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Virginia CDL Practice Test: Class B - Test 2019

(From the 2019 Virginia 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 Virginia 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 Virginia DMV locations.

You have made 2 errors so far.
1. Even if you use false bulkheads to keep your livestock cargo bunched together, special care is still necessary especially when you ________.
  • The effect that amphetamines have

  • The effect that alcohol has

  • The effect that driving with teenagers has

  • The effect that anger has

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

  • No turn on red.

  • No u-turn.

  • No left 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

  • Use your four-way flashers to warn other drivers

  • Flash your headlights at oncoming traffic

  • Sit in your car and wait for help

4. Why should you back and turn toward the driver's side?
  • Accelerate to the speed of traffic

  • Enter above the speed of traffic to get ahead

  • Enter slowly to avoid other vehicles

  • Stop first, then slowly enter traffic

5. _______ are required of all drivers applying to take the CDL test.
  • Pavement ends ahead.

  • 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.

6. 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 see in your side mirror

  • You cannot see without moving your head

  • Directly behind your vehicle