CA DMV CDL GENERAL KNOWLEDGE

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CA DMV CDL GENERAL KNOWLEDGE
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  1. THE DISTANCE THAT YOU SHOULD LOOK AHEAD OF YOUR VEHICLE WHILE DRIVING IS ABOUT ? MILE AT HIGHWAY SPEEDS.
    1/4 MILE
  2. WHICH OF THESE STATEMENTS IS TRUE ABOUT REAR DRIVE WHEEL BRAKING SKIDS
    FRONT WHEELS SLIDE SIDEWAYS TO TRY TO CATCH UP WITH REAR WHEELS
  3. WHICH OF THE FOLLOWING IS NOT CHARACTERISTIC OF A FRONT TIRE FAILURE?
    VEHICLE FISHTAIL
  4. YOU ARE CHECKING YOUR TIRES DURING A PRE TRIP INSPECTION WHICH STATEMENT IS TRUE?
    TIRES OF MISMATCHED SIZED SHOULD NOT BE USED ON THE SAME VEHICLE
  5. WHY WILL YOUR VEHICLED'S SPEED NATURALLY INCREASE ON DOWNGRADES?
    GRAVITY
  6. WHAT THREE THINGS ADD UP TO THE TOTAL STOPPING DISTANCE FOR YOUR TRUCK OR BUS?
    PERCEPTION DISTANCE, REACTION DISTANCE, BRAKING DISTANCE
  7. YOU ARE DRIVING A NEW TRUCK WITH A MANUAL TRANSMISSION. WHAT GEAR WILL YOU PROBABLY HAVE TO USE TO TAKE A LONG, STEEP, DOWNHILL GRADE?
    A LOWER GEAR THAN YOU WOULD USE TO CLIMB THE HILL
  8. WHICH OF THESE STATEMENTS IS TRUE ABOUT TRANSPORTED HAZARDOUS MATERIALS?
    HAZ. MATERIAL CAN BE A RISK TO HEALTH AND SAFETY
  9. THE COMMERCIAL DRIVER HANDBOOK SUGGESTS SEVERAL THINGS TO DO WHEN YOU PASS A VEHICLE. WHICH OF THESE IS NOT ONE OF THEM?
    AT NIGHT, TURN ON YOUR HIGH BEAMS WHILE YOU PASS THE VEHICLE
  10. WHICH OF THESE STATEMENTS IS TRU ABOUT MIRROR ARRANGEMENTS?
    YOU SHOULD ADJUST YOUR MIRRORS BEFORE YOU START A TRIP
  11. ACCORDING TO THE COMMERCIAL DRIVER HANDBOOK, WHY SHOULD YOU LIMIT THE USE OF YOUR HORN?
    IT CAN STARTLE OTHER DRIVERS
  12. YOU SHOULD TRY TO PARK YOUR VEHICLE IN THE WAY THAT
    YOU CAN PULL FORWARD WHEN YOU LEAVE
  13. HOW MANY MISSING OR BROKEN LEAVES IN ANY LEAF SPRING WILL CAUSE A COMMERCIAL VEHICLE TO BE PLACED OUT OF SERVICE
    1/4 THE TOTAL NUMBER
  14. FOR YOUR SAFETY, WHEN YOU PLACE YOUR REFLECTIVE TRIANGLES YOU SHOULD...
    HOLD THE TRIANGLES WITH THE REFLECTIVE SIDE BETWEEN YOU AND ONCOMING TRAFFIC
  15. WHICH OF THESE IS TRU ABOUT A VEHICLES OVERHEAD CLEARANCE
    CARGO WEIGHT CAN CHANGE YOUR VEHICLE'S HEIGHT
  16. IF YOU HAVE A HEAVYLOAD THAT IS SLOWING YOU DOWN ON AN UPGRADE, YOU SHOULD
    SHIFT INTO A LOWER GEAR
  17. WHEN YOU ARE PASSING ANOTHER VEHICLE, PEDESTRIAN OR BYCICLEST YOU SHOULD ASSUME THAT THEY
    MAY MOVE INTO YOUR TRAFFIC LANE
  18. WHICH OF THESE STATEMENTS IS TRUE ABOUT DOBLE-CLUTCHING AND SHIFTING
    YOU CAN USE TACHOMETER TO TELL YOU WHEN TO SHIFT
  19. IFYOU NEED TO LEAVE THE ROAD IN A TRAFFICEMERGENCY, YOU SHOULD
    AVOID BREAKING UNTIL YOUR SPEED HAS DROPPED TO ABOUT 20 MPH
  20. WHICH OF THESE IS NOT A GOOD RULE TO FOLLOW WHEN CARING FOR AN INJURED PERSON AT AN ACCIDENT SCENE.
    KEEP INJURED PERSON COOL
  21. WHICH OF THESE HAPPENS WHEN A TIRE BLOWS OUT AT HIGHWAY SPEEDS?
    A VIBRATING FEELING
  22. YOU ARE CHECKING YOUR BRAKES AND SUSPENSION SYSTEM DURING A PRE-TRIP, INSPECTION. WHICH OF THESE STATEMENTS IS TRUE?
    BRAKE SHOES SHOULD NOT HAVE OIL, GREASEOR BRAKE FLUID ON THEM
  23. THE PURPOSE OF RETARDERS IS TO
    HELP SLOW THE VEHICLE WHILE DRIVING AND REDUCE BREAK WEAR
  24. YOU SHOULD AVOID DRIVING THROUGH DEEP PUDDLESOR FLOWING WATER. BUT IF YOU CAN'T, WHICH OF THESE STEPS CAN HELP KEEP YOUR BRAKES WORKING?
    GENTLY PUTTING ON THE BRAKES WHILE DRIVING THROUGH WATER
  25. WHICH OF THESE STATEMENTS IS TRUE ABOUT CARGO TYPE?
    UNSTABLE LOADS REQUIRE EXTRA CAUTION ON CURVES
  26. FOR A FIRST OFFENSE OF DUI, YOU WILL LOOSE YOUR CDL FOR AT LEAST
    1 YEAR
  27. DURING A VEHICLE INSPECTION, CHECKING WHICH OF THE FOLLOWING WILL NOT HELP PREVENT A FIRE?
    BATTERY FLUID LEVEL
  28. WHICH OF THESE STATEMENTS IS TRUE ABOUT STAYING ALERT TO DRIVE
    SLEEP IS THE ONLY THING THAT CAN OVERCOME FATIGUE
  29. IF SOMEONE IS FOLLOWING YOU TOO CLOSELY (TAILGATING), YOU SHOULD
    INCREASE YOUR FOLLOWING SPEED
  30. WHICH PIECE OF EMERGENCY EQUIPMENT SHOULD BE IN YOUR VEHICLE?
    WARNING DEVICES FOR PARKED VEHICLES
  31. WHICH OF THESE STATEMENTS IS TRUE ABOUT CAUSES OF VEHICLE FIRES
    POOR TRAILER VENTILATION CAN CAUSE FLAMMABLE CARGO TO CATCH ON FIRE
  32. WHEN DRIVING IN COLD WEATHER, YOUR TIRE TREAD SHOULD:
    POVIDE ENOUGH TRACTION TO STEER AND PUSH THE VEHICLESTHROUGH SNOW
  33. YOU SHOULD SIGNAL CONTINOUSLY WHILE TURNING BECAUSE
    YOU NEED BOTH HANDS ON THE STEERING WHEEL TO TURN SAFELY
  34. CONTAINERIZED LOADS:
    ARE GENERALLY USED FOR FREIGHT CARRIED PART WAY BY RAIL OR SHIP
  35. PERCEPTION DISTANCE IS THE DISTANCE YOUR VEHICLE TRAVELS FROM THE TIME YOUR:
    EYES SEE A HAZARD TO THE TIME YOUR BRAIN KNOWS IT IS A HAZARD
  36. WHICH OF THESE STATEMENTS IS NOT TRUE ABOUT BACKING A HEAVY VEHICLE?
    YOU SHOULD BACK SLOWLY UNTIL YOU SLIGHTLY BUMP INTO THE DOCK
  37. WHAT SHOULD YOU DO BEFORE DRIVING IN THE MOUNTAINS?
    KNOW THE ESCAPE RAMP LOCATIONS ON YOUR ROPE
  38. WHICH OF THESE SYSTEMS SHOULD RECEIVE EXTRA ATTENTION DURING A WINTERWEATHER INSPECTION
    EXHAUST
  39. WHAT IS THE TERM FOR A COMMERCIAL VEHICLE'S HABIT OF SINGING TURNS?
    OFFTRACKING
  40. MERGING ONTO A ROAD IS SAFEST IF YOU:
    WAIT FOR A LARGE ENOUGH GAP IN TRAFFIC TO ENTER THE ROAD
  41. WHICH OF THESE IS A GOOD THING TO REMEMBER ABOUT DRINKING ALCOHOL?
    ALCOHOL FIRST AFFECTS JUDGEMENT AND SELF CONTROL
  42. CONVEX (CURVED) MIRRORS:
    SHOW A WIDER AREA THAN FLATMIRRORS SHOW
  43. TO DETERMINE A PERSON'S BLOOD ALCOHOL CONCENTRATION, YOU MUST KNOW HOW
    MUCH THE PERSON WEIGHTS
  44. THE BEST DRIVERS ARE THOSE WHO WATCH AND PREPARE FOR HAZARDS. THIS IS CALLED BEING
    DEFENSIVE
  45. WHAT IS COUNTERSTEERING?
    TURNING THE STEERING WHEEL BACKIN THE OTHER DIRECTION AFTER STEERING TO AVOID A TRAFFIC EMERGENCY
  46. WHEN YOU ARE PARKED AT THE SIDE OF THE ROAD AT NIGHT, YOU MUST
    TURN ON YOUR 4 WAY EMERGENCY FLASHERSTO WARN OTHERS
  47. YOU ARE DRIVING A STRAIGHT LEVEL HIGHWAY AT 50 MPH WITH NO VEHICLESIN FRONT OF YOU. SUDDENLY A TIRE BLOWS WHAT DO YOU DO?
    STAY OFF THE BRAKES UNTIL THE VEHICLE SLOWS DOWN
  48. AFTER STARTING THE ENGINE, THE
    COOLANT TEMPERATURE GAUGE SHOWS THE ENGINE BEGIN WARM-UP
  49. IF YOU DONT HAVE A CB RADIO, WHAT IS THE FIRST THING YOU SHOULD DO AT AN ACCIDENT SCENE?
    PROTECT THE AREA
  50. IN YOUR MIRROR, YOU SEE A CAR APPROCHING FROM BACK, THEN YOU DONT SEE IT, TO CHANGE LANES:
    YOU SHOULD MAKE SURE ITS NOT ON YOU BLIND SPOT

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