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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. The definition of Gross Vehicle Weight is:
Axle weight + cargo weight
Total weight of a single vehicle minus fuel
Total weight of cargo
Total weight of a single vehicle + cargo
2. Cargo should be properly covered:
to protect the weather from the cargo.
to block your view or someone else’s.
to protect people from spilled cargo.
All of the above.
3. What is the minimum number of tie-downs for a 20 foot load?
4. To test the stopping action of your service brakes, go about:
50 mph.
5 mph.
25 mph.
15 mph.
5. When backing, you should back and turn toward the driver's side:
so you can see the shoulder of the road.
so you can see better.
so you can back on a curved path.
so you can back in a straight line.
6. When shifting up, you should release accelerator, push in clutch and shift to neutral at the same time, and then?
Press the accelerator
Release the clutch
Shift up
Push in the clutch again
7. How can you avoid rolling back when you start your vehicle?
Accelerate quickly so the vehicle does not jerk.
Use stab braking before you engage the clutch.
Partly engage the clutch before you take your right foot off the brake.
All of the above.
8. To prevent getting sleepy while driving, you should:
close the vent.
keep cool by opening the window.
drive alone whenever possible.
keep the cab warm.
9. Under a pressurized system, the radiator cap:
should never be hot.
should never be removed until the system has cooled.
should be removed when the coolant is hot.
should always be cool.
10. The header board, if equipped, should:
block the forward movement of any cargo you carry.
never be used for cargo.
can be dangerous.
not be used in case of a crash or emergency stop.
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GA CDL Knowledge Test

Number of questions: 50
Correct answers to pass:40
Passing score:80%
Number of questions: 50
Correct answers to pass:40
Passing score:80%
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