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The CDL general knowledge test is required to be taken by all CDL applicants. The Georgia CDL test consists of 50 questions. To pass, you must correctly answer at least 40 questions (80%). The general knowledge test covers the contents of the Georgia CDL Manual. All CDL applicants (Class A, B and C) must study the following sections: Driving Safely, Transporting Cargo Safely, Air Brakes (if you plan to operate vehicles equipped with air brakes), Vehicle Inspection Test, Basic Control Skills Test, Road Test. In addition, the Class A CDL test will include questions based on the Combination Vehicles section. Take this CDL practice test now to prepare for the actual GA general knowledge test! To get your CDL, you must pass both the knowledge and skills tests. CDL knowledge tests include: General Knowledge, Passenger Transport, Air Brakes, Combination Vehicles, Hazardous Materials, Tanker Vehicles, Doubles/Triples, School Bus, Firefighter. Depending on what class of license (A, B or C) and endorsements you need, you must take one or more knowledge tests. A special endorsement is also required to drive certain types of vehicles. The following endorsements may be used with a Class A, B or C CDL: HazMat (H), Tank Vehicles (N), Tank Vehicles Transporting Hazardous Materials (X) and Passenger Transport (P). The School Bus endorsement (S) is only available for Class A or B CDL, and the Doubles/Triples endorsement (T) is only available for Class A driver's licenses.
1. What three things add up to total stopping distance?
Perception distance, reaction distance and braking distance
Reaction distance + viewing distance + braking distance
Braking distance + stopping distance
Reaction distance + braking distance
2. Baffles:
separate the load.
help to prevent cargo overload.
help to control the forward and backward liquid surge.
help to control the side-to-side liquid surge.
3. When approaching a vehicle as part of a pre-trip inspection, which of the following could be a sign of trouble?
Parking brake is on
Inflated tires
Fresh oil under the vehicle
All of the above
4. Which of the following statements about managing space is true?
If you find yourself being tailgated, you should increase your following distance.
Smaller vehicles require more space to stop than larger ones.
Full tank vehicles may take longer to stop than empty ones.
You need at least 1 second for each 10 feet of vehicle length at speeds above 40 mph.
5. The best way to test the trailer service brakes is to:
put the handbrake on when there are no vehicles around you.
pull forward quickly, then apply the trailer brakes with your hand control.
accelerate to the maximum possible speed, then apply the trailer brakes fully.
None of the above.
6. When the wheels of a trailer lock up, the trailer will tend to swing around. This is more likely to happen when:
the trailer is overloaded.
the trailer is empty or lightly loaded.
the trailer is fully loaded.
None of the above.
7. Which of the following can cause front-wheel skid?
Driving too fast for conditions.
Cargo loaded so not enough weight is on the front axle.
Lack of tread on the front tires.
All of the above.
8. If you are feeling drowsy, before driving you should:
drink some coffee.
get some sleep.
wait at least 30 minutes.
drink soda.
9. In an emergency, if you have to drive off the road you should:
keep one set of wheels on the pavement, if possible.
stay on the shoulder (if possible) until your vehicle has come to a stop.
avoid using the brakes until your speed has dropped.
All of the above.
10. Which of the following is a reason to cover cargo?
To contain a spill
To protect people from spilled cargo
To protect the cargo from weather
All of the above.
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GA CDL Practice Test

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Correct answers to pass:40
Passing score:80%
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