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.
Why should you try to move to your right when steering in an emergency?
2.
A vertical barrier across the front of the deck of a vehicle to prevent forward movement of cargo is a:
3.
By law, who is ultimately responsible for ensuring the safety and road-worthiness of a CMV?
4.
What does HOS stand for?
5.
On what day and time does a 14 hour rule violation occur?
Day 1

Day 2
6.
Backing of the commercial vehicle is:
7.
You are checking your steering and exhaust system in a pre-trip inspection. Which of these problems, if found, should be fixed before the vehicle is driven?
8.
Whenever you double your speed, your vehicle has about how many times of destructive power if it crashes?
9.
Which of these is true about tires and hot weather?
10.
Which of these is correct about emergency or evasive action?
11.
What is the aggregate WLL of one 7/15 inch Grade 43 chain, and three 5/16 inch Grade 70 chains?
12.
When should drivers inspect their vehicles?
13.
When loading and securing a boulder, it should be:
14.
Option #3 for securing metal coils transported with eyes lengthwise includes all of the following except:
15.
All vehicles on all highways have a maximum allowable height of:
16.
Why should drivers always be looking for hazards?
17.
The total weight of a powered unit, the trailer and the cargo is called?
18.
What factor has the greatest affect on how much weight is moved per hole in the tandem slider rail?
19.
What happens if you spend 8 hours in the sleeper berth?
20.
What is the maximum weight that can be secured by a tiedown with a marked WLL of 5,000 lbs?
21.
What affect will sliding the trailer tandems forward have on the weight distribution?
22.
What will be the ultimate limitation that prevents you from putting the trailer tandems as far to the rear of the trailer as possible?
23.
How many violations have occurred on the below log?
24.
Which violations have occurred in the below example?
Day 1

Day 2
25.
You are checking your wheels and rims for a pre-trip inspection. Which of these statements is true?
26.
Why did Congress enact the Bridge Formula in 1975?
27.
If you must cross into the oncoming lane to make a turn, you should:
28.
The tread depth on front steering wheel tires should be:
29.
If you are not sure what to use to put out a hazardous material fire you should:
30.
If you are forced to leave the road in an emergency, all of these are good guidelines except:
31.
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating (GVWR) means the following?
32.
Sliding your trailer tandems forward or backward will redistribute the weight mainly between which two sets of axles?
33.
Controlled braking:
34.
When crossing railroad tracks in a placarded vehicle or a bus:
35.
Merging to the road is safest if you:
36.
Which of these is the proper signal to change lane?
37.
How many anchor points should be used to secure an intermodal container on a chassis vehicle?
38.
When parked on the side of a two-lane road carrying traffic in both directions, place warning devices:
39.
Which of the following techniques will not change the weight distribution across your axles?
40.
Using the following numbers, what would be the final result if you moved the 5th wheel back one hole?

steer axle: 12,300 pounds
drive axles: 33,100 pounds
Weight transfer: 500 pounds per hole
41.
When checking the general condition of the vehicle, which of the following should be specifically addressed?
42.
When entering and exiting an expressway, and also generally any time you drive, you should:
43.
Using the following numbers for your calculations, how much weight will come off your drive axles?

Miles per gallon: 6

Miles travelled: 360

Percentage of fuel weight on drive axles: 30%
44.
Using the following numbers, what would be the final result if you moved the 5th wheel forward two holes?

steer axle: 10,800 pounds
drive axles: 34,100 pounds
Weight transfer: 500 pounds per hole
45.
What is true about bad weather and driving conditions?
46.
The narrowest end of a boulder should be pointed:
47.
Which of these is true about mirror adjusting?
48.
How long does it typically take a tractor-trailer to cross a single set of railroad tracks?
49.
Which log below contains at least one violation?
Day 1

Day 2
50.
Specifically prohibited in the testing area are cellphones and: