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.
When driving at more than 40 mph, what is the safe minimum following distance for ideal daytime conditions?
2.
Turn signals facing the front should be amber or:
3.
In case of tire failure, all of the following will be steps in your response except:
4.
Tourists may be hazardous because?
5.
Which of these is true about driving in a tunnel?
6.
What time does a 14 hour rule violation occur?
7.
To stop a drive-wheel skid, you should:
8.
When securing a load of lengthwise longwood logs weighing 42,500 lbs, what is the minimum aggregate WLL required for tiedowns? (rounded up to nearest lb)
9.
Drivers should be aware that convex mirrors will make reflections look:
10.
All of the following are exempt from needing a CDL except:
11.
What is true about using a heater?
12.
You are traveling down a long, steep hill. Your brakes get so hot that they have failed. What should you do?
13.
While driving, ice builds up on your wipers and they no longer clean the windshield. You should:
14.
The maximum number of "looks" allowed during the driving exam is:
15.
Drivers who have trouble sleeping at night, fall asleep at odd times, or snore loudly, gasp, and choke in their sleep should:
16.
When loading bell pipe on one tier, all of the following apply except:
17.
Which day on the example below contains a violation?
Day 1

Day 2
18.
The object of the pre-trip inspection is:
19.
Who must complete a log?
20.
You are driving a 40-foot vehicle at 55 mph. The road is dry, and visibility is good. What is the least amount of space that you need to have in front of your vehicle?
21.
The tread depth on front steering wheel tires should be:
22.
An anchor point is defined as:
23.
Whenever possible, a row of metal coils with eyes vertical requires one direct tiedown to secure against rearward movement at what maximum angle?
24.
A dunnage bag is:
25.
All of the following are classified as "a drink" and contain the same amount of alcohol except:
26.
Make sure that splash guards are properly fastened, and not:
27.
What are the two primary laws governing the placement of the tandems?
28.
When backing, all of the following are important safety rules:
29.
A DUI conviction for a CDL-holder will result in disqualification for a minimum of:
30.
Which of these statements about vehicle fire is true?
31.
What is the correct method of determining what percentage of fuel is distributed between the steer axle and the drive axles?
32.
Which of the following is considered off duty time?
33.
How many reflective triangles are required to be kept as part of a trucks emergency equipment?
34.
A major safety concern of a broken or faulty exhaust system is:
35.
Whenever you double your speed, it will require how much more distance to stop?
36.
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
37.
A container chassis vehicle, by definition, is:
38.
The value specified by the manufacturer as the loaded weight of a combination vehicle is?
39.
Requirements for securing two stacks of shortwood loaded side-by-side include:
40.
Some of the serious driving errors that can be caused by alcohol include:
41.
Which day below contains a 30 minute break violation?
Day 1

Day 2
42.
A Class A CDL is required to drive a combination vehicle of over 26,001 lbs towing a vehicle weighing:
43.
Which of the statements about an inspection of the suspension components is true?
44.
As part of their pre-trip cargo securement inspection, drivers should:
45.
The pre-trip inspection should show that the exhaust system is:
46.
Which of the following will alter the gross vehicle weight?
47.
Specifically prohibited in the testing area are cellphones and:
48.
When securing concrete pipe up to 45 inches loaded crosswise, tiedowns through the pipe must be:
49.
When securing paper rolls with eyes vertical in a sided vehicle all of the following are acceptable except:
50.
Submitting fingerprints for a background check will be required for drivers applying for: