Saskatchewan Air Brake Practice Test 01 - DrivingTest

Saskatchewan Air Brake Practice Test 01

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Saskatchewan Air Brake Test 01

Between the driver recognising a hazard to applying the brake pedal, approximately how much time will elapse?
a.
b.
c.
d.

Question 1 of 25

When a governor has stopped a compressor pumping air, it should resume before system air pressure drops below…?
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b.
c.
d.

Question 2 of 25

In the service brake chambers, what does the diaphragm do?
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b.
c.
d.

Question 3 of 25

A 200 horsepower (hp) engine accelerates a vehicle to 100 km/h in 60 seconds. That vehicle now needs to make an emergency stop within six seconds. The energy required to do this will be…?
a.
b.
c.
d.

Question 4 of 25

When air is supplied to the service brake chamber, what does the pushrod do?
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b.
c.
d.

Question 5 of 25

If a vehicle is carrying a load of 10,000 kg at 10 km/h and it stops in 20 metres under normal brake application, how much extra braking power would it need to stop in the same distance when carrying 20,000 kg and travelling at 20 km/h?
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b.
c.
d.

Question 6 of 25

Brakes will start to be damaged when they reach lining temperature at ...?
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b.
c.
d.

Question 7 of 25

How many principal components does a basic air brake system have?
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b.
c.
d.

Question 8 of 25

If 3600 lbs of force is applied to a 6 inch slack adjuster operating a cam, how much force is developed in inch pounds torque?
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b.
c.
d.

Question 9 of 25

If compressed air at 120 psi acts on a diaphragm with an area of 30 in.², how much force is produced?
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b.
c.
d.

Question 10 of 25

Which of these is not a factor in determining stopping distance?
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b.
c.
d.

Question 11 of 25

The supply reservoir is also known as…?
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b.
c.
d.

Question 12 of 25

To operate a vehicle equipped with an air brake system in Saskatchewan you must have what endorsement specified on your licence?
a.
b.
c.
d.

Question 13 of 25

When the foot operated valve is released, what happens to the air in the service brakes?
a.
b.
c.
d.

Question 14 of 25

The function of the compressor is to build up and maintain…?
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b.
c.
d.

Question 15 of 25

The purpose of brakes on a vehicle is to…?
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b.
c.
d.

Question 16 of 25

When two surfaces are in contact with each other, what does friction do?
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b.
c.
d.

Question 17 of 25

If a safety valve blows off excess pressure, this indicates a problem with what?
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b.
c.
d.

Question 18 of 25

All air reservoirs in an air brake system must be drained at least…?
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b.
c.
d.

Question 19 of 25

The safety valve on a supply reservoir is usually preset at…?
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b.
c.
d.

Question 20 of 25

If you double your vehicle's speed, your stopping distance will…?
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b.
c.
d.

Question 21 of 25

What function does the one-way check valve perform?
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b.
c.
d.

Question 22 of 25

Most brake linings operate best around _____ and should not exceed 250°C.
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b.
c.
d.

Question 23 of 25

At what system air pressure (maximum) must a governor stop a compressor pumping air?
a.
b.
c.
d.

Question 24 of 25

In a properly maintained air brake system, from applying the pedal to the air working on the brakes, approximately how much time will elapse?
a.
b.
c.
d.

Question 25 of 25


 

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.

This Air Brake practice test has been prepared by Drivingtest.ca to assist drivers in understanding air brake systems. Taking this practice test and practical instruction will assist drivers in operating air brake equipped vehicles before and after obtaining their Saskatchewan air brake endorsement A.

With information ranging from the basic operation of air brake systems to the use of both single and combination vehicles equipped with air brakes, this practice test includes everything you need to know about driving with air brakes safely and responsibly.

In order to successfully prepare, consider utilizing these exams and official Saskatchewan “Air Brake Manual” to your advantage. The more knowledge you can attain, the better it will be for you once you decide to make your way back into the licence office to take the air brake licence written knowledge test.