Free Louisiana 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 LA General Knowledge Practice Test has the same questions as the real exam which is based on the Louisiana CDL Book. Our CDL practice test pack covers most of the subject areas on the Louisiana 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 Louisiana 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 LA commercial driver's license manual
Full answers + detailed explanations
Perfect for first-time, renewal applicants
LA CDL General Knowledge Test format:
50 questions
40 correct answers to pass
80% passing score
List of questions
1.
Vehicle skids are often caused by:
2.
Which of these is not part of the pre-trip inspection of the engine compartment?
3.
One can recognize hazardous materials by looking on the container:
4.
Which of these statements about cold weather driving is true?
5.
In case of a fire, you should pull off the road and do all of the following except:
6.
What should be true about other drivers:
7.
Which statement is true about extending the 14 hour on duty clock by using the 8 hour sleeper berth provision?
8.
When securing an intermodal container on a chassis, what is the maximum allowable vertical travel when secured?
9.
When using tiedowns to secure boulders, all of the following are requirements except:
10.
You should lightly apply your brakes to flash the brake lights if:
11.
When should drivers inspect their vehicles?
12.
Drivers should be aware that convex mirrors will make reflections look:
13.
By definition, what is a wedge?
14.
How current must your logbook be?
15.
What is the minimum weight of a load of metal coils that requires specific securement practices?
16.
Is the below example a completed 34 hour restart?
Day 1

Day 2

17.
When securing rolls of paper with eyes vertical, how many points of contact are required to consider a roll secure?
18.
What is the main factor affecting the low-speed offtracking of a tractor trailer?
19.
A bulkhead is defined as:
20.
Sliding the 5th wheel will change the weight distribution almost exclusively between which sets of axles?
21.
You should signal continuously while turning because:
22.
Which of these statements about downshifting is true?
23.
A chock is defined as:
24.
Your vehicle will be put out of service if ____ or more leaves in any leaf spring are missing.
25.
The load carrying area of a truck, trailer, or intermodal container is referred to as the:
26.
Which of the following require an additional CDL endorsement to drive?
27.
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?
28.
Which of these is a good thing to remember about using mirrors?
29.
When making a right turn, all of the following are good technical practices except:
30.
Which of these statements about cargo loading is true?
31.
Which of these statements about rear drive wheel braking skid is true?
32.
You are checking your brakes and suspension system for a pre-trip inspection. Which of these statements is NOT true?
33.
If you slide the 5th wheel toward the nose of the tractor, what will be the effect?
34.
Controlled braking:
35.
All of the following are classified as "a drink" and contain the same amount of alcohol except:
36.
What is the minimum aggregate WLL of all tiedowns in a group of concrete pipe?
37.
Under the adverse driving conditions exception, how many additional hours can you drive?
38.
You are required to inspect your truck within how many miles after beginning the trip?
39.
To avoid an accident you moved to the shoulder. The shoulder is clear, you should:
40.
Backing your vehicle in a straight line without crossing over or touching the exercise boundaries is called:
41.
What should you do when your vehicle hydroplanes?
42.
Water should never be used to put out a gasoline fire, and also what other kind of fire?
43.
What is the maximum legal weight for the drive axles or trailer tandems?
44.
What kind of extinguisher should be used on burning paper, wood, or cloth?
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.
A Class A CDL is required to drive a combination vehicle of over 26,001 lbs towing a vehicle weighing:
47.
Indirect tiedowns create what direction of force?
48.
The term 'edge protector' refers to:
49.
When securing concrete pipe up to 45 inches loaded crosswise, tiedowns through the pipe must be:
50.
What kind of extinguisher would you use to fight an electrical fire?