CDL Pre-Trip
Inspection Test


This is the Commercial Vehicle Driver's License Test covering Pre-Trip Inspection.  You will be presented with 40 questions and you must answer 34 questions correctly to pass.  There is no time limit.  You may not go back once you answer a question.  Click the "Start Quiz" button below to begin.  Good luck!

1 / 40

This object is not checked at the rear of the trailer.

2 / 40

This item should not be rusted, bent, or damaged and centered over evenly spaced tires and dual wheels.

3 / 40

There must not be more than_____for engine compartment belts.

4 / 40

This object should be clean with no obstructions, illegal stickers or damage to the glass.

5 / 40

This gauge has a governor cut-off.

6 / 40

You are checking the_______when looking at the dipstick to see if the lubrication is at the safe operating range or above the refill line.

7 / 40

Puddles or dripping fluids from the underside of the transmission and engine may indicate:

8 / 40

Select the false statement about suspension:

9 / 40

If there is not a sight glass to check the oil level you are required to look for leaks around the _____.

10 / 40

This gauge will indicate if the generator or alternator is charging:

11 / 40

The container for the mechanism that transforms the steering column action into wheel action is:

12 / 40

This object should not be damaged, bent, or rusted through and be evenly centered with the tires and dual wheels evenly separated.

13 / 40

What is the normal operating range for a truck's oil pressure?

14 / 40

This object should not have any missing parts, be fully raised, the crank handle is secured, and that there is no damage to the frame.

15 / 40

This carries hydraulic fluid or air to the wheel brake assemby.

16 / 40

This object is required to be checked for damage, that it's secure, and strong enough to handle any cargo.

17 / 40

The system that needs to be checked for signs of leaks with rust or carbon soot and damage is the _____.

18 / 40

The gauge that needs to come up to normal levels after starting the engine within a few seconds is _____.

19 / 40

This item should be firmly attached the to frame, be solid, and clear of objects:

20 / 40

While completing the 2nd component of the air brake check you are required to turn the electrical power on, begin fanning off the air pressure by rapidly relasing and apply the foot brake and _____.

21 / 40

Select which is not a mandatory emergency equipment:

22 / 40

You should check that the _____are secure, caps are on tight, and is not leaking.

23 / 40

This should be cleaned and then adjusted properly while inside the cab.

24 / 40

What gauge on the dashboard indicates electrical system charging rate?

25 / 40

To inspect the______you should pump the pedal 3 times and hold it down for 5 seconds while making sure the pedal doesn't move during those 5 seconds.

26 / 40

When checking for_____you are looking for dripping fluids or puddles on the ground below the transmission or engine.

27 / 40

What do you do first during step 3 of starting the engine and inspecting the inside of the cab?

28 / 40

These tires should have a minimum tread depth of 4/32 inches.

29 / 40

If there is rust around the nuts, what may it indicate?

30 / 40

The gauge that indicates normal or increasing lubrication pressure to prevent engine seizure, failure or breakdown is:

31 / 40

While completing the 1st component of the air brake check you are required to fully push down on the foot brake and _____.

32 / 40

This should have no illegal stickers, dirt, obstructions, or damage to the glass.

33 / 40

The belt that you need to make sure is securely mounted, without frays, and adjusts and latches properly is the:

34 / 40

The brake pushrod should not move more than____for manual slack adjusters.

35 / 40

This object should be checked to make sure that the cap(s) are on tight, that it is secure, and there are no leaks.

36 / 40

How do you check the coolant level?

37 / 40

Within 3 minutes, this gauge pressure should build to 90 psi from 50 psi.

38 / 40

This component should be checked that it is solid, securely bolted to the tracture frame, and clear of objects.

39 / 40

This object releases the fifth wheel locking jaw to allow uncoupling.

40 / 40

This object should be free of shiny treads, rust, free of cracks and distortions.

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