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Rhode Island CDL Practice Test: Class A - Test 8 2018

(From the 2018 Rhode Island 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 Rhode Island 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 Rhode Island DMV locations.

You have made 2 errors so far.
1. The ABS only activates when ______.
  • Not cross the center line

  • Use that lane that belongs to oncoming traffic

  • Flash your lights to oncoming traffic

  • Use the shoulder

2. The emergency brake system _______.
  • You may not pass while the red lights are flashing.

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

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

  • You may pass if no children are on the road.

3. The emergency brakes will come on __________.
  • 60

  • 90

  • 15

  • 30

4. What does IRP stand for?
  • Maintain the 4-second following distance rule

  • Increase following distance to 5 or 6 seconds

  • Not be concerned about following distance

  • Decrease following distance to 2 seconds

5. Who takes the general knowledge test?
  • Just as you get to the exit ramp.

  • 100 feet before the exit ramp.

  • 50 feet before the exit ramp.

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

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.
  • Drawbridges

  • Truss bridges

  • Suspension bridges

  • Rigid bridges