ONTARIO AZ WRITTEN TEST 02

If you aspire to a career as a truck driver in Ontario, the first step you need to take is to apply to get a truck driver’s license. This handy practice AZ written test will give you the information you need to begin the process.
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If possible, when descending a long grade, you should use...?
The same gear you would use to climb it
One gear higher than you would use to climb it
One gear lower than you would use to climb it
The highest gear possible

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Wrong!

A vehicle with hydraulic brakes without power assist should be taken out of service and inspected professionally if...?
The pedal shows a steady drop
The pedal remains in the place you put it
The pedal will not touch the floor
Any of these

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Wrong!

If you are working a 14 day cycle, how many consecutive hours off duty must you take before beginning a new cycle?
72
48
24
12

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Wrong!

If you don't stop when a school crossing guard displays the red and white stop sign, you can be fined up to...?
$500
$400
$300
$200

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If your operator has you on a seven-day cycle, you must not exceed how many on-duty hours in seven consecutive days?
70
60
80
90

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Wrong!

Which of these best describes the optimum way to use your brakes for a normal stop?
Steady pressure
Heavy pressure
Light pressure
Quick variations in pressure

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If you're coming up behind a stopped school bus with its upper alternating red lights flashing, you must come to a complete stop no closer than...?
20 m
15 m
10 m
5 m

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If your operator puts you on a 14 day cycle, you may not drive for more than how many hours in 14 consecutive days?
120
110
130
140

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Railway crossings on public roads in Ontario are marked with what signs?
Large red and white X signs
Large red circles
Pictures of trains
Large white triangles

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Once you have started moving, you should check the brakes within a maximum of what distance from your start point?
15 m
20 m
25 m
30 m

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If you are convicted of failing to stop for a stopped school bus with red lights flashing twice within five years, you could be fined up to $4000 and go to jail for up to...?
Six months
Three months
Thirty days
A week

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When parking a unit, you should...?
Set the parking brakes and place chocks or blocks on each side of the rear wheel
Set the parking brakes
Place chocks or blocks on each side of the rear wheel
Either set the parking brake or place chocks or blocks on each side of the rear wheel

Correct!

Wrong!

With hydraulic brakes with power assist, after you have pumped the brake pedal several times, applied the brakes moderately and started the engine, what should happen?
The pedal should drop slightly and stop
The pedal should stay exactly where it is
The pedal should push back against your foot
The pedal should drop to the floor

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Wrong!

If a railway crossing has lights flashing or a gate down, you must stop no closer than what distance to the nearest rail or gate?
5 m
4 m
3 m
2 m

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Even under emergency braking, a railroad train can take up to how long to come to a full stop?
2 km
1.5 km
1 km
500 m

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If you have had eight hours off duty, you must have another eight hour off duty period after how many hours have elapsed?
16
24
12
18

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Wrong!

How should you operate your brake and accelerator pedals?
Use the right foot for both
Use the left foot for both
Use the right foot to brake and the left foot to accelerate
Use the left foot to brake and the right foot to accelerate

Correct!

Wrong!

If your operator has you on a seven-day cycle, how many consecutive hours off duty must you take between each cycle?
36
24
28
32

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Wrong!

If a driver is not required to keep a daily log, an operator must keep a record for the day. Which of these is the only thing that does not need to be recorded?
The load the driver is carrying
The cycle the driver is following
The hour at which each duty status starts and ends
The total number of hours spent in each duty status

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If the trailer rear wheels start to slide sideways, you should...?
Release all brakes and gradually apply the accelerator
Release all brakes and stay off the accelerator
Apply the tractor brakes only
Apply the tractor and trailer brakes together

Correct!

Wrong!

Air brakes normally engage when the air pressure in the system drops below which level?
414 kPa
514 kPa
614 kPa
314 kPa

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Your brakes fail on a long straight level road with no other traffic present. What should you do?
Use engine braking to slow and stop
Use the emergency brakes
Take your foot off the pedals and drift to a stop
Use any of these methods

Correct!

Wrong!

You are approaching a stop sign at a junction where there is no traffic coming from either direction. What should you do?
Come to a complete stop and proceed when safe
Slow down to 5KMH and proceed when safe
Maintain your current speed and drive straight across
Accelerate and drive straight across

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Wrong!

You are not permitted to drive after you have been on duty (not necessarily driving) for how many hours in a day?
14
12
13
15

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Wrong!

A daily log is not required from a driver if...?
They are returning to the same location from which they started within the same day
They are not traveling more than 250 km in the day
They are on less than a seven day cycle
They are driving with a co-driver

Correct!

Wrong!

If your vehicle has inter-axle differential lock, under normal driving conditions it should be...?
Unlocked
Locked
Regularly switched between locked and unlocked
Any of these

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When starting the engine of your truck, you should...?
Have the clutch depressed and transmission in neutral
Have the clutch released and transmission in neutral
Have the clutch depressed and transmission in first
Have the clutch depressed and transmission in second

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Wrong!

Fanning or threshold braking should only be used on...?
Slippery surfaces
Dry pavement
Long downhill grades
Single lane highways

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If your tractor starts to jackknife (rear wheels sliding sideways) you should...?
Apply trailer brakes only
Apply trailer brakes and tractor brakes together
Apply tractor brakes only
Stay off all brakes

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Wrong!

If your operator has you on a 14 day cycle, once you have accumulated 70 hours on duty during a 14 consecutive day period, you must have at least how many consecutive hours of off-duty time before resuming driving?
24
12
18
22

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Wrong!

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Ontario AZ Written Test

Passing the Ontario AZ written test is as easy as 1 2 3 using our online interactive Class A truck license practice test. Please note study for this Ontario truck driver license test is completely FREE.

A class “A” holder allowed to drive any tractor-trailer combination May also drive vehicle in class D and G. A class “A” licence does not permit you to drive a bus carrying passengers, a motorcycle or a moped.

When you apply for a truck driver’s licence you must take a knowledge test. However, you don’t have to take this test without preparation. You will have learned most of the information required in your driver education course, but apnatoronto.com also provides this free practice test online so you can get an idea of what to expect on the actual test.

Class A licence holder is allowed to drive any tractor-trailer combination May also drive vehicle in class D and G. A “Z” air brake endorsement is required on a driver’s licence to operate any air brake equipped motor vehicle.