Free Alaska CDL General Knowledge Practice Test 2023

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 2021 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
Which of these statements about managing space to the sides is true?
In case of tire failure, all of the following will be steps in your response except:
High beams should be:
Which of these is a good thing to do when driving at night?
What is the maximum blood-alcohol concentration allowed for operating a school bus?
Commercial drivers are allowed to hold CDL's in how many states at the same time?
You are driving a vehicle that could be driven safely at 55 mph on an open road. But traffic is heavy and other vehicles drive at the speed of 35 mph, though the speed limit is 55 mph. The safest speed for your vehicle is more likely to be:
Instead of stopping in an emergency, what is many times the safer action?
Proper fire prevention should include paying attention to all of these except:
A stake pocket is:
In mountain driving you will have to use a lower gear to drive safely on a grade. Which of these does NOT affect your choice of gear?
Service brake stopping action should be tested at:
Which statement below is true?
Based on the following figures, how much fuel can you legally add while remaining legal on the steer axle?

Load rating of steer tires: 6,150 pounds

Percentage of fuel weight to steer axle: 80%

Steer axle weight limit in states you're travelling: 20,000 pounds

Weight Before Fueling: Steer: 11,450, drives: 33,100, gross: 76,700

A female housing fixed to the side or ends of a vehicle to receive a stake or peg, and may also be used as an anchor point is a:
When you sight-side back your vehicle into an alley stopping as close as possible to the rear of the alley it is called:
Overweight, oversized loads:
You should signal continuously while turning because:
Securing heavy vehicles or equipment with crawler tracks or wheel requires a minimum of how many tiedowns?
When starting in slippery conditions, you should:
What is the 8 day / 70 hour on duty limit?
Specific suspension problems that drivers should look for include which of the following:
Using controlled braking, brakes are applied as hard as possible:
Drivers who have trouble sleeping at night, fall asleep at odd times, or snore loudly, gasp, and choke in their sleep should:
In case you have to fight a fire, also aim the extinguisher:
Every time you pull off the expressway to take a break, you use about how much time off your 11-hour driving limit?
You may hang up on a railroad track if:
You must park on a side of a level, straight, four-lane divided highway. Where should you place the reflective triangles?
A chock is generally used to secure:
When you are passing a vehicle, pedestrian, or bicycle you should assume that:
In general, the best braking technique to use in maintaining a safe speed when driving on a downgrade is:
The maximum allowable overall length for semitrailers is:
Which of these is not a type of retarder?
Given that general cargo securement requires a WLL of at least 50% of cargo weight, how many 1/2-inch Grade 70 chains would be required for a load of 34,500 lbs?
What is low-speed offtracking?
Cargo that isn't prevented from forward movement, and is 4 feet long and weighs 1,500 lbs requires a minimum of how many tiedowns?
Any CDL holder found to operating a CMV with ANY alcohol in his/her system will be placed out-of-service for a minimum of:
In Oregon, the maximum weight on the steer axle is listed as 600 pounds per inch of tire tread width up to 20,000 pounds. Your steer tires have a load rating of 6,150 pounds each and are 10 inches wide. What is the maximum legal weight your steer axle can carry in Oregon?
Mirror adjustment can only be checked accurately when:
Working Load Limit (WLL)is defined as:
To determine blood alcohol concentration level for a person, it is necessary to know:
If you have used up all of your 14 hour on duty time, how many hours would you regain after an 8 hour break in the sleeper berth?
A good inspection habit is for the driver to re-inspect the cargo:
Using the following numbers, what would be the final result if you moved the 5th wheel back one hole?

steer axle: 12,300 pounds
drive axles: 33,100 pounds
Weight transfer: 500 pounds per hole
When securing a single metal coil with eye vertical, tiedowns must be arranged according the all of the following except:
When starting down a hill, instead of using the foot brakes to control speed:
Indirect tiedowns create what direction of force?
Sliding your 5th wheel will redistribute the weight mainly between which two sets of axles?
What is Gross Vehicle Weight Rating?
If you're able to arrive early for a delivery, you should: