Free Alaska CDL General Knowledge Practice Test 2022

You are looking for actual practice for your coming CDL test? So you have come to the right place. Our AK General Knowledge Practice Test has the same questions as the real exam which is based on the Alaska DMV CDL Manual. Our test covers most of the subject areas on the Alaska General Knowledge Test such as shifting techniques, railroad crossing safety, drunk driving laws, and much more to make you become a safer driver. In addition, each question has a detailed explanation that will help you understand the concept and answer future questions about it correctly. If you don't get the pass right away, don't worry, you can take this Alaska CDL practice test an unlimited number of times to make sure you learn all the questions. Our practice test will refine your driving knowledge so you can earn your CDL and start driving on the roads. Let’s take our CDL practice test now!

Our CDL practice tests:
Based on 2022 AK commercial driver's license manual
Full answers + detailed explanations
Perfect for first-time, renewal applicants
AK CDL General Knowledge Test format:
50 questions
40 correct answers to pass
80% passing score
List of questions
1.
In case of low friction between the cargo and deck, which of these is not a solution?
2.
Any driver convicted of violating an out-of-service order will be disqualified for a minimum of:
3.
What does the 14 hour on duty limit mean?
4.
A row of metal coils loaded with eyes lengthwise requires how many direct tiedowns over each side-by-side row or coil?
5.
When is it a good idea to use drugs to help you stay awake while driving?
6.
An anchor point is defined as:
7.
To test for leaks on hydraulic brake systems:
8.
When you encounter a driver that appears to be distracted, you should:
9.
Major signs of tire failure could include:
10.
What is a cab shield?
11.
You're in Illinois which allows up to 20,000 pounds on the steer axle. You're heading to Indiana which only allows 12,000 on the steer axle. Your steer tires have a load rating of 6,500 pounds each. What is the maximum legal weight your steer axle can be for each of the two states?
12.
Overloading can have all of the following effects except:
13.
If you jam on the brakes and the wheels lock up and skid:
14.
To prevent rolling, how many points of contact are required, at minimum, for a boulder resting on a rounded or partially rounded side?
15.
What are the four basic weight limits?
16.
What is the minimum amount of rearward force that a cargo securement system must withstand?
17.
What is the maximum allowable weight on a 5-axle combination vehicle?
18.
It is accepted that friction mats provide a resistance to horizontal movement equal to:
19.
While driving through an intersection, you should:
20.
What is the safe number to use in calculations for the weight of fuel?
21.
When securing paper rolls with eyes horizontal, which of the following should be used to secure the rear-most roll?
22.
In order to drive placarded vehicles, drivers are required to have:
23.
Cargo and securement devices should be checked within how many miles after starting a trip?
24.
Which of the following headlight issues can be hazardous?
25.
Distracted driving could be any of the following except:
26.
Good general shifting techniques for going down a long downgrade include:
27.
Timber used for dunnage must be all of the following except:
28.
What are most front-wheel skids caused by:
29.
.5g is equal to what?
30.
What violations occurred in this example?
Day 1

Day 2
31.
A minimum disqualification of 12 months will result for any driver who:
32.
Sliding your trailer tandems forward or backward will redistribute the weight mainly between which two sets of axles?
33.
If you slide the 5th wheel toward the nose of the tractor, what will be the effect?
34.
All of the following are classified as "a drink" and contain the same amount of alcohol except:
35.
"Brake fade" is:
36.
Which of the following has the greatest affect on the gross vehicle weight?
37.
What day and time did a violation occur in the below example?
Day 1

Day 2
38.
Specific parts of the CDL driving and skills exam include which of the following?
39.
Is the following example within legal HOS limits?

- A trucker starts driving at 12:00pm
- At 5pm the driver takes a 1 hour break
- At 6pm the driver begins driving again
- At 11:30pm, the driver shuts down and goes off duty for 10 consecutive hours
40.
To adjust driving space to slippery conditions, all of the following are space considerations except:
41.
What is the maximum legal weight for the drive axles or trailer tandems?
42.
When securing building materials, how many tiedowns are required for top tier bundles longer than 5 ft?
43.
What kind of extinguisher should be used on burning paper, wood, or cloth?
44.
The maximum number of encroachments allowed on a particular exam exercise is:
45.
Your trailer has a 6 inch hole spacing in the tandem slider rail and your trailer tandems are 900 pounds overweight. What is the minimum number of holes you will have to slide the tandems to get the tandems within legal limits?
46.
The term 'edge protector' refers to:
47.
In the following picture, what are axles 4 and 5 commonly referred to as?

48.
Products that pose a risk to health, safety
and property during transportation are called:
49.
What is a rub rail?
50.
Shifting gears on most heavy vehicles using manual transmissions will require: