Nova Scotia Commercial Drivers License Air Brakes Practice Test 5

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Nova Scotia Air Brakes Practice Test 5

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

1 / 20

What is the first thing to look at when inspecting an air brake system?

2 / 20

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

3 / 20

What should you do when the air brakes low pressure warning comes on?

4 / 20

Why are their two service tanks?

5 / 20

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

6 / 20

When inspecting your brakes, you must?

7 / 20

Where are the air brake chambers located?

8 / 20

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

9 / 20

Spring brake controls are usually what color?

10 / 20

The pushrod stroke occurs when compressed air enters the?

11 / 20

The low air pressure warning device needs to be replaced or adjusted if it does not trigger at a minimum level of?

12 / 20

A warning system must alert the driver when the pressure drops below?

13 / 20

A vehicle should have wheel chocks or blocks securing it in place during inspection if...?

14 / 20

What is not a factor in how well your air brake system works?

15 / 20

Which of these is not part of an air brake system?

16 / 20

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

17 / 20

What is the best way to inspect an air compressor?

18 / 20

When brakes become overheated they also become?

19 / 20

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

20 / 20

What is an ABS system?

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