Free Kansas 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 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 2021 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
Which of these is not part of the pre-trip inspection of the engine compartment?
What is the minimum WLL of each tiedown used to secure crushed or flattened vehicles?
How many red reflective triangles are you required to carry?
Perception distance is the distance your vehicle travels from the time:
Which of these statements about cold weather driving is true?
What should you do before driving in mountains?
What is the proper way to hold a steering wheel?
You are inspecting hydraulic brakes. You should pump the brake pedal three times then apply firm pressure to the pedal for five seconds. If the brakes are working properly, the pedal should:
When using tiedowns to secure boulders, all of the following are requirements except:
How current must your logbook be?
What should you do when you see a hazard in the roadway ahead of you?
To prevent rolling, how many points of contact are required, at minimum, for a boulder resting on a rounded or partially rounded side?
To prevent brake fade you should:
When shifting you should do all of the following except:
When securing paper rolls on a flatbed or curtainside vehicle, it is acceptable to stack rolls with eyes vertical:
What does EOBR stand for?
While driving through an intersection, you should:
Requirements for securing a non-cubic shaped boulder with a stable base include all of the following except:
Which of these is a good thing to remember about using mirrors?
In what circumstance can shortwood be treated as longwood?
What is the Federal standard for the weight limit on a single axle?
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

Which of these should you NOT do in an emergency situation?
Aggregate Working Load Limit is defined as:
'Blocking' is defined as:
The maximum number of pull-ups allowed during the driving exam before failure is:
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

Ways that drinking alcohol can affect the brain include:
Where should the ignition key be during the pre-trip inspection?
If a CDL-holder's privilege to drive non-CMV's is revoked or suspended more than once for alcohol, felony, or controlled substance violations, the CDL will be disqualified for:
Your log must include all of the following except:
A tractor trailer traveling 55 mph will travel how far between when the brain perceives a hazard and stopping?
Under normal circumstances, what is the maximum allowed width for commercial vehicles?
Cargo that isn't prevented from forward movement, and is 4 feet long and weighs 1,500 lbs requires a minimum of how many tiedowns?
Which of these is true about radiator shutters and the winter-front during winter driving?
Is the following example within legal HOS limits?

- A trucker starts driving at 12:00pm
- At 5pm the driver takes a 1 hour break
- At 6pm the driver begins driving again
- At 11:30pm, the driver shuts down and goes off duty for 10 consecutive hours
When you are parked on the side of the road at night you must:
When securing a single metal coil with eye vertical, tiedowns must be arranged according the all of the following except:
Some causes of fuel fires include improper fueling, driver smoking, and:
Sliding your trailer tandems toward the front or back of the vehicle will primarily change the weight distribution between which sets of axles?
What is bell pipe concrete?
To avoid being blinded by glare when driving at night, drivers should:
Specific hazards to watch for when traveling through work zones include:
What is the minimum number of tiedowns required through the eye of a metal coil loaded crosswise?
Option #1 for securing coils transported with eyes lengthwise includes:
Among other hazards, drivers should be on the lookout for slow or confused drivers, children, accidents, and:
When securing concrete pipe up to 45 inches loaded crosswise, tiedowns through the pipe must be:
A bulkhead is used:
If you're able to arrive early for a delivery, you should:
On combination vehicles longer than 20 feet or wider than 80 inches, amber or yellow reflectors must be installed: