Free Indiana 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 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 2021 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
You are driving on a slippery road during the day. What does the Driver’s manual say about how much space you should keep ahead of your truck?
What is the minimum WLL of each tiedown used to secure crushed or flattened vehicles?
When a driver stops and reverses direction to get a better position during the driving exam, it is considered a(n):
What should you do before driving in mountains?
Which violation occurs on the below example?
Which of these is true about tires and hot weather?
An anchor point is defined as:
The aggregate WLL for logs loaded lengthwise must be at least:
When securing rolls of paper with eyes vertical, how many points of contact are required to consider a roll secure?
All vehicles on all highways have a maximum allowable height of:
To secure a cubic-shaped boulder, how many tiedowns are required, at minimum?
A tank vehicle endorsement is required to drive tank vehicles with a combined capacity of:
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: 80%

Steer axle weight limit in states you're travelling: 20,000 pounds

Weight Before Fueling: Steer: 11,450, drives: 33,100, gross: 76,700

Cargo inspection:
When you sight-side back your vehicle into an alley stopping as close as possible to the rear of the alley it is called:
How many violations occur on the below example?
Day 1

Day 2
What is the maximum weight that can be secured by a tiedown with a marked WLL of 5,000 lbs?
You must keep the papers about hauling hazardous materials:
You should use your mirror to check?
To secure paper rolls with eyes horizontally against rearward movement, you can use which of the following except:
Who enforces HOS regulations?
Steering wheel play should not be more than:
What is the minimum angle that indirect tiedowns must form with the vehicle?
You weigh the truck immediately before and after fueling. Based on the following, determine what percentage of the weight goes to each set of axles:

Before fueling:

steer: 11,100, drives: 32,600, gross: 71,400

After fueling:

steer:11,850, drives: 32,850, gross: 72,400

You are checking your wheels and rims for a pre-trip inspection. Which of these statements is true?
Which of these is a good thing to do when steering to avoid a crash?
What are the two most common tandem slider rail hole spacings, and roughly how much weight is transferred per hole?
Which vehicle will have the most difficulty staying in its lane during strong wind?
The proper time to cancel your turn signal for a lane change or turn is:
In general, the best braking technique to use in maintaining a safe speed when driving on a downgrade is:
Should brake adjustment be checked often?
The maximum allowable overall length for semitrailers is:
When using tiedowns for securing cargo, what is the general rule regarding cargo length.
You are required to inspect your truck within how many miles after beginning the trip?
Backing your vehicle in a straight line without crossing over or touching the exercise boundaries is called:
Which of these statements about tires and hot weather driving is true?
What is the correct method of determining what percentage of fuel is distributed between the steer axle and the drive axles?
Water should never be used to put out a gasoline fire, and also what other kind of fire?
A good inspection habit is for the driver to re-inspect the cargo:
Using the following numbers, what would be the final result if you moved the 5th wheel back one hole?

steer axle: 12,300 pounds
drive axles: 33,100 pounds
Weight transfer: 500 pounds per hole
Using the following numbers, what would be the final result if you moved the 5th wheel forward two holes?

steer axle: 10,800 pounds
drive axles: 34,100 pounds
Weight transfer: 500 pounds per hole
Which statement below is false?
When stopping before a turn, do all of the following except:
All of the following are concerns for driving on offramps or onramps except:
You should always turn on your emergency four-way flashers when you:
Which of these is true about mirror adjusting?
The pre-trip inspection should show that the exhaust system is:
If you are able to exert 200 pounds of force against an object but you are only exerting 50 pounds of force to do so, what method are you applying to make this happen?
What is Gross Vehicle Weight Rating?
Submitting fingerprints for a background check will be required for drivers applying for: