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.
Which of these is NOT something you should do if your headlights are not working properly?
2.
What violation has occurred on the below log?

3.
A vertical barrier across the front of the deck of a vehicle to prevent forward movement of cargo is a:
4.
Which of these statements about alcohol is NOT true?
5.
Which of these statements about certain types of cargo is true?
6.
When starting a bus on a level surface with good traction there is often no need for:
7.
Which of the following systems should receive extra attention during winter weather inspection?
8.
Which violation occurs on the below example?
9.
When approaching a railroad crossing, which of these safety precautions applies?
10.
You're in Illinois which allows up to 20,000 pounds on the steer axle. You're heading to Indiana which only allows 12,000 on the steer axle. Your steer tires have a load rating of 6,500 pounds each. What is the maximum legal weight your steer axle can be for each of the two states?
11.
For your safety, when setting out reflective triangles you should:
12.
How current must your logbook be?
13.
Based on the following information, how much fuel can you legally add while remaining legal on the drive axles?

Percentage of fuel weight to drive axles: 25%

Weight Before Fueling: Steer: 11,275, drives: 33,800, gross: 77,420

14.
If your vehicle catches fire while you are driving, you should:
15.
Which of these are requirements for securement systems?
16.
What is the minimum Working Load Limit for the entire securement system?
17.
A left-hand turn should end:
18.
Sliding the 5th wheel will change the weight distribution almost exclusively between which sets of axles?
19.
When entering or crossing traffic, observe all of the following except:
20.
When securing concrete pipe with a diameter up to 45 inches loaded crosswise as a group,lengthwise tiedowns should be either one 1/2 in chain or wire rope, or:
21.
What factor has the greatest affect on how much weight is moved per hole in the tandem slider rail?
22.
How many violations occur on the below example?
Day 1

Day 2
23.
Any operator who refuses to submit to drug or alcohol testing, or who tests in excess of the legal limits, will be disqualified for a minimum of:
24.
In cargo securement, bracing is:
25.
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?
26.
EOBR's are required to automatically record which of the following?
27.
Steering wheel play should not be more than:
28.
Rust around wheel nuts may indicate what?
29.
Your brakes can get wet when driving through heavy rain. What can happen if the brakes are applied?
30.
.5g is equal to what?
31.
You may hang up on a railroad track if:
32.
What is a cab shield?
33.
What should you do if a car coming toward you at night keeps its high beams on?
34.
Extra care is needed to keep your vehicle centered in your lane because commercial vehicles:
35.
You are driving a heavy vehicle with a manual transmission. You have to stop the vehicle on the shoulder while driving on an uphill grade. Which of these is a good rule to follow when putting it back in motion up the grade?
36.
When calculating directional forces, 'g' is expressed as:
37.
A traffic emergency requires you to escape to the shoulder or roadside. If possible, slow down to ____ mph before using your brakes.
38.
A key principle to remember about loading cargo is to keep the load:
39.
If you slide the 5th wheel toward the nose of the tractor, what will be the effect?
40.
Based on the following figures, how much fuel can you legally add while remaining legal on the drive axles?

Percentage of fuel weight to drive axles: 30%

Weight Before Fueling: Steer: 11,275, drives: 33,750, gross: 77,220

41.
What is the primary goal of implementing the Bridge Formula?
42.
Which of these statements about overhead clearance is true?
43.
Combination vehicles must display license plates:
44.
An intermodal container is:
45.
Stab braking should not be used on vehicles with:
46.
What is the minimum number of tiedowns required through the eye of a metal coil loaded crosswise?
47.
What is the minimum WLL of a tiedown used to secure logs?
48.
It is safe to remove the radiator cap or any other part of the pressurized system:
49.
What is Gross Vehicle Weight Rating?
50.
A bulkhead is used: