Class A Driver’s License Practice Test -4

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You will lose your CDL for at least _____ if you have committed three or more violations of an out-of-service order in a ten-year period.

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You will lose your CDL for at least 3 years if you have committed three or more violations of an "out-of-service order" in a ten-year period. [Page, 1--3. 1.2.4- Violation of Out-of-Service Orders, 1.2- CDL Disqualifications, Section 1: Introduction, CDL]

During the "on-road test portion" of your on-road test, you will need to ________.

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During the "on-road test portion" of your on-road test, you will need to be tested on your ability to drive safely in a variety of traffic conditions. [Page, 1--2. 1.1.2- Skills Test, 1.1- Commercial Driver License Tests, Section 1: Introduction, CDL]

When will you lose your CDL for life?

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If you use a CMV to commit a felony involving controlled substances or if you commit an alcohol-related offense for the second time, you will lose your CDL for life. [Page, 1--3. 1.2.2- Alcohol, Leaving the Scene of an Accident And Commission of a Felony, 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]

A commercial motor vehicle (CMV) is defined as ______.

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A commercial motor vehicle (CMV) is defined as a vehicle with a gross weight rating over 26,001 lbs., a vehicle transporting hazardous materials and a vehicle transporting 16 or more passengers. [Page, 1--1. 1.1- Commercial Driver License Tests, Section 1: Introduction, CDL]

As you drive your commercial vehicle through long sections of road construction, you should remember to ________.

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As you drive your commercial vehicle through long sections of road construction, you should remember to watch your speedometer and maintain a slow pace. [Page, 2--16. 2.6.7- Roadway Work Zones, 2.6- Controlling Speed, Section 2: Driving Safely, CDL]

The key principle in balancing cargo for a journey is keeping the load _____.

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The key principle in balancing cargo for a journey is keeping the load balanced. [Page, 2--3. 2.1.3- What to Look For, 2.1- Vehicle Inspection, Section 2: Driving Safely, CDL]

If you are driving in freezing temperatures, which of the following is a quick and easy way to see if ice has formed on the road?

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A lack of spray from other vehicles indicates ice has formed on the road. [Page, 2--26. 2.13.2- Driving, 2.13- Driving in Winter, Section 2: Driving Safely, CDL]

To test your vehicle's hydraulic brakes you should pump the brake pedal three times. Then apply firm pressure to the pedal and hold for five seconds. If the pedal moves this indicates _______.

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To test your vehicle's hydraulic brakes you should pump the brake pedal three times. Then apply firm pressure to the pedal and hold for five seconds. If the pedal moves this indicates there may be a leak or other problem. [Page, 2--7. 2.1.5- Seven-step Inspection Method, 2.1- Vehicle Inspection, Section 2: Driving Safely, CDL]

On the CDL pre-trip vehicle inspection test, you can expect to ________.

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On the CDL pre-trip vehicle inspection test, you can expect to be asked to explain to the examiner what you would inspect and why. [Page, 2--3. 2.1.4- CDL Pre-trip Vehicle Inspection Test, 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]

Within the first ____ miles of your journey you should always check that your cargo is secure.

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Within the first 50 miles of your journey you should always check that your cargo is secure. [Page, 3--1. 3.1- Inspecting Cargo, Section 3: Transporting Cargo Safely, CDL]

Who is responsible for making sure the vehicle is not overloaded with cargo?

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You, the driver, is responsible for the vehicle not being overloaded. [Page, 3--1. 3.2- Weight and Balance, Section 3: Transporting Cargo Safely, CDL]

There are two basic reasons for covering your cargo during transportation. One reason is to protect people from spilled cargo. What is the other?

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There are two basic reasons for covering your cargo during transportation. One reason is to protect people from spilled cargo. The other is to protect the cargo from different or extreme weather conditions. [Page, 3--3. 3.3.4- Covering Cargo, 3.3- Securing Cargo, Section 3: Transporting Cargo Safely, CDL]

Why are false bulkheads sometimes necessary and typically beneficial for drivers transporting livestock?

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Because livestock can move around in a trailer, causing unsafe handling, false bulkheads can keep the livestock bunched together and potentially prevent unnecessary movement and loss of control in your tractor or trailer. [Page, 3--3. 3.4.3- Livestock, 3.4- Cargo Needing Special Attention, Section 3: Transporting Cargo Safely, CDL]

Why should you never leave your vehicle unattended without chocking the wheels?

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

When stab braking if you re-apply the brakes before the wheels start rolling, __________.

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When stab braking if you re-apply the brakes before the wheels start rolling, the vehicle won't straighten out. [Page, 5--8. 5.4.3- Emergency Stops, 5.4- Using Air Brakes, Section 5: Air Brakes, CDL]

If the ABS in your vehicle malfunctions, you need to remember __________.

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If the ABS in your vehicle malfunctions, you need to remember to drive normally as you still have regular brakes. Then you should get the system serviced as soon as you possibly can. [Page, 5--8. 5.4.2- Braking with Antilock Brakes, 5.4- Using Air Brakes, Section 5: Air Brakes, CDL]

The air compressor governor allows the air start pumping again when it reaches the cut-in level or at approximately ______.

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The air compressor governor allows the air to start pumping again when it reaches the cut-in level, approximately 100 psi. [Page, 5--1. 5.1.2- Air Compressor Governor, 5.1- The Parts of an Air Brake System, Section 5: Air Brakes, CDL]

Where is the braking mechanism located?

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The braking mechanism is located inside of the brake drums. [Page, 5--2. 5.1.8- Foundation Brakes, 5.1- The Parts of an Air Brake System, Section 5: Air Brakes, CDL]

What type of trailer can get stuck on raised crossings?

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Lowboys, car carriers, moving vans, possum-belly livestock trailers are all types of trailers that can get stuck on raised crossings. [Page, 6--2. 6.1.4- Railroad-highway Crossings, 6.1- Driving Combination Vehicles Safely, Section 6: Combination Vehicles, CDL]

The fifth wheel should be checked to see if _______.

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The fifth wheel should be checked to see if the jaws are open, if there is any damage and if the wheel has been sufficiently greased. [Page, 6--7, 6--8. 6.4.1- Coupling Tractor- Semitrailers, 6.4- Coupling and Uncoupling, Section 6: Combination Vehicles, CDL]

At what psi will the tractor protection valve close?

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The tractor protection valve will close automatically if air pressure falls within 20 to 45 psi. [Page, 6--5. 6.2.2- Tractor Protection Valve, 6.2- Combination Vehicle Air Brakes, Section 6: Combination Vehicles, CDL]

Emergency lines are often coded what color?

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Emergency lines are often coded red. [Page, 6--5. 6.2.4- Trailer Air Lines, 6.2- Combination Vehicle Air Brakes, Section 6: Combination Vehicles, CDL]

You have a major leak in the service line. You put on the brakes. Service air pressure will escape and thus causing _______.

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You have a major leak in the service line. You put on the brakes. Service air pressure will escape and thus causing the trailer emergency brakes to come on. [Page, 6--6. 6.2.8- Trailer Service, Parking and Emergency Brakes, 6.2- Combination Vehicle Air Brakes, Section 6: Combination Vehicles, CDL]

What emergency equipment should your vehicle have?

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You should have a fire extinguisher, spare electrical fuses (if the vehicle uses them) and warning devices for parked vehicles. [Page, 11--2. 11.1.2- Cab Check/ Engine Start, 11.1- All Vehicles, Section 11: Vehicle Inspection Test, CDL

If your vehicle's landing gear is power-operated, you will need to check for ______.

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If your vehicle's landing gear is power-operated, you will need to check for air or hydraulic leaks. [Page, 11--7. 11.4.2- Side of Trailer, 11.4- Trailer, Section 11: Vehicle Inspection Test, CDL]

Which of the following engine compartment belts must you check for cracks or frays as part of your pre-trip inspection?

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You should check the power steering belt, water pump belt, alternator belt and the air compressor belt for cracks or frays. [Page, 11--1. 11.1.1- Engine Compartment (Engine Off), 11.1- All Vehicles, Section 11: Vehicle Inspection Test, CDL]

All versions of the Class B Pre-trip inspection tests will include ________.

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All of the inspection tests will include an engine start and an in-cab inspection. [Page, 11--8. 11.6.2- Class B and C Pre-Trip Inspection Test, 11.6- Taking the CDL Pre-Trip Inspection Test, Section 11: Vehicle Inspection Test, CDL]

During your vehicle's inspection test as you check the oil pressure gauge, you should _______.

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During your vehicle's inspection test as you check the oil pressure gauge, you should check if pressure gauge shows increasing or normal pressure and/or if the warning light goes off. [Page, 11--1. 11.1.2- Cab Check/ Engine Start, 11.1- All Vehicles, Section 11: Vehicle Inspection Test, CDL]

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