CDL License Practice Test

This quick 15 question CDL general knowledge practice exam will test your command of your CDL license training.

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Correct Answers: What are some of the important parts in the steering system? Tie rod, spindle, pitman arm

Which of the following is the most important reason for doing a pre-trip inspection? Safety for yourself and other road users

What is the correct number of red reflective triangles that you should carry? 3

For what reason do you keep the starter switch key in your pocket during the pre-trip inspection? So no one moves the vehicle while you are inspecting underneath it

When stopped on a hill, what is the proper procedure to start moving without rolling back? Partly engage the clutch before you take your right foot off the brake

True or False: When the road is slippery, retarders will help keep you from skidding. False is correct.

The manual says you should look _____ ahead while driving. A: 12 to 15 seconds, at highway speeds, about a quarter of a mile

When stopped on a divided highway where should your reflectors be placed? 10 feet, 100 feet, and 200 feet toward the approaching traffic

The minimum tread depth for tires other than the front tires is ____. A: 2/32

The two main things to look ahead for while driving are _____. A: traffic and road conditions

If you double your speed, will your stopping distance increase by two or four times? 4

True or False: Because they are lighter, empty trucks have the best braking. A: False

Which of the following are some suspension system defects? A: All of these are correct. Cracked or broken spring hangers, Leaking shock absorbers, Broken leaves in leaf spring

What are the three types of emergency equipment that you must have with your vehicle? Fire extinguisher, spare electrical fuses, warning devices for parked vehicles

The method for testing hydraulic brakes for leaks is to _____. A: pump the brake pedal three times and apply firm pressure for 5 seconds. The pedal should not move

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Correct answers: What are some of the important parts in the steering system? Tie rod, spindle, pitman arm

Which of the following is the most important reason for doing a pre-trip inspection? Safety for yourself and other road users

What is the correct number of red reflective triangles that you should carry? 3

For what reason do you keep the starter switch key in your pocket during the pre-trip inspection? So no one moves the vehicle while you are inspecting underneath it

When stopped on a hill, what is the proper procedure to start moving without rolling back? Partly engage the clutch before you take your right foot off the brake

True or False: When the road is slippery, retarders will help keep you from skidding. False is correct.

The manual says you should look _____ ahead while driving. A: 12 to 15 seconds, at highway speeds, about a quarter of a mile

When stopped on a divided highway where should your reflectors be placed? 10 feet, 100 feet, and 200 feet toward the approaching traffic

The minimum tread depth for tires other than the front tires is ____. A: 2/32

The two main things to look ahead for while driving are _____. A: traffic and road conditions

If you double your speed, will your stopping distance increase by two or four times? 4

True or False: Because they are lighter, empty trucks have the best braking. A: False

Which of the following are some suspension system defects? A: All of these are correct. Cracked or broken spring hangers, Leaking shock absorbers, Broken leaves in leaf spring

What are the three types of emergency equipment that you must have with your vehicle? Fire extinguisher, spare electrical fuses, warning devices for parked vehicles

The method for testing hydraulic brakes for leaks is to _____. A: pump the brake pedal three times and apply firm pressure for 5 seconds. The pedal should not move

#1 The method for testing hydraulic brakes for leaks is to _____.

pump the brake pedal three times and apply firm pressure for 5 seconds. The pedal should not move is correct

 

This practice test touches on different aspects of truck driving, trucking safety equipment and proper procedures. This is an unofficial practice test and the questions and answers are similar to but not the same as those you’ll see on your official written state CDL license test.

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