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.
By law, who is ultimately responsible for ensuring the safety and road-worthiness of a CMV?
2.
What is the best way to prevent brake failure on long downgrades?
3.
Which violation occurs on the below example?
4.
What does the 14 hour on duty limit mean?
5.
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?
6.
To stop a drive-wheel skid, you should:
7.
In cargo securement, what is a 'cleat' defined as?
8.
What is a cab shield?
9.
Making sure that the cargo is not overweight is the responsibility of:
10.
On which of the below logs did a violation occur?

Day 1



Day 2

11.
What does DOT stand for?
12.
To prevent rolling, how many points of contact are required, at minimum, for a boulder resting on a rounded or partially rounded side?
13.
When securing rows of coils, requirements include all of the following except:
14.
If you load cargo into the overhang portion of the trailer, what will be the result?
15.
Another name for 'skid', a platform or tray on which cargo is placed so that it can be handled as an article.
16.
When securing concrete pipe with a diameter of more than 45 inches loaded crosswise, how many tiedowns are required through each pipe at minimum?
17.
A securement system must be capable of resisting how much lateral (side-to-side) force, at minimum?
18.
In what circumstance can shortwood be treated as longwood?
19.
Timber used for dunnage must be all of the following except:
20.
In addition to preventing engine freezing, proper coolant levels help:
21.
An example of reckless driving is:
22.
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: 85%

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

Weight Before Fueling: Steer: 11,500, drives: 33,100, gross: 76,700

23.
Which statement is true?
24.
A tractor trailer traveling 55 mph will travel how far between when the brain perceives a hazard and stopping?
25.
In order to perform the in-cab and gauge inspection, which of the following must be done?
26.
Specific examples of vehicles which drivers should pay close attention to as possible hazards include:
27.
What is low-speed offtracking?
28.
If you must drive in fog, some considerations include which of the following:
29.
Make sure that splash guards are properly fastened, and not:
30.
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?
31.
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?
32.
Some common causes of vehicle fires are spilled fuel, improper fueling, under-inflated tires, and:
33.
What is the minimum nominal dimension of timber blocking used to secure concrete pipe?
34.
Given that general cargo securement requires a WLL of at least 50% of cargo weight, how many 11mm wire rope tiedowns would be required for a load of 26,000 lbs?
35.
Requirements for securing heavy vehicles, equipment, and machinery apply at what weight?
36.
The most common cause of skids is:
37.
What violation occurs in the example below?
Day 1
38.
When stopping before a turn, do all of the following except:
39.
Which statement below is false?
40.
If you lose pressure in hydraulic brakes, you can:
41.
A driver will generally be required to have a DOT medical card in order to drive which of the following:
42.
When securing building materials, how many tiedowns are required for top tier bundles longer than 5 ft?
43.
When involved in an accident and not seriously injured, basic steps you should take include assist the injured, notify authorities, and:
44.
Where will the weight of fuel be distributed?
45.
Which of the following will alter the gross vehicle weight?
46.
The purpose of hazmat rules includes all of these except:
47.
When securing paper rolls with friction mats as a primary method:
48.
When securing paper rolls with eyes crosswise, which of the following can be used to prevent side-to-side shifting when there is more than 8 inches of space to the wall?
49.
The maximum number of allowable looks and/or pull-ups on any particular exam exercise is:
50.
Shifting gears on most heavy vehicles using manual transmissions will require: