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.
On what day and time does a 14 hour rule violation occur?
Day 1

Day 2
2.
Which violation occurs on the below example?
3.
Which day below contains at least 1 violation?
Day 1

Day 2
4.
As a way to maximize all time available, you should always do the following:
5.
High friction securement devices include:
6.
Using 6 miles per gallon as your fuel mileage and 8 pounds per gallon for the weight of fuel, how much total fuel weight will you burn off in 600 miles?
7.
To stop a drive-wheel skid, you should:
8.
An anchor point is defined as:
9.
Drivers should be aware that convex mirrors will make reflections look:
10.
In case of tire failure, you should do all of the following except:
11.
On which of the below logs did a violation occur?

Day 1



Day 2

12.
The distance the truck will travel between noticing a hazard and hitting the brakes is:
13.
Snow and ice must be removed from the radiator because otherwise:
14.
How many tiedowns are required for cargo that is prevented from forward movement?
15.
All of the following are lighting requirements for combination vehicles longer than 20 feet or wider than 80 inches except:
16.
What are the four basic weight limits?
17.
A cleat is a short piece of wood used:
18.
What factor has the greatest affect on how much weight is moved per hole in the tandem slider rail?
19.
You receive a scale ticket and your drive axles are 31,700 and your trailer tandems are 35,100. Based upon a trailer with 6 inch slider rail hole spacings, what is the minimum number of holes you would have to slide the tandems to get the weight legal, and what would the final weights be?
20.
What factors typically determine your blood alcohol concentration BAC?
21.
When securing paper rolls on a flatbed or curtainside vehicle, it is acceptable to stack rolls with eyes vertical:
22.
In case of brake failure, methods of stopping the vehicle include escaping into an open field, side street, or ramp, and:
23.
Who enforces HOS regulations?
24.
In case you have to fight a fire, also aim the extinguisher:
25.
The object of the pre-trip inspection is:
26.
.5g is equal to what?
27.
What is the total WLL of two 20mm nylon ropes and one 5/8-inch wire rope?
28.
Which statement about EOBR's is true?
29.
In case of a fire in the cargo area of a van or box trailer, you should:
30.
The maximum allowable overall length for semitrailers is:
31.
What is the WLL of a 1/2-inch Grade 70 tiedown?
32.
What is low-speed offtracking?
33.
Which statement below accurately describes the 11 hour driving limit?
34.
An intermodal container is:
35.
What is a headboard?
36.
Cargo must satisfy one of the following securement conditions except:
37.
What is aggregate working load limit?
38.
A good inspection habit is for the driver to re-inspect the cargo:
39.
The most common cause of skids is:
40.
When a tiedown is attached directly to the cargo, what is the ideal angle where it attached to the vehicle?
41.
All of the following are true of alcohol except:
42.
When securing a single metal coil with eye vertical, tiedowns must be arranged according the all of the following except:
43.
Which statement below is false?
44.
Using the following numbers, what would be the final result if you moved the 5th wheel forward two holes?

steer axle: 10,800 pounds
drive axles: 34,100 pounds
Weight transfer: 500 pounds per hole
45.
Specific hazards to watch for when traveling through work zones include:
46.
When securing a single metal coil with eyes vertical:
47.
Which day below contains a 30 minute break violation?
Day 1

Day 2
48.
What is the minimum number of tiedowns required through the eye of a metal coil loaded crosswise?
49.
It is safe to remove the radiator cap or any other part of the pressurized system:
50.
When securing concrete pipe up to 45 inches loaded crosswise, tiedowns through the pipe must be: