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.
How many red reflective triangles are you required to carry?
2.
Which of these statements about using turn signals is true?
3.
What is the best way to prevent brake failure on long downgrades?
4.
When can your logbook be inspected?
5.
Which of the following systems should receive extra attention during winter weather inspection?
6.
If you have to make a vehicle inspection report you must sign it
7.
If your brakes fail on a downgrade, you must first:
8.
Overloading can have all of the following effects except:
9.
When should drivers inspect their vehicles?
10.
Proper fire prevention should include paying attention to all of these except:
11.
When securing building materials, spacer requirements include all of the following except:
12.
California allows 20,000 pounds maximum on the steer axle. The tread width of your tires is 11 inches, and the load rating on your steer tires is 7000 pounds. How much weight can you carry on your steer axle in California?
13.
When securing metal coils with eyes vertical, the angle between tiedown and deck, if possible, should be:
14.
Which of the following are not a primary factor affecting weight distribution across the axles?
15.
The Aggregate Working Load Limit should, at minimum, be:
16.
To help slow the vehicle to reduce the need for using the service brakes, some vehicles are equipped with:
17.
All of the following apply to farm vehicle operator CDL exemption except:
18.
If you cannot see the driver of a vehicle, then:
19.
Backing into a space that is to the right rear of your vehicle is referred to as:
20.
The engine brake effect is greater when the engine is _____ governed RPM and the transmission is on a _____ gear.
21.
If you are convicted for driving under the influence while driving a commercial vehicle, and this is your first offense, you most likely will get:
22.
Any activity that draws your attention to something other than the task of driving is considered:
23.
What is a cab shield?
24.
Extra care is needed to keep your vehicle centered in your lane because commercial vehicles:
25.
If you increase your speed from 20 to 60 mph (original speed times 3), how much more braking distance is required at 60 mph than at 20 mph?
26.
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating (GVWR) means the following?
27.
Drivers must have a CDL to legally drive:
28.
A 30 minute break violation occurs on the below example. What day and time does the violation occur?
Day 1

Day 2
29.
A minimum disqualification of 12 months will result for any driver who:
30.
What is the minimum aggregate WLL of all tiedowns in a group of concrete pipe?
31.
When you see a pedestrian or bicyclist along the road you should:
32.
What should you do while turning?
33.
Under the adverse driving conditions exception, how many additional hours can you drive?
34.
What is a pallet used for?
35.
Which of the following has the greatest affect on the gross vehicle weight?
36.
In Oregon, the maximum weight on the steer axle is listed as 600 pounds per inch of tire tread width up to 20,000 pounds. Your steer tires have a load rating of 6,150 pounds each and are 10 inches wide. What is the maximum legal weight your steer axle can carry in Oregon?
37.
To correct a drive wheel braking skid, you should:
38.
What is a headboard?
39.
To determine blood alcohol concentration level for a person, it is necessary to know:
40.
Methods of securing building materials against forward motion include:
41.
Given that general cargo securement requires a WLL of at least 50% of cargo weight, how many 11mm wire rope tiedowns would be required for a load of 26,000 lbs?
42.
When securing flattened or crushed cars on a vehicle with containment on 2 sides, how many tiedowns, at minimum, are required?
43.
All of the following are true of alcohol except:
44.
If you lose pressure in hydraulic brakes, you can:
45.
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: 11,450, drives: 33,100, gross: 76,700

After fueling:

steer:11,850, drives: 33,300, gross: 77,300

46.
How much space in front of you is needed while driving on a highway?
47.
Specific hazards to watch for when traveling through work zones include:
48.
When securing a paper roll with a width that is more than twice its diameter, which of the following is not an acceptable method of securement to prevent tipping?
49.
Specifically prohibited in the testing area are cellphones and:
50.
The pre-trip inspection should generally include how many steps?