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The CDL general knowledge test is required to be taken by all CDL applicants. The Utah 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 Utah 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 UT 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. During a pre-trip inspection, you discover a power steering leak. You should:
report the problem and make arrangements to use another vehicle.
try to fix the problem while driving.
report the problem and start your trip, driving slower than normal.
report the problem after your trip and try to stay on schedule.
2. Before driving a vehicle with a dual air system, the air compressor should build up a minimumĀ of _____ pressure in both the primary and secondary systems.
10 psi
50 psi
100 psi
75 psi
3. Hanging meat in a refrigerated truck can be:
a very unstable load with a high center of gravity.
a very stable load if properly distributed.
a very unstable load with a low center of gravity.
a very stable load with a low center of gravity.
4. Most heavy duty vehicles use ___ air brake systems for safety.
5. Dry bulk tanks require special care because:
take up more space than other CMVs.
they have a high center of gravity.
they have a low center of gravity.
are heavier than other CMVs.
6. _________ is operating a motor vehicle with the intent of doing harm to others.
Road rage
Aggressive driving
Angry driving
Passive driving
7. The air tanks should be drained completely to remove:
carbon monoxide.
the radiator cap.
water and oil.
8. An item that is 15 feet long placed on a flatbed trailer should have at least:
3 tie-downs.
1 tie-down.
15 tie-downs.
2 tie-downs.
9. When traction is poor, as in rain or snow, you should speed up very gradually. If you don't:
brake pressure will push the rod out.
you could lose control.
you will exceed the speed limit.
the brakes will not work.
10. You may get a clue that a driver may be going to make a turn from:
the driver weaving across the road.
the rear lights of the driver's vehicle.
the driver's head and body movements.
slow moving or stalled traffic in a traffic lane.
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Number of questions: 50
Correct answers to pass:40
Passing score:80%
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