Class A Pre Trip Inspection Practice Test

After you read the CDL pre trip inspection study guide take this class A pre trip inspection practice test. In it you’ll find questions about checking components in the engine compartment, driver door fuel area, trailer, in the cab or other.

Results

You got an 80% or better. Nicely done.

Answers:

True or False: When inspecting the coolant level of a hot engine … True

True or False: U bolts and tie rod are found in the engine compartm… True

True or false: When checking the steer tire tread depth should have… True

True or False: With the brakes released and pulled by hand, the pus… False

When checking the __________________ make sure it’s not leaking and… Power steering fluid reservoir

When checking the ____________ there should be none missing. Look f… Lug nuts

When checking the belt driven alternator it should not be cracked o… ½ to ¾ of an inch

True or false: The brake chamber, brake drum and brake hose should … True

True or False: When checking the drive shaft, it should not be twis… True

The airbag is made out of _________… Rubber

On the brake lining, There should be at least _____ of an inch of f… .25 inch

When checking the drive tire the tread and sidewalls should have no… 2/32

True or False: When checking trailer tire, there should be no abras… True

There are how many stages in an air brake test?… 3

In cab emergency equipment should include a fire extinguisher, 3 re… Spare electrical fuses

True or False: It is sufficient to visually check that the locking … False

True or False: Any space between the apron and the skid plate is ca… True

The light check includes: ____________ Both sides of the truck; Rea… Front of the truck;

The five functions of the lights are: Left turn signal; Right turn … High/low beams; Brake lights.

Check the following belts for snugness (up to 3/4 inch play… All of these

True or False: You will not get credit if you simply kick… True

Check that the landing gear is __________, has no missing… fully raised

You didn’t get an 80%, study the checklist then try again.

Answers:

True or False: When inspecting the coolant level of a hot engine … True

True or False: U bolts and tie rod are found in the engine compartm… True

True or false: When checking the steer tire tread depth should have… True

True or False: With the brakes released and pulled by hand, the pus… False

When checking the __________________ make sure it’s not leaking and… Power steering fluid reservoir

When checking the ____________ there should be none missing. Look f… Lug nuts

When checking the belt driven alternator it should not be cracked o… ½ to ¾ of an inch

True or false: The brake chamber, brake drum and brake hose should … True

True or False: When checking the drive shaft, it should not be twis… True

The airbag is made out of _________… Rubber

On the brake lining, There should be at least _____ of an inch of f… .25 inch

When checking the drive tire the tread and sidewalls should have no… 2/32

True or False: When checking trailer tire, there should be no abras… True

There are how many stages in an air brake test?… 3

In cab emergency equipment should include a fire extinguisher, 3 re… Spare electrical fuses

True or False: It is sufficient to visually check that the locking … False

True or False: Any space between the apron and the skid plate is ca… True

The light check includes: ____________ Both sides of the truck; Rea… Front of the truck;

The five functions of the lights are: Left turn signal; Right turn … High/low beams; Brake lights.

Check the following belts for snugness (up to 3/4 inch play… All of these

True or False: You will not get credit if you simply kick… True

Check that the landing gear is __________, has no missing… fully raised

#1 Check the following belts for snugness (up to 3/4 inch play at center of belt), cracks, or frays:

 

The vehicle inspection test is a skills test to see if the student can identify which features and equipment on the truck should be inspected before operating the class A vehicle, and in what condition these features or equipment should be in.

Any answers not found in the pre trip inspection study guide will be found in section 11 of this online CDL manual.

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