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.
To prevent a load from shifting, there should be at least one tie down for every ____ feet of cargo.
2.
The best drivers are those who watch and prepare for hazards. This is called _________ driving.
3.
You are driving on a clear night. You must dim your headlights from high to low. You should adjust your speed so that you can stop within:
4.
"According to the driver’s manual, why should you limit the use of your horn?"
5.
Perception distance is the distance your vehicle travels from the time:
6.
You are inspecting hydraulic brakes. You should pump the brake pedal three times then apply firm pressure to the pedal for five seconds. If the brakes are working properly, the pedal should:
7.
The cargo securement standard applies to commercial vehicles weighing more than:
8.
Placing a phone call while driving:
9.
You are checking your brakes and suspension system for a pre-trip inspection. Which of these statements is true?
10.
As a way to maximize all time available, you should always do the following:
11.
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?
12.
When you change your duty status, you must document all of the following except:
13.
Major signs of tire failure could include:
14.
How current must your logbook be?
15.
On which of the below logs did a violation occur?

Day 1



Day 2

16.
Based on the following information, how much fuel can you legally add while remaining legal on the drive axles?

Percentage of fuel weight to drive axles: 25%

Weight Before Fueling: Steer: 11,275, drives: 33,800, gross: 77,420

17.
If your vehicle catches fire while you are driving, you should:
18.
To prevent rolling, how many points of contact are required, at minimum, for a boulder resting on a rounded or partially rounded side?
19.
You are traveling down a long, steep hill. Your brakes get so hot that they have failed. What should you do?
20.
The distance that you should look ahead of your vehicle while driving amounts to about ___ miles at normal highway speed.
21.
A left-hand turn should end:
22.
What are the four basic weight limits?
23.
When securing building materials, how many knots are acceptable in the tiedown(s)?
24.
The maximum number of "looks" allowed during the driving exam is:
25.
Load securement for cargo weighing 29,650 lbs must be able to withstand upward force of how many lbs?
26.
Banding is:
27.
When securing a non-cubic boulder with an unstable base, the four surrounding chains must have a WLL of at least:
28.
What violation has occurred at 10:00 a.m. on Day 2?
Day 1

Day 2
29.
What three distances build up the total stopping distance of your truck or bus?
30.
What violations occurred in this example?
Day 1

Day 2
31.
When activated, retarders apply braking power when:
32.
Why does vehicle speed naturally increase on a downgrade?
33.
In a pressurized cooling system, coolant level should be checked:
34.
After starting the engine:
35.
An outside vehicle observation will be scored every time the driver:
36.
Sliding your trailer tandems forward or backward will redistribute the weight mainly between which two sets of axles?
37.
If you slide the 5th wheel toward the nose of the tractor, what will be the effect?
38.
What is the WLL of a 1/2-inch Grade 70 tiedown?
39.
Which of these is not a type of retarder?
40.
Your vehicle has hydraulic brakes. While traveling on a level road, you press the brake pedal and find that it goes to the floor. Which of these statements is true?
41.
An ABS light that comes on or stays on while driving indicates:
42.
What day and time did a violation occur in the below example?
Day 1

Day 2
43.
An intermodal container is:
44.
Which of the following is considered off duty time?
45.
What is the minimum WLL used to block forward movement of cargo weighing 36,500 lbs?
46.
If a straight vehicle (not trailer or articulation) goes into front-wheel skid, it will:
47.
Heavy vehicles often move slower than others. Which of these is NOT a good rule to follow while driving a heavy vehicle?
48.
When securing a single metal coil with eyes vertical:
49.
Which of these is NOT a good rule to follow when caring for injured persons at an accident scene?
50.
Blocking is used to: