CDL Practice Test


Welcome to the Nevada CDL practice test site. You are welcome to take these CDL practice tests as many times as you like as the tests are free. You will be presented with 40 questions and you must answer 34 questions correctly to pass. There is a 50-minute time limit. You may not go back once you answer a question. Click the "Start Test" button below to begin. 

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All standing riders must stay:

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If you double your speed, what will happen to your stopping distance?

3 / 40

Forward and back surge is powerful in this type of tanker.

4 / 40

Where are the two main places where the hazardous material identification number appears?

5 / 40

Should the air pressure in the service air tanks fall below____the driver must be alerted via warning mechanism in the truck cab.

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You should be extra cautious when___while driving a smooth bore tanker combination.

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Select the true statement in regards to converter dollies:

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If you have riders on board, you must never refuel:

9 / 40

What will happen right away should the service air line come apart but the emergency line is intact while driving a combination vehicle?

10 / 40

What are the three hazard classes should NOT be loaded into a trailer that has a heater air conditioner unit?

11 / 40

Your engine runs a pump when you are delivering compressed gas. Should you turn off your engine before or after you unhook the hoses after finishing that delivery?

12 / 40

To test the security of the tractor semi trailer connection you should:

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If your bus is equipped with an emergency exit door, it must:

14 / 40

What does it mean when the safety valve releases air?

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Select the true statement in regards to managing the space to the sides:

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A shipper’s certification is best described as _____.

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For emergency braking to avoid a crash when driving a double trailer you should:

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How do you check the coolant level?

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You do not have a hazardous materials endorsement on your commercial driver license. When can you legally haul hazardous materials?

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The container for the mechanism that transforms the steering column action into wheel action is:

21 / 40

A disruptive passenger:

22 / 40

What is the safest way to stop unruly behavior on the bus?

23 / 40

Which of the following are possible causes of tire fires?

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Select how you can tell if your vehicle is equipped with an anti-lock braking system:

25 / 40

Do not tow or push a disabled bus with riders aboard the vehicle, unless:

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When not towing a trailer, why should the tractor glad hands be locked?

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What product is typically carried in a liquid tank trailer without baffles?

28 / 40

The most important hand signal you should agree on with a helper is:

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You should decrease to a safe speed before entering a curve and then_____through it.

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What will probably happen if the converter dolly is still under the second trailer and the pintle hook is unhooked?

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Select the action that is not recommended when driving on slippery roads:

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An air system that is fully charged will typically have ___ psi of pressure.

33 / 40

Select the statement that describes how you could damage the landing gear.

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If hazardous material is spilling from your vehicle, do not move your vehicle:

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You are checking the_______when looking at the dipstick to see if the lubrication is at the safe operating range or above the refill line.

36 / 40

The trailer should be lowered so that _____.

37 / 40

When driving tank vehicles you should:

38 / 40

A "transport index" relates to products that are:

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When should you drain air tanks that do not have an automatic tank drain?

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The safety catch for the fifth wheel locking lever must be ____ for a coupling to be complete.

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How To Get A nevada Commercial Drivers License

To be eligible for a CDL in Nevada, applicants must be at least 18 years old to operate a commercial vehicle intrastate (within Nevada only). To operate a commercial vehicle interstate (outside of Nevada) they must be 21 years old.

Applicants must also provide verification that they are medically fit. Nevada applicants must complete the self-certification process. Depending on the circumstances, some applicants may be required to undergo additional medical testing and complete (Form MCSA-5876) Medical Examiner’s Certificate.

Under certain circumstances, some drivers may be disqualified from earning their commercial license in Nevada. For example, drivers who have had their licenses revoked, suspended, denied or canceled are not eligible for a CDL in Nevada. Applicants cannot have driver’s licenses in more than one state.

Nevada CDL Endorsements
H – Hazardous Material
N – Tank Vehicles
P – Passenger Vehicles
S – School Bus
T – Towing a Double or Triple Trailer
X – Combination Tank Vehicle and Hazardous Materials

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nevada CDL License Test Tips

Every Nevada CDL applicant must pass the general knowledge test prior to taking the skills test. Bus driver applicants must take the passenger transport test in addition to the bus driver test. Applicants who haul hazardous materials must submit to a TSA background check and take the Hazmat test. Applicants must pass each test with an 80 percent score.

The Nevada skills test includes a pre-trip vehicle inspection, basic control skills and on-road driving. Applicants must pass each section. Recent military veterans and current military members can have the skills test waived if they are currently enlisted in the military or have served in the military within the past 12 months. Also, they can get a waiver if they have operated a motor vehicle equivalent to a commercial motor vehicle in the military within the past year. Applicants are required to complete (Form CDL-004) Certification for Waiver of Skills Tests to be considered for a waiver.

Additional Information

Information on the Nevada Department of Motor Vehicles

The Nevada Department of Motor Vehicles regulates the CDL license requirements in Nevada. To get more information contact them via:


Phone: 702.486.4368


Additional Nevada CDL Helpful Links

Please use the links below to access more valuable Nevada CDL testing resources and to learn more about practice driving tests for the state of Nevada.