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 using the brakes on a steep downgrade, which of the following applies?
2.
Which of these statements about emergency steering is true?
3.
Which of these statements is true?
4.
Why is it important to shift gears correctly?
5.
The North American Cargo Securement Standard cover vehicles weighing:
6.
An anchor point is defined as:
7.
On an accident scene, if a qualified helper is present you should:
8.
You are driving a vehicle that could be driven safely at 55 mph on an open road. But traffic is heavy and other vehicles drive at the speed of 35 mph, though the speed limit is 55 mph. The safest speed for your vehicle is more likely to be:
9.
Concrete pipe loaded crosswise generally:
10.
Using radar detectors in commercial vehicles:
11.
By definition, what is a wedge?
12.
When loaded cement pipe over 45 inches in diameter, which pipes should be blocked, wedged, or otherwise immobilized?
13.
To secure a cubic-shaped boulder, how many tiedowns are required, at minimum?
14.
When securing metal coils with eyes vertical, the angle between tiedown and deck, if possible, should be:
15.
Most serious skids result from:
16.
After an accident, you should only move a severely injured person:
17.
The total weight of a powered unit, the trailer and the cargo is called?
18.
You should signal continuously while turning because:
19.
What is the safe number to use in calculations for the weight of fuel?
20.
Impaired drivers who present potential hazards may tend to:
21.
The bridge formula:
22.
To secure paper rolls with eyes horizontally against rearward movement, you can use which of the following except:
23.
What is the minimum WLL required of tiedowns securing loaded intermodal containers on non-chassis vehicles?
24.
In case you have to fight a fire, also aim the extinguisher:
25.
A placarded vehicle must have how many identical placards?
26.
Which of these is true about tire pressure?
27.
'Blocking' is defined as:
28.
What is the WLL of a 1/2-inch Grade 70 tiedown?
29.
When you see a pedestrian or bicyclist along the road you should:
30.
What is a pallet used for?
31.
Cargo that isn't prevented from forward movement, and is 4 feet long and weighs 1,500 lbs requires a minimum of how many tiedowns?
32.
Merging to the road is safest if you:
33.
Some common causes of vehicle fires are spilled fuel, improper fueling, under-inflated tires, and:
34.
How many anchor points should be used to secure an intermodal container on a chassis vehicle?
35.
What hours must your logbook show?
36.
The basic control skills exam allows for a maximum of how many points scored?
37.
If you have a heavy load that is slowing you down on an upgrade you should:
38.
What is the best way to determine what percentage of the weight of fuel will go to each set of axles?
39.
To adjust driving space to slippery conditions, all of the following are space considerations except:
40.
Cargo must satisfy one of the following securement conditions except:
41.
What does emergency braking mean?
42.
Methods of securing building materials against forward motion include:
43.
If you were instructed to 'tarp' a load, what would you be using?
44.
If you hear on the radio that there is a major snowstorm forecast along your route, will you qualify for the Adverse Driving Conditions Exception?
45.
When entering and exiting an expressway, and also generally any time you drive, you should:
46.
All of the following are true of alcohol except:
47.
Which of these lights cannot be checked at the same time?
48.
Sliding your 5th wheel will redistribute the weight mainly between which two sets of axles?
49.
Improperly loaded or secured cargo:
50.
Blocking is used to: