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South Carolina CDL Practice Test: Class A - Test 7 2018

(From the 2018 South Carolina CDL Handbook)
Number of tests: 7
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 South 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 South Carolina DMV locations.

You have made 2 errors so far.
1. When you are transporting cargo, you should inspect your cargo within the first ___ miles.
  • Drive with the flow of traffic

  • Fluctuate your speed to keep alert

  • Drive faster than the flow of traffic

  • Drive slower than the flow of traffic

2. To test the trailer emergency brakes you need to first ______.
  • No parking here to the corner.

  • No parking anytime.

  • No stopping or standing.

  • Disabled parking spot.

3. What is the purpose of a front-end header board?
  • Take longer distances than cars to stop

  • Require less time to pass on a downgrade than cars

  • Require less turning radius than cars

  • Require less time to pass on an incline than cars

4. What is the device that connects the service and emergency air lines from the truck to the trailer?
  • Vehicles moving in any direction must stop.

  • You may drive only in the direction of the green arrow.

  • You must wait for a green light.

  • You may only drive straight ahead.

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

  • 30

  • 90

  • 60

6. It's important that a warning signal comes on before the air pressure in the tank falls below _______.
  • Assure pedestrian safety.

  • Keep traffic flowing smoothly.

  • Test future traffic signal needs.

  • Show current local road conditions.