2.6.1- Stopping Distance, 2.6- Controlling Speed, Section 2: Driving Safely, CDL]

Before any trip, you should make sure the truck is not overloaded and that the cargo is _______.

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Before any trip, you should make sure the truck is not overloaded and that the cargo is balanced and secured. [Page, 2--3. 2.1.3- What to Look For, 2.1- Vehicle Inspection, Section 2: Driving Safely, CDL]

Blocking is used in the __________ of a piece of cargo to keep it from sliding.

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Blocking is used in the front, back and/or sides of a piece of cargo to keep it from sliding [Page, 3--2. 3.3.1- Blocking and Bracing, 3.3- Securing Cargo, Section 3: Transporting Cargo Safely, CDL]

When you are transporting cargo, you should check your cargo is secure every _____ miles.

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When you are transporting cargo, you should check your cargo is secure every 150 miles (or every three hours, whichever comes first). [Page, 3--1. 3.1- Inspecting Cargo, Section 3: Transporting Cargo Safely, CDL]

Generally, how many tiedowns should you aim to have for each 10 ft. of cargo?

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You should have one tiedown for each 10 ft. of your cargo. [Page, 3--2. 3.3.2- Cargo Tie-down, 3.3- Securing Cargo, Section 3: Transporting Cargo Safely, CDL]

What is another name for front-end header board?

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Another name for front-end header boards is headache racks. [Page, 3--3. 3.3.3- Header Boards, 3.3- Securing Cargo, Section 3: Transporting Cargo Safely, CDL]

The Gross Vehicle Weight is ______.

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The gross vehicle weight is the total weight of a single vehicle plus its load. [Page, 3--1. 3.2.1- Definitions You Should Know, 3.2- Weight and Balance, Section 3: Transporting Cargo Safely, CDL]

What is the purpose of a front-brake limiting valve?

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Primarily, front-brake limiting valves reduce the air to the front brakes and reduce the stopping power of the vehicle. [Page, 5--3. 5.1.13- Front Brake Limiting Valve, 5.1- The Parts of an Air Brake System, Section 5: Air Brakes, CDL]

Which of the following is the most common reason brakes fade?

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Typically, brakes fade from excessive heat. [Page, 5--9. 5.4.5- Brake Fading or Failure, 5.4- Using Air Brakes, Section 5: Air Brakes, CDL]

Why should you never leave your vehicle unattended without applying the parking brakes?

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You should never leave your vehicle unattended without applying the parking brakes because the vehicle might roll away and cause injury and damage to others. [Page, 5--10. 5.4.8- Parking Brakes, 5.4- Using Air Brakes, Section 5: Air Brakes, CDL]

A low pressure warning signal could be __________.

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A low pressure warning signal could be a red light, a buzzer or a wig wag mechanical arm. [Page, 5--3. 5.1.11- Low Air Pressure Warning, 5.1- The Parts of an Air Brake System, Section 5: Air Brakes, CDL]

Typically, air storage tanks hold enough air to allow the brakes to be used _______ even if the compressor stops working.

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Typically, air storage tanks hold enough air to allow the brakes to be used several times even if the compressor stops working [Page, 5--1. 5.1.3- Air Storage Tanks, 5.1- The Parts of an Air Brake System, Section 5: Air Brakes, CDL]

It's important for a school bus driver to ensure the emergency exits are _________.

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It's important for a school bus driver to ensure the emergency exits are undamaged, operating smoothly and able to close securely from the inside. [Page, 11--6. 11.3- School Bus Only, Section 11: Vehicle Inspection Test, CDL]

During your vehicle inspection test, make sure the seatbelt ___________.

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During your vehicle inspection test, make sure the seatbelt is mounted securely, latches properly and is not ripped or frayed. [Page, 11--3. 11.1.2- Cab Check/ Engine Start, 11.1- All Vehicles, Section 11: Vehicle Inspection Test, CDL]

To perform a proper inspection of suspension mounts, you need to ______.

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To perform a proper inspection of suspension mounts, you need to look for cracked spring hangers, check for missing bolts and inspect the mounts at each point where they are secured to the vehicle frame and axle[s]. [Page, 11--3. 11.2.2- Suspension, 11.2- External Inspection (All Vehicles), Section 11: Vehicle Inspection Test, CDL]

School bus drivers need to check that they have what emergency equipment?

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School bus drivers need to check that they have an emergency kit, a body fluid cleanup kit, three red reflective triangles and spare electrical fuses. [Page, 11--5. 11.3- School Bus Only, Section 11: Vehicle Inspection Test, CDL]

For your pre-trip vehicle inspection test, your entry doors should be in what condition?

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Your entry doors should be undamaged. They should operate smoothly from the outside, and their hinges should be secure with seals intact. [Page, 11--7. 11.5.2- Entry/Exit, 11.5- Coach/Transit Bus, Section 11: Vehicle Inspection Test, CDL]

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