Utah Class A CDL License Practice Test

To get a local truck driving job in Utah you need your class A CDL license. This short practice test will help you check your general knowledge of concepts related to the safe operation of a semi-truck in Utah.

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Under which two special conditions should you downshift? Before starting down a hill and before entering a curve

How should you know when to shift? Engine speed and road speed

True or False: It is best to use low beams whenever you can. False

True or False: As long as the engine isn’t overheated, you can safe… False

True or False: The proper procedure if a tire blows out is to put… False

Two causes of tire fires are ______. under-inflated tires and duals that touch

True or False: When using your fire extinguisher, it is best to get… False

True or False: Two ways that will help a drinker sober up are coffe… False

For any flatbed load you must have at least ____ tie downs. 2

What are some things you should check on the front of your vehicle … Low beams, high beams, four way flashers, turn signals

What is the reason that placards are used? Communicate the risk

If you do become sleepy while driving, you should _____. stop to sleep

You downshift automatic transmissions ______. before going down a hill

What is the best way to see the sides and rear of your vehicle? Your mirrors

In safe driving, what does communicating mean? Letting others know you are there by using turn signals, four way flashers, and horn

True or False: If somebody is following you too closely, you should… False

True or False: Another driver may try to pass you on the right if… True

Wet brakes can cause _____. All of these

To avoid the effects that wet brakes can cause you may _____. All of the above

When going down a long, steep downgrade, what factors determine you… Total weight of the vehicle and cargo, length of the grade, steepness of the grade, road conditions, weather

Inspect the cargo and its securing devices again within the first _… 50 miles

True or False: Gross Vehicle Weight (GVW) means the total weight of… True

True or False: Gross Combination Weight (GCW) is the total weight… False

True or False: A low center of gravity means you are less likely to… True

True or False: You should do an after-trip inspection at the end of… True

What should you look for when inspecting tires? All of these and more

You should do a vehicle inspection ______________ so you will learn… the same way each time

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Under which two special conditions should you downshift? Before starting down a hill and before entering a curve

How should you know when to shift? Engine speed and road speed

True or False: It is best to use low beams whenever you can. False

True or False: As long as the engine isn’t overheated, you can safe… False

True or False: The proper procedure if a tire blows out is to put… False

Two causes of tire fires are ______. under-inflated tires and duals that touch

True or False: When using your fire extinguisher, it is best to get… False

True or False: Two ways that will help a drinker sober up are coffe… False

For any flatbed load you must have at least ____ tie downs. 2

What are some things you should check on the front of your vehicle … Low beams, high beams, four way flashers, turn signals

What is the reason that placards are used? Communicate the risk

If you do become sleepy while driving, you should _____. stop to sleep

You downshift automatic transmissions ______. before going down a hill

What is the best way to see the sides and rear of your vehicle? Your mirrors

In safe driving, what does communicating mean? Letting others know you are there by using turn signals, four way flashers, and horn

True or False: If somebody is following you too closely, you should… False

True or False: Another driver may try to pass you on the right if… True

Wet brakes can cause _____. All of these

To avoid the effects that wet brakes can cause you may _____. All of the above

When going down a long, steep downgrade, what factors determine you… Total weight of the vehicle and cargo, length of the grade, steepness of the grade, road conditions, weather

Inspect the cargo and its securing devices again within the first _… 50 miles

True or False: Gross Vehicle Weight (GVW) means the total weight of… True

True or False: Gross Combination Weight (GCW) is the total weight… False

True or False: A low center of gravity means you are less likely to… True

True or False: You should do an after-trip inspection at the end of… True

What should you look for when inspecting tires? All of these and more

You should do a vehicle inspection ______________ so you will learn… the same way each time

#1 True or False: Gross Vehicle Weight (GVW) means the total weight of a single vehicle including its load.

 

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