Free Indiana 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 IN General Knowledge Practice Test has the same questions as the real exam which is based on the Indiana CDL manual. Our CDL practice test covers most of the subject areas on the Indiana 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 Indiana 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 IN commercial driver's license manual
Full answers + detailed explanations
Perfect for first-time, renewal applicants
IN CDL General Knowledge Test format:
50 questions
40 correct answers to pass
80% passing score
List of questions
1.
The most important thing you can do when dealing with an aggressive driver is:
2.
The center of gravity of a load:
3.
Which of these is the best general rule for night driving?
4.
What violation has occurred on the below log?

5.
Which of these statements about driving in areas with strong wind is true?
6.
Hydroplaning:
7.
What does the 14 hour on duty limit mean?
8.
After taking 10 consecutive hours off duty, a driver begins to work at 8:00 a.m. The driver may operate a commercial motor vehicle until what time?
9.
To test for leaks on hydraulic brake systems:
10.
What is a cab shield?
11.
Using radar detectors in commercial vehicles:
12.
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?
13.
Which of these is true about hazardous materials:
14.
Gross Vehicle Weight (GVW) means the following:
15.
Freeway exits can be dangerous for commercial vehicles, at what speed should you enter the exit?
16.
When securing concrete pipe with a diameter up to 45 inches loaded crosswise as a group, a crosswise tiedown should be used every how many feet?
17.
All of the following are lighting requirements for combination vehicles longer than 20 feet or wider than 80 inches except:
18.
You should wear a seat belt in a moving vehicle:
19.
What is the maximum allowable weight on a 5-axle combination vehicle?
20.
A device placed between the deck of a vehicle and car or between articles of cargo, intended to provide greater friction than exists naturally between these surfaces is:
21.
When driving, when is it acceptable to signal other drivers that it is safe to pass?
22.
While driving, ice builds up on your wipers and they no longer clean the windshield. You should:
23.
What is the safe number to use in calculations for the weight of fuel?
24.
All of the following should be part of the engine compartment check except:
25.
The maximum distance from the rear allowed for attaching mechanisms used to secure roll-on/roll-off containers is:
26.
Which of these statements about downshifting is true?
27.
What is the minimum WLL required of tiedowns securing loaded intermodal containers on non-chassis vehicles?
28.
Specific securement methods are required for boulders that:
29.
Timber used for dunnage must be all of the following except:
30.
A placarded vehicle must have how many identical placards?
31.
When loading paper rolls with eyes horizontal, which of the following is not a requirement for stacking a second layer?
32.
You must park on a side of a level, straight, four-lane divided highway. Where should you place the reflective triangles?
33.
The road you are driving on becomes very slippery due to glare ice. Which of these is a good thing to do in such a situation?
34.
The best way to take a curve is to slow to a safe speed before entering the curve, then __________ as you go through it.
35.
Option #3 for a single metal coil with eyes lengthwise requires:
36.
When going down a long steep downgrade you should always:
37.
If unsure of the exact location of the center of gravity of your cargo, where would you rather have the center of gravity located if you couldn't get it centered?
38.
How many anchor points should be used to secure an intermodal container on a chassis vehicle?
39.
Which of these statements about vehicle fire is true?
40.
Which of the following techniques will not change the weight distribution across your axles?
41.
What is the maximum legal weight for the drive axles or trailer tandems?
42.
Putting too much weight towards the rear may cause all of these except:
43.
During the vehicle inspection, checking of ___ will NOT prevent a fire.
44.
Some of the serious driving errors that can be caused by alcohol include:
45.
You are driving on a two-lane road. An oncoming driver drifts into your lane and is headed straight for you. Which of these is most often the best action to take?
46.
Which of these is specifically prohibited when securing crushed or flattened vehicles?
47.
Among other hazards, drivers should be on the lookout for slow or confused drivers, children, accidents, and:
48.
Products that pose a risk to health, safety
and property during transportation are called:
49.
Which of the following will alter the gross vehicle weight?
50.
If traveling slower than traffic flow on a grade, if legal you should: