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  1. When the roads are slippery, you should?

    A.Drive alongside other vehicles.
    B.Stop and test the traction while going up hills.
    C.Decrease the distance  that you look ahead of your vehicle.
    D.Make turns as gentle as possible.
    D.Make turns as gentle as possible.
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  2. Which of these statements about brakes is true?

    A.The heavier a vehicle or the faster it is moving, the more heat the brakes have to absorb to stop it.
    B.Brakes have more stopping power when they get very hot.
    C.Brake drums cool very quickly when the vehicle is moving very fast. 
    D.All of thea above are true.
    A.The heavier a vehicle or the faster it is moving, the more heat the brakes have to absorb to stop it.
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  3. Truck escape ramps:

    A.Help avoid damage to vehicles.
    B.Cannot be used by certain types of heavy vehicles.
    C.Should not be used f brakes fail on downgrade.
    D.All of the above.
    A.Help avoid damage to vehicles
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  4. You are starting your vehicle in motion from a stop. As you apply power to the drive wheels, they start stop spin. You should:

    A.Try a lower gear.
    B.Press harder on the accelerator.
    C.Take you foot off the accelerator.
    D.Take your foot off the accelerator and apply the brakes. 
    C.Take you foot off the accelerator.
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  5. The distance that you should look ahead of your vehicle while driving amount to about __ mile at highway speed. 

    A.1/2
    B.1/10
    C.1/8
    D.1/4
    D.1/4
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  6. The Driver's manual suggests several things to do when you pass a vehicle. which of these is not one of them?

    A.Lightly tap your horn.
    B.At night, turn o your high beam before you start to pass and leave them on unlit you have completely passed the vehicle.
    C.Assume the other driver dose not see you
    D.Drive carefully to avoid a crash.
    B.At night turn on your high beam before you start to pass and leave them on unlit you have completely passed the vehicle.
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  7. Which of these statements about downshifting is true ? 

    A.When you downshift for a hill, you should do so after you start down the hill.
    B.When double-clutching, you should let the rpms decrease while the clutch is released and the shift leaver is in neutral.
    C.When you downshift for a curve, you should do so before you enter the curve.
    D.All of the above is true.
    C.when you downshift for a curve,you should do so before you enter the curve.
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  8. Which of these can cause a vehicle to skid?
    A.Turning too sharply 
    B. Not enough weight on the front axel.
    C. Overacceleration.
    D. All of the above are true.
    D. All of the above are true.
  9. Which of these pieces of emergency equipment should always be carried in your vehicle?
    A.Fire Extinguisher(s)
    B. Spare electrical fuses (if the vehicle uses them)
    C.Warning devices for parked vehicles
    D.All of the above.
    D.All of the above.
  10. Which of these statements about drugs is true?
    A.Use of drugs can lead to accidents and/or arrest.
    B.Amphetamines ("pep pills" or "bennis") can be used to help the driver stay alert.
    C.A driver can use any prescription drug while driving.
    D.All of the above are true
    A.Use of drugs can lead to accidents and/or arrest.
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  11. Which of these would tell you that shipment contains hazardous materials?
    A.The name of the hazardous class on the shipping paper.
    B. a fout-inch, diamond-shaped hazardous material label on the container.
    C. A hazardous material placard on the vehicle.
    D. All of the above.
    D. All of the above.
  12. To avoid a crash, you had to drive onto the right shoulder. You are now driving at 40 mph on the shoulder. How should you move back onto the pavement?
    A.Steer sharply onto the pavement, then brake hard as you counter steer.
    B.If the shoulder is clear, stay on it until your vehicle has come to a stop. Then move back onto the pavement when it is safe.
    C.Break hard to slow slow the vehicle, then steer sharply onto the pavement.
    D.Keep moving at the present speed and steer very gently back onto the pavement.
    B.If the shoulder is clear, stay on it until your vehicle has come to a stop. Then move back onto the pavement when it is safe.
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  13. Which fires can you use water to put out?
    A.Tires fires
    B.Gasoline fires
    C.Electrical fires
    D.All of the above
    A.Tires fires
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  14. You should use your mirrors to check:
    A.The condition of your tires.
    B.Where the rear of your vehicle is while you make turns.
    C.Traffic gaps when merging.
    D.All of the above.
    D.All of the above.
  15. Which of these statements about speed management is true?
    A. On a wet road, you should reduce your speed by about one-third.
    B. On packed snow, you should reduce your speed by at least one-third.
    C.When the road is slippery, it will take longer to stop and it will be harder to turn without skidding.
    D.All of the above are true.
    D.All of the above are true.
  16. Your vehicle is in a traffic emergency and may collide with another vehicle if you do not take action. Which of these is good rule to remember at such a time?
    A.Unbuckle your safety belt before impact so that you will not be trapped inside your vehicle.
    B.Leaving the road is always more risky than hitting another vehicle.
    C.Stopping is always the safest action in a traffic emergency.
    D.You can almost always turn to miss an obstacle more quickly than you can stop.
    D.You can almost always turn to miss an obstacle more quickly than you can stop.B.Stopping is always the safest action in a traffic emergency.
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  17. Which of these statements about tires and hot-weather driving is true?
    A. If a tire is too hot to touch, you should drive on it to cool it off.
    B.The air pressure of a tire decreases as the temperature of the tire increases.
    C.You should inspect your tires every two hours or every 100 miles when driving in very hot weather.
    D.All of the above are true.
    C.You should inspect your tires every two hours or every 100 miles when driving in very hot weather.
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  18. Which of these is the most important thing to remember about emergency braking?
    A.If the wheels are skidding, you cannot control the vehicle.
    B.Never do it without downshifting.
    C.It helps keep the brake linings clean.
    D.Disconnecting the steering axle brakes will help keep your vehicle in a straight line during emergency braking.
    A.If the wheels are skidding, you cannot control the vehicle.
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  19. To correct a drive-wheel braking skid, you should:
    A.Stop braking.
    B.Increase braking, turn quickly, and counter steer.
    C.Increase braking.
    D.Stopbraking, turn quickly, and contester.
    D.Stopbraking, turn quickly, and contester.
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  20. Which of these is a sign of tire failure?
    A.Steering that feels heavy.
    B.A loud "bang"
    C.Vibration.
    D.All of the above.
    D.All of the above.
  21. What is the proper way to hold a steering wheel?
    A.With both hands close together, near the bottom of the wheel.
    B.With both hands, on opposite sides of the wheel.
    C.With one hand.
    D.With both hands close together, near the top of the wheel.
    B.With both hands, on opposite sides of the wheel.
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  22. You are driving a 40 foot vehicles at 35 mph. The road is dry and visibility is good. What is the least amount of space that you should keep in front of your vehicle to be safe?
    A.4 seconds.
    B.5 seconds.
    C.3 seconds.
    D.2 seconds.
    A.4 seconds.
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  23. Which of these is a good thing to do when driving at night?
    A.Look directly at oncoming headlights only briefly.
    B.Keep instrument light bright.
    C.Keep your speed low enough that you can stop within the range of your headlights.
    D.Wear sunglasses.
    C.Keep your speed low enough that you can stop within the range of your headlights.
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  24. Which of theses statements about driving in areas with sting winds is true?
    A.Winds are especially a problem when coming out of tunnels.
    B.You should rive alongside other vehicles to help break up the wind.
    C.you can lessen the effect of the wind by letting some air out of your tires.
    D.The lighter your vehicle, the less trouble you will have with the wind.
    A.Winds are especially a problem when coming out of tunnels.
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  25. To help you stay alert while driving, you should:
    A.Take short breaks before you are drowsy.
    B.Take cold medicine if you have a cold.
    C.Schedule trips for hours that you are normally asleep.
    D.Do all of the above.
    A.Take short breaks before you are drowsy.
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  26. You do not have a Hazardous materials Endorsement on your commercial Drivers License you can drive a vehicle hauling materials when:

    A.The GVWR is 26,001 pounds or less.
    B.The vehicle dose not require placards.
    C.A person who has the Hazardous Materials Endorsement rides with you.
    D.The shipment will not cross state lines.
    B.The vehicle dose not require placards.
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
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  28. The road you are driving on becomes very slippery due to glare ice. Which of these is a good thing do in such a situation.

    A.Stop driving as soon you can safety do so.
    B.Apply the brakes often to keep the linings dry.
    C.keep varying your speed by accelerating and braking.
    D.Downshift to stop.
    A.Stop driving as soon you can safety do so.
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  29. Retarders:

    A.Connot be used on interstate.
    B.Alllow you disconnect the steering axle brakes.
    C.Can cause the drive wheels to skid when they have poor traction.
    D.Cause extra brake wear.
    C.Can cause the drive wheels to skid when they have poor traction.
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  30. 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.A higher gear than you would use climb the hill.
    B.None, newer trucks can coast down hills.
    C.The same gear you would use to climb the hill.
    D.A lower gear than you would use to climb the hill.
    D.A lower gear than you would use to climb the hill.
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  31. Which of these I not part of the per-trip inspection of these engine compartment?

    A.Valve clearance 
    B.None, newer trucks can cost down hills.
    C.Engine oild level
    D.Condition of hoses 
    A.Valve clearance
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  32. You can see a marking on a vehicle ahead of you. The marking is a red triangle with orange center. What dose the marking mean?

    A.The vehicle is hauling hazardous materials.
    B.It is being driven by student driver.
    C.It may be slow-moving vehicle 
    D.It is law enforcement vehicle.
    C.It may be slow-moving vehicle
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  33. High beams should be:

    A.Dimmed at the that when you get within 100 feet of another vehicle.
    B.Turned on when an oncoming driver dose not dim his/her lights.
    C.Used when it is safe and legal to do so.
    D.All of the above
    C.Used when it is safe and legal to do so.
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
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  35. An enroute inspection include checking for.

    A.Tire overheating 
    B.Brake overheating 
    C.Cargo securement 
    D.All of the above
    D.All of the above
  36. Which of these statement about backing a heavy vehicle is true?

    A.helpers should be out of the driver sight and use only voice (spoken) signals to communicate with the driver.
    B.It is safer to back toward the right side of the vehicle than toward the driver's side.
    C.You should avoid backing whenever you can.
    D.All of the above are true.
    C.You should avoid backing whenever you can.
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  37. Which of these is a good thing to remember about drinking about drinking alcohol/

    A.Alochol frist affects judgment and safe-control, witch are necessary for safe driving.
    B.The chance of a cash is much greater for drivers who have been drinking than for drivers who were not.
    C.A driver can lose his/her license for driving while drunk.
    D.All of the above
    D.All of the above
  38. You are checking you tires for a per-trip inspection. which of these statements is true?

    A. Radial and bias-ply tires can be used together on the same vehicle.
    B.2/32 inch tread depth is safe for the front tires.
    C.Tires of mismatched sizes should not be used on the same vehicle.
    D.Dual tries should be touching each other.
    C.Tires of mismatched sizes should not be used on the same vehicle.
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  39. Which of these can cause a fire?

    A.Underinflated tires 
    B.loose fuel connection 
    C.Electrical 
    D.All of the above.
    D.All of the above.
  40. What is countersteering?

    A.Using the steering axle brakes to prevent oversteering>.
    B.Turning the wheel back in the other direction after steering to avoid a traffic emergency.
    C.steering in opposite direction from what other drives expect you to do.
    D.Turning the steering wheel counterclockwise.
    B.Turning the wheel back in the other direction after steering to avoid a traffic emergency.
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  41. You are driving a vehicle that could safely be driven at 55 mph on an open road. But traffic is now heavy, moving at 35 mph though the speed limit is 55.The safest speed for your vehicle is most likely:

    A.35
    B.55
    C.25
    D.45
    A.35
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  42. On which fires can you use the "A:B:C" fire extinguisher?

    A.Electrical fires 
    B.Burning liquids 
    C.Burning cloth
    D.All of above
    D.All of above
  43. Which of these statements about cargo loading is true?

    A.Slight overloading of a vehicle can make its brakes work better 
    B.The  legal maximum weight allowed by state can be considered safe for all driving conditions.
    C.If cargo is loaded by the shipper, the driver is not responsible for overloading.
    D.State laws dictate legal weight limits.
    D.State laws dictate legal weight limits.
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  44. Which if these statements about using turn signals is true?

    A.when turning, you should signal early.
    B.You should use your turn signal to mark you vehicle when it is pulled off the side of the road.
    C.when turning, you should cancel the signals just before you make the turn.
    D.You do not need to use your turn signal when changing lanes in traffic on four0-lane highway.
    A.when turning, you should signal early.
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  45. Which of these statements about double-clutching and shifting is true?

    A.Double-clutching should only be used with heavy load.
    B.You can use the tachometer to tell you when to shift.
    C.If you miss a gear while upshifting, you must bring the vehicle to a stop.
    D.Double-clutching should not be used when road is slippery.
    B.You can use the tachometer to tell you when to shift.
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  46. Which of these best describes how you should use the brake pedal on a steep downhill grade?

    A.If you miss a gear while up shifting, you must bring the vehicle to a stop
    B. Light pumping action 
    C.You can use the tachometer to tell you when to sift 
    D.Light steady pressure 
    D.Light steady pressure
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  47. Which of these statements about speed management is true?

    A.you should always brake during curves.
    B.Empty trucks always stop in a shorter distance than fully loaded ones.
    C.You should choose a speed that lets you stop within the distance that you can see ahead.
    D.When you double your speed (go twice as fast), it will take twice the distance to stop.
    C.You should choose a speed that lets you stop within the distance that you can see ahead.
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  48. The center of gravity of a load.

    A.Should be kept as high as possible 
    B.Can make a vehicle more likely to tip over on curves if it is high 
    C.Is only a problem if the vehicle is overloaded 
    D.All of the above
    B.Can make a vehicle more likely to tip over on curves if it is high
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  49. Which if these statements about marking vehicle is true?

    A.you do not need to put out reflective triangle unless the vehicle will be stopped for 30 minutes or more
    B.If a hill or curve keeps drivers behind you from seeing the vehicle within 500feet,the rear reflective triangle should be moved back down the road to give adequate warning.
    C.the vehicle's taillights should be kept on to warn other drivers 
    D.All of the above are true
    B.If a hill or curve keeps drivers behind you from seeing the vehicle within 500feet,the rear reflective triangle should be moved back down the road to give adequate warning.
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  50. you are checking your brakes and suspension system for a per-trip inspection. which of these statements is true?

    A.Brake shoes should nit have oil,grease, or brake fluid on them,
    B.Brake pads should not have brake fluid on them
    C.one missing leaf in a leaf spring can be dangerous 
    D.All of the above are true.
    D.All of the above are true.
  51. When driving through work zones, you should 

    A.Turn on your flasher 
    B.Drive slowly 
    C.use your brake lights to warn drivers behide you 
    D.Do all if the above
    D.Do all if the above
  52. you are driving at 55 mph on dry pavement. about how much total stopping distance will you need bring it to a stop?

    A.The length of the vehicle 
    B.The length of a football field
    C.Half the length of a football field 
    D.Twice the length of the vehicle 
    B.The length of a football field
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  53. You must park on the side of a level, straight , four-lane, divided highway. where should you place the reflective triangles? 

    A.One about 50 feet to the rear of the vehicle, one about 100 feet to the rear and one about 100 feet to the front of the vehicle. 
    B.One within 10 feet of the rear of the vehicle, one about 100 feet to the rear, and one about 100 feet to the front of the vehicle.
    C.One within 10 feet of the vehicle, one about 100 feet to the rear,and one about 200 feet to the rear.
    D.One within 10 feet of the front vehicle, one about 200 feet to the front, and one about 100 feet to the rear.
    C.One within 10 feet of the vehicle, one about 100 feet to the rear,and one about 200 feet to the rear.
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  54. According to the Driver's manual, why should you limit the use of your horn?

    A.It can startle other drivers 
    B.The horn is not a good way to let others know you're there.
    C. you should keep both hands tightly gripping the steering wheel at all times.
    D.On vehicles with air brakes, it can use air pressure that may be needed to stop.
    A.It can startle other drivers
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  55. Which of these statements about accelerating is true?

    A.You should feel a "jerking" motion if you accelerating your vehicle properly.
    B.Rough acceleration can cause mechanical damage.
    C.when traction is poor, more power should be applied to the accelerator.
    D.All of the above are true.
    B.Rough acceleration can cause mechanical damage.
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  56. If straight vehicle (no trailer or articulation) goes into a front-wheel skid, it will:

    A.Slide sideways and spin out.
    B.Go straight ahead even if the steering wheel is turned.
    C.Slide sideways somewhat,but not spin out.
    D.Go straight ahead but will turn if you turn the steering wheel.
    B.Go straight ahead even if the steering wheel is turned.
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  57. Which of these statements about certain types of cargo is true?

    A.When liquids are hauled, the tank should always be loaded totally full.
    B.Oversize loads can be hauled without special permits during times when the roads are not busy.
    C.Loads that consist of liquids in bulk do not cause handling problems because they are usually very heavy.
    D.unstable loads such as hanging meat or livestock can require extra caution on curves.
    D.unstable loads such as hanging meat or livestock can require extra caution on curves.
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  58. You are driving a heavy vehicle. You must exit a highway using an offramp that curves downhill. You should:

    A.Slow down to a safe speed before the curve.
    B.Wait unlit you are in the curve before downshifting
    C.Come to a full stop at the top of the ramp.
    D.Slow to the posted speed limit for the offramp.
    A.Slow down to a safe speed before the curve.
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  59. Which of these is a proper use of vehicle lights 

    A.Turning on your headlights during the day when visibility is reduced due to rain or snow.
    B.Flashing your brake lights to warn someone behind you of a hazard that will require slowing down.
    C.Flashing your brake lights to warn someone behind you that you are going to stop on the road.
    D.All of the above.
    D.All of the above.
  60. A key principle to remember about loading cargo is to keep the load:

    A.to the rear
    B.As high as possible
    C.Balanced in the cargo area
    D.To the front 
    C.Balanced in the cargo area
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  61. You are driving on a straight level highway at 50 mph. there are no vehicles in front of you.suddenly a tire blows out on your vehicle. What should you do first?

    A.Stay off the brake unlit the vehicle has slow down.
    B.Begin light braking.
    C.begin emergency braking
    D.Quickly steer onto the shoulder.
    A.Stay off the brake unlit the vehicle has slow down.
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  62. Which of these is a good thing to remember when crossing or entering traffic with a heavy vehicle?

    A.The best way to cross traffic is to pull the vehicle partway across the road and block one land while waiting for other to clear.
    B.Heavy vehicles need larger gaps in traffic then cars.
    C.because heavy vehicles are easy to see you can count on other drivers to move out of your way of slow down for you
    D.the heavier your load, the smaller the gap needed to cross traffic.
    B.Heavy vehicles need larger gaps in traffic then cars.
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  63. Which of these statements about staying alert to driving is true?

    A.A half-hour break for coffee will do more to keep you alert than a half-hour nap.
    B.There are drugs that can overcome being tired.
    C.If you must tsp to take a nap, it should be at a truck stop or other rest area-never on the side if the road.
    D.Sleep is the only thing that can overcome fatigue.
    D.Sleep is the only thing that can overcome fatigue.
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  64. Which of these is a good thing to remember about using mirrors?

    A.You should look at a mirror for several seconds at a time.
    B.Convex mirrors make things look larger and closer than really are 
    C.There are "blind spots" that your mirror cannot show you 
    D.You should check you mirrors twice for a lane change
    C.There are "blind spots" that your mirror cannot show you
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  65. You are checking your steering and exhaust system in a per-trip inspection. Which of these problems, if found, should be fixed before the vehicles driven/

    A.Steering wheel play of more then 10 degrees (2inches on a 20-inch steering wheel)
    B.Leaks in an exhaust system 
    C.A small leak of power steering fluid
    D.All of the above
    D.All of the above
  66. Your vehicle has hydraulic brakes. while traveling on a level road, you press the brake pedal and find that it goes to the floor.Which of these statements is true?

    A.The parking brake will not work either because it is part of the same hydraulic system.
    B.You should not downshift if have an automatic transmission.
    C.Pumping the brake pedal may bring the pressure up so you can stop the vehicle
    D.All of the above are true
    C.Pumping the brake pedal may bring the pressure up so you can stop the vehicle
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  67. Brake "fade"

    A.Is a problem that only occurs with drum brakes 
    B.Can be caused by the brakes getting very hot.
    C.Can be corrected by letting up on the brakes for 1-2 seconds and then reapplying them.
    D.All of the above
    B.Can be caused by the brakes getting very hot.
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  68. You are driving on a two-lane road. An oncoming driver drifts into your lane and is headed straight for you. which of these is most often best action to take?

    A.steer into oncoming lane 
    B.steer onto the left shoulder
    C.steer to the right.
    D.Hard braking.
    C.steer to the right.
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  69. Which of these statements about engine overheating is true?

    A.You should never remove the radiator cap a pressurized system unlit the system has cooled 
    B.If your engine overheats within 20 miles of the end of your trip, you should complete the trip and then check the problem.
    C.You should never shut off an overheated engine unlit it cools.
    D.Antifreeze is not needed when the weather is warm.
    A.You should never remove the radiator cap a pressurized system unlit the system has cooled
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  70. You are driving a heavy vehicle with a manual transmission. You have to stop the vehicle on the shoulder while driving on an uphill grade. Which if these is a good rule to follow when putting it back in motion up the grade?

    A.Use the parking brake to hold the vehicle unlit the clutch engages.
    B.Let the vehicle roll straight backwards a few feet before you engage the clutch.
    C.Keep the clutch slipping while slowly accelerating.
    D.Let the vehicle roll backwards a few feet before you engage the clutch, but turn the wheel so that the back moves away from the roadway
    A.Use the parking brake to hold the vehicle unlit the clutch engages.
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  71. Which of these is a good thing to do when steering to avoid a crash?

    A.Apply the brakes while turning.
    B.dont turn any more than needed to clear what is in your way.
    C.steer with one hand so that you can turn the wheels more quickly
    D.avoid countersteering
    B.dont turn any more than needed to clear what is in your way.
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  72. You are checking your checking your wheels and rims for a per-trip inspection. Which of these statements is true?

    A.A vehicle can safely driven with one missing lug nut on a wheel.
    B.Rust around wheels nuts may mean that they are loose
    C.Cracked wheels or rims can be used if they have been welded.
    D.Mismatched lock rings can be used on the same vehicle
    B.Rust around wheels nuts may mean that they are loose
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  73. You do not have a Hazardous Materials Endorsement on your commercial Driver's License. You are asked to deliver hazardous materials in a placarded vehicle. you should:

    A.Refuse to haul the load
    B.Haul the load, but only to the nearest place where a driver with Hazardous Materials Endorsement can take over.
    C.Take the placards off the vehicle.
    D.Haul the load,but file a report with the Department of transportation after the trip.
    A.Refuse to haul the load
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  74. As the Blood Alcohol Concentration (BAC) goes up what happens?

    A.Judgment and self-control are affected 
    B.The drinker can sober up in less time
    C.The drinker more clearly sees how alcohol is affecting him/her 
    D.The effects of alcohol decrease 
    A.Judgment and self-control are affected
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  75. If you need to leave the road in a traffic emergency, you should :

    A.Avoid braking unlit your speed has dropped to 20 mph 
    B.Try to get all wheels off the pavement 
    C.Avoid the shoulder because most shoulders will not support a large vehicle.
    D.Brake hard as you leave the road.
    A.Avoid braking unlit your speed has dropped to 20 mph
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  76. You should stop driving 

    A.After 9 hours 
    B. whenever you become sleepy.
    C.After 5 hours.
    D.After 7 hours.
    B. whenever you become sleepy.
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  77. For this item, refer to the figure at the right. you are driving a long vehicle that makes wide turns. You want to turn left from pine street onto Cedar street. Both are two-lane, two-way streets. You should:

    A.Begin turning your vehicle when you are halfway through the intersection
    B. begin turning your vehicle as soon as you enter the intersection.
    C.Begin the turn with your vehicle in the left lane of pine street
    D.Turn into the left lane of Cedar street and then move to the right lane when the traffic is clear.
    A.Begin turning your vehicle when you are halfway through the intersection
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  78. You should avoid driving through deep puddle or flowing water. but if you must, which of these steps can help keep your brakes working ?

    A.Applying hard pressure on both the brake pedal and accelerator after coming out of water.
    B.Turning on your brake heaters
    C.Driving through quickly 
    D.Gently putting on the brake while driving through the water.
    D.Gently putting on the brake while driving through the water.
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  79. Escape ramps are:

    A.Used to stop runaway vehicles.
    B.Designed to prevent injury to drivers and passengers.
    C.Designed to prevent damage to vehicles
    D.All of the above
    D.All of the above
  80. Which of these statements about downshifting is true?

    A.When you downshift for a curve, you should do so before you enter the curve
    B.When double-clutching, you should let the rpms decrease while the clutch is released and the shift lever is in neutral
    C.When you downshift for hill, you should do so after you start down the hill 
    D.All of the above is true
    A.When you downshift for a curve, you should do so before you enter the curve
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  81. What will keep an engine cool in hot weather?

    A.Avoiding high-speed driving
    B.Making sure the engine has the right amount of oil
    C.Proper V-belt tightness
    D.All of the above
    D.All of the above
  82. When driving at night, you should:

    A.adjust your speed to keep your stopping distance within your sight distance 
    B.Look to the left side of the road when a vehicle is coming at you 
    C.drive faster when your low beams are on
    D.All of the above.
    A.adjust your speed to keep your stopping distance within your sight distanc
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  83. Which of these items is checked in a per-tiro inspection?

    A.Whether all vehicle lights are working and are clean
    B.wiper blades
    C.cargo securement
    D.All of the above.
    D.All of the above.
  84. Which of these statements about backing a heavy vehicle is true?

    A.backing is always dangerous 
    B.you should back and turn toward the driver's side whenever possible
    C.you should use a helper and communicate with hand signals
    D.all of the above are true.
    D.all of the above are true.
  85. which if these statements about cold-weather driving is true?

    A.exhaust system leaks are less dangerous in cold weather
    B.in snowstorms, wiper blades should be adjusted so that they do not make direct contact with the windshield
    C.An engine cannot overheat when the weather is very cold
    D.Windshield washer antifreeze should be used 
    D.Windshield washer antifreeze should be used
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  86. controlled braking 

    A.involves locking the wheels for short periods of time 
    B.can be used while you are turning sharply 
    C.is used to keep a vehicle in a straight line when braking
    D.All of the above
    C.is used to keep a vehicle in a straight line when braking
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  87. How do you correct a rear-wheel acceleration skid?

    A.apply the brakes 
    B.stop accelerating 
    C.apply more power to the wheels 
    D.Downshift
    B.stop accelerating
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  88. Which of these is not a good rule to follow when caring for a person injured at an accident scene?

    A.Stop heavy bleeding by applying direct pressure to the wound 
    B. move severely injured person if there is a danger due to fire or passing traffic
    C.keep injured persons cool 
    D.If a qualified person is helping them, stay out of the way unless asked to assist 
    C.keep injured persons cool
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  89. For your safety, when setting out reflective triangles you should 

    A.carry the triangles at your side 
    B.Turn off your flasher.
    C.hold the triangles between yourself and oncoming traffic 
    D.keep them out of sight while you walk to the spots where you set them out 
    C.hold the triangles between yourself and oncoming traffic
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  90. The purpose if retarders is to 

    A.Provide emergency brakes 
    B.help slow the vehicle while driving and reduce brake wear 
    C.help prevent skids
    D.apply extra braking power to the non-drive axles 
    B.help slow the vehicle while driving and reduce brake wear
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  91. how far should a driver look ahead of the vehicle when driving ?

    A.5-8 seconds 
    B.18-21 seconds
    C.1-2 seconds 
    D.12-15 seconds.
    D.12-15 seconds.
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  92. hydroplanning:

    A.Only occurs when there is a lot of water 
    B.Only occurs at speeds above 50 mph 
    C.cannot occur when driving through a puddle 
    D.Is more likely if trie pressure is low
    D.Is more likely if trie pressure is low
  93. If you are being tailgated, you should 

    A.signal the tailgater when it is safe to pass you
    B.increase your following distance 
    C.speed up 
    D.Flash your brake lights 
    B.increase your following distance
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  94. Which of these statements about overhead clearance is true?

    A. if the road surface causes your vehicle to tilt toward objects at the edge of the road, you should rive close to the shoulder 
    B.The weight of a vehicle changes its height 
    C.Extra speed will cause air to push your vehicle down for extra clearance.
    D.You should assume posted clearance sings are correct 
    B.The weight of a vehicle changes its height
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  95. You must drive on a slippery road. Which of these is a good thing to do in such a situation?

    A.apply the brakes while in curves 
    B.use a smaller following distance 
    C.Slow down gradually 
    D.All of the above
    C.Slow down gradually
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  96. which of these statements about vehicle fire is true?

    A.If your engine is on fire you should open the hood as soon as you can
    B.If a trailer is on fire, you should drive fast to put the flames out 
    C.If cargo in a van or box trailer catches on fire, you should open the cargo doors as soon as you can 
    D.A burning tire should be cooled with water
    D.A burning tire should be cooled with water
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  97. cargo that is not loaded or secured properly can cause 

    A.Vehicle damage by overloading 
    B.other highway users to hit or be hit by posse cargo 
    C.injury to the driver during a quick stop or crash 
    D.All of the above
    D.All of the above
  98. your brakes can get wet when you drive through a heavy rain. what can this cause when the brakes are applied? 

    A.uneven braking 
    B.trainer jackknife 
    C.lack of braking power 
    D.All of the above
    D.All of the above
  99. cargo covers

    A.Protect people from spilled cargo 
    B.may be a safety requirement in some states 
    C.protect cargo from weather 
    D.All of the above
    D.All of the above
  100. you are driving a 40 foot vehicle at 50 mph. Driving conditions are ideal (dry pavement,good visibility) What is the least amount of space that you should keep in front of your vehicle to be safe 

    A.5seconds
    B. 4seconds 
    C.2 seconds
    D. 3seconds 
    A.5seconds
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  101. immediately after a long, hot drive you check you air pressure in a tire and it is 5 lb high you should 

    A.Let 5 lb. of air from the tire
    B. recheck the pressure after the tire cools off 
    C.before the next trip set the cod air pressure 5 lb below the recommended level 
    D.when you resume your trip, drive more slowly 
    B. recheck the pressure after the tire cools off
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  102. The most important reason for being alert to hazards is so:
    A. You can help impaired drivers.
    B. You will have time to plan your escape if the hazard becomes an emergency.
    C. Accidents reports will be accurate.
    D. Law enforcement personnel can be called.
    B. You will have time to plan your escape if the hazard becomes an emergency.
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  103. you are driving in the right lane of a four-lane undivided road, you come over a holland find a car stopped ahead in your lane. you do not have room to stop, and the hill blocks your view to the rear the shoulder is clear. which of these is the best action to take?

    A.steer into the left lane
    B.Steer to the right
    C.use hard braking and brace for collision 
    D.steer into the oncoming lanes 
    B.Steer to the right
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  104. Which of these statements is a good rule to follow when backing your vehicle?

    A.use a helper whenever possible
    B.Use the highest reverse gear while backing 
    C.back and turn toward the passenger's side 
    D.rely on mirrors for all information on your path of travel 
    A.use a helper whenever possible
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  105. every time you leave your vehicle you should 

    A.turn the steering heel as far to the left as you can 
    B.leave it in gear (if it has a manual transmission) 
    C.apply the parking brake 
    D.do all of the above
    C.apply the parking brake
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  106. heavy vehicles must sometimes travel more slowly than other traffic. which of these is not a good rule to follow when you are are driving such a vehicle?

    A.turn on your flashers if it legal to do so 
    B.pass other vehicles only if you can do so quickly
    C.stay to the right 
    D.signal other drivers when it is safe for them to pass you 
    D.signal other drivers when it is safe for them to pass you
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  107. what should you do if your vehicle hydroplanes

    A.accelerate slightly 
    B.release the accelerator 
    C.Turn right
    D.start stab braking 
    B.release the accelerator
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  108. cargo Inspection:

    A.is only required for hazardous materials 
    B.should be done after every brake during driving 
    C. should be done every 6 hours or 300 miles 
    D.is not required
    B.should be done after every brake during driving
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  109. you should use your mirrors to check the following 

    A.Where the rear of your vehicle is while you make turns 
    B.The condition of your tires 
    C.traffic gaps when merging 
    D.blind spots
    D.blind spots
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  110. all of these are true about drinking alcohol except 

    A.Alcohol frist affects judgment and self-control
    B.three 12 ounce beers are equal to 12 shots
    C.the chance of a crash is much greater for drivers who have been drinking than for drivers who were not 
    D.a driver can lose his/her license for driving while drunk 
    B.three 12 ounce beers are equal to 12 shots
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)

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