CDL General
Knowledge Test

101

This is the Commercial Vehicle Driver's License Test covering General Knowledge.  You will be presented with 40 questions and you must answer 34 questions correctly to pass.  There is no time limit.  You may not go back once you answer a question.  Click the "Start Test" button below to begin.  Good luck!

1 / 40

Which of the following is NOT a part of the steering system?

2 / 40

What is the first thing to do if your vehicle catches fire while driving?

3 / 40

The average person requires how many hours of sleep per 24 hour period?

4 / 40

The two main things to look ahead for while driving are _____.

5 / 40

Do empty trucks have the best braking?

6 / 40

Before transporting a sealed load, you must check:

7 / 40

When backing, what is the best method to use to avoid blind spots?

8 / 40

What is the most important reason for doing a vehicle inspection?

9 / 40

Which of the following is NOT a basic step to be taken at a crash scene?

10 / 40

What are some of the important parts in the steering system?

11 / 40

Which of the following statements about overhead space is true?

12 / 40

Which of the following are some suspension system defects?

13 / 40

In the event of an accident you should remember to do the following EXCEPT:

14 / 40

How often should you check your cargo?

15 / 40

Why should you cover cargo?

16 / 40

Your vehicle is going down a long hill and your brakes begin to fail. What should you do?

17 / 40

You should check your tires every ____ or every ____ when driving in very hot weather.

18 / 40

Your vehicle is going down a long hill and your brakes begin to fail. What should you do?

19 / 40

What is a common cause of tire fires?

20 / 40

For any flatbed load you must have at least ____ tie downs.

21 / 40

Which two special conditions indicate that you should downshift?

22 / 40

When using turn signals, which of the following should be avoided?

23 / 40

What is the best way to see the sides and rear of your vehicle?

24 / 40

Shifting into a lower gear and removing your foot off of the accelerator to slow your vehicle is known as?

25 / 40

Which of the following statements about downshifting is NOT true?

26 / 40

To transport cargo safely, which of these are you NOT responsible for?

27 / 40

How often should you check your cargo?

28 / 40

What action should you take before driving while drowsy?

29 / 40

The minimum tread depth for tires other than the front tires is ____.

30 / 40

Which of the following are possible causes of tire fires?

31 / 40

If you do become sleepy while driving, you should _____.

32 / 40

Which of the following should you do when confronted by an aggressive driver?

33 / 40

How can you determine if your vehicle is equipped with ABS?

34 / 40

What might happen if you swing wide to the left before you turn right?

35 / 40

Which of the following factors is NOT used to determine your safe speed when going down a long steep downgrade?

36 / 40

While driving at night, which lights should you use as often as you can?

37 / 40

What can you do at an accident site to help avoid another accident?

38 / 40

If you are transporting cargo, you should inspect the cargo and securing devices:

39 / 40

Signs of distracted drivers include:

40 / 40

Which of the following is the most important reason for doing a pre-trip inspection?

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