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Drivers who want to drive combination vehicles must pass the combination vehicles test. The Arkansas CDL combination test consists of 20 questions, and you'll need at least 16 correct answers to pass (80%). The test covers the combination vehicles section of the Arkansas CDL Manual. Take this practice test now to prepare for the actual AR CDL combination test!
1. When driving on slippery surfaces, you should:
change lanes often.
make turns as quickly as possible.
not pass slower vehicles unless necessary.
All of the above.
2. Tar in the road pavement rising to the road surface in very hot weather:
does not affect the road surface or driving conditions.
might get in your engine.
causes the road to become very slippery.
is very sticky and will slow down your vehicle.
3. Which of the following will NOT help you prevent rollover?
Using the controlled braking method.
Driving slowly around turns.
Keeping the cargo as close to the ground as possible.
All of the above.
4. Cargo tie-downs are used to:
prevent right-turn accidents.
prevent skidding.
keep cargo from shifting or falling.
prevent freezing.
5. To prevent a rollover, the driver should:
drive on the shoulder if possible.
pay extra attention to the coolant level.
make quick lane changes if possible.
drive slowly around corners, on ramps, and off ramps.
6. Which of the following is true about the trailer hand valve?
The trailer hand valve works the trailer brakes.
It should be used only to test the trailer brakes.
If used in driving it could cause the trailer to skid.
All of the above.
7. A red triangle with an orange center means:
Slow-moving vehicle
The vehicle is hauling hazardous materials
Law enforcement vehicle
Liquid tanker
8. If an aggressive driver is involved in an accident down the road, you should:
try to get their vehicle to the side of the road.
make eye contact with the driver.
stop a safe distance from the accident scene, wait for the police and report the behavior you witnessed.
confront the aggressive driver.
9. When transporting cargo, the cargo should be checked:
before the trip and after the first 50 miles.
only after the trip.
before the trip and after the first 150 miles.
only before the trip.
10. When you back under a trailer:
use lowest reverse gear.
back the tractor slowly.
make sure the trailer brakes are locked.
All of the above.
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AR CDL Combination Test

Number of questions: 20
Correct answers to pass:16
Passing score:80%
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