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Rhode Island CDL Practice Test: Class B - Test 2018

(From the 2018 Rhode Island 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 Rhode Island 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. 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. 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?
  • You see in your rearview mirror

  • You cannot see without moving your head

  • You see in your side mirror

  • Directly behind your vehicle

2. What is another name for front-end header board?
  • No left turn.

  • No turn on red.

  • No right turn.

  • No u-turn.

3. 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.
  • Sound your horn at passing motorists

  • Sit in your car and wait for help

  • Use your four-way flashers to warn other drivers

  • Flash your headlights at oncoming traffic

4. _______ 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.

5. Why should you back and turn toward the driver's side?
  • Enter above the speed of traffic to get ahead

  • Stop first, then slowly enter traffic

  • Enter slowly to avoid other vehicles

  • Accelerate to the speed of traffic

6. Even if you use false bulkheads to keep your livestock cargo bunched together, special care is still necessary especially when you ________.
  • The effect that driving with teenagers has

  • The effect that alcohol has

  • The effect that anger has

  • The effect that amphetamines have