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.
Which of these statements about stopping distance and speed is true?
2.
In case of low friction between the cargo and deck, which of these is not a solution?
3.
Which may be a sign of tire failure?
4.
Which of these statements about cold weather driving is true?
5.
Any driver convicted of violating an out-of-service order will be disqualified for a minimum of:
6.
Which of these statements about certain types of cargo is true?
7.
When is it a good idea to use drugs to help you stay awake while driving?
8.
An anchor point is defined as:
9.
Major signs of tire failure could include:
10.
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?
11.
Overloading can have all of the following effects except:
12.
Why is damage to the exhaust system a danger?
13.
If your vehicle catches fire while you are driving, you should:
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.
You are starting your vehicle in motion from a stop. As you apply power to the drive wheels, they start to spin. You should:
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.
What is the safe number to use in calculations for the weight of fuel?
20.
When securing paper rolls with eyes horizontal, which of the following should be used to secure the rear-most roll?
21.
You should use your mirror to check?
22.
In order to drive placarded vehicles, drivers are required to have:
23.
Distracted driving could be any of the following except:
24.
When driving through the work zone you should:
25.
Good general shifting techniques for going down a long downgrade include:
26.
Timber used for dunnage must be all of the following except:
27.
.5g is equal to what?
28.
You are driving on a straight, level highway at 50 mph. There are no vehicles in front of you. Suddenly a tire blew out of your vehicle, what should you do first?
29.
What violations occurred in this example?
Day 1

Day 2
30.
When exiting or entering on a curved freeway ramp, you should:
31.
After starting the engine:
32.
The best way to take a curve is to slow to a safe speed before entering the curve, then __________ as you go through it.
33.
A key principle to remember about loading cargo is to keep the load:
34.
Sliding your trailer tandems forward or backward will redistribute the weight mainly between which two sets of axles?
35.
If you slide the 5th wheel toward the nose of the tractor, what will be the effect?
36.
All of the following are classified as "a drink" and contain the same amount of alcohol except:
37.
"Brake fade" is:
38.
Which of the following has the greatest affect on the gross vehicle weight?
39.
What day and time did a violation occur in the below example?
Day 1

Day 2
40.
Specific parts of the CDL driving and skills exam include which of the following?
41.
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
42.
To adjust driving space to slippery conditions, all of the following are space considerations except:
43.
What should you do when your vehicle hydroplanes?
44.
What is the maximum legal weight for the drive axles or trailer tandems?
45.
When securing building materials, how many tiedowns are required for top tier bundles longer than 5 ft?
46.
The maximum number of encroachments allowed on a particular exam exercise is:
47.
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?
48.
In the following picture, what are axles 4 and 5 commonly referred to as?

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