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
You are driving in an area with few streetlights, if you cannot see well with your headlights, which of the actions may help:
"The driver’s manual suggests several things to do when you pass a vehicle. Which of these is NOT one of them?"
Which day below contains at least 1 violation?
Day 1

Day 2
What does the 14 hour on duty limit mean?
You should lightly apply your brakes to flash the brake lights if:
You are driving a vehicle that could be driven safely at 55 mph on an open road. But traffic is heavy and other vehicles drive at the speed of 35 mph, though the speed limit is 55 mph. The safest speed for your vehicle is more likely to be:
When securing a load of lengthwise longwood logs weighing 42,500 lbs, what is the minimum aggregate WLL required for tiedowns? (rounded up to nearest lb)
On what day and time does an 11 hour rule violation occur?
Day 1

Day 2
You should be prepared to the examiner:
By definition, what is a wedge?
Why is damage to the exhaust system a danger?
Which of these are requirements for securement systems?
You receive a scale ticket and your drive axles are 35,700 and your trailer tandems are 30,600. Based upon a trailer with 4 inch slider rail hole spacings, what is the minimum number of holes you would have to slide the tandems to get the weight legal, and what would the final weights be?
Cargo inspection:
To help slow the vehicle to reduce the need for using the service brakes, some vehicles are equipped with:
Load securement for cargo weighing 29,650 lbs must be able to withstand upward force of how many lbs?
Rims with welding repairs or missing lugs:
Drivers must inspect the securement of cargo every 150 miles or:
All vehicles or drivers must carry:
A car suddenly cuts in front of you, creating a hazard. Which of these actions should you NOT take?
Steering wheel play should not be more than:
A dunnage bag is:
The condition in which water or slush collects on the road and your tires lose contact and have little or no traction is called:
A tiedown with a marked WLL of 8,000 lbs directly attached to an article has an actual WLL of:
A chain marked with a
4 is identified as what kind?
When loading a trailer, if the cargo is loaded all to the rear, it may result in:
Communication means:
Which vehicle will have the most difficulty staying in its lane during strong wind?
Whenever possible, a row of metal coils with eyes vertical requires one direct tiedown to secure against rearward movement at what maximum angle?
Which of these is true about hauling hazardous materials?
Drivers must have a CDL to legally drive:
If you slide the 5th wheel toward the nose of the tractor, what will be the effect?
After turning and getting up to speed:
The maximum allowable overall length for semitrailers is:
In order to perform the in-cab and gauge inspection, which of the following must be done?
If unsure of the exact location of the center of gravity of your cargo, where would you rather have the center of gravity located if you couldn't get it centered?
To protect the area after an accident, steps you should take include:
When securing heavy vehicles, what is the minimum WLL of each tiedown?
Which of the following are covered by the specific log securement requirements?
A DUI conviction for a CDL-holder will result in disqualification for a minimum of:
Which of these is NOT a danger of a rough acceleration?
Backing your vehicle in a straight line without crossing over or touching the exercise boundaries is called:
What is the best way to determine what percentage of the weight of fuel will go to each set of axles?
What should you do when your vehicle hydroplanes?
If you were instructed to 'tarp' a load, what would you be using?
Generally, when steering in an emergency, which direction is your best option?
A device placed on the exposed edge of an article to distribute tiedown forces over a larger area of cargo than the tiedown itself, to protect the tie-down and/or cargo from damage, and to allow the tiedown to slide freely when being tensioned is a:
When starting down a hill, instead of using the foot brakes to control speed:
Oil, coolant, charging circuit warning lights should go out:
How many days worth of logbook entries must you have available to show during an inspection?