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.
How do you correct a drive-wheel acceleration skid?
2.
Which may be a sign of tire failure?
3.
The purpose of the retarders is to:
4.
Which of these statements about backing a heavy vehicle is true?
5.
Why is it important to shift gears correctly?
6.
Which of these statements about certain types of cargo is true?
7.
Special permits will be required for loads that are:
8.
The cargo securement standard applies to commercial vehicles weighing more than:
9.
You are checking your brakes and suspension system for a pre-trip inspection. Which of these statements is true?
10.
Some general signs that another driver may be distracted include which of the following:
11.
ABS malfunction lights will be what color?
12.
In cargo securement, what is a 'cleat' defined as?
13.
What is a cab shield?
14.
What is true about using a heater?
15.
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

16.
Which means of securement is prohibited when transporting coils with
the coil eye crosswise on the vehicle?
17.
When entering or crossing traffic, observe all of the following except:
18.
What is the maximum allowable weight on a 5-axle combination vehicle?
19.
If you are driving while sleepy, the safest remedy is:
20.
Circumstances that would make wheels and rims unsafe include the following except:
21.
You should use your mirror to check?
22.
Banding is:
23.
Who enforces HOS regulations?
24.
A combination of securing devices which form an assembly that attaches cargo to, or restrains cargo on, a vehicle or trailer, and is attached to anchor point(s) is a:
25.
Which of these statements about cargo loading is true?
26.
An anchor point is defined as:
27.
After starting the engine:
28.
The proper time to cancel your turn signal for a lane change or turn is:
29.
Which statement about EOBR's is true?
30.
You must stop on a hill or curve on a two-lane-two-way road. How far should you place reflective triangles?
31.
What is the only acceptable cure for driver fatigue?
32.
When changing lanes, put you turn signal on, and:
33.
When using tiedowns for securing cargo, what is the general rule regarding cargo length.
34.
What is a pallet used for?
35.
If you must drive in fog, some considerations include which of the following:
36.
When securing metal coils in a sided vehicle without anchor points:
37.
When securing metal coils, it is acceptable to use nailed blocking or cleats as the sole means to secure:
38.
Which statement below accurately describes the 11 hour driving limit?
39.
Minimum tread depth on every groove on all tires must be at least:
40.
Where in the trailer could you place cargo so that the weight applied to the trailer tandems is greater than the weight of the cargo itself?
41.
Which of the statements about backing a heavy vehicle is NOT true?
42.
Methods of securing building materials against forward motion include:
43.
When driving with ABS, remember:
44.
If you have used up all of your 14 hour on duty time, how many hours would you regain after an 8 hour break in the sleeper berth?
45.
Putting too much weight towards the rear may cause all of these except:
46.
Which statement below is false?
47.
Requirements for securing two stacks of shortwood loaded side-by-side include:
48.
A Class A CDL is required to drive a combination vehicle of over 26,001 lbs towing a vehicle weighing:
49.
The pre-trip inspection should show that the exhaust system is:
50.
When securing paper rolls with eyes crosswise, which of the following can be used to prevent side-to-side shifting when there is more than 8 inches of space to the wall?