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.
A vehicle is loaded with very little weight on the drive axle. What may happen?
2.
How do you correct a drive-wheel acceleration skid?
3.
Define 'bolster':
4.
Which statement below is false?
5.
A hazard:
6.
"The driver’s manual suggests several things to do when you pass a vehicle. Which of these is NOT one of them?"
7.
Why Do HOS Regulations Exist?
8.
What is the maximum blood-alcohol concentration allowed for operating a school bus?
9.
When you encounter a driver that appears to be distracted, you should:
10.
When starting to move the truck, when is it acceptable to roll backwards?
11.
Escape ramps on downgrades:
12.
In cargo securement, a 'well' is defined as:
13.
Making sure that the cargo is not overweight is the responsibility of:
14.
When loaded cement pipe over 45 inches in diameter, which pipes should be blocked, wedged, or otherwise immobilized?
15.
When driving in cold weather your tire tread should:
16.
While exiting the vehicle for a 'look', how many points of contact must you keep with the vehicle at all times?
17.
Circumstances that would make wheels and rims unsafe include the following except:
18.
While driving through an intersection, you should:
19.
Drivers are generally only allowed to use cell phones or text in all of the following situations except:
20.
How many violations have occurred on the below log?
21.
Using the following numbers for your calculations, how much weight will come off your steer axle?


Miles per gallon: 7
Miles travelled: 280
Percenatage of fuel weight on steer axle: 80%
22.
Which of these statements about marking a stopped vehicle is true?
23.
What is the Federal standard for the weight limit on a single axle?
24.
Brake fade:
25.
You may hang up on a railroad track if:
26.
You are driving a heavy vehicle. You must exit a highway using an off-ramp that curves downhill. You should:
27.
When exiting or entering on a curved freeway ramp, you should:
28.
The best way to keep brakes from getting too hot while going down long grades is to:
29.
Which of these statements about braking is true?
30.
The maximum number of pull-ups allowed during the driving exam before failure is:
31.
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

32.
All of the following are classified as "a drink" and contain the same amount of alcohol except:
33.
Who is responsible for inspecting securing devices and cargo within the first 50 miles?
34.
Make sure that splash guards are properly fastened, and not:
35.
What are the two primary laws governing the placement of the tandems?
36.
Which of these is true about radiator shutters and the winter-front during winter driving?
37.
When securing metal coils in a sided vehicle without anchor points:
38.
When parked on the side of a two-lane road carrying traffic in both directions, place warning devices:
39.
One option of positioning bundles of building materials is:
40.
If you have a heavy load that is slowing you down on an upgrade you should:
41.
To adjust driving space to slippery conditions, all of the following are space considerations except:
42.
What is the minimum nominal dimension of timber blocking used to secure concrete pipe?
43.
What is aggregate working load limit?
44.
What is the maximum ideal angle for an effective direct tiedown?
45.
When securing building materials, how many tiedowns are required for top tier bundles longer than 5 ft?
46.
The value specified by the manufacturer as the loaded weight of a combination vehicle is?
47.
What is the minimum number of tiedowns required through the eye of a metal coil loaded crosswise?
48.
When driving downhill, you should use the service brakes:
49.
The purpose of hazmat rules includes all of these except:
50.
What violations occurred on the below example?