Free Kansas 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 KS General Knowledge Practice Test has the same questions as the real exam which is based on the Kansas CDL Manual. Our CDL practice test pack covers most of the subject areas on the Kansas 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 Kansas 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 KS commercial driver's license manual
Full answers + detailed explanations
Perfect for first-time, renewal applicants
KS CDL General Knowledge Test format:
50 questions
40 correct answers to pass
80% passing score
List of questions
1.
Which of these statements about driving in areas with strong wind is true?
2.
Methods to keep a cradle from sliding include:
3.
Which of these is not a brake check you normally do during your walk-around inspection?
4.
A stack of shortwood loaded lengthwise can be secured with one tiedown if:
5.
To stop a drive-wheel skid, you should:
6.
When driving in very hot weather, it is critically important to carefully inspect:
7.
When starting to move the truck, when is it acceptable to roll backwards?
8.
Overloading can have all of the following effects except:
9.
What keeps an engine cool in hot weather driving?
10.
Cargo with a high center of gravity:
11.
When a coolant container is part of a pressurized system which of these is true?
12.
How many knots are acceptable in a properly working tiedown?
13.
You are starting your vehicle in motion from a stop. As you apply power to the drive wheels, they start to spin. You should:
14.
When you sight-side back your vehicle into an alley stopping as close as possible to the rear of the alley it is called:
15.
Why should you always plan on arriving to your destination as quickly as possible?
16.
Any operator who refuses to submit to drug or alcohol testing, or who tests in excess of the legal limits, will be disqualified for a minimum of:
17.
When starting in slippery conditions, you should:
18.
In case of brake failure, methods of stopping the vehicle include escaping into an open field, side street, or ramp, and:
19.
Cargo and securement devices should be checked within how many miles after starting a trip?
20.
The load carrying area of a truck, trailer, or intermodal container is referred to as the:
21.
If you have a road emergency and must park on the shoulder, how soon should you put out your triangles?
22.
When driving through the work zone you should:
23.
Passing on the wrong side of the road, passing in a school zone, and driving the wrong way on a one-way street are all specific examples of:
24.
When stopping behind another vehicle, a safe gap to leave is one that:
25.
When driving at night you should use your high beams when oncoming traffic is not within ____ feet?
26.
What should you do if you are unsure whether you have enough overhead clearance?
27.
What violations occurred in this example?
Day 1

Day 2
28.
When activated, retarders apply braking power when:
29.
Which of these statements about brakes is true?
30.
Should brake adjustment be checked often?
31.
Based on the following figures, how much fuel can you legally add while remaining legal on the drive axles?

Percentage of fuel weight to drive axles: 30%

Weight Before Fueling: Steer: 11,275, drives: 33,750, gross: 77,220

32.
What should you do while turning?
33.
What is the primary goal of implementing the Bridge Formula?
34.
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?
35.
Which of the following has the greatest affect on the gross vehicle weight?
36.
What hours must your logbook show?
37.
Specific parts of the CDL driving and skills exam include which of the following?
38.
If loading and securing paper rolls on a second layer:
39.
An intermodal container is:
40.
Which of these statements about vehicle fire is true?
41.
Which of these statements about tires and hot weather driving is true?
42.
Water should never be used to put out a gasoline fire, and also what other kind of fire?
43.
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?
44.
Coming down steep, long, downgrades will require a driver to:
45.
If you lose pressure in hydraulic brakes, you can:
46.
Which of these lights cannot be checked at the same time?
47.
Which of these is specifically prohibited when securing crushed or flattened vehicles?
48.
Sliding your 5th wheel will redistribute the weight mainly between which two sets of axles?
49.
In terms of cargo securement, what is a 'well'?
50.
When securing paper rolls with friction mats as a primary method: