Free California 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 CA General Knowledge Practice Test has the same questions as the real exam which is based on the California CDL Handbook. Our test covers most of the subject areas on the California 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 California 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 CA commercial driver's license manual
Full answers + detailed explanations
Perfect for first-time, renewal applicants
CA CDL General Knowledge Test format:
50 questions
40 correct answers to pass
80% passing score
List of questions
1.
Void filler is:
2.
You are driving on a clear night with your low beam lights on. If your headlights let you see about 250 feet ahead of you, you should adjust your speed so that you can stop within about _____ feet.
3.
Which of these statements about driving in areas with strong wind is true?
4.
Tourists may be hazardous because?
5.
When approaching a railroad crossing, which of these safety precautions applies?
6.
Which of these is correct about emergency or evasive action?
7.
To test for leaks on hydraulic brake systems:
8.
The aggregate WLL for logs loaded lengthwise must be at least:
9.
Instead of stopping in an emergency, what is many times the safer action?
10.
A stake pocket is:
11.
How many knots are acceptable in a properly working tiedown?
12.
If you jam on the brakes and the wheels lock up and skid:
13.
How many tiedowns are required on a stack of shortwood loaded crosswise?
14.
Freeway exits can be dangerous for commercial vehicles, at what speed should you enter the exit?
15.
Cargo inspection:
16.
When you are driving on a snow packed road, you should reduce your speed by:
17.
While driving, ice builds up on your wipers and they no longer clean the windshield. You should:
18.
When securing building materials, how many knots are acceptable in the tiedown(s)?
19.
If you are driving while sleepy, the safest remedy is:
20.
If you cannot see the driver of a vehicle, then:
21.
When starting in slippery conditions, you should:
22.
Cargo and securement devices should be checked within how many miles after starting a trip?
23.
In order to drive placarded vehicles, drivers are required to have:
24.
Which of the following require an additional CDL endorsement to drive?
25.
Specific suspension problems that drivers should look for include which of the following:
26.
The load carrying area of a truck, trailer, or intermodal container is referred to as the:
27.
Which of these statements about marking a stopped vehicle is true?
28.
When loading bell pipe on one tier, all of the following apply except:
29.
What is the minimum angle that indirect tiedowns must form with the vehicle?
30.
Any activity that draws your attention to something other than the task of driving is considered:
31.
If you are forced to leave the road in an emergency, all of these are good guidelines except:
32.
When you are starting to move up a hill from a stop:
33.
A chock is generally used to secure:
34.
The best way to keep brakes from getting too hot while going down long grades is to:
35.
How far should a driver look ahead of the vehicle while driving?
36.
You are checking your brakes and suspension system for a pre-trip inspection. Which of these statements is NOT true?
37.
A minimum disqualification of 12 months will result for any driver who:
38.
If you slide the 5th wheel toward the nose of the tractor, what will be the effect?
39.
What should you do while turning?
40.
When changing lanes, put you turn signal on, and:
41.
To protect the area after an accident, steps you should take include:
42.
Which of these statements about vehicle fire is true?
43.
To determine blood alcohol concentration level for a person, it is necessary to know:
44.
What is the maximum legal weight for the drive axles or trailer tandems?
45.
You should always turn on your emergency four-way flashers when you:
46.
Which of these lights cannot be checked at the same time?
47.
Some suggestions for reducing stress and aggressiveness while driving might include all of the following except:
48.
Which of the following will alter the gross vehicle weight?
49.
When driving downhill, you should use the service brakes:
50.
The purpose of hazmat rules includes all of these except: