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.
What are the Federal standards for the gross vehicle weight of a 5 axle commercial vehicle?
2.
You are driving at night and you must dim your headlights for traffic. Good speed management says you should:
3.
To prevent a load from shifting, there should be at least one tie down for every ____ feet of cargo.
4.
What is the minimum weight of a shipment of paper rolls that would require specific securement requirements?
5.
How do you stop a front-wheel skid?
6.
Which of these statements is true?
7.
High beams should be:
8.
As a way to maximize all time available, you should always do the following:
9.
Is there a 14 hour rule violation on Day 2?
Day 1

Day 2
10.
A row of metal coils loaded with eyes lengthwise requires how many direct tiedowns over each side-by-side row or coil?
11.
On an accident scene, if a qualified helper is present you should:
12.
Major signs of tire failure could include:
13.
Is the below example a completed 34 hour restart?
Day 1

Day 2

14.
If your vehicle catches fire while you are driving, you should:
15.
Which of the statements about pre-trip inspection is true?
16.
Touching or crossing over a boundary line during the driving exam is considered a(n):
17.
The Aggregate Working Load Limit should, at minimum, be:
18.
In bad weather many drivers tailgate large vehicles. What should you do?
19.
Why should drivers avoid foreign objects in the road?
20.
What is the Aggregate WLL of the securement system for a load secured with 7 tiedowns: 3 rated at WLL of 4,000 lbs, 2 at 6,500, and 1 at 8,000?
21.
Another name for 'skid', a platform or tray on which cargo is placed so that it can be handled as an article.
22.
It is accepted that friction mats provide a resistance to horizontal movement equal to:
23.
Which of these statements about double clutching and shifting is true?
24.
All of the following should be part of the engine compartment check except:
25.
When should you test your parking brakes?
26.
Specific securement methods are required for boulders that:
27.
You should try to park so that:
28.
In case you have to fight a fire, also aim the extinguisher:
29.
You are driving a 40-foot vehicle at 55 mph. The road is dry, and visibility is good. What is the least amount of space that you need to have in front of your vehicle?
30.
When exiting or entering on a curved freeway ramp, you should:
31.
What is the total WLL of two 20mm nylon ropes and one 5/8-inch wire rope?
32.
The best way to take a curve is to slow to a safe speed before entering the curve, then __________ as you go through it.
33.
A minimum disqualification of 12 months will result for any driver who:
34.
When vehicles towing trailers go into a drive-wheel skid, the trailer can push the towing vehicle sideways, causing a:
35.
What is the minimum aggregate WLL of all tiedowns in a group of concrete pipe?
36.
Can state inspectors inspect your truck or bus?
37.
Mirror adjustment can only be checked accurately when:
38.
To help stay alert while driving, when should you take breaks?
39.
Containerized loads:
40.
What is the maximum legal weight for the drive axles or trailer tandems?
41.
A steel coil weighing 21,000 lbs requires how much securement against forward movement?
42.
What does BAC stand for?
43.
Which of these statements about acceleration is true?
44.
What is the presumed resistance to horizontal movement of friction mats?
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.
The condition of all in-cab controls should be checked for:
47.
Some of the serious driving errors that can be caused by alcohol include:
48.
Your trailer has a 6 inch hole spacing in the tandem slider rail and your trailer tandems are 900 pounds overweight. What is the minimum number of holes you will have to slide the tandems to get the tandems within legal limits?
49.
Some suggestions for reducing stress and aggressiveness while driving might include all of the following except:
50.
When securing concrete pipe over 45 inches loaded crosswise, which direction must the tiedowns on the front half of the load run?