Wednesday, November 15, 2017

CDL Motorcycle - Exam 3 - 36 Questions

By Gary Boutin

1. When riding a motorcycle, boots or shoes should:

a. Over your ankle.   
b. Be made of a soft, pliable material.   
c. Be below your ankle.
   
2. Before riding an unfamiliar motorcycle, what should the rider do:

a. Nothing. Most bikes are similar, so you don’t have to take time to identify items such as brakes.   
b. Just start riding. There is no better way to learn than by doing.   
c. Learn the gear pattern by working the throttle, clutch and brakes. Each bike is a little different.
   
3. What type of material provides the best protection:

a. Denim.   
b. Wool.   
c. Leather or synthetic materials.
   
4. If you approach a blind intersection with a stop sign, you should:

a. Stop beyond the stop sign but before the intersection and look.   
b. Stop at the stop sign first and then creep up until you can see better.   
c. Drive past the stop sign and stop partially in the intersection to get a good view.
   
5. If you have a passenger aboard your motorcycle, you should do all of the following, except:

a. Ride at slower speeds.   
b. Tell the passenger to hold onto the back of the bike.   
c. Allow more distance to stop.
   
6. What factor does NOT play a major role in affecting your blood alcohol content (BAC):

a. Body weight.   
b. Age.   
c. The amount of alcohol consumed.
   
7. Stopping in a turn can be difficult because:

a. The driver is usually focused on the turn, not braking.   
b. The brake controls do not work in a turn.   
c. There is less traction available for stopping.
   
8. When you are being passed, you should:

a. Speed up.   
b. Ride in the center portion of the lane.   
c. Ride in the right portion of the lane.

9.  When riding a motorcycle at night, you should:

a. Drive faster than during the day.  
b. Drive at the same rate of speed as you would during the day.  
c. Drive slower than you normally would during the day.
  
10. The safest part of the lane in any situation is:

a. The right portion of the lane.  
b. The left portion of the lane.  
c. There is no single best lane position for all situations.
  
11. Flashing your brake light helps other motorists see a motorcycle. What would be an example of flashing the brake lights to help other drivers see you?

a. When others won’t expect you to brake, such as in the middle of a block.
b. To alert motorists that you are driving near them.  
c. When you are in slowed traffic.
  
12. If your motorcycle starts to wander back and forth while riding over metal bridge gratings you should:

a. Relax, stay on course and ride straight across.
b. Downshift immediately to a lower gear to improve traction.  
c. Proceed in a zig-zag pattern until you cross the bridge.
  
13. When riding, your feet should be:

a. On the footrests.
b. Hanging loosely.  
c. On the gas tank.
  
14. What does this sign mean:

a. Cross road.  
b. Divided roadway.
c. Signal ahead.
  
15. Eye protection is:

a. Not required, but recommended.  
b. Only required for beginning motorcycle users.  
a. Required.
  
16. Choosing a motorcycle that “fits you" means:

a. Your feet should comfortably reach the ground while seated on the motorcycle.
b. Your fingertips barely reach the handlebars.  
c. The seat is at least one foot higher than your waist.

17. If riding over rain grooves or bridge gratings and your motorcycle begins to weave. You should:

a. Maintain a steady speed and ride straight across.
b. Speed up to get over the surface faster  
c. Exaggerate the zigzag motion to alert other drivers
  
18. Effective Jan. 1, 2017, the driver of a motor vehicle involved in a collision with property damages more than $1,000 __________________.

a. Must contact the highway department  
b. Only needs to file a report if planning to report the accident to their insurance company  
c. Must submit a report of the accident to the DMV.
  
19. To reduce the chance of a collision a motorcycle driver should:

a. allow an adequate space cushion.
b. drive really slow.
c. ride the center line.
  
20. Helmets are:

a. Required.
b. Not required, but recommended.  
c. Only required for beginning motorcycle users.
  
21. When attempting to pass another vehicle:

a. You must remain below the posted speed limit.
b. You may complete the pass in a no passing zone if the pass was started in a passing zone.  
c. You may exceed the posted speed limit, but not by more than 10 mph.
  
22. A plastic shatter-resistant face shield:

a. Helps protect your whole face.
b. Is not necessary if you have a windshield.  
c. Only protects your eyes.
  
23. Multiple lanes of traffic in the same direction are separated by:

a. White lines.
b. Road signs.  
c. Yellow lines.

24. A front wheel that is flat is especially dangerous because:

a. The front tire affects your steering, which also affects your balance.  
b. The front tire being flat will prevent you from accelerating.  
c. The front tire being flat will affect your ability to use the front brake.
  
25. Long-term exposure to wind noise:

a. is just part of riding a motorcycle.  
b. Is not a danger, since it is only caused by the wind.  
c. can cause irreversible hearing damage.
  
26. When wearing a jacket for protection, the jacket should:

a. Be loose fitting and flap when riding.  
b. Be uncomfortable.  
c. Fit snugly.
  
27. Which of the following is not a factor in determining Blood Alcohol Content:

a. How quickly the alcohol is consumed.  
b. The amount of alcohol consumed.  
c. How often a person consumes alcohol.
  
28. When sitting on a motorcycle, your arms should:

a. Have to stretch to reach the handle grips.  
b. Be slightly bent when holding the handle grips. 
c. Have a large bend at the elbow when reaching the handle grips.
  
29. When stopping suddenly, if the front wheel locks up ______________________ :

a. release the front brake and only use the rear brake.
b. release the front brake and then re-apply the brake.  
c. continue to apply the front brake.
  
30. What is a way to get sober after drinking:

a. Exercise.  
b. Drinking coffee.
c. Time.

31. When wearing gloves for protection, the gloves should be made of:

a. Wool.  
b. Any soft material.  
c. Leather.
  
32. When cars are merging from an entrance ramp:

a. A motorcyclist should stop.  
b. A motorcyclist should never assume a motorist sees them.   
c. A motorcyclist should assume the driver sees them.
  
33. Mirrors on motorcycles:

a. Do not have blind spots because a motorcycle is usually smaller than a car.  
b. Are not required.  
c. Have blind spots, just like cars.
  
34. If the rear tire of a motorcycle suddenly goes flat, the rider may become aware of the flat tire because:

a. the rider will usually hear a loud noise.  
b. there will be a jerk or sway from side to side.
c. a discharge of air can usually be seen.
  
35. What does this sign mean:

a. No left turn.  
b. No right turn.  
c. No u- turn.
  
36. Before starting a turn, a motorcycle rider should change gears to: 

a. Prevent the motorcycle from slowing down.  
b. Be able to keep both hands on the handle grips.  
c. Prevent a change in power, which could cause the back tire to skid.

Answers:

1. a
2. c
3. c
4. b
5. b
6. b
7. c
8. b
9. c
10. c
11. a
12. a
13. a
14. b
15. a
16. a
17. a
18. c
19. a
20. a
21. a
22. a
23. a
24. a
25. c
26. c
27. c
28. b
29. a
30. c
31. c
32. b
33. c
34. b
35. c
36. c


Note: These questions are copied from the DMV site located here: All the test have duplication questions sometimes with different wording. Some tests more than other, because the DMV want to make sure you understand these area of the commercial driving exams.



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Wednesday, November 1, 2017

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CDL Class B - Exam 1 - 36 Questions

CLASS B
EXAM 1
By Gary Boutin

1. When going on a long downgrade, how should you brake:

a. Using the brakes mostly and once in a while downshifting   
b. Downshifting and then using brakes.
c. Only using the brakes
   
2. Driving a commercial motor vehicle with a Blood Alcohol Content of ___ percent or more is illegal
:

a. 0.04.
b. 0.08   
c. 0.02
   
3. What is aggressive driving
:

a. Operating a vehicle with strong regard for other motorists’ safety.   
b. Operating a vehicle in the left lane.
c. Operating a vehicle in a selfish or pushy manner.
   
4. Empty trucks:


a. Stop in a shorter distance than a full truck.   
b. Stop in about the same distance as a full truck.   
c. Require a longer distance than a full truck.
   
5. Regardless of what vehicle the person is in at the time of the violation, what happens when a person is caught violating the texting law for the second time
:

a. They will lose their CDL for 6-months.   
b. They will lose their CDL for 10-days.   
c. They will lose their CDL for 60-days.
   
6. When going down a grade, when should you switch to a lower gear
:

a. When you have already started the grade.   
b. As far down the grade as possible.   
c. Before beginning the grade.
   
7. If turning to avoid a hazard:


a. You should brake hard.   
b. You should not brake as it might cause the wheels to lock.
c. You should turn the wheel very sharply.
   
8. What does the air compressor governor do:


a. Controls when the air compressor pumps air into the air storage tanks.
b. Controls the temperature of air pumped into the air storage tanks.   
c. Controls how fast the air is pumped into the air storage tanks.
   
9. Why is texting a worrisome distraction:


a. Because a message may be upsetting.   
b. Because people like to read.   
c. Because it involves mental and physical distraction at the same time.
   
10. Black ice is:


a. Usually thick, about a half inch or more of ice.   
b. Usually thin.
c. Not a hazard when driving.

11. At what psi is the safety valve set to open
:

a. 150.
b. 100.   
c. 200.
   
12. When stopping with a manual transmission vehicle, what should you do when the engine is close to idle
:

a. Push the clutch out.  
b. Push the clutch in.
c. Shift to neutral.
   
13. Which of the following is not a good rule when using turns signals
:

a. Don’t over-signal, if no one is near you, there is no need to signal.
b. Signal early, signal well before the turn.   
c Signal continuously, do not cancel a signal until the turn is completed.
   
14. Having ABS on only one axle:


a. Will slow the vehicle, but not stop it.   
b. Should still give you more control.
c. Can be dangerous.
   
15. When driving in wet conditions, what does a lack of spray from other vehicles indicate
:

a. Ice has formed on the road.
b. The spray is caught on the underside of the vehicle.   
c. The pavement is dry.
   
16. A broken exhaust system:


a. Does not cause problems.   
b. Can allow poisonous fumes into the cabin.
c. Should not be a concern.
   
17. Which of the following items is not part of a vehicle’s air brake system
:

a. Air filter.
b. Low pressure warning device.   
c. Air gauges.
   
18. For a truck with three axles, what is the maximum speed limit
:

a. 45 mph.   
b. 65 mph.
c. 55 mph.
   
19. When starting the engine, how can you tell if the ABS system is not working on a truck with a trailer
:

a. All the rear lights will flash and then shut off.   
b. The red light on the right side of the trailer will flash three times and then stay on.   
c. The yellow light on the left rear of the trailer will stay on.
   
20. What is the maximum width of a load that can be transported
:

a. 102-inches.
b. 90-inches.   
c. 60-inches.

21. What happens if a person is caught driving with a detectable amount of alcohol, under .04 percent
:

a. They will be required to drive no more than 55-mph.   
b. They will be told not to drink any more.   
c. They will be put out of service for 24-hour.
   
22. When traveling on a downgrade, the vehicle will:


a. Travel at the same rate as on level roadway.   
b. Speed up.
c. Slow down.
   
23. Which of the following determines your Blood Alcohol Concentration (BAC):


a. The temperature of the drink.   
b. How frequently you drink.   
c. How much you drink.
   
24. Using the brakes creates heat and what happens if there is too much heat produced:


a. The brakes may not work.
b. The brakes will likely brake unevenly.  
c. The brakes may squeak more than usual.
   
25. If involved in an accident, which of the following is not recommended
:

a. Try to move your vehicle to the side of the road.   
b. Drive off.
c. Care for the injured.
   
26. What is a wig wag
:

a. A type of air brake system.   
b. A low pressure warning system.
c. A tube that carries air to the brakes.
   
27. What do ABS brakes do
:

a. Help you avoid wheel lock up.   
b. Prevents the vehicle from accelerating when going uphill.   
c. Locks up the wheels.
   
28. To avoid a hazard:


a. Swerve may be a quicker way to avoid the hazard.
b. Stopping is always most effective.   
c. Change lanes without looking.
   
29. When approaching a railroad crossing
, you should:

a. You may not hear a train because trains may not sound a horn or may be prohibited from sounding the horn.
b. You should expect to hear a train.   
c. You will hear two short blasts of the horn.
   
30. When traveling with cargo, the cargo should be checked:


a. Before the trip and after the first 50-miles.       
b. Only before the trip   
c. Only by the loading personnel

31. A dual air brake system:


a. Has a single air brake system, but have two sets of controls.   
b. Has two separate air brake systems which use a single set of controls.
c. Has one air brake system for the left side and right side of the truck.
   
32. In a dual air brake system
:

a. Air tanks are shared between both systems.   
b. You must designate which system you are using.   
c. Each system has its own air tanks.
   
33. What should you do if you vehicle gets stuck on railroad tracks
:

a. Stay in the vehicle.
b. Continue trying to get the vehicle off the tracks.   
c. Get out of the vehicle and call for assistance.
   
34. When braking with ABS, you should:


a. Brake as you normally would.
b. Pump the brake pedal.  
c. Brake harder than you normally would.
   
35. What is a danger of rolling backward when you start to accelerate
:

a. The truck is not made to go backwards.   
b. You may hit a vehicle behind you.
c. The transmission may be damaged.
   
36. When approaching a railroad crossing, you should: 


a. You should not rely on signals to indicate if a train is approaching.
b. You should rely on the signals to indicate if a train is approaching.
c. You should rely on the movement of other motorists to indicate if a train is approaching.

Answers:


1. b
2. a
3. c
4. c
5. c
6. c
7. b
8. a
9. c
10. b
11. a
12. b
13. a
14. b
15. a
16. b
17. a
18. b
19. c
20. b
21. c
22. b
23. c
24. a
25. b
26. b
27. a
28. a
29. a
30. a
31. b
32. c
33. a
34. a
35. b
36. a  

Note: The California CDL Permit Test - Class B is located here. All the test have duplication questions sometimes with different wording. Some tests more than other, because the DMV want to make sure you understand these area of the commercial driving exams.

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Sunday, October 15, 2017

CDL California Driver's Examination - Exam 6 - 36 Questions

EXAM 6
By Gary Boutin

1. This yellow sign means:

a. Right turn permitted on green arrow only.   
b. Right turn only lane.   
c. There is a sharp turn to the right.
   
2. If you are convicted of driving with an excessive blood alcohol concentration (BAC), you may be sentenced to serve:

a. Up to twelve months in jail.   
b. No jail time but you must pay a fine of $500.   
c. Up to six months in jail.
   
3. When may you legally go around or under a rail road crossing gate:

a. Under no circumstances.
b. When you can see clearly in both directions.   
c. When the warning lights are not flashing.
   
4. When you see this yellow sign, you should:

a. Be prepared to stop if children are in the crosswalk.   
b. Always stop at the crosswalk.   
c. Stop at the crosswalk until a crossing guards signals you to go
   
5. When can you drive in a bike lane?

a. 30 minute after sunset or 30-minutes before sunrise.   
b. Under no circumstances.   
c. On foggy days when visibility is low.
   
6. This white sign means you:

a. May turn left only on a green arrow.   
b. May turn left on a green light when it is safe.
c. Must wait for the solid green light before you turn left.
   
7. When should you yield your legal right-of-way:

a. When it helps prevent collisions.   
b. Never it confuses other drivers.   
c. Often, even at controlled intersections.
   
8. Which of these statements is true about large trucks:

a. They are more maneuverable than passenger vehicles.   
b. They take longer to stop than passenger vehicles.    
c. They all have air brakes which allow them to stop quickly.
   
9. What should you do at an intersection with a flashing yellow signal light:

a. Stop before crossing the intersection.   
b. Slow down an cross carefully.
c. Maintain your speed but watch for other vehicles.

10. Turn on your windshield wipers and use your headlights on rainy, snowy or foggy days:

a. On the high beam setting.   
b. Only when driving on the freeway.   
c. So other drivers can see you.
   
11. All of the following are dangerous while driving. Which is also illegal:

a. Using cruise control on residential streets.   
b. Wearing a headset that covers both ears.
c. Having one more interior lights on.
   
12. There are two traffic lanes in your direction. You are driving in the left lane and many vehicles are passing you on the right. If the driver behind you wishes to drive faster, you should:

a. Stay in your lane so you don't impede the traffic flow.   
b. Move over into the right lane when it is safe.
c. Drive onto the left shoulder to let the other vehicles pass.
   
13. You must file a report of traffic accident occurring in California with the DMV when:

a. You are involved in a collision and there is an injury.
b. Your vehicle fails a smog test.   
c. You change your insurance company.
   
14. U-turns in business districts are:

a. Legal only at intersections, unless a sign prohibits them.
b. Legal whenever oncoming vehicles are not a hazard.   
c. Always illegal because they are dangerous.
   
15. An orange-colored sign like this means:

a. There is a detour ahead.   
b. There is road work ahead.    
c. You must change lanes ahead.
   
16. It is against the law to enter an intersection when:

a. The light is flashing yellow and you didn't stop first.   
b. The light is yellow and you can stop safely.   
c. You can't get all the way across before the light turns red.
   
17. Which way do you turn your front wheels to park downhill next to a curb:

a. Parallel to the curb.
b. Into the curb.
c. Away from the curb.
   
18. Which of these statements is true about changing lanes:

a. Vehicles with two outside mirrors do not have blind spots.   
b. Look over your right shoulder for a right lane change and your left shoulder for a left lane change.
c. You only need to turn and look over your right shoulder for lane changes to the right or left.

19. Check your rear view mirrors:

a. Only when you are slowing down.   
b. To see if a vehicle is in your blind spot.   
c. Often to see how traffic is moving behind you.
   
20. The two-way road you are driving on has a lane marked as shown in the picture. This lane is used:

a. To pass vehicles that are moving slowly.   
b. To begin or end left turns or start a permitted U-Turn.
c. As a regular driving lane during periods of heavy traffic.
   
21. While driving, you should look 10 to 15-seconds ahead of you:

a. And focus on the middle of the road.   
b. Because it is a legal requirement.   
c. To see potential hazards early.
   
22. If your vehicle starts to lose traction because of water on the road (hydroplaning) you should:

a. Apply the brakes firmly to prevent your vehicle from sliding.   
b. Slow down gradually and not apply the brakes.
c. Drive at a constant speed to gain better traction.
   
23. At an uncontrolled intersection where you can't see cross traffic until you are just about to enter the intersection, the speed limit is:

a. 15-mph.
b. 20-mph.   
c. 25-mph.
   
24. This white sign means you:

a. Slower traffic must exit on the right.   
b. You should slow down and move to the right lane.   
c. Stay in the right lane if you are driving slower than other traffic.
   
25. A person may legally ride in the back of a pickup truck when:

a. In secured seats and using approved safety belts.   
b. The back of the pickup is covered with a camper shell.   
c. The sides of the pickup bed are at least 24 inches high.
   
26. It is night. A vehicle coming towards you has its high beams on which make it hard to see the road ahead, you should:

a. Look ahead towards the left edge of your lane.   
b. Look straight ahead in your lane.   
c. Look ahead towards the right edge of your lane.
   
27. You should increase the distance between your vehicle and the vehicle ahead when you:

a. Follow a small passenger vehicle.   
b. Drive slower than the posted speed limit.   
c. Are being tailgated by another driver.

28. If there is a deep puddle in the road ahead, you should:

a. Shift into neutral as you drive through the water.   
b. Maintain the posted speed to make it through the water.   
c. Avoid the puddle if possible.
   
29. The speed limit in any alley is:

a. 15-mph.
b. 20-mph.   
c. 25-mph.
   
30. This white sign means:

a. Look, listen and prepare to stop at the crossing if necessary.    
b. Railroad crossing is controlled. Continue at your regular speed.   
c. Stop at the railroad tracks and wait for a signal before crossing.
   
31. You are crossing an intersection and an emergency vehicle is approaching with a siren and flashing lights. You should:

a. Continue through the intersection, pull to the right and stop.
b. Pull to the right in the intersection and stop.   
c. Stop immediately in the intersection until it passes.
   
32. To left from a one-way street onto a one-way street, start from:

a. Any lane as long as it seems safe to do so.   
b. The center lane.   
c. The lane closest to the left curb.
   
33. Your wheels should be pointed straight ahead, unless you are:

a. Parked on a hill or sloping driveway.    
b. Parked on the side of a level roadway and there is no curb.   
c. Waiting to make a left turn at a traffic light.
   
34. Safely backing your vehicle includes all of the following except:

a. Looking over your right shoulder as you back up.   
b. Checking your vehicle before you get in.   
c. Tapping your horn before you back up.
   
35. This red and white sign means you should:

a. Keep a steady speed and check traffic both ways.   
b. Stop and check traffic both ways before proceeding.   
c. Give the right-of-way to traffic on the road you wish to enter or cross.
   
36. Which of these statements is true about driving and taking medications.

a. Medications are safe to take at any time if prescribed by a doctor.   
b. Most cold medications can make a person drowsy.
c. Over the counter medications cannot impair driving ability if taken in the recommended dosages.


Answers:

1. c
2. c
3. a
4. a
5. b
6. a
7. a
8. b
9. b
10. c
11. b
12. b
13. a
14. a
15. b
16. c
17. b
18. b
19. c
20. b
21. c
22. b
23. a
24. c
25. a
26. c
27. c
28. c
29. a
30. a
31. a
32. c
34. c
35. c
36. b

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Sunday, October 1, 2017

CDL California Driver's Examination - Exam 5 - 36 Questions

EXAM 5
By Gary Boutin

1. Which of the following increases your chances of having a collision?

a. Looking over your shoulder while making lane changes  
b. Continuously changing lanes to pass other vehicles.
c. Adjusting your rear view mirror before you start driving
  
2. Animals may be transported in the back of a pickup truck only if:

a. The sides of the truck bed are at least 18 inches high.
b. The tailgate of the truck is closed.   
c. They are properly secured.
  
3. You may cross double yellow lines to pass another vehicle if the:

a. Yellow line next to your side of the road is broken.
b. Vehicle in front of you moves to the right to let you pass.
c. Yellow line next to the other side of the road is broken.
  
4. You want to pass a bicyclists riding on the right edge of your lane:

a. May not pass the bicyclist for any reason.
b. You must not squeeze past the bicyclist.
c. You must honk your horn before passing the bicyclist.
  
5. You want to make a right turn at the corner. A pedestrian with a guide dog is at the corner ready to cross the street in front of you. Before making your right turn, you should:

a. Turn off your engine until the person crosses the street.
b. Tell the pedestrian when to cross the street.
c. Wait until the person crosses the street.
  
6. Large trucks turning onto a street with two lanes in each direction:

a. Often have to use of the left lane to complete the turn.
b. May complete its turn in either of the two lanes.  
c. Must stay in the right lane at all times while turning.
  
7. This yellow sign means:


a. Lane ends ahead.
b. Merging Traffic ahead.   
c. One lane ahead.
  
8. When is it legal to use a cell phone without a hands-free device while driving:

a. Never.
b. When making a call while stopped at the red light.  
c. When making a call for emergency assistance.
  
9. You must file a report of traffic accident occurring in California with DMV within 10 days if you:

a. Plan on being out of the state for more than 30-days. 
b. Are in a collision that causes $750 in damage. 
c. Refinance the remaining balance of your vehicle loan.

10. Three of the most important times to check traffic behind you are before:

a. Backing, changing lanes or slowing down quickly.   
b. Backing, making a sharp turn or crossing an intersection.
c. Changing lanes, crossing intersections or slowing down quickly.
  
11. A safety zone is a specially marked area for passengers to get on or off the buses or trolleys. You may not drive through a safety zone:

a. At any time for any reason. 
b. Only when a bus or trolley is unloading passengers. 
c. Only when a bus or trolley is present.
  
12. You exit a freeway on a ramp that curves downhill. You should:

a. Slow to the posted speed limit for the freeway.   
b. Slow to a safe speed before the curve.
c. Wait until you have entered the curve to begin braking.
  
13. A pedestrian starts to cross the street after the Don't walk signal begins to flash. The pedestrian is in the middle of the street when your signal light changes to green. You should:

a. Proceed if the pedestrian is not in your lane.
b. Wait until the pedestrian crosses the street before proceeding.
c. Proceed if you have the right of way.
  
14. A red arrow pointing to the right on a traffic light means you may:

a. Turn in that direction after you come to a complete stop.   
b. Turn in that direction after slowing and checking traffic.   
c. Not turn in that direction until the light turns green.

15. A vehicle suddenly cuts in front of you creating a hazard. Which of these actions should you take first:

a. Swerve into the lane next to you.   
b. Honk and step on the brake firmly.   
c. Take your foot off the gas.
  
16. You are driving on a freeway posted for 65-mph. Traffic is heavy and moving at 35mph. The best speed for you vehicle is most likely:

a. 35-mph.  
b. 25-mph.
c. 30-mph.
  
17. You are approaching a green traffic light, but traffic is blocking the intersection. What is the best thing to do?


a. Don't enter the intersection until you can get completely across.
b. Continue into the intersection and wait for traffic to clear.  
c. Partially enter the intersection to establish your right of way.
  
18. An orange and red sign of this shape on a vehicle always means:

a. Shoulder work ahead  
b. The vehicle has the right of way  
c. Slow moving vehicle.

19. You must yield the right of way to an emergency vehicle by:

a. Driving near to the right edge of the road as possible and stopping.
b. Stopping immediately, even if you are in an intersection.
c. Moving into the right lane and driving slowly until it has passed.
  
20. It is illegal to leave children age six or younger unattended in vehicle on a hot day:

a. Only if the key is in the ignition.
b. If they are supervised by a person twelve years of age or older.
c. Even if they are secured in a child passenger restraint system.
  
21. This sign means don't pass:


a. Other vehicles for any reason.
b. Until after you pass the sign.
c. Unless it seems safe to do so.
  
22. You should signal continuously while turning because it:

a. Lets other drivers know what your intentions are.
b. Is illegal to turn off your signal before completing a turn.
c. Is always unsafe to turn off a signal before completing a turn.
  
23. When a school bus with its red lights flashing is stopped ahead on your side of the road you must:

a. Stop until all the children have left the bus.
b. Stop until the lights stop flashing.
c. Change lanes, drive slowly and pass cautiously.
  
24. You can drive off the road to pass another vehicle:

a. Under no circumstances.
b. If the vehicle ahead is turning left.
c. If there are two or more lanes traveling in your direction.
  
25. Which of these statements is true about drinking alcohol and driving?

a. If you are under the legal blood alcohol concentration limit, your driving isn't impaired.
b. If you can walk a straight line after drinking, it is safe to drive.
c. Alcohol affects judgement, which is needed for driving safely.
  
26. A curb painted blue means parking is:

a. For disabled persons with a special placard or plate.
b. Allowed for no longer than 15 minute.
c. For picking up or dropping off passenger.
  
27. Flash your brake lights or turn on your emergency flashers if you:

a. Are temporarily parked in a traffic lane to make delivery.
b. Are backing out of a parking space.
c. Need to warn other drivers of a collision ahead.

28. Slowing down just to look at collisions or anything else out of the ordinary:

a. Prevents rear-end collisions.   
b. Causes traffic congestion. 
c. Improves traffic flow by preventing collisions.
  
29. On freezing wet days, which of the following roadways is most likely to hide spots of ice.

a. Roadways on bridges and overpasses. 
b. Roadways near the top of hills.   
c. Roadways paved with asphalt.
  
30. You must look for bicycle riders in the same lanes used by motor vehicles because they:

a. Are entitled to share the road with you.  
b. Must ride facing oncoming traffic.   
c. Illegally share lanes with motor vehicles.
  
31. On a freeway, a driver should look farther ahead than you would on a city street:

a. Because it takes 1/4 mile to stop your vehicle completely.   
b. Because it helps you keep up with traffic.   
c. In order to see potential hazards early.
  
32. You may make a left turn on a red light only from a:

a. One-way street onto a one way street.
b. One-way street onto a two-way street.   
c. Two-way street onto a one-way street.
  
33. Yellow lines separate:

a. a. Traffic lanes on one-way streets.   
b. All carpool lanes from regular traffic lanes.   
c. Traffic moving in opposite directions on a two-way road.
  
34. You are driving and there are oncoming vehicles on your left and a row of parked vehicles on your right. You should steer:

a. Closer to the parked vehicles than the oncoming vehicles.   
b. Closer to the oncoming vehicles than the parked vehicles.   
c. A middle course between the oncoming and parked vehicles.
  
35. After passing a vehicle, it is safe to return to your driving lane when:

a. You see the headlights of the passed vehicle in your rear view mirror.   
b. You signal for three seconds your intention to return to your lane.   
c. The driver you passed signals you to return to your lane.
  
36. To help avoid skidding on slippery surfaces you should:

a. Speed up to enter curves and slow down to exit them.   
b. Slow down before entering curves and intersections.
c. Shift to a lower gear after starting down a steep hill.

Answers:

1. b
2. c
3. a
4. b
5. c
6. a  
7. a  
8. a  
9. b
10. b
11. a
12. b  
13. b  
14. c
15. c
16. a
17. a
18. c
19. a
20. c
21. a
22. a
23. b
24. a
25. c
26. a
27. c
28. b  
29. a  
30. a  
31. c
32. a
33. c
34. c
35. a
36. b

Note: These questions are copied from the DMV site located here: All the test have duplication questions sometimes with different wording. Some tests more than other, because the DMV want to make sure you understand these area of the commercial driving exams.



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Friday, September 15, 2017

CDL Tank Vehicle Endorsement - Exam 4 - 36 Questions

Tank Vehicle Endorsement
EXAM 4

By Gary Boutin

1. What is the reason that food products not be carried in tanks with baffles:

a. For sanitary reasons.
b. Because it damages the product.
c. For safety reasons.
d. For all of these reasons.

2. When driving a tank vehicle you should
:

a. Increase your following distance.
b.   Keep your following distance the same.
c.   Decrease your following distance.
d.   Any of these depending on circumstances.

3. Which of these statements is most accurate
:

a.   All tank vehicles are different.
b.   Tank vehicles are the same as other commercial vehicles.
c.   All tank vehicles are the same.
d.   All tank vehicles are roughly the same.

4. As you approach a curve, you should
:

a.   Maintain your speed.
b.   Accelerate slightly.
c.   Any of these depending on circumstances.
d.   Slow down.

5. For tank vehicles, emergency equipment
:

a.   Will be the same for all types.
b.   Will be the same as for any other commercial vehicle.
c.   Is not required.
d.   Will be different for each type of vehicle.

6. As you drive through a curve, you should
:

a.   Accelerate slightly.
b.   Any of these depending on circumstances.
c.   Slow down slightly.
d.   Maintain a constant speed.

7.  To avoid skids
when driving a tank vehicle, you must make sure that you do not:

a.   Over-steer.
b.   Over-brake.
c.   Over-accelerate.
d.   All of the above.

8. Under what circumstances can you load a cargo tank totally full
:

a.   None.
b.   If only taking a short trip.
c.   If it is the only way you can match the amount to the shipping manifest.
d.   If it is cold outside.

9. To control surge, your braking should be characterized by
:

a.   Steady pressure.
b.   Light pressure.
c.   Heavy pressure.
d.   Variable pressure.

10. When driving tank vehicles, you should be extra careful to drive
:

a.   Passively.
b.   Aggressively.
c.   Smoothly.
d.   Timidly.

11. In tanks with bulkheads, you must be careful about
:

a.   Weight distribution.
b.   Leaks.
c.   Surge.
d.   All of the above.

12. You should be particularly careful when loading dense vehicles like acids, because
:

a. They evaporate more than others.
b. They may exceed the vehicle weight limit.
c. They expand more than others.
d. All of the above.

13. When driving a smooth bore tank, you should be particularly cautious
:

a.   Stopping and starting.
b.   On curves.
c.   At tollbooths.
d.   On high-speed highways.

14. Which of these tanks is likely to have the strongest forward and back surge
:

a.   A bulkhead tank.
b.   A baffled liquid tank.
c.   A smooth bore tank.
d.   They will all be the same.

15. Compared to a normal commercial vehicle, when you make lane changes in a tank vehicle you should take
:

a.   A shorter distance.
b.   The same distance.
c.   A longer distance.
d.   Any of these depending on circumstances.

16. The outage requirements are
:

a.   The same for every liquid within a 1% margin.
b.   The same for every liquid within a 5% margin.
c.   The same for every liquid.
d.   Different for every liquid.

17. When a tank vehicle starts to skid, your first priority should be
:

a.   To steer out of it.
b.   To restore traction.
c.   To accelerate out of it.
d.   To apply the brakes.

18. When driving a tank vehicle, you should remember that wet roads will increase the normal stopping distance by
:

a.   50 %.
b.   75 %.
c.   100 %.
d.   120 %.

19. Baffled liquid tanks can be subject to
:

a.   Back to front surge.
b.   Side to side surge.
c.   Any of these.
d.   Front to back surge.

20. The amount of liquid you load into a tank depends upon
:

a.   The weight of the liquid.
b.   Legal weight limits.
c.   The amount the liquid will expand in transit.
d.   All of these factors.

21. When braking in a tank vehicle, you should make sure that you do not
:

a.   Apply the brakes too soon.
b.   Release the brakes too soon.
c.   Keep pressure constant.
d.   Brake well in advance.

22. When braking in a tank vehicle, you should be particularly careful not to
:

a.   Steer to the left.
b.   Steer at all.
c.   Steer quickly.
d.   Steer slowly.

23. Which of these will take the longest to stop
:

a.   A full tank vehicle.
b.   An empty tank vehicle.
c.   They are all the same.
d.   A half full tank vehicle.

24. Which of these products is most likely to be carried in a smooth bore tank
:

a.   Milk.
b.   Fertilizer.
c.   Petroleum.
d.   Liquid concrete.

25. Outage is describes as the room you must allow for
:

a.   Liquids to contract.
b.   All of these things.
c.   Liquids to expand.
d.   Liquids to evaporate.

 26. Liquid in a tank with baffles can have a surge in what direction:

a. Side to side.
b. Front to back.
c. No surge. Baffles prevent surge from any direction.
d. Top to bottom.

27. How should you check a tank for any spills
:

a. Check the intake, discharge and cut-off valves.
b. Check the tank's body (or shell) for dents or leaks.
c. Check pipes, connections and hoses.
d. None of the above.

28. Vehicles should be checked for any leaking because ________
:

a. Leaks affect how quickly the vehicle accelerates.
b. It is illegal to carry liquids or gases in a leaking tank.
c. Leaks may lengthen your trips.
d. None of the above.

29. Why does hauling liquids in tanks require special skills
:

a. Tanks that carry liquids have more controls.
b. Liquid is significantly heavier than solids.
c. Low center of gravity.
d. High center of gravity and liquid's movement.

30. Un-baffled liquid tankers are sometimes called __________
:

a. Edge less tanks.
b. Smooth-bore tanks.
c. Smooth-bare tanks.
d. Slick tanks.

31. A liquid tank that has no baffles typically transports which of the following most often
:

a. Milk or food products.
b. Gasoline.
c. Radioactive liquids.
d. Liquid gas.

32. You should you be careful when driving a smooth bore tank during the ________
:

a. Winter.
b. Wind.
c. Starting or stopping.
d. None of the above.

33. The _________ should help you determine how much liquid to load into a tank
:

a. The amount the liquid will expand in transit.
b. The weight of the liquid.
c. Legal weight limits.
d. All of the above.

34. To decide which placards to use, you should know _______
:

a. The total weight of all classes of hazardous materials in your vehicle.
b. The amount of hazardous materials shipped.
c. The hazard class of materials.
d. All of the above.

35. When should you inspect your vehicle when you are transporting hazardous materials
:

a. You shouldn't inspect your vehicle.
b. Only during bad weather.
c. The first time you make a trip only.
d. Before and during each trip.

36. The person in charge of loading and unloading a cargo tank must be sure a qualified person is always watching. This person must be within how many feet of the tank
:

a. 25-ft.
b. 50-ft.
c. 35-ft.
d. 30-ft.

Answers:

1. a
2. a
3. a
4. d
5. d
6. a
7. d
8. b
9. a
10. c
11. a
12. b
13. a
14. c
15. c
16. d
17. b
18. c
19. b
20. a
21. b
22. c
23. b
24. a
25. c
26. a
27. d
28. b
29. d
30. b
31. a
32. c
33. d
34. d
35. d
36. a

Questions 1 to 36 were obtained from Free DMV Practice Tests.

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Monday, September 4, 2017

CDL Tank Vehicle Endorsement - Exam 3 - 36 Questions


By Gary Boutin

FROM https://www.test-guide.com/cdl/free-cdl-practice-tests/cdl-tanker-practice-test-2.html

1. Why are the specials skills and knowledge required to drive a tanker:

a. Tankers have a high center of gravity.
b. Tankers have an increased risk of rollover.
c. Liquid surge can occur in tankers.
d. All of the above.

2. Dividers inside tankers that have holes in them are known as:

a. Barriers.
b. Bulkheads.
c. Baffles.
d. Separators.

3. Why are baffles used in some tankers:

a. To make the interior of a tanker easier to clean out.
b. To control forward-and-back liquid surge.
c. To eliminate side-to-side liquid surge.
d. To allow you the hauling of mixed loads.

4. Why should you have sufficient outage in a tanker truck:

a. To reduce the possibility of liquid surge.
b. To lower the center of gravity of the tanker.
c. To reduce the chance of leaks due to liquid expansion.
d. To reduce the weight of the tanker.

5. Why do you need to know the outage requirements when hauling liquids in bulk:

a. Outage requirements vary across liquids.
b. Some baffled tankers do not require outage.
c. Some heavy liquids do not require outage.
d. All of the above.

6. In which direction do baffled tanks NOT usually prevent the movement of surge:

a. Up and down.
b. Side to side.
c. Forward and backward.
d. All of the above.

7. How does a baffled tanker handle differently than a tanker with baffles:

a. The baffled tanker will have less side to side surge than the unbaffled tanker.
b. The baffled tanker can handle curves faster than an unbaffled tanker.
c. The baffled tanker will have less front to back surge than the unbaffled tanker.
d. The baffled tanker will handle the same as the unbaffled tanker.

8. Which of the following is a potential danger of side to side surge:

a. Containment breach.
b. Rollover.
c. Suspension system failure.
d. None of the above.

9. Which of the following is a liquid tight divider between compartments inside of a tank:

a. Bulkhead.
b. Baffle.
c. Separation walls.
d. None of the above.

10. A tank endorsement is needed for:

a.   Nonhazardous liquids.
b.   Nonhazardous gases.
c.   Hazardous gases.
d.   All of these.

11. Manhole covers must have:

a.   Gaskets.
b.   Caps.
c.   Locks.
d.   Plugs.

12. Which of these valves should you check carefully before driving
:

a.   Cut off.
b.   All of them.
c.   Discharge.
d.   Intake.

13. If you are driving a vehicle which is leaking liquids or gases, who may be liable for the costs of cleanup:

a.   The local authority.
b.   The operator.
c.   The highways authority.
d.   You the driver.

14. You should check that all valves are in the correct position before:

a.   Unloading.
b.   Loading.
c.   Doing any of these things.
d.   Moving.

15. Which of these is particularly easy to roll over
:

a.   A liquid tanker.
b.   A truck carrying gas canisters.
c.   A gas tanker.
d.   A truck carrying frozen liquid.

16. The best way to deal with liquid surge is to
:

a.   Only fill tanks half full.
b.   Be very familiar with the handling of the vehicle.
c.   Drive very slowly.
d.   Drive at the speed limit.

17. The first thing you should do before loading, unloading or driving a tank vehicle is:

a.   To do all these things.
b.   To sound a warning.
c.   To establish a perimeter.
d.   To carry out an inspection.

18. The best way to check for leaks is to
:

a.   Look under and around the vehicle.
b.   Look on top of the vehicle.
c.   Drive the vehicle for 5 miles.
d.   Smell all around the vehicle.

19. All pipes, connections and hoses should be checked particularly carefully
:

a.   Around joints.
b.   If longer than 3 m.
c.   All of these.
d.   Around their middles.

20. The term liquid surge describes
:

a.  Any of these.
b.  The movement of liquid inside a tank.
c.  The movement of liquid on the roadway.
d.  The movement of liquid as you fill a tank.

21. If a wave of liquid surge is moving towards the front of the truck, the truck will tend to be pushed:

a.   Backward.
b.   To the left.
c.   Forward.
d.   To the right.

22. Tank vehicles need special handling skills because of
:

a.   Their low center of gravity.
b.   The extra weight to the front.
c.   Their high center of gravity.
d.   The extra weight to the rear.

23. If you are towing a portable tank with a vehicle which needs a Class A or B CDL, you must have a tank endorsement if the tank is rated at greater than:

a.   1100 gallons.
b.   900 gallons.
c.   1200 gallons.
d.   1000 gallons.

24. The most important thing to look out for on any tank vehicle is:

a.   Peeling paintwork.
b.   Low tire pressure.
c.   Leaks.
d.   Inefficient mileage.

25. If your vehicle needs a Class A or B CDL you need a tank endorsement if you wish to carry liquid or liquid gas in a permanently mounted cargo tank rated at greater than:

a.   119 gallons.
b.   129 gallons.
c.   99 gallons.
d.   109 gallons.

26. You should never drive a tank vehicle with:

a.   Open valves.
b.   Open manhole covers.
c.   Open vents.
d.   Open valves or manhole covers.

27. The best way of finding out how to inspect a tank vehicle is:

a.   To check with the previous driver.
b.   To check the operator manual.
c.   To check with the operating company.
d.   Any of these.

28. A tank endorsement is required for certain vehicles transporting:

a.   Gases only.
b.   Liquids only.
c.   Liquids and gases.
d.   Liquids or gases.

29. Driving a vehicle which is leaking liquids or gases is:

a.   None of these.
b.   A criminal offense.
c.   An administrative offense.
d.   A civil offense.

30. Highway curves and on or off ramps should be negotiated:

a.   Slightly below the speed limit.
b.   At the speed limit.
c.   Any of these depending on circumstances.
d.   Well below the speed limit.

31. If a truck is on a slippery surface at a stop line, liquid surge can push it:

a.   Over the stop line.
b.   To the edge of the intersection.
c.   Onto the stop line.
d.   Into the intersection.

32. Tankers can be turned over on curves if traveling:

a.   At the speed limit.
b.   10 mph above the speed limit.
c.   15 mph above the speed limit.
d.   5 mph above the speed limit.

33. You must pay careful attention to weight distribution if your tank has:

a.   Top inlets.
b.   An oval cross-section.
c.   Bottom inlets.
d.   Bulkheads.

34. If you are found driving a leaking vehicle, you will be:

a.   Stopped from driving any further.
b.   Told to have repairs made within a week.
c.   Told to drive to your destination then have repairs made.
d.   Given a severe warning.

35. Because ______, you may often only partially fill tanks:

a. It is easier to drive with heavier tanks.
b. Studies have shown there is not much need for liquids to be transported by tanks.
c. A full tank of dense liquids could exceed legal weight limits.
d. None of the above.

36. Transporting liquids in tank vehicles requires special skills for two reasons: One is the liquid movement (or liquid surge); the other is _______
:

a. High center of gravity.
b. Uneven liquid expansion.
c. Low center of gravity.
d. The tank's bottom heaviness.


Answers:

1. d
2. c
3. b
4. c
5. a
6. b
7. c
8. b
9. a
10. d
11. a
12. b
13. d
14. c
15. a
16. b
17. d
18. a
19. a
20. b
21. c
22. c
23. d 
24. c
25. a
26. d
27. b
28. d
29. b
30. d  
31. d
32. a
33. d
33. a
34. a
35. c
36. a

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