General Knowledge Practice Test

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What kind of fire can be put out with water (H2O)?
    • A. 

      Tire

    • B. 

      Electrical

    • C. 

      Fuel

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 2. 
    When driving a Commercial Motor Vehicle (CMV), how far ahead should you be looking?
    • A. 

      1/8 mile

    • B. 

      1/4 mile

    • C. 

      1/2 mile

    • D. 

      3/4 mile

  • 3. 
    When balancing cargo weight, a key factor to remember is to keep the load...
    • A. 

      To the front of your trailer.

    • B. 

      To the rear of your trailer.

    • C. 

      Centered and low.

  • 4. 
    In normal driving conditions, some driver use the hand valve to try and prevent a jackknife. What should you know about this method?
    • A. 

      Using this method can result in less skidding.

    • B. 

      You should never practice this method.

    • C. 

      It is the best way to brake in a straight line.

    • D. 

      Only experienced drivers should attempt this.

  • 5. 
    Brakes can get wet when driving through heavy rain and deep puddles. Water saturated brakes can cause major problems while driving. What should you expect to happen if this happens to you?
    • A. 

      Vehicle pulling to one side.

    • B. 

      Wheels can lock up.

    • C. 

      Limited braking power.

    • D. 

      All of the above.

  • 6. 
    When transporting cargo that can shift, what is the minimum amount of tie-downs you should have in place?
    • A. 

      One (1)

    • B. 

      Two (2)

    • C. 

      Three (3)

    • D. 

      Four (4)

  • 7. 
    When testing the parking brake, you should be driving at least 25 miles per hour (mph).
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    Many drivers on the road are not aware of blind spots and the large braking distance associated with tractor trailers. If you are being tailgated what should you do?
    • A. 

      Increase the space in front of your vehicle.

    • B. 

      Quickly tap your brakes.

    • C. 

      Speed up to increase the distance behind you.

  • 9. 
    During a trip, you should inspect your vehicle and it's load when?
    • A. 

      Within the first 25 miles and every 150 miles or three hours thereafter.

    • B. 

      Within the first 100 miles and every 100 miles thereafter.

    • C. 

      After the first 2 hours and every 2 hours thereafter.

    • D. 

      Within the first 50 miles and every 100 miles thereafter.

  • 10. 
    The vehicle in front of you has a red triangle with an orange center on the rear. What does this mean?
    • A. 

      That the vehicle is carrying hazardous materials.

    • B. 

      That it is a "Slow Moving Vehicle".

    • C. 

      That the vehicle is carrying an oversized load.

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