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Drivers who want to drive combination vehicles must pass the combination vehicles test. The New York 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 New York CDL Manual. Take this practice test now to prepare for the actual NY CDL combination test!
1. Headache racks:
protect you from being hit by your cargo.
help you keep weights within legal limits.
can blind other drivers.
None of the above.
2. Which of the following is NOT part of testing the tractor protection valve?
Stepping on and off the brake pedal several times to reduce the air pressure in the tanks.
Charging the trailer air brake system.
Pulling forward slowly, then applying the trailer brakes.
Shutting off the engine.
3. Cargo should be properly covered:
to protect the weather from the cargo.
to protect people from spilled cargo.
to block your view or someone else’s.
All of the above.
4. The service line:
carries power steering fluid to control the trailer brakes.
carries air and is connected to relay valves which allow the trailer brakes to be applied more quickly.
carries air to the parking brake to control the trailer brakes.
None of the above.
5. Which of these statements about brakes is true?
The lighter the vehicle, the more heat the brakes absorb to stop it.
To stop, the brake shoes and linings are pushed against the outside of the drum.
Brake fade does not result from excessive heat.
None of the above.
6. A red triangle with an orange center means:
Slow-moving vehicle
Liquid tanker
The vehicle is hauling hazardous materials
Law enforcement vehicle
7. When the tractor protection valve closes, the trailer _______ brakes will come on.
8. When driving at night you should:
use your high beams when it is safe and legal to do so.
keep the interior light on.
always use low beams.
All of the above.
9. If your truck has automatic transmission, you should downshift:
after entering a curve.
when going down grades.
whenever road conditions allow.
when you need to accelerate.
10. Which of the following is not a reason for covering cargo?
To prevent other drivers from looking at the cargo
To protect the cargo from weather
To protect people from spilled cargo
All of the above.
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NY CDL Combination Test

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