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    PE General Knowledge Test 4 2023

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    Based on 2023 PE commercial driver's license manual Instant feedback

    Do you want to drive a truck in Prince Edward Island? To be a commercial driver in this province, you need a licence that is specific to the type of truck you want to drive. As a truck driver, you are a critical part of the transportation industry. The power and size of large trucks are awe-inspiring. Even while you’re driving safely, the smallest mistake can cause serious damage. Before you can get your commercial driver’s licence, you must pass both a written and practical test. The written test (also known as the Prince Edward Island commercial driver’s licence knowledge exam) has several multiple-choice questions. You must get at least an 80% to pass the knowledge examination. This 40-question practice test will help you to prepare for the Prince Edward Island (PE) General Knowledge written test required to get your commercial driver’s licence. As you answer the questions on this test, we recommend checking each question’s explanation to gain further insight into the rule behind it. All questions on this test are based on the 2023 PE commercial driver’s guide. Good luck and drive safely!

    Perfect for:

    • First-time PE commercial license applicants
    • Existing commercial license holders adding endorsements
    • PE commercial license renewal applicants

    PE Commercial Driving Handbook

    View the most recent (2023) official PE Commercial Driving Handbook.

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    List of questions (classic view)

    1. If you are caught in whiteout conditions and visibility is reduced to near zero, what should you do?
    2. What is the colour of the school bus arm signal?
    3. When you approach a flashing red light at an intersection, you should
    4. You are behind a vehicle that is stopped at a crosswalk. What should you do?
    5. You can avoid getting into a road-rage situation by driving in
    6. A driver attempts to foresee potential collisions and is prepared to avoid them. This driving practice is known as
    7. In the wintertime, asphalt tends to look
    8. On a slippery road, your tires
    9. When driving in Ontario at night, you must use low-beam headlights whenever you are within ________ of an oncoming vehicle.
    10. As you approach an intersection, you notice a pedestrian with a white cane. What should you do?
    11. Every commercial vehicle on the road after dark must have
    12. In Ontario, which driver's licence must you obtain to drive a full-size tractor-trailer?
    13. If you are convicted of ________, four demerit points will be added to your driver's record.
    14. Using a backup alarm device while you're backing up
    15. If a bus driver is convicted of ________, five demerit points will be added to his or her driver's record.
    16. If you are convicted of ________, six demerit points will be added to your driver's record.
    17. If you have accumulated ____ demerit points, the Ministry of Transportation will send you a warning letter.
    18. Change of an address must be reported to the registrar of motor vehicles within ______ from the effective day of the change.
    19. If you hold a commercial driver's licence, you must submit an annual medical report if you are at least
    20. For commercial drivers, the legal limit of blood alcohol concentration while they drive is
    21. Which of the following actions are illegal?
    22. When can you drive with a suspended licence?
    23. If yours is the first vehicle approaching an intersection with a red light or stop sign, where must you stop?
    24. A Criminal Code driving offence will stay on your driver's record for at least ____ years.
    25. Which of the following are criminal offences under the Criminal Code of Canada?
    26. In Ontario, applicants for a Class _______ licence must complete a Ministry-approved training course.
    27. A commercial driver who is going to transport dangerous goods must receive _________ from his or her current employer.
    28. If you refuse to provide a breath, blood, or urine sample when asked to do so by the police, your licence will be immediately suspended for
    29. A special type of crosswalk is called
    30. If you hold a full Class AZ driver's licence, you can tow trailers whose total gross weight is
    31. In Canada, there are ____ recognized classes of dangerous goods.
    32. In Canada, driving a motor vehicle on public roads is
    33. What is the colour of the school bus arm signal?
    34. If you're required to use an ignition interlock device but you're found to be driving without one, your vehicle will be impounded for at least
    35. If you are convicted of refusing to proceed to an inspection station when asked to do so by a police officer or appointed Ministry of Transportation officer, your licence will be suspended for up to
    36. To drive a school bus with more than 24 passengers, you must hold a _______ licence.
    37. Once your vehicle has gotten underway, check your brakes within
    38. What does a No Standing sign mean?
    39. If the weigh station is open, you should
    40. What should you check the exhaust for before operating the truck and trailer of a Class I vehicle?
    41. What classes of vehicles require a medical examination or certificate to drive?
    42. What should always be inspected about the tires before operating the vehicle?
    43. How many passengers are allowed to be transported simultaneously in a Class IV vehicle?
    44. What should the Class I tractor-trailer vehicle's windshield be inspected for before operation?
    45. Where should the hitch ball be positioned relative to the hitch for secure attachment of a trailer with a ball hitch?
    46. What must be completed before the road test can be executed for a licence upgrade?
    47. What term describes the process of connecting the trailer to the tractor?
    48. Besides 5th wheel jaws and a kingpin, what other type of hitch can connect a tractor and a trailer?
    49. For what type of vehicles are safety chains required during coupling and uncoupling?
    50. To safely inspect the cab of a Class I tractor-trailer vehicle, what should you do?