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 the best general rule for night driving?
Which of these pieces of emergency equipment should always be carried in your vehicle?
If you are stopped at a roadside rest area and found to have a BAC (Blood Alcohol Concentration) of 0.02 you will:
In case of tire failure, all of the following will be steps in your response except:
"According to the driver’s manual, why should you limit the use of your horn?"
When can your logbook be inspected?
A hazard:
When securing an intermodal container on a chassis, what is the maximum allowable vertical travel when secured?
There are three maximum limits you must follow at all times. Those limits are:
Using 6 miles per gallon as your fuel mileage and 8 pounds per gallon for the weight of fuel, how much total fuel weight will you burn off in 600 miles?
Escape ramps on downgrades:
Which of these is not required knowledge for drivers seeking a hazardous material endorsement?
What does DOT stand for?
How many tiedowns are required on a stack of shortwood loaded crosswise?
To secure a cubic-shaped boulder, how many tiedowns are required, at minimum?
All of the following are considered excessive speeding except:
All of the following are lighting requirements for combination vehicles longer than 20 feet or wider than 80 inches except:
The distance that you should look ahead of your vehicle while driving amounts to about ___ miles at normal highway speed.
Ideally, where would you like the cargo's center of gravity located?
When you are driving on a snow packed road, you should reduce your speed by:
Which of these is true about the use of drugs while driving?
If you cannot see the driver of a vehicle, then:
Your vehicle is in a traffic emergency and may collide with another vehicle if you do not take action. Which of these is a good rule to remember at such a time?
What is the minimum securement requirement for paper rolls with eyes vertical with a width between 1.25 and 1.76 its diameter?
EOBR's are required to automatically record which of the following?
Drivers who have trouble sleeping at night, fall asleep at odd times, or snore loudly, gasp, and choke in their sleep should:
Good general shifting techniques for going down a long downgrade include:
Escape ramps:
When securing a non-cubic boulder with an unstable base, the four surrounding chains must have a WLL of at least:
If you are convicted for driving under the influence while driving a commercial vehicle, and this is your first offense, you most likely will get:
If you need to leave the road in a traffic emergency, you should:
Why does vehicle speed naturally increase on a downgrade?
What is the minimum allowable tread depth for every groove on the front tires?
If you increase your speed from 20 to 60 mph (original speed times 3), how much more braking distance is required at 60 mph than at 20 mph?
A traffic emergency requires you to escape to the shoulder or roadside. If possible, slow down to ____ mph before using your brakes.
"Brake fade" is:
What is low-speed offtracking?
Combination vehicles must display license plates:
To avoid an accident you moved to the shoulder. The shoulder is clear, you should:
What is the correct method of determining what percentage of fuel is distributed between the steer axle and the drive axles?
A major safety concern of a broken or faulty exhaust system is:
When stopping before a turn, do all of the following except:
Low-beam headlights generally light to a distance of:
What is the minimum aggregate WLL for a group of concrete pipe weighing 16,000 lbs?
How much force is the securement system required to withstand in terms of cargo weight?
The maximum number of encroachments allowed on a particular exam exercise is:
When securing a paper roll with a width that is more than twice its diameter, which of the following is not an acceptable method of securement to prevent tipping?
You should avoid driving through deep puddles or flowing water. But if you must, which of these steps can help to keep your brakes working?
You receive a scale ticket and your drive axles are 35,400 and your trailer tandems are 31,100. Based upon the two most common tandem slider rail hole spacings, what is the minimum number of holes you would have to slide the tandems to get the weight legal, and in which direction?
Where will the weight of fuel be distributed?