# Free Delaware CDL General Knowledge Practice Test 2023

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 2021 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.
Fill in the blank:

When merging, _____.
2.
You are checking your tires for a pre-trip inspection. Which of these statements is true?
3.
Define 'bolster':
4.
When a driver stops and reverses direction to get a better position during the driving exam, it is considered a(n):
5.
When driving vehicles with ABS, braking:
6.
All of the following are requirements for dividing vehicles over 33ft, EXCEPT:
7.
What is the proper way to hold a steering wheel?
8.
Weight transmitted to the ground by one axle or one set of axles called:
9.
What should be true about other drivers:
10.
Which of these statements about speed management is true?
11.
When you encounter a driver that appears to be distracted, you should:
12.
The maximum weight limit on a single axle is:
13.
Vehicles exempt from Certificate of Safety inspection requirements include:
14.
All of the following are requirements for transporting coils with eyes crosswise, EXCEPT:
15.
In mountain driving you will have to use a lower gear to drive safely on a grade. Which of these does NOT affect your choice of gear?
16.
All of the following are considered excessive speeding, EXCEPT:
17.
All of the following are key parts of the steering system except:
18.
A tiedown is defined as:
19.
When securing paper rolls on a flatbed or curtainside vehicle, it is acceptable to stack rolls with eyes vertical:
20.
Which of these statements about double clutching and shifting is true?
21.
You are driving a truck with a manual transmission. What gear will you probably have to use to take a long, steep downhill grade?
22.
To secure paper rolls with eyes horizontally against rearward movement, you can use which of the following EXCEPT:
23.
Specific suspension problems that drivers should look for include which of the following:
24.
Specific securement methods are required for boulders that:
25.
What is the main factor that will limit how far back you can slide your tandems?
26.
If you are convicted for driving under the influence while driving a commercial vehicle, and this is your first offense, you most likely will get:
27.
A chain marked with a
4 is identified as what kind?
28.
You are driving a heavy vehicle with a manual transmission. You have to stop the vehicle on the shoulder while driving on an uphill grade. Which of these is a good rule to follow when putting it back in motion up the grade?
29.
'Blocking' is defined as:
30.
If an oncoming vehicle drifts into your lane you should:
31.
Option #3 for a single metal coil with eyes lengthwise requires:
32.
Which of these would NOT help if windshield is covered with ice?
33.
To satisfy general cargo securement requirements, what is the minimum WLL for securing vehicles under 10,000 lbs?
34.
The maximum allowable overall length for semitrailers is:
35.
When securing heavy vehicles, what is the minimum WLL of each tiedown?
36.
When crossing railroad tracks in a placarded vehicle or a bus _________.
37.
Which of the following are covered by the specific log securement requirements?
38.
How many anchor points should be used to secure an intermodal container on a chassis vehicle?
39.
You must drive on a slippery road. Which of these is a good thing to do in such a situation?
40.
Working Load Limit (WLL) is defined as:
41.
If you hear on the radio that there is a major snowstorm forecast along your route, will you qualify for the Adverse Driving Conditions Exception?
42.
HOS regulations were designed to do all of the following, except:
43.
What can be the result of too much weight on the back of the trailer?
44.
When starting down a hill, instead of using the foot brakes to control speed:
45.
A Class A CDL is required to drive a combination vehicle of over 26,001 lbs towing a vehicle weighing:
46.
Which day below contains a 30 minute break violation?
Day 1

Day 2
47.
CDL drivers from New York State require the Metal Coils Endorsement when transporting metals coils weighing:
48.
You have steer tires rated at 6,150 pounds each, and you're in the state of West Virginia which says the legal limit for the steer axle is 20,000 pounds. What's the maximum legal weight you can carry on your steer axle in West Virginia?
49.
When securing concrete bell pipe in multiple complete tiers, all of the following are true, EXCEPT:
50.
Submitting fingerprints for a background check will be required for drivers applying for _________.