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Drivers who want to drive combination vehicles must pass the combination vehicles test. The Virginia 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 Virginia CDL Manual. Take this practice test now to prepare for the actual VA CDL combination test!
1. If you're feeling tired while driving you should:
eat something.
drink coffee.
stop driving and get some rest.
2. 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 empty or lightly loaded.
the trailer is fully loaded.
the trailer is overloaded.
3. If you must drive slowly, how should you alert following drivers?
Flash your brake lights
Turn on your taillights
Use your emergency flashers if it is legal
4. Longer combination vehicles have the tendency to swing wide on turns. This is called:
5. When the wheels of a trailer lock up:
the vehicle will gradually come to a complete stop.
ABS will increase stopping power.
the trailer will tend to swing around.
6. 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.
7. After coupling the trailer, begin raising the landing gear by using:
the low gear range.
the crank handle.
the high gear range.
8. Tests have shown that trucks with a high center of gravity:
can roll over at the posted speed limit for a curve.
are less likely to roll over when entering a curve.
can roll over if the driver exceeds the posted speed limit for a curve.
9. After a tire has been changed, the driver should stop a short while later to:
check the tightness of the nuts.
decrease tire pressure.
deflate the tire to 10 psi.
10. You should always try to back toward the driver's side because:
you can watch the rear of your vehicle out the side window.
backing toward the left side is more dangerous.
None of the above.
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VA CDL Combination Test

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