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Tennessee CDL Practice Test: Class A - Test 7 2019

(From the 2019 Tennessee 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 Tennessee 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 Tennessee DMV locations.

You have made 2 errors so far.
1. To test the trailer emergency brakes you need to first ______.
  • No parking anytime.

  • No parking here to the corner.

  • Disabled parking spot.

  • No stopping or standing.

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

  • 90

  • 60

  • 30

3. What is the purpose of a front-end header board?
  • Require less turning radius than cars

  • Require less time to pass on an incline than cars

  • Require less time to pass on a downgrade than cars

  • Take longer distances than cars to stop

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 must wait for a green light.

  • You may only drive straight ahead.

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

5. When you are transporting cargo, you should inspect your cargo within the first ___ miles.
  • Fluctuate your speed to keep alert

  • Drive slower than the flow of traffic

  • Drive faster than the flow of traffic

  • Drive with the flow of traffic

6. It's important that a warning signal comes on before the air pressure in the tank falls below _______.
  • Keep traffic flowing smoothly.

  • Show current local road conditions.

  • Assure pedestrian safety.

  • Test future traffic signal needs.