Free Delaware 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 DE General Knowledge Practice Test has the same questions as the real exam which is based on the Delaware CDL manual. Our test covers most of the subject areas on the Delaware 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 Delaware 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 DE commercial driver's license manual
Full answers + detailed explanations
Perfect for first-time, renewal applicants
DE CDL General Knowledge Test format:
50 questions
40 correct answers to pass
80% passing score
List of questions
1.
How do you correct a drive-wheel acceleration skid?
2.
Which of these pieces of emergency equipment should always be carried in your vehicle?
3.
Why is it important to shift gears correctly?
4.
High beams should be:
5.
As a way to maximize all time available, you should always do the following:
6.
A row of metal coils loaded with eyes lengthwise requires how many direct tiedowns over each side-by-side row or coil?
7.
On what day and time does an 11 hour rule violation occur?
Day 1

Day 2
8.
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?
9.
Which of the following is not a method of securing side-by-side cargo?
10.
When should drivers inspect their vehicles?
11.
Which of these is true about hazardous materials:
12.
Besides prescription drugs verified by a doctor as safe for driving, what other drugs are acceptable while driving?
13.
The distance the truck will travel between noticing a hazard and hitting the brakes is:
14.
All vehicles on all highways have a maximum allowable height of:
15.
Which of these are requirements for securement systems?
16.
You are traveling down a long, steep hill. Your brakes get so hot that they have failed. What should you do?
17.
The Aggregate Working Load Limit should, at minimum, be:
18.
To help slow the vehicle to reduce the need for using the service brakes, some vehicles are equipped with:
19.
For safer night time driving, windshields and mirrors should be:
20.
Which of these is true about the use of drugs while driving?
21.
Any operator who refuses to submit to drug or alcohol testing, or who tests in excess of the legal limits, will be disqualified for a minimum of:
22.
Drivers are generally only allowed to use cell phones or text in all of the following situations except:
23.
Banding is:
24.
When driving through the work zone you should:
25.
Drivers who have trouble sleeping at night, fall asleep at odd times, or snore loudly, gasp, and choke in their sleep should:
26.
The object of the pre-trip inspection is:
27.
Which of these could be considered off duty time?
28.
When loading paper rolls with eyes horizontal, which of the following is not a requirement for stacking a second layer?
29.
How does the weight of the vehicle affect stopping distance?
30.
What is a cab shield?
31.
Any activity that draws your attention to something other than the task of driving is considered:
32.
If you need to leave the road in a traffic emergency, you should:
33.
When activated, retarders apply braking power when:
34.
What is the minimum allowable tread depth for every groove on the front tires?
35.
What is the total WLL of two 20mm nylon ropes and one 5/8-inch wire rope?
36.
The best way to keep brakes from getting too hot while going down long grades is to:
37.
You are checking your brakes and suspension system for a pre-trip inspection. Which of these statements is NOT true?
38.
Sliding your trailer tandems forward or backward will redistribute the weight mainly between which two sets of axles?
39.
When vehicles towing trailers go into a drive-wheel skid, the trailer can push the towing vehicle sideways, causing a:
40.
Cargo securement for a load weighing 37,000 lbs must be able to withstand a minimum forward braking force of:
41.
If you slide the 5th wheel toward the nose of the tractor, what will be the effect?
42.
After turning and getting up to speed:
43.
When changing lanes, put you turn signal on, and:
44.
When securing flattened or crushed cars on a vehicle with containment on 2 sides, how many tiedowns, at minimum, are required?
45.
Which of these statements about acceleration is true?
46.
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
47.
What is the minimum number of tie-downs to be used on flatbed cargo?
48.
The condition of all in-cab controls should be checked for:
49.
What is true about bad weather and driving conditions?
50.
If you are able to exert 200 pounds of force against an object but you are only exerting 50 pounds of force to do so, what method are you applying to make this happen?