British Columbia Commercial Drivers License Air Brakes Practice Test 1

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British Columbia Air Brakes Practice Test 1

A 20 question practice test to help prepare you for your air brakes knowledge test in BC

1 / 20

If brake chambers on opposite side of an axle are different sizes, this may cause?

2 / 20

Test the low pressure alarm with the air pressure above __________.

3 / 20

If the outer layer of an airline is damaged, but the inner layer is ok, what should you do?

4 / 20

You should be looking for this when checking your brake chambers?

5 / 20

When brakes become overheated they also become?

6 / 20

To make sure the air tanks are securely attached to the vehicle you should?

7 / 20

When can you adjust your own air brakes?

8 / 20

What is the best way to inspect an air compressor?

9 / 20

What is the most frequent reason a vehicle is removed from service?

10 / 20

When inspecting your brakes, you must?

11 / 20

Before inspecting for air brake chamber leaks, you must __________.

12 / 20

The supply tank should discharge more moisture than any other tank?

13 / 20

A commercial vehicle with air brakes engaged must not lose air pressure faster than?

14 / 20

When you are testing your spring brakes, the test is considered a success when?

15 / 20

You test a tractor protection valve by removing the service line and?

16 / 20

How long should it take for the air pressure to rise from 587kPa to 690 kPa after the pressure had fallen below 552 kPa?

17 / 20

System air loss should be measured by applying the brake for how long?

18 / 20

How much air loss is allowed for a tractor and a trailer when the brakes are engaged?

19 / 20

Where is the brake lining fastened?

20 / 20

To measure the time it takes to build up pressure in the air system, the engine should be idling between _______________.

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