CDL Pre-Trip Inspection Test 2 – Classic Mode

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This test is based on CDL Manual Section 11.1.2 Cab Check/Engine Start.

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1. When you start the engine, the oil temperature gauge should begin a gradual rise to the normal operating range. The normal range is approximately:

A 40 psi
B 10-20 psi
C 30-40 psi
D 5-20 psi

2. During Step 3 (start engine and inspect inside the cab), what do you do first?

A Get in the cab and start the engine
B Get in the cab and make sure parking brake is on.
C Put gearshift in neutral (or "park" if automatic).
D Start engine and listen for unusual noises

3. What belt should you make sure is securely mounted, adjusts and latches properly, and is not ripped or frayed?

A Air compressor
B Safety/Seat
C Power Steering
D Water Pump

4. What shows that alternator and/or generator is charging or that warning light is off?

A Ammeter/Voltmeter
B Air Gauge
C Oil Pressure Gauge
D Temperature Gauge

5. This gauge should come up to normal within seconds after engine is started:

A Air pressure
B Oil pressure
C Coolant temperature
D Blood Pressure

6. This gauge's pressure should build from 50 to 90 psi within 3 minutes:

A Air pressure
B Oil pressure
C Ammeter/voltmeter
D Coolant temperature

7. Which does not need to be checked in the Cab check?

A Horn
B Heater/Defroster
C Air conditioner
D Wipers/washers

8. Which gauge has a governor cut-out?

A Oil pressure
B Temperature
C Air
D Ammeter/Voltmeter

9. What should be be clean and adjusted properly from the inside?

A Windshield
B Lug nuts
C Mirrors
D Headlights

10. What is being inspected when you pump the pedal 3 times and hold down for 5 seconds making sure that the pedal should not move (depress) during the 5 seconds?

A Hydraulic brake
B Air brake
C Parking brake
D All of the above

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