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QC Commercial Driver Licence - Quiz 2

If one of the hydraulic brake circuits is defective or if the engine shuts down and the vehicle stalls, what action will be needed to successfully stop the vehicle?
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Question 1 of 30

What is the major advantage of progressive shifting over other methods?
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Question 2 of 30

When should the driver of a heavy vehicle use the double-clutch technique?
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Question 3 of 30

What is the unit of measurement indicated by a tachometer?
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Question 4 of 30

If you are finding it difficult to concentrate on the road, maintain a consistent speed and keep your eyes open, you should:
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Question 5 of 30

What is good practice for checking your tires during the summer?
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Question 6 of 30

What is a strategy for preventing 'visual fatigue' when driving?
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Question 7 of 30

What is the cause of 'highway hypnosis'?
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Question 8 of 30

What is the advantage of the RT model 10-speed gear shift lever?
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Question 9 of 30

If you are planning to downshift from 6th gear to 5th gear, but your vehicle has slowed down dramatically while in neutral, which gear should you shift to?
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Question 10 of 30

What is one of the effects that speeding has on driving?
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Question 11 of 30

What is the correct way to notify another driver that their high beams are blinding you?
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Question 12 of 30

In what instance might you need to shift back into the same gear or a lower gear when attempting to upshift?
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d.

Question 13 of 30

What is the correct procedure for reducing the effects of glare when driving at night and passing an oncoming vehicle?
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Question 14 of 30

What is the difference in technique when downshifting versus upshifting?
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Question 15 of 30

Icy roads lead to reduced:
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Question 16 of 30

Which of the following statements about drug use and its effects on driving is true?
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Question 17 of 30

To make up for the reduced visual acuity at night, you should:
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Question 18 of 30

Which is not one of the recommended positions for holding the steering wheel?
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Question 19 of 30

Which of the following is true about drinking and driving as it relates to heavy vehicle operation?
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Question 20 of 30

What is the recommended maximum cruising speed for a heavy vehicle on the highway?
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Question 21 of 30

What is the usual engine speed range within which most motor vehicles operate efficiently?
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Question 22 of 30

At what temperature is black ice most likely to form on the roadway?
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c.
d.

Question 23 of 30

Which brake would you use first in the event of a trailer breakaway?
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b.
c.
d.

Question 24 of 30

When driving at night, you should adjust your speed such that your stopping distance is:
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b.
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d.

Question 25 of 30

Which of the following is incorrect with regards to the pre-trip inspection that should be conducted during winter?
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b.
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d.

Question 26 of 30

Why have air brake systems become more popular than hydraulic brakes for heavy vehicles?
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d.

Question 27 of 30

When pressing down on the clutch to change gears with a standard transmission vehicle, you should:
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d.

Question 28 of 30

What determines a vehicle's engine speed?
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Question 29 of 30

When driving a vehicle with an automatic transmission and a mechanical gear use model, what is the best gear to use for driving in snow or on steep slopes?
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Question 30 of 30


 

It is recommended that you take a practice test before you take the actual written test. Please note, however, that this is not the actual test, and you will not receive your license if you pass this sample practice test. If you’re getting your commercial licence, you've come to the right place.


To begin your career in commercial driving you must obtain your Quebec Class 1, Class 2, Class 3 or Class 4 Heavy Vehicle Driver Licence.
This online practice tests was developed to help individuals studying for their Heavy Vehicle driver’s licence. Our practice testing area is designed to help you learn the information that will be covered on your actual written knowledge test and to give you the opportunity to become familiar with the testing format. All testing material is covered in official Quebec’s ‘Driving a Heavy Vehicle‘ manual.