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North Carolina CDL Practice Test: Class A - Test 8 2018

(From the 2018 North Carolina CDL Handbook)
Number of tests: 8
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 North Carolina Commercial Driver Handbook. Endorsements that may be used with a Class A CDL include Hazardous Materials, Passenger, Double and Triples, HazMat and Tanker, Air Brakes and School bus. If you need additional information, please contact your local DMV office. You can find your nearest DMV office at North Carolina DMV locations.

You have made 2 errors so far.
1. The ABS only activates when ______.
  • Flash your lights to oncoming traffic

  • Not cross the center line

  • Use that lane that belongs to oncoming traffic

  • Use the shoulder

2. What does IRP stand for?
  • Increase following distance to 5 or 6 seconds

  • Maintain the 4-second following distance rule

  • Decrease following distance to 2 seconds

  • Not be concerned about following distance

3. Who takes the general knowledge test?
  • 100 feet before the exit ramp.

  • Just as you get to the exit ramp.

  • 50 feet before the exit ramp.

  • When you see cars behind you in the exit lane.

4. The emergency brakes will come on __________.
  • 15

  • 60

  • 90

  • 30

5. The emergency brake system _______.
  • You may pass if no children are on the road.

  • You may not pass while the red lights are flashing.

  • You may pass if you are facing the front of the bus.

  • You may pass if it is on the other side of a divided highway.

6. You will lose your CDL for at least _____ if you have committed three or more violations of an out-of-service order in a ten-year period.
  • Rigid bridges

  • Drawbridges

  • Suspension bridges

  • Truss bridges