CDL General Knowledge II

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  • 1. 
    What are two main things to look for ahead?
    • A. 

      Road signs and police

    • B. 

      Rest area and animals

    • C. 

      Traffic and road conditions

  • 2. 
    What is the correct way to view the sides and rear?
    • A. 

      By looking out the window

    • B. 

      Checking your mirrors regularly

    • C. 

      Getting on the C. B. radio.

  • 3. 
    What does "communicating" mean in safe driving?
    • A. 

      Letting other drivers know you're there to help prevent accidents.

    • B. 

      Using hand signals.

    • C. 

      Driving a brightly colored vehicle.

  • 4. 
    Where should your reflectors be placed when stopped on an undivided highway?
    • A. 

      Within 10 feet of the front or rear and 100 feet behind and ahead of the vehicle.

    • B. 

      Within 50, 100, and 150 feet of the vehicle.

    • C. 

      Within 10, 20, and 30 feet of the vehicle.

  • 5. 
    What three things add up to total stopping distance?
    • A. 

      Road conditions, reaction distance, and braking distance

    • B. 

      Perception distance, reaction distance, and braking distance

    • C. 

      Braking distance, controlling speed, and reaction distance.

  • 6. 
    If you go twice as fast, will your stopping distance increase by:
    • A. 

      Two times

    • B. 

      Three times

    • C. 

      Four times

    • D. 

      Five times

  • 7. 
    Empty trucks have the best braking.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    What is hydroplaning?
    • A. 

      Driving in the snow

    • B. 

      When the tires lose their contact with the road

    • C. 

      When you hit a pot hole

  • 9. 
    What is black ice?
    • A. 

      Dirty snow

    • B. 

      Rain and snow mixed

    • C. 

      A thin layer of ice clear enough that you can see the road underneath it.

  • 10. 
    If the vehicle ahead of you is smaller than yours, it can probably:
    • A. 

      Out-run you.

    • B. 

      Stop faster than you can.

    • C. 

      Take turns faster than you can.

  • 11. 
    If you are driving a 30 foot vehicle at 55 mph, how many seconds of following distance should you allow?
    • A. 

      Four seconds

    • B. 

      Eight seconds

    • C. 

      Six seconds

  • 12. 
    You should decrease your following distance if somebody is following you too closely.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 13. 
    If you swing wide to the left before turning right another driver may try to pass you on the right.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 14. 
    You should use low beams whenever you can.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 15. 
    What should you do before you drive if you are drowsy?
    • A. 

      Drink some coffee.

    • B. 

      Take some caffeine pills.

    • C. 

      Get some sleep before you drive.

    • D. 

      None of the above.

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