Free Minnesota 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 MN General Knowledge Practice Test has the same questions as the real exam which is based on the MN CDL Manual. Our CDL practice test pack covers most of the subject areas on the Minnesota 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 MN 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 MN commercial driver's license manual
Full answers + detailed explanations
Perfect for first-time, renewal applicants
MN CDL General Knowledge Test format:
50 questions
40 correct answers to pass
80% passing score
List of questions
1.
What is the minimum WLL of each tiedown used to secure crushed or flattened vehicles?
2.
When securing concrete pipe over 45 inches loaded crosswise, which direction must the tiedowns on the rear half of the load run?
3.
What does HOS stand for?
4.
"According to the driver’s manual, why should you limit the use of your horn?"
5.
All of the following are requirements for dividing vehicles over 33ft except:
6.
What should you do before driving in mountains?
7.
Any driver convicted of violating an out-of-service order will be disqualified for a minimum of:
8.
"The driver’s manual suggests several things to do when you pass a vehicle. Which of these is NOT one of them?"
9.
Which statement is true about extending the 14 hour on duty clock by using the 8 hour sleeper berth provision?
10.
Hazmat placards are what shape?
11.
A stack of shortwood loaded lengthwise can be secured with one tiedown if:
12.
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?
13.
When is it a good idea to use drugs to help you stay awake while driving?
14.
ABS malfunction lights will be what color?
15.
When driving in very hot weather, it is critically important to carefully inspect:
16.
The aggregate WLL for logs loaded lengthwise must be at least:
17.
On what day and time does an 11 hour rule violation occur?
Day 1

Day 2
18.
Major signs of tire failure could include:
19.
Which of these is true about hazardous materials:
20.
How many on duty hours are remaining after the following has been logged (use a scratch sheet of paper if you need to):
- On duty/not driving: 3 hours
- Driving: 4 hours
- Sleeper berth: 8 hours
- Driving: 7 hours
- Off duty: 2 hours
21.
Why is damage to the exhaust system a danger?
22.
Based on the following figures, how much fuel can you legally add while remaining legal on the steer axle?

Load rating of steer tires: 6,150 pounds

Percentage of fuel weight to steer axle: 80%

Steer axle weight limit in states you're travelling: 20,000 pounds

Weight Before Fueling: Steer: 11,450, drives: 33,100, gross: 76,700

23.
A device placed between the deck of a vehicle and car or between articles of cargo, intended to provide greater friction than exists naturally between these surfaces is:
24.
If you load cargo into the overhang portion of the trailer, what will be the result?
25.
If you are driving while sleepy, the safest remedy is:
26.
When securing paper rolls on a flatbed or curtainside vehicle, it is acceptable to stack rolls with eyes vertical:
27.
When securing concrete pipe with a diameter of more than 45 inches loaded crosswise, how many tiedowns are required through each pipe at minimum?
28.
Which of these statements about downshifting is true?
29.
Which of the following is not an acceptable method of containing loose parts when securing flattened or crushed vehicles?
30.
Cargo is contained when:
31.
When making a right turn, all of the following are good technical practices except:
32.
Which violations have occurred in the below example?
Day 1

Day 2
33.
Why did Congress enact the Bridge Formula in 1975?
34.
Brake fade:
35.
What three distances build up the total stopping distance of your truck or bus?
36.
Drivers of trucks and tractor-trailers with cargo must check that the cargo is well secured within the first ___ miles of the trip.
37.
What is the cargo's center of gravity?
38.
What should you do while turning?
39.
High beams should only be used at a distance of:
40.
If you do not have a CB-radio, what procedure should you follow on an accident scene?
41.
During the Stop/Start maneuver, when stopped, your vehicle:
42.
Containerized loads:
43.
To determine blood alcohol concentration level for a person, it is necessary to know:
44.
The most common cause of skids is:
45.
What does BAC stand for?
46.
What violation occurs in the example below?
Day 1
47.
The narrowest end of a boulder should be pointed:
48.
When securing a single metal coil with eyes vertical:
49.
The term 'edge protector' refers to:
50.
Oil, coolant, charging circuit warning lights should go out: