Truck Practice Test 2

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  1. During the pre-trip inspection in the winter, you should check
    the following:
    A)Coolant level and antifreeze amount
    B)Defrosting and heating equipment
    C)Wipers and washers
    D) All of these answers are correct´╗┐
  2. If you unload or load a cargo tank, you must:
    A)Be alert and have a clear view of the cargo tank
    B)Be within 25 feet of the tank and know of the hazards of
    the materials involved
    C)Know the procedures to follow in an emergency and be
    authorized and be able to move the cargo tank
    D)All of these answers are correct
  3. How should you respond to tire failure?
    A)Hold the steering wheel firmly
    B)Stay off the brake
    C)Check the tires
    D)All of these answers are correct
  4. Within 45 seconds of starting your vehicle, what should your
    air pressure be?
    A)85 to 100 PSI
    B)40 to 60 PSI
    C)60 to 80 PSI
    D)100 to 120 PSI
  5. The following must be inspected on every tire:
    A)Tread depth
    B)Tire condition
    C)Tire inflation
    D)All of these answers are correct
  6. You can transport leaking packages:
    A)Only when authorized
    C)Only on city streets
    D)Under no circumstances
  7. The average driver has a reaction of how long?
    A)1/2 second
    B)3/4 second
    C)1 second
    D)2 seconds
  8. What are some clues to help recognize an impaired driver?
    A)Weaving across the road or drifting from one side to
    B)Dropping right wheels onto the shoulder, or bumping across a
    curb in a turn
    C)Stopping at a green light, or waiting for too long at a
    D)All of these answers are correct
  9. A pre-trip inspection should be completed:
    A)At least once a week
    B)At least once a day
    C)If any problems occurred the last the time the vehicle was
    D)Before operating the vehicle
  10. When should you drive a tank vehicle with open valves or manhole
    B)During the day
    C)Only on city streets
    D)Only on the highway
  11. You may make a right turn on a red light:
    A)When it is safe to do so
    B)Without having to stop first
    C)Without having to worry about cross traffic or pedestrians
    D)Only after coming to a complete stop
  12. If you have a loss of hydraulic pressure, you should:
    B)Pump the brakes
    C)Use the parking brake and find an escape route
    D)All of these answers are correct
  13. If you have to drive through large puddles or flowing water, you
    A)Slow down, place transmission in a low gear, and gently put
    on the brakes
    B)Increase engine rpm and cross the water while keeping light
    pressure on the brakes
    C)When out of the water, maintain light pressure on the
    brakes for a short distance to heat them up and dry them out
    D)All of these answers are correct
  14. While driving with Class A or B explosives, you cannot park
    within 300 feet of:
    A)A bridge, tunnel, or building
    B)A place where people gather
    C)An open fire
    D)All of these answers are correct
  15. The posted speed limit is 55 mph. If the road is wet you should
    A)10 mph under the posted limit
    B)At the same speed
    C)20 mph under the posted limit
    D)25 mph under the posted limit
  16. Two sets of solid, double, white lines that are two or more feet
    A)May be crossed to enter or exit a private driveway
    B)May not be crossed for any reason
    C)Should be treated as a separate traffic lane
    D)May be crossed if it is safe to do so
  17. The term "Gross Combination Weight" refers to:
    A)Total weight of a powered unit and the trailer
    B)Total weight of the trailer and the load
    C)Total weight of a powered unit, the trailer and the cargo
    D)Total weight of the driver and the load
  18. Whether or not you load and secure the cargo yourself, you are
    responsible for:
    A)Inspecting your cargo, recognizing overloads and poorly
    balanced weight
    B)Knowing your cargo is properly secured and does not obscure
    your view ahead or to the sides
    C)Knowing your cargo does not restrict your access to
    emergency equipment
    D)All of these answers are correct
  19. Which of these items is checked in a pre-trip inspection?
    A)Cargo securement
    B)Whether all vehicle lights are working and are clean
    C)Both of the above
    D)None of these answers are correct
  20. Excessive use of the service brakes:
    A)Results in overheating and leads to brake fade
    B)Is encouraged if you do it safely
    C)Is necessary on wet roads
    D)Is better for your vehicle than relying on the engine
    braking effect
  21. What is a good rule for using your turn signal?
    A)Signal early
    B)Signal continuously
    C)Cancel your signal after you have turned
    D)All of these answers are correct
  22. When do rollovers happen?
    A)When you turn too fast
    B)When the roads are wet
    C)Normally at night
    D)When you turn too slowly
  23. If hazardous materials are spilling from your vehicle:
    A)Park it
    B)Secure the area
    C)Stay there and send someone else for help
    D)All of these answers are correct
  24. What is the emergency air line for?
    A)It supplies air to the trailer air tanks
    B)Controls the emergency brakes on combination vehicles
    C)Both of the above
    D)None of these answers are correct
  25. Buses may carry:
    A)Small-arms ammunition labeled ORM-D
    B)Emergency hospital supplies
    D)All of these answers are correct
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Truck Practice Test 2
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