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New York DMV CDL Class B - Test 2018

(From the 2018 New York CDL Handbook)
Number of tests: 1
Number of questions: 30
Passing score: 80

Directions: When applying for this license, applicants must pass a 50-question test. And applicants must score 80% to pass the test. The following questions are based on the details provided in the New York Commercial Driver Handbook. Endorsements that may be used with a Class B CDL include Hazardous Materials, Passenger, Double and Triples, HazMat and Tanker, Air Brakes and School bus.

You have made 2 errors so far.
1. Even if you use false bulkheads to keep your livestock cargo bunched together, special care is still necessary especially when you ________.
  • The effect that alcohol has

  • The effect that amphetamines have

  • The effect that anger has

  • The effect that driving with teenagers has

2. You will lose your CDL for at least ______ days if you have committed three serious traffic violations within a three-year period involving a CMV.
  • Sit in your car and wait for help

  • Use your four-way flashers to warn other drivers

  • Sound your horn at passing motorists

  • Flash your headlights at oncoming traffic

3. _______ are required of all drivers applying to take the CDL test.
  • Ahead is a sharp rise in the profile of the road.

  • Ahead is a narrow bridge warning.

  • Ahead is a sharp depression in the profile of the road.

  • Pavement ends ahead.

4. Why should you back and turn toward the driver's side?
  • Accelerate to the speed of traffic

  • Stop first, then slowly enter traffic

  • Enter above the speed of traffic to get ahead

  • Enter slowly to avoid other vehicles

5. What is another name for front-end header board?
  • No u-turn.

  • No turn on red.

  • No left turn.

  • No right turn.

6. If you are driving in freezing temperatures, which of the following is a quick and easy way to see if ice has formed on the road?
  • Directly behind your vehicle

  • You cannot see without moving your head

  • You see in your rearview mirror

  • You see in your side mirror