Sunday, December 31, 2017

CDL Automobile Motor Vehicle - Exam 7 - 36 Questions

EXAM 7
By Gary Boutin


1. You must use your seat belt:a. Unless you are riding in a vehicle built before 1978.   
b. Unless you are driving in a limousine.   
c. and failure to do so will result in a traffic ticket.
   
2. To Turn left from a one-way street with multiple lanes onto a two way street, start the turn in:
a. The lane closest to the middle of the street.
b. The far left lane.   
c. Any lane available.
   
3. Which of the following will help you avoid being hit from behind:
a. Changing lanes frequently.   
b. Decreasing your following distance.   
c. Merge into another lane.
   
4. Which is true about vehicles displaying a diamond-shaped sign (indicating a hazardous load)?
a. They are not allowed to exceed 35mph.   
b. They must stop before crossing railroad tracks.   
c. They are not allowed to drive on freeways.   

5. You must yield the right of way to an emergency vehicle by:
a. Stopping immediately, even if you are in an intersection.
b. Moving into the right lane and driving slowly until it has passed.   
c. Driving near to the right edge of the road as possible and stopping.
   
6. You are driving on a freeway posted for 65 mph. Most of the other vehicles are driving 70 mph or faster. You may legally drive:
a. No faster than 65 mph.   
a. 70 mph or faster to keep up with the speed of traffic.   
a. Between 65 mph and 70 mph.
   
7. You enter a designated turn lane to make a left turn at an upcoming intersection. There is oncoming traffic. You should:
a. Signal before you arrive at the intersection.   
b. Move to the left of the center lane.   
c. Turn your front wheels to the left to be prepared to turn.
   
8. You must yield to a pedestrian using a white cane or guide dog:
a. Only is a crossing guard is present.   
b. At all times.   
c. Only when a guide dog is leading the person across the street.
   
9. You are driving on a city street and see an emergency vehicle with flashing lights behind you. What should you do?
a. Drive to the right edge of the road and slow down.   
b. Drive to the right edge of the road and stop.   
c. Stay in your lane, slow down, and let it pass.


10. You can drive off the road to pass another vehicle:


a. If there are two or more lanes traveling in your direction.
b. If the vehicle ahead is turning left.
c. Under no circumstances.
   
11. Always look carefully for motorcycles before you change lanes because:

a. It is illegal for motorcycles to share traffic lanes.
b. They usually have the right of way at intersections.
c. Their smaller size makes them harder to see.
   
12. You must stop at the intersection ahead. Just before the intersection, you have to cross railroad tracks. You should stop before you cross the railroad tracks when:

a. You don't have room on the other side to completely cross the tracks.
b. You transport two or more children in a passenger vehicle.   
c. The crossing is located in a city or town with frequent train traffic.
   
13. You drive defensively when you:

a. Always put one car length between you and the car ahead.   
b. Keep your eyes moving to look for possible hazards.   
c. Look only at the car in front of you while driving.   

14. When can you drive in a bike lane?

a. On foggy days when visibility is low.   
b. 30 minute after sunset or 30 minutes before sunrise.   
c. Under no circumstances.   

15. You are driving on the freeway. The vehicle in front of you is a large truck. You should drive:

a. Closely behind the truck in bad weather because the driver can see farther ahead.   
b. No more than one car length behind the truck so the driver can see you.   
c. Farther behind the truck than you would for a passenger vehicle.
   
16. If there is a deep puddle in the road ahead, you should:

a. Maintain the posted speed to make it through the water.   
b. Shift into neutral as you drive through the water.   
c. Avoid the puddle if possible.
   
17. You are approaching a railroad crossing with no warning devices and are unable to see 400 feet down the tracks in one direction. The speed limit is:

a. 20 mph.   
b. 15 mph.
c. 25 mph.
   
18. Roads are slippery after it first starts to rain. When the road is slippery you should:

a. Decrease the distance you look ahead of your vehicle   
b. Test your tires' traction while going uphill.   
a. Avoid making fast turns and fast stops.

19. You want to pass a bicyclists riding on the right edge of your lane:

a. You must honk your horn before passing the bicyclist.  
b. You must not squeeze past the bicyclist.  
c. May not pass the bicyclist for any reason.
  
20. A large truck is ahead of you and is turning right onto a street with two lanes in each direction. The truck:

a. May have to swing wide to complete the right turn.  
b. Must stay in the right lane at all times while turning.  
c. May complete its turn in either of the two lanes.
  
21. You are driving on the freeway behind a large truck, you should drive:

a. To the right side of the truck and wait to pass.  
b. Farther behind the truck than for a passenger vehicle.  
c. Closer behind the truck than for a passenger vehicle.
  
22. A person may legally ride in the back of a pickup truck when:

a. In secured seats and using approved safety belts.  
b. The sides of the pickup bed are at least 24 inches high.  
c. The back of the pickup is covered with a camper shell.
  
23. You have been involved in a minor traffic collision with a parked vehicle and you can't find the owner. You must:

a. Leave a note on the vehicle.  
b. Report the accident without delay to the city police or, in unincorporated areas, to the CHP.  
c. All of the above.
  
24. At dawn or dusk or in rain or snow, it can be hard to see and be seen. A good way to let other drivers know you are there is to turn:

a. On your parking lights.  
b. On your headlights.  
c. Up the instrumental panel lights.
  
25. When driving at night on a dimly lit street, you should:

a. Turn on your high beam headlights to better see the vehicles ahead of you.  
b. Keep the instrument panel lights bright to be more visible to other drivers.  
c. Drive slowly enough so you can stop within the area lighted by your headlights.
  
26. Flash your brake lights or turn on your emergency flashers if you:

a. Are temporarily parked in a traffic lane to make delivery.  
b. Need to warn other drivers of a collision ahead.  
c. Are backing out of a parking space.
  
27. If a traffic signal light is not working, you must:

a. Stop before entering the intersection and let all other traffic go first.  
b. Stop, then proceed when safe  
c. Slow down or stop, only if necessary.

28. 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. Even if they are secured in a child passenger restraint system.   
c. If they are supervised by a person twelve years of age or older.
   
29. You see a flashing yellow traffic signal at an upcoming intersection. The flashing yellow light means:

a. Stop before entering the intersection as long as you can do so safely.   
b. Stop. Yield to all cross traffic before crossing the intersection.   
c. Slow down and cross the intersection carefully.
   
30. To avoid last minute moves, you should be looking down the road to where your vehicle will be in about:

a. 15 to 20 seconds.   
b. 10 to 15 seconds.   
c. 5 to 10 seconds.
   
31. Which of the following blocks the smooth flow of traffic?

a. Using public transportation instead of your vehicle.   
b. Slowing down to look at collision scene.   
c. Avoiding unnecessary lane changes.
   
32. Which of these vehicles must always stop before crossing railroad tracks?

a. Sport utility vehicles carrying four or more persons.
b. Motor homes or pickup trucks towing a boat trailer.
c. Tank trucks with hazardous materials placards.
   
33. An orange and red sign of this shape on a vehicle always means:

a. Slow moving vehicle.
b. The vehicle has the right of way.
c. Shoulder work ahead.
   
34. If you are riding in a vehicle equipped with a lap belt and also a separate shoulder belt, you are:

a. Only require to use the lap belt.
b. Only required to use the shoulder belt.
c. Require to use both the lap and shoulder belt.
   
35. 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. Move over into the right lane when it is safe.
b. Drive onto the left shoulder to let the other vehicles pass.
c. Stay in your lane so you don't impede the traffic flow.
   
36. When you tailgate other drivers (drive close to their rear bumper):

a. You can frustrate the other drivers and make them angry.
b. You help reduce traffic congestion.
c. Your actions cannot result in a traffic citation.



Answers:
1. c
2. b
3. c
4. b
5. c
6. a
7. a
8. b
9. b
10. c
11. c
12. a
13. b
14. c
15. c
16. c
17. b
18. c
19. b
20. a
21. b
22. a
23. c
24. b
25. c
26. b
27. b


28. b
29. c
30. b
31. b
32. c
33. a
34. c
35. a
36. a

This test was obtained from the California DMV Automobile test and can be obtained here

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Sunday, December 24, 2017

CDL Class B - Exam 3 - 36 Questions

CLASS B
EXAM 3
By Gary Boutin

Class B License: Any single vehicle with a G.V.W.R. of 26,001 or more pounds, or any vehicle towing a vehicle not in excess of 10,000 pounds G.V.W.R.. For example, a fire truck, a dump truck, a garbage truck, or a cement mixer truck. All candidates must complete the following requirements:
  • Pass a General Knowledge exam.
  • Pass the Air Brakes test.
  • Pass the pre-trip inspection.

1. 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.
   
2. During a pre-trip test, you will be:

a. Watching someone else check the vehicle.
b. Watching a film on how to inspect a vehicle.
c. Expected to explain your knowledge of the pre-trip process.
   
3. What is blocking used for:

a. To prevent cargo from being unloaded too quickly
b. To prevent cargo from shifting.
c. To prevent cargo from being loaded too high
   
4. How long should it normally take for engine oil pressure to come up to normal after starting the vehicle:

a. No sooner than three minutes.
b. Within seconds.
c. Within five minutes.
   
5. How many mirrors are required for every registered vehicle:

a. 3.   
b. 0.   
c. 2.

6. What should you do if you have an engine fire:

a. Turn the engine off as soon as possible.    
b. Not use a fire extinguisher.  
c. Open the hood as soon as possible.
   
7. What should you do if you vehicle gets stuck on railroad tracks:

a. Get out of the vehicle and call for assistance.    
b. Continue trying to get the vehicle off the tracks.   
c. Stay in the vehicle.
   
8. If required to complete a vehicle inspection report in writing, the report must be signed:

a. Every day.   
b. Only if the repairs are estimated to cost more than $1,000.   
c. Only if defects were noted and certified to be repaired.
   
9. Move-over laws require a driver approaching a stopped emergency vehicle, to:

a. Move to the far part of the lane, but not switch lanes.   
b. Use the shoulder.   
c. Move to a lane not next to the stopped vehicle.
   
10. When starting the engine, how can you tell if the ABS system is not working on a truck with a trailer:

a. The yellow light on the left rear of the trailer will stay on.
b.The red light on the right side of the trailer will flash three times and then stay on.
c. All the rear lights will flash and then shut off.
   
11. What should you do if the coolant temperature gauge goes above the highest safe temperature:

a. Continue to drive.
b. Run the air conditioner.
c. Pull over and find out what is wrong.
 
12. How far ahead do most good drivers look:

a. 2-3 seconds.
b. 12-15 seconds.
c. 5-6 seconds.
   
13. A pre-trip inspection should include:

a. Removing coolant.
b. Spraying WD-40 into the air filter.
c. A check of the engine oil level.
   
14. How much tread should be in every major groove of a tire that is not in front:

a. 2/32.
b. 4/32.
c. 1/32.
   
15. What should you do if the brake pedal does not build up pressure:

a. Hold the brake pedal down as far as it will go.   
b. Downshift. 
c. Up shift.

16. Tie downs are used for:

a. Keep doors closed while driving.   
b. Prevent cargo from shifting.   
c. Prevent skidding.
   
17. How should you brake if your vehicle loses ABS:

a. Pump the brake repeatedly.   
b. Push the brake down as hard as you can.   
c. Brake normally, you will still have brakes.
   
18. Drivers of a Commercial Motor Vehicle:

a. Can only use a hands-free mobile phone.
b. Can only use a cell phone on rural roads.   
c. Can use a cell phone.

19. When is it OK to leave your truck unattended without applying the parking brakes and choking the wheels:
 
a. Never.
b. If you are only away for a few minutes.
c. If you are conducting a pre-trip inspection.

20. When approaching a bridge on a two-lane road you should:

a. Drive in the center of the bridge.
b. Check the weight limit of the bridge.
c. Slow down to 25-mph on the bridge.

21. The safety relief valve protects the air tanks and the rest of the system from building too much pressure:

a. True
b. False
22. Why put the starter switch key in your pocket during the pre-trip inspection:


a. So you don't lose it.
b. You will need it to inspect the trailer.
c. So no one moves the vehicle while you are inspecting underneath it.
d. You will need it to open the side box.

23. What things should you check during a trip:

a. Manifest and shipping papers.
b. Check for load stability by slightly swerving from left to right within your lane.
c. Check for local radio stations and billboard advertisements.
d. Map, directions, and weather report.
e. Watch gauges, mirrors, use your senses to check for problems. Look, listen, and smell.
f. None of the above.

24. Common medicines for colds can make you sleepy:

a. True.
b. False.

25. What factors determine your selection of a safe speed when going down a long steep downgrade:

a. Length of the grade and steepness of the grade only.
b. Total weight of the vehicle and cargo.
c. Total weight of the vehicle and cargo, length of the grade, steepness of the grade, road conditions, weather.
d. Total weight of the vehicle, steepness of the grade, weather.

26. You should let air out of hot tires so the pressure goes back to normal:

a. True.
b. False

27. What are ther steering system parts: 
a. Rim, lug nuts, tire.
b. Tie rod, spindle, pitman arm.
c. Leaf spring, vehicle frame, torque rod.
d. Main spring, axle, spring shackle.


28. What is hydroplaning:

a. A term used for quickly planning an alternate route due to heavy rain.
b. When tires lose their contact with the road and have little or no traction due to water on the road.
c. The amount of traction a truck has due to the weight of the vehicle on slippery surfaces.
d. A water spill on the road that came from a water truck.

29.  If you swing wide to the left before turning right, another driver may try to pass you on the right:

a. True.
b. False.

30. All air brake systems have an alcohol evaporator to put alcohol into the air system:

a. True
b. False


31. The use of brakes on a long steep downgrade is only a supplement to the braking effect of the engine:

a. True.
b. False.
c. It depends on the weight of the G.V.C.W. of the vehicle.

32. What should check on the front of your vehicle during the walk-around inspection:

a. Oil, transmission, air compressor, radiator.
b. Low beams, high beams, four-way flashers, turn signals.
c. Windshield, wipers, mirrors, hood latches.
d. Tires, steering parts, suspension parts, headlights.
e. None of the above.


33. What are two main things to look for ahead while driving:

a. Road signs and detours.
b. Fire and flooding.
c. Bridges and tunnels.
d. Truck Stops and police.
e. Traffic and road conditions.

34. What are spring brakes:

a. Powerful springs that are held back by air pressure. If the air pressure is removed, the springs put on the brakes.
b. Big springs full of air pressure. If the air pressure is increased, the springs put on the brakes.
c. Large springs forced closed by air pressure. If the air pressure is increased, the springs release the brakes.
d. None of the above.

35. What does communicating in safe driving mean:

a. Using a C.B. radio to let others know your intentions.
b. Letting others know you are there by using turn signals, four way flashers and horn.
c. Using hand signals.
d. All of the above.
e. None of the above.

36. Where should your reflectors be placed when stopped on a divided highway:

a. 20 feet, 150 feet, and 300 feet toward the approaching traffic.
b. 10 feet, 100 feet, and 200 feet toward the approaching traffic.
c. 15 feet, 75 feet, and 150 feet toward the approaching traffic.
d. 30 feet, 100 feet, and 150 feet toward the approaching



Answers: 

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


Note: Question 13 to 36 questions for Class B CDL 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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Monday, December 4, 2017

CDL Class B - Exam 2 - 36 Questions

CLASS B
EXAM 2
By Gary Boutin

1. What does the air compressor governor do:

a. Controls how fast the air is pumped into the air storage tanks.  
b. Controls when the air compressor pumps air into the air storage tanks.
c. Controls the temperature of air pumped into the air storage tanks.
   
2. To ensure normal stopping power, vehicles equipped with a front brake limiting valve should:

a. Set the control to the neutral position.   
b. Set the control to the off position.
c. Set the control to normal.
   
3. If your brakes fail when going downhill, why should you decide what to do as quickly as possible:

a. The longer you wait, vehicles may get out of your way.   
b. The longer you wait, the slower your vehicle will travel.
c. The longer you wait, the faster the vehicle will go.
   
4. When backing in an unfamiliar area, using driver-side backing:

a. Is only recommended if it is raining.   
b. Is encouraged so you can see better. 
c. Is discouraged, because you should look at both sides equally.
   
5. On newer vehicles how do you put on the parking brake:

a. Pull out the diamond-shaped yellow knob.
b. Move a lever to the right.  
c. Push in the diamond-shaped yellow knob.
   
6. Black ice is:

a. Usually thin.
b. Not a hazard when driving.   
c. Usually thick, about a half inch or more of ice.
   
7. When backing with a trailer, you should:

a. Turn the steering wheel in the direction of the turn. 
b. Turn the steering wheel in the opposite direction of the turn. 
c. Turn the wheel as sharply as possible.
   
8. When driving in wet conditions, what does a lack of spray from other vehicles indicate:

a. Ice has formed on the road. 
b. The pavement is dry.   
c. The spray is caught on the underside of the vehicle.
   
9. Which of the following is not a good rule when using turns signals?

a. Signal continuously, do not cancel a signal until the turn is completed.   
b. Signal early, signal well before the turn.   
c. Don’t over-signal, if no one is near you, there is no need to signal.
   
10. If using the spring brakes when hauling a heavy load, a complete stop will:

a. Be impossible.   
b. Take a long time. 
c. Take a short amount of time.

11. Air pressure should build up in a single air system, within how long:

a. 3 minutes. 
b. 15 minutes.   
c. 12 minutes.
   
12. What does an application pressure gauge do:

a. Shows how much air pressure is available.   
b. Shows how much air pressure would be required to stop the vehicle.   
c. Shows how much air pressure you are applying to the brakes.
   
13. When going down a steep downgrade: 

a. The vehicle should be continually downshifted instead of using the brakes.   
b. The vehicle should be placed in a lower gear and brakes used to supplement braking.   
c. The air brakes should be used.
   
14. When you double your speed from 20 to 40-mph, the braking distance is increased how many times:

a. 4.
b. 3.
c. 2.
   
15. What do ABS brakes do:

a. Help you avoid wheel lock up.
b. Locks up the wheels.   
c. Prevents the vehicle from accelerating when going uphill.
   
16. What should you do when confronted with an aggressive driver:

a. Ignore gestures.
b. Try to stay in the other driver’s way.   
c. Make eye contact.
   
17. Truck tractors with air brakes built after March 1, 1997 must have:

a. Antilock Braking System.
b. GPS.   
c. Bluetooth.
   
18.At what psi is the safety valve set to open:

a. 150.
b. 200.
c. 100.
   
19. A cargo van with a light load is:

a. Usually shorter with a heavy load.   
b. Usually taller than with a heavy load. 
c. Usually the same height with a load or without.
   
20. Most heavy trucks with manual transmissions require ____ to change gears:

a. Single clutching.
b. Triple clutching.
c. Double clutching.

21. How are points calculated when driving a commercial vehicle:

a. Points are given at one and a half times the point count.  
b. Points are given at 3-times the point count.   
c. Points are the same as for a non-commercial vehicle.
   
22. If turning to avoid a hazard:

a. You should not brake as it might cause the wheels to lock. 
b. You should turn the wheel very sharply.   
c. You should brake hard.
   
23. On a truck with air brakes, what does the braking system’s air compressor do?

a. It fills the tires   
b. It pumps it into the air storage tanks. 
c. It moves sir to the back of the truck
   
24. If being tailgated while driving a large vehicle, you should do all of the following except:

a. Increase following distance.   
b. Reduce speeds gradually.   
c. Speed up.
   
25. Brakes can get out of adjustment:

a. In the winter time.   
b. If they are used.   
c. If they are hot.
   
26. If your brakes fail on a downgrade, what is your best hope to stop:

a. An escape ramp. 
b. Going off the road.   
c. Using the shoulder.
   
27. Where do placards have to be placed:

a. On the front only   
b. On the front, back and both sides of a vehicle.   
c. On the driver’s side of the vehicle
   
28. 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.
   
29. Which of the following is not a reason to slowdown and be extra careful:

a. When traveling in normal traffic. 
b. When approaching a work zone.   
c. When using a roadway with a drop off.
   
30. What is not a sign of a tire failure:

a. Sound.   
b. Vibration.   
c. Smoother steering.

31. When backing with a trailer:

a. You should not back up in a straight line.   
b. You should not correct drift until you are far off course.   
c. You should pull-up frequently to reposition the vehicle.
   
32. Rough acceleration:

a. Is a good way to stay awake on long trips.   
b. Is distracting.   
c. Can cause mechanical damage.
   
33. Who is responsible for the safe operation of a vehicle:

a. The driver.
b. The owner.
c. The mechanic
   
34. When driving in winter, which of the following should receive extra attention in a pre-trip inspection:

a. Air conditioning unit
b. Coolant level and anti-freeze.
c. Oil.
   
35. Why do larger vehicles use air brakes:

a. Other brake systems will squeak too loudly.   
b. Air brakes are very effective systems.   
c. Air brakes are complicated.

36. What part of the truck is the air compressor connected to:

a. Transmission.   
b. Radiator.   
c. Engine.

Answers:

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

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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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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