Free Illinois 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 IL General Knowledge Practice Test has the same questions as the real exam which is based on the Illinois CDL manual. Our CDL practice test covers most of the subject areas on the Illinois 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 practice test an unlimited number of times to make sure you learn all the questions. Our Illinois CDL Practice Test will refine your driving knowledge so you can earn your CDL and start driving on the roads. Let’s take our practice test now!

Our CDL practice tests:
Based on 2022 IL commercial driver's license manual
Full answers + detailed explanations
Perfect for first-time, renewal applicants
IL CDL General Knowledge Test format:
50 questions
40 correct answers to pass
80% passing score
List of questions
1.
What is the minimum WLL of each tiedown used to secure crushed or flattened vehicles?
2.
When a driver stops and reverses direction to get a better position during the driving exam, it is considered a(n):
3.
Tourists may be hazardous because?
4.
Which of these statements about cold weather driving is true?
5.
What is the best way to prevent brake failure on long downgrades?
6.
When the roads are slippery, you should:
7.
In case of a fire, you should pull off the road and do all of the following except:
8.
High beams should be:
9.
The North American Cargo Securement Standard cover vehicles weighing:
10.
Some general signs that another driver may be distracted include which of the following:
11.
As a way to maximize all time available, you should always do the following:
12.
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?
13.
What is a 34 hour restart?
14.
Besides prescription drugs verified by a doctor as safe for driving, what other drugs are acceptable while driving?
15.
Which of these is not required knowledge for drivers seeking a hazardous material endorsement?
16.
All of the following are exempt from needing a CDL except:
17.
What is the minimum weight of a load of metal coils that requires specific securement practices?
18.
All of the following are lighting requirements for combination vehicles longer than 20 feet or wider than 80 inches except:
19.
Cargo inspection:
20.
While driving, ice builds up on your wipers and they no longer clean the windshield. You should:
21.
The maximum number of "looks" allowed during the driving exam is:
22.
Impaired drivers who present potential hazards may tend to:
23.
Circumstances that would make wheels and rims unsafe include the following except:
24.
A sided vehicle containing cargo weighing 35,980 lbs must be able to withstand a rearward force of at least:
25.
When should you test your parking brakes?
26.
What is a reusable, transportable enclosure that is especially designed with integral locking devices that secure it to a container chassis trailer to facilitate the efficient and bulk shipping and transfer of goods by, or between various modes of transport, such as highway, rail, sea, and air.?
27.
To secure paper rolls with eyes horizontally against rearward movement, you can use which of the following except:
28.
Specific suspension problems that drivers should look for include which of the following:
29.
Drivers who have trouble sleeping at night, fall asleep at odd times, or snore loudly, gasp, and choke in their sleep should:
30.
Which violations have occurred in the below example?
Day 1

Day 2
31.
When loading a trailer, if the cargo is loaded all to the rear, it may result in:
32.
An example of reckless driving is:
33.
A chock is generally used to secure:
34.
Which of these statements about braking is true?
35.
To satisfy general cargo securement requirements, what is the minimum WLL for securing vehicles under 10,000 lbs?
36.
Who is responsible for inspecting securing devices and cargo within the first 50 miles?
37.
What is low-speed offtracking?
38.
Mirror adjustment can only be checked accurately when:
39.
Which statement below accurately describes the 11 hour driving limit?
40.
Which of these statements about engine overheating is true?
41.
The most common cause of skids is:
42.
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?
43.
A major safety concern of a broken or faulty exhaust system is:
44.
When securing a single metal coil with eye vertical, tiedowns must be arranged according the all of the following except:
45.
Which of these is true about mirror adjusting?
46.
Which of these is specifically prohibited when securing crushed or flattened vehicles?
47.
How long does it typically take a tractor-trailer to cross a single set of railroad tracks?
48.
What is Gross Vehicle Weight Rating?
49.
When securing concrete pipe up to 45 inches loaded crosswise, tiedowns through the pipe must be:
50.
What kind of extinguisher would you use to fight an electrical fire?