Free Arizona 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 AZ General Knowledge Practice Test has the same questions as the real exam which is based on the Arizona CDL manual. Our test covers most of the subject areas on the Arizona 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 Arizona 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 free CDL practice test now!

Our CDL practice tests:
Based on 2022 AZ commercial driver's license manual
Full answers + detailed explanations
Perfect for first-time, renewal applicants
AZ CDL General Knowledge Test format:
50 questions
40 correct answers to pass
80% passing score
List of questions
1.
The best drivers are those who watch and prepare for hazards. This is called _________ driving.
2.
When is the driver responsible for inspecting cargo and securing devices?
3.
Define 'bolster':
4.
What is the proper way to hold a steering wheel?
5.
You weigh the truck immediately before and after fueling. Based on the following, determine what percentage of the weight goes to each set of axles:

Before fueling:

steer: 10,200, drives: 31,300, gross: 71,700

After fueling:

steer:11,000, drives: 31,500, gross: 72,700

6.
There are three maximum limits you must follow at all times. Those limits are:
7.
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?
8.
When coming down a long, steep downgrade, what should be your primary method of controlling your speed?
9.
Based on the following information, how much fuel can you legally add while remaining legal on the drive axles?

Percentage of fuel weight to drive axles: 25%

Weight Before Fueling: Steer: 11,275, drives: 33,800, gross: 77,420

10.
How many tiedowns are required on a stack of shortwood loaded crosswise?
11.
Cargo inspection:
12.
Overweight, oversized loads:
13.
You should wear a seat belt in a moving vehicle:
14.
Space to the ____ your vehicle is most important to manage.
15.
Which of the following is not true of Working Load Limit (WLL)?
16.
Adding or burning off fuel will mainly change the amount of weight on which axles?
17.
What does emergency braking mean?
18.
A school bus endorsement is required in order to transport:
19.
What is the minimum WLL required of tiedowns securing loaded intermodal containers on non-chassis vehicles?
20.
A load weighing 41,500 lbs requires securement against rearward force of:
21.
Which of these statements about cargo loading is true?
22.
The condition in which water or slush collects on the road and your tires lose contact and have little or no traction is called:
23.
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?
24.
Which of these should you NOT do in an emergency situation?
25.
Which of the following is not a requirement for shortwood loaded lengthwise?
26.
Communication means:
27.
Which of the following is not a requirement of wood used as blocking or bracing?
28.
A chock is generally used to secure:
29.
Which of these statements about brakes is true?
30.
A 30 minute break violation occurs on the below example. What day and time does the violation occur?
Day 1

Day 2
31.
When vehicles towing trailers go into a drive-wheel skid, the trailer can push the towing vehicle sideways, causing a:
32.
What is the minimum aggregate WLL of all tiedowns in a group of concrete pipe?
33.
After turning and getting up to speed:
34.
When going down a long steep downgrade you should always:
35.
If unsure of the exact location of the center of gravity of your cargo, where would you rather have the center of gravity located if you couldn't get it centered?
36.
When changing lanes, put you turn signal on, and:
37.
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?
38.
If you have a heavy load that is slowing you down on an upgrade you should:
39.
Generally, when steering in an emergency, which direction is your best option?
40.
All of the following are true of alcohol except:
41.
When entering and exiting an expressway, and also generally any time you drive, you should:
42.
A device placed on the exposed edge of an article to distribute tiedown forces over a larger area of cargo than the tiedown itself, to protect the tie-down and/or cargo from damage, and to allow the tiedown to slide freely when being tensioned is a:
43.
Which of these statements about staying alert to drive is true?
44.
A sign of a confused driver who may present a potential hazard is:
45.
To avoid being blinded by glare when driving at night, drivers should:
46.
Specific hazards to watch for when traveling through work zones include:
47.
What is the minimum number of tiedowns required through the eye of a metal coil loaded crosswise?
48.
You receive a scale ticket and your drive axles are 35,400 and your trailer tandems are 31,100. Based upon the two most common tandem slider rail hole spacings, what is the minimum number of holes you would have to slide the tandems to get the weight legal, and in which direction?
49.
It is safe to remove the radiator cap or any other part of the pressurized system:
50.
Improperly loaded or secured cargo: