Truck Practice 4

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  1. A pedestrian with a white cane is:
    A)Blind
    B)Deaf
    C)Elderly
    D)Handicapped´╗┐
    A
  2. The most common skid is:
    A)One in which the rear wheels lose traction through
    excessive braking or acceleration
    B)One in which the front wheels lose traction through
    excessive braking or acceleration
    C)Over-steering
    D)Under-steering
    A
  3. Water can safely be used on which of these fires?
    A)Chemical
    B)Gasoline
    C)Neither
    D)Both
    C
  4. Stab braking involves:
    A)Applying your brakes all the way
    B)Releasing brakes when wheels lock up
    C)Applying the brakes again as soon as the wheels start
    rolling
    D)All of these answers are correct
    D
  5. At a four way stop, you must give right-of-way to:
    A)The driver who arrived before you
    B)The driver to the left
    C)The driver to the right
    D)No one
    A
  6. A brown highway sign is for:
    A)Recreational
    B)Historic
    C)Scenic
    D)All of these answers are correct
    D
  7. What does a flashing red traffic light mean?
    A)The same as a STOP sign
    B)You must slow down and proceed cautiously, but are not
    required to stop
    C)You may continue as if you had a green light
    D) The same as a YIELD sign
    A
  8. With low beams you can see about how many feet ahead?
    A)100
    B)150
    C)200
    D)250
    D
  9. During the pre-trip inspection, you should make sure your
    emergency equipment has the following:
    A)Spare electrical fuses
    B)Three red reflective triangles
    C)A properly charged and rated fire extinguisher
    D)All of these answers are correct
    D
  10. Roadways are the most slippery:
    A)The first rain after a dry spell
    B)During a heavy downpour
    C)After it has been raining for a few hours
    D)During a light drizzle
    A
  11. When assisting the injured, you should:
    A)Not move a severely injured person unless the danger of
    fire or passing traffic makes it necessary
    B)Stop heavy bleeding by applying direct pressure to the
    wound
    C)Keep the injured person warm
    D)All of these answers are correct
    D
  12. What should you do when you are driving at night?
    A)If you are sleepy, drink coffee or other caffeine products
    B)Speed up
    C)Roll down your window so that the fresh air will help keep
    you awake
    D)Make sure you are driving slow enough so you can stop
    within the range of your headlights in an emergency
    D
  13. If you see or hear a train approaching, you should:
    A)Speed up to beat the train
    B)Ignore the flashing lights
    C)Ignore the gate
    D)Stop until the gate raises and the light stops flashing
    D
  14. It is legal to cut through or disrupt any vehicles in a funeral
    procession:
    A)In an emergency
    B)If you have the right-of-way
    C)If it is safe to do so
    D)Under no circumstances
    D
  15. At 55 mph, how long will it take to stop?
    A)4 seconds
    B)5 seconds
    C)6 seconds
    D)7 seconds
    C
  16. What is the number one cause of injury and death in roadway work
    zones?
    A)Speeding traffic
    B)Wet roads
    C)Poor brakes
    D)Poor visibility
    A
  17. Who always has the right-of-way?
    A)Pedestrians
    B)Motorcycles
    C)Cars
    D)Bicycles
    A
  18. Placards are used to:
    A)Warn others of hazardous materials
    B)Assist with braking
    C)Warn others of a wide load
    D)Decorate the side of your vehicle
    A
  19. You are exiting a highway using an offramp that curves downhill
    and you are driving a heavy vehicle. You should:
    A)Do nothing because the posted speed limit for the offramp
    is usually 10 miles per hour below the safe speed limit for the offramp
    B)Slow to a safe speed before the curve
    C)Speed up before the curve
    D)Downshift after you are in the curve
    B
  20. You can smoke around hazardous materials:
    A)Only if they are Class 1
    B)Only if they are Class 3
    C)Only if they are Class 4
    D)Under no circumstances
    D
  21. Where should you look while driving at night?
    A)To the right side of the road
    B)To the left side of the road
    C)To the center of the road
    D)Directly into the oncoming vehicle's lights
    A
  22. While driving with Class A or B explosives, you may let someone
    else watch your vehicle for you only if it is:
    A)On the shipper's property
    B)On the carrier's property
    C)On the consignee's property
    D)All of these answers are correct
    D
  23. The most common bus crashes happen at:
    A)Intersections
    B)Highway onramps
    C)School crossings
    D)The bottom of steep hills
    A
  24. What is black ice?
    A)A thin layer that is clear enough that you can see the road
    underneath it
    B)The ice that is almost completely melted
    C)Ice that builds up on the side of the road
    D)Nothing that should harm your vehicle
    A
  25. Three things add up to the total stopping distance for your
    vehicle. They are:
    A)Perception distance, reaction distance, braking distance
    B)Observation distance, reaction distance, slowing distance
    C)Perception distance, response distance, reaction distance
    D)Road conditions, speed, perception distance
    A

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