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QC General Knowledge Test 2 2024

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Based on 2024 QC commercial driver's license manual Instant feedback

A commercial truck driver’s licence is required to drive any commercial vehicle in Quebec. There are two types of driving jobs available: owner-operator and employee. If you plan on running your own business or becoming a driver-for-hire, you will need a truck driver’s licence. To receive a trucking licence, you will have to pass two exams: a commercial knowledge exam with multiple-choice questions and a road test, which will test your general driving skills. To help you study for the knowledge test, we have prepared this second practice exam with 50 questions to test your knowledge of driving large vehicles in Quebec. We encourage you to read the hints and explanations provided and check out our sources. You will notice that the questions are slightly more difficult. This is because they start to examine some of the more technical definitions and concepts found in the official 2024 QC commercial driver’s manual. Once you have studied these questions, giving another truck driver practice test a try may be a good idea. Good luck!

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Perfect for:

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

What to expect on the actual QC commercial license exam:

  • 32 questions
  • 24 correct answers to pass
  • 75% passing score

QC Commercial Driving Handbook

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List of questions (classic view)

  1. A driver cannot drive more than _______ in a day.
  2. A driver must have _______ of off-duty time in a day.
  3. A driver must have ________ of off-duty time in a day.
  4. Besides the consecutive hours of off-duty time, the remaining off-duty time must be distributed in blocks of at least ________ each.
  5. After _______ have elapsed from the end of the most recent period of consecutive hours of off-duty time, the driver must take more consecutive hours of off-duty time.
  6. If the driver defers some off-duty time to the following day, his or her total driving time in 2 days must not exceed
  7. The maximum on-duty time for a seven-day cycle is
  8. The maximum on-duty time for a 14-day cycle is
  9. Who must ensure that each driver follows either a seven-day cycle or a 14-day cycle?
  10. To reset a seven-day cycle back to zero, the driver must take ____ consecutive hours off duty.
  11. To reset a 14-day cycle back to zero, the driver must take ____ consecutive hours off duty.
  12. If you encounter unexpectedly adverse driving conditions while driving, you may increase your daily driving time by
  13. You must sign the completed logbook
  14. A fatigued, tired or sleepy driver is
  15. If other drivers annoy you on the road, what should you do?
  16. In Ontario, when passing a cyclist, you must leave at least _______ of space between your vehicle and the cyclist.
  17. People in motorized wheelchairs or on medical scooters should be treated as
  18. If you feel drowsy, sleepy or fatigued, what should you do?
  19. Bluffing is
  20. In Ontario, using a handheld communication device while you're driving is
  21. What colours are the flashing lights on emergency vehicles?
  22. If two vehicles approach a four-way stop at about the same time, which vehicle has the right-of-way?
  23. When executing a turn, is there ever a need to overlap your front wheels onto the next lane?
  24. When anticipating a curve in the road, when should you ensure your vehicle is in the appropriate gear?
  25. How frequently should you utilize your rear view mirrors to check the traffic behind and beside you?
  26. When stopping behind another vehicle, what consideration should guide how far back you stop?
  27. Should a vehicle be operated if the power brake system is malfunctioning?
  28. If you are driving on a snow-covered road, what adjustment should you make to your following distance?
  29. What is the benefit of combining downshifting and braking simultaneously?
  30. How can you ensure that your following distance is safe?
  31. Before entering into a left curve, what should be your vehicle's position?
  32. At what point should you begin signalling your intended turn?
  33. When negotiating a turn, you must keep in mind that your rear wheels will do what?
  34. If the weight of your load is doubled and you apply the same brake pressure, what will occur?
  35. Which of the following statements is incorrect? If you cannot prevent other drivers from tailgating you, what should you do?
  36. An engine that is revving too fast
  37. What equipment must all dump trucks and road tractors carrying dump trailers or semi-dump trailers have?
  38. Which of these is incorrect? While executing a turn, you must...
  39. What adjustment should you make to your following distance when driving on wet pavement?
  40. What strategy helps in keeping your vehicle in the centre of your lane?
  41. Why is the use of gears to slow down the speed of the vehicle suggested for heavy vehicle drivers?
  42. What is the result of an engine not revving fast enough?
  43. To shift up to second gear, the engine should reach approximately what RPM?
  44. Which of these statements is incorrect? All heavy vehicle braking systems, regardless of the type, include which of these brake functions?
  45. How many seconds ahead should you be scanning the road while driving?
  46. Which of the following actions does not help in minimizing abrupt stops?
  47. When deciding the optimal time to change gears, which is a more reliable indicator: the tachometer or the sound of the engine?
  48. If two lanes permit left turns, why should you make your turn from the far right or outside lane?
  49. Before entering into a right curve, what should be your vehicle's position?
  50. Which type of mirror provides a broad or wide-angle view?
  51. Which of these effects does not result from negotiating a curve at high speed?
  52. You're driving a vehicle equipped with hydraulic brales. Which of these indicates a severe problem when you press the brake pedal?