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.
A vehicle is loaded with very little weight on the drive axle. What may happen?
2.
How do you correct a drive-wheel acceleration skid?
3.
You are driving on a slippery road during the day. What does the Driver’s manual say about how much space you should keep ahead of your truck?
4.
You are driving in an area with few streetlights, if you cannot see well with your headlights, which of the actions may help:
5.
The maximum safe weight that a tire can carry is:
6.
Which of these statements about speed management is true?
7.
In cargo securement, a 'well' is defined as:
8.
Gross Vehicle Weight (GVW) means the following:
9.
If you jam on the brakes and the wheels lock up and skid:
10.
Which of these statements about drugs is true?
11.
All of the following are considered excessive speeding except:
12.
A female housing fixed to the side or ends of a vehicle to receive a stake or peg, and may also be used as an anchor point is a:
13.
To help slow the vehicle to reduce the need for using the service brakes, some vehicles are equipped with:
14.
What is the minimum amount of rearward force that a cargo securement system must withstand?
15.
When securing building materials, how many knots are acceptable in the tiedown(s)?
16.
What does emergency braking mean?
17.
Load securement for cargo weighing 29,650 lbs must be able to withstand upward force of how many lbs?
18.
Space to the ____ your vehicle is most important to manage.
19.
All of the following should be part of the engine compartment check except:
20.
All vehicles or drivers must carry:
21.
Banding is:
22.
In what circumstance can shortwood be treated as longwood?
23.
If you must cross into the oncoming lane to make a turn, you should:
24.
A chain marked with a
4 is identified as what kind?
25.
When confronted with an aggressive driver, you should do all of the following except:
26.
You are driving a heavy vehicle. You must exit a highway using an off-ramp that curves downhill. You should:
27.
Which of these statements about brakes is true?
28.
A 30 minute break violation occurs on the below example. What day and time does the violation occur?
Day 1

Day 2
29.
Cargo securement for a load weighing 37,000 lbs must be able to withstand a minimum forward braking force of:
30.
Who is responsible for inspecting securing devices and cargo within the first 50 miles?
31.
A tractor trailer traveling 55 mph will travel how far between when the brain perceives a hazard and stopping?
32.
In order to perform the in-cab and gauge inspection, which of the following must be done?
33.
Which of the following has the greatest affect on the gross vehicle weight?
34.
When your vehicle is out of gear for more than its length, it will be scored as:
35.
You are required to inspect your truck within how many miles after beginning the trip?
36.
Is the following example within legal HOS limits?

- A trucker starts driving at 12:00pm
- At 5pm the driver takes a 1 hour break
- At 6pm the driver begins driving again
- At 11:30pm, the driver shuts down and goes off duty for 10 consecutive hours
37.
Where in the trailer could you place cargo so that the weight applied to the trailer tandems is greater than the weight of the cargo itself?
38.
When you are parked on the side of the road at night you must:
39.
What happens to tar on the road pavement during hot weather?
40.
What is the minimum nominal dimension of timber blocking used to secure concrete pipe?
41.
While driving, the freight must not:
42.
When stopping before a turn, do all of the following except:
43.
Low-beam headlights generally light to a distance of:
44.
What is the maximum ideal angle for an effective direct tiedown?
45.
If you lose pressure in hydraulic brakes, you can:
46.
During the vehicle inspection, checking of ___ will NOT prevent a fire.
47.
Specific hazards to watch for when traveling through work zones include:
48.
There will be times when you must take a minimum of a 30 minute break off duty before performing which of the following tasks?
49.
The purpose of hazmat rules includes all of these except:
50.
If traveling slower than traffic flow on a grade, if legal you should: