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.
You're loaded heavy with 1/2 tank of fuel onboard. Using the following numbers, where should you move the 5th wheel to get it setup properly?

steer axle: 10,800 pounds
drive axles: 34,700 pounds
Weight transfer: 500 pounds per hole
2.
Which of these is NOT something you should do if your headlights are not working properly?
3.
When driving vehicles with ABS, braking:
4.
What is the best way to prevent brake failure on long downgrades?
5.
In case of a fire, you should pull off the road and do all of the following except:
6.
What is the aggregate WLL of two indirect tiedowns with a WLL of 5,000 lbs, and one tiedown with a WLL of 6,000 lbs?
7.
The maximum safe weight that a tire can carry is:
8.
If you have to make a vehicle inspection report you must sign it
9.
What is a 34 hour restart?
10.
All of the following are exempt from needing a CDL except:
11.
A single metal coil with eye vertical weighing 6,350 lbs requires tiedowns with a minimum aggregate WLL of:
12.
If you jam on the brakes and the wheels lock up and skid:
13.
Retarders:
14.
When securing building materials, spacer requirements include all of the following except:
15.
Which of the following are not a primary factor affecting weight distribution across the axles?
16.
All of the following are key parts of the steering system except:
17.
What is the main factor affecting the low-speed offtracking of a tractor trailer?
18.
The responsibility for repairing items noted on the pre-trip report that affect safety belongs to:
19.
Most serious skids result from:
20.
The maximum number of "looks" allowed during the driving exam is:
21.
Space to the ____ your vehicle is most important to manage.
22.
Adding or burning off fuel will mainly change the amount of weight on which axles?
23.
A tiedown is defined as:
24.
In order to drive placarded vehicles, drivers are required to have:
25.
A school bus endorsement is required in order to transport:
26.
A securement system must be capable of resisting how much lateral (side-to-side) force, at minimum?
27.
How long should it take oil pressure to come up to normal?
28.
In cargo securement, the deck is:
29.
The object of the pre-trip inspection is:
30.
Gross combination weight (GCW) is:
31.
Every time you pull off the expressway to take a break, you use about how much time off your 11-hour driving limit?
32.
.5g is equal to what?
33.
"Fully Contained" means:
34.
Extra care is needed to keep your vehicle centered in your lane because commercial vehicles:
35.
Drivers of trucks and tractor-trailers with cargo must check that the cargo is well secured within the first ___ miles of the trip.
36.
The road you are driving on becomes very slippery due to glare ice. Which of these is a good thing to do in such a situation?
37.
In the following picture, what are axles 2 and 3 commonly referred to as?

38.
A combined Tank vehicle & hazardous material endorsement will be designated with what letter on the CDL?
39.
In case of a fire in the cargo area of a van or box trailer, you should:
40.
Who is responsible for inspecting securing devices and cargo within the first 50 miles?
41.
You should use your horn when:
42.
When your vehicle is out of gear for more than its length, it will be scored as:
43.
What are the two primary laws governing the placement of the tandems?
44.
When backing, all of the following are important safety rules:
45.
What violation occurs at 2:00 p.m. on this example?
46.
If you hear on the radio that there is a major snowstorm forecast along your route, will you qualify for the Adverse Driving Conditions Exception?
47.
How much space in front of you is needed while driving on a highway?
48.
Posted heights at overpasses:
49.
In the following picture, what are axles 4 and 5 commonly referred to as?

50.
Blocking is used to: