General Knowledge Practice Test

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When testing ________ for a leak, pump the brake pedal three times with the vehicle stopped. apply firm pressure, and then hold for five seconds.

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When testing hydraulic brakes for a leak, pump the brake pedal three times with the vehicle stopped. apply firm pressure, and then hold for five seconds.

Below are the problems that you should look for in checking tires EXCEPT:

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When checking tires, you should focus more on bad wear, cuts or other damage, tread separation, cut or cracked valve stems. Dual tires that come in contact, mismatched sizes, radial and bias-ply tires used together.

Which of the following is not a key suspension part?

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Drag link is a steering system part NOT a suspension part.

Too much weight on the steering axle can cause ________.

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Too much weight on the steering axle can cause hard steering. It can damage the steering axle and tires.

What is likely to happen when coolant hose break?

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Make sure coolant hoses are in good condition. A broken hose while driving can lead to engine failure and even fire.

Which of the following is NOT true about downshifting?

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All of the choices are the facts about downshifting except the first choice because it is the ABS which will help avoid wheel lock-up.

What should you do to know what the traffic is doing at all times from all sides of your vehicle?

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You must know what the traffic is doing at all times from all sides of your vehicle. Experienced drivers plan ahead by looking far in front of them so they can estimate how much room they have to make any necessary moves in traffic.

What is the most important thing to check in tank vehicles?

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On all tank vehicles, check under and around the vehicle for signs of any leaking. Don't carry liquids or gases in a leaking tank.

Which of the following is the method of securing cargo?

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Bracing and blocking is a way of securing cargo to prevent it from any deformation and damages.

Reflectors should be placed 10 feet, 100 feet, and 200 feet toward approaching traffic.

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True. Reflectors should be placed 10 feet, 100 feet, and 200 feet toward approaching traffic.

What should you do when being tailgated.

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All the choices are correct.

Fog reflects light and can reflect your own headlights back into your eyes. In this case, you should:

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When driving in fog, turn on your low beam headlights for better visibility even in the daytime. But the best advice is to don't drive in fog. It is preferable that you pull off the road into the nearest stop area until the visibility is clear again.

______ is a drug that will make you less alert and it will reduce your ability to drive safely for any distance.

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Alcohol is a drug that will make you less alert and it will reduce your ability to drive safely for any distance. If you're under the influence of alcohol while driving, this will reduce your ability to drive. You may find yourself driving with blurred vision and it will make your reflexes to slow or worst, you may be involved in an accident.

While John is driving, heavy rain fell and the road becomes wet and slippery. Suddenly, his drive wheels began to spin. John should:

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John should take his feet off the accelerator so he can gain the traction back and take control of the vehicle.

During night driving, your eyes may be blinded by the bright lights of other vehicles and it takes time to recover from this blindness. What is the best action during this situation?

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A vehicle going 55 mph will travel more than half the distance of a football field during that time. Don't look directly at bright lights when driving. Look at the right side of the road. Watch the sidelines when someone coming toward you has very bright lights on.

Be prepared to _________ once you've passed whatever was blocking your path.

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When turning quickly, be prepared to counter-steer (to turn the wheel back in the other direction) once you've passed whatever was blocking your path.

Which of the figures below shows the right way to make the turn without swinging into another lane?

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When turning right, turn wide as you complete the turn while keeping the rear of your vehicle close to the curb.

___________ can move around in a trailer, causing unsafe handling. With less than a full load, use false bulkheads to keep ___________ bunched together.

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Livestock can move around in a trailer, causing unsafe handling. With less than a full load, use false bulkheads to keep livestock bunched together.

Which is NOT true about placards?

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Placards 10 3/4 inches square and are turned in a diamond shape.

It is necessary to ask assistance to a helper when backing a vehicle because the helper will guide you on spots that cannot be reached by your sight.

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It is important that you seek for helper's assistance when backing a vehicle because there are blind spots that you cannot see that a helper can see.

Choose the 3 kinds of emergency equipment from the items below.

Please select 3 correct answers

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Fire extinguisher, three reflective triangles, and spare fuses. Vehicles must be equipped with the following emergency equipment: Fire extinguisher(s); Spare electrical fuses (unless equipped with circuit breakers); Warning devices for parked vehicles (for example, 3 red reflective warning triangles, 6 fuses, or 3 liquid burning flares).

You stopped by a checkpoint when you noticed that your tank vehicle has a leak, how can you identify the specifications of the hazardous materials leaking?

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By the time you discover a leak in your cargo, see the shipping papers ant its labels or package location. give the shipping papers to the emergency personnel as soon as they arrive.

You are approaching railroad, suddenly, the lights began to flash. This means that:

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When the lights begin to flash, be sure to stop because a train is approaching.

_______ is a thin layer of ice enough to see the road through it creating the illusion that the pavement is wet.

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Black ice is a thin layer of ice enough to see the road through it creating the illusion that the pavement is wet. Always be aware of it in freezing temperatures.

Why you should not use water on gasoline fires or electrical fires?

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You should never use water on electrical fires because it can cause shock. You should also never use it on gasoline fires because it can ignite and spread the fire more.

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