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QC General Knowledge Test 4 2024

Do you want to drive a truck in Quebec? 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 Quebec commercial driver’s licence knowledge exam) has several multiple-choice questions. You must get at least an 80% to pass the knowledge examination. This 50-question practice test will help you to prepare for the Quebec (QC) 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 2024 QC commercial driver’s guide. Good luck and drive safely!

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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

View the most recent (2024) official QC 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. If you change your address, you must notify the SAAQ within
  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 Class1 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. In Quebec, what is the allowable maximum box length for a truck pulling a trailer?
  41. How long is the training course that school bus drivers must complete to obtain their certificate of competency?
  42. In which situation is a bus, despite being subject to mechanical inspection rules, not required to stop at inspection stations?
  43. Among the following steps, which one is not necessary if your vehicle's brakes fail?
  44. What is the permissible maximum length for a bus on Quebec roads?
  45. Under which circumstance must you stop at a brake check area denoted by a verification sign?
  46. If you're driving a school bus and park behind another school bus with its flashing lights on, should you turn on your own flashing lights?
  47. What is the maximum permissible width for a straight truck in Quebec?
  48. Which of the following is FALSE? Your vehicle's brakes may perform poorly or fail because of...
  49. What is the maximum permissible overall length for a type B double train on Quebec roads?
  50. How frequently should a school bus driver renew their certificate in Quebec?
  51. You are allowed to drive on the shoulder if all of the following conditions are met, EXCEPT
  52. What is the maximum length allowed for a combination of a tractor and semi-trailer in Quebec?
  53. Are drivers allowed to pick up or drop off school children if the school bus flashing red lights are not switched on?
  54. A school bus is required to be equipped with all of the following EXCEPT
  55. You're driving a school bus. After you pick up passengers, you may not drive away until
  56. What is the maximum length a straight truck can be in Quebec?
  57. Among the following options, which is not a common cause of a vehicle skidding?
  58. What typically causes a vehicle to jackknife?
  59. If driving a school bus with 12 rows of seats, how many standing passengers can you accept?
  60. In Quebec, a motor coach may not carry any single item with a volume of 0.450 m³ that weighs over