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.
Void filler is:
2.
What is the minimum weight of a shipment of paper rolls that would require specific securement requirements?
3.
When is it necessary to learn how a fire extinguisher works?
4.
You are checking your tires for a pre-trip inspection. Which of these statements is true?
5.
What violation occurs on the below example?
Day 1

Day 2
6.
Which of these statements about driving in areas with strong wind is true?
7.
Special permits will be required for loads that are:
8.
Which of these is a good thing to do when driving at night?
9.
How many days are you required to keep your completed logs?
10.
When starting to move the truck, when is it acceptable to roll backwards?
11.
When you encounter a driver that appears to be distracted, you should:
12.
In cargo securement, what is a 'cleat' defined as?
13.
Cargo with a high center of gravity:
14.
In case of illness that prevents you from driving safely, you should:
15.
When road lighting is poor or confusing, you should:
16.
All of the following are requirements for transporting coils with eyes crosswise except:
17.
You should be prepared to the examiner:
18.
In mountain driving you will have to use a lower gear to drive safely on a grade. Which of these does NOT affect your choice of gear?
19.
What is the best advice for drivers when a heavy fog occurs?
20.
Medicine used to treat the common cold:
21.
What is the most important reason to inspect your truck or bus?
22.
While driving through an intersection, you should:
23.
What is the 8 day / 70 hour on duty limit?
24.
Drivers are generally only allowed to use cell phones or text in all of the following situations except:
25.
How many violations have occurred on the below log?
26.
Specific suspension problems that drivers should look for include which of the following:
27.
Using the following numbers for your calculations, how much weight will come off your steer axle?


Miles per gallon: 7
Miles travelled: 280
Percenatage of fuel weight on steer axle: 80%
28.
Which of these is a good thing to remember about using mirrors?
29.
What is the main factor that will limit how far back you can slide your tandems?
30.
When loading paper rolls with eyes horizontal, which of the following is not a requirement for stacking a second layer?
31.
If you are convicted for driving under the influence while driving a commercial vehicle, and this is your first offense, you most likely will get:
32.
Controlled braking is:
33.
What violations occurred in this example?
Day 1

Day 2
34.
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating (GVWR) means the following?
35.
What is the minimum requirement for securing roll-off and hook containers?
36.
The best way to take a curve is to slow to a safe speed before entering the curve, then __________ as you go through it.
37.
Option #3 for a single metal coil with eyes lengthwise requires:
38.
You must stop on a hill or curve on a two-lane-two-way road. How far should you place reflective triangles?
39.
When changing lanes, put you turn signal on, and:
40.
You are driving a heavy vehicle. You must exit a highway using an off-ramp that curves downhill. You should:
41.
Any CDL holder found to operating a CMV with ANY alcohol in his/her system will be placed out-of-service for a minimum of:
42.
When securing metal coils in a sided vehicle without anchor points:
43.
Which of these is the proper signal to change lane?
44.
To avoid an accident you moved to the shoulder. The shoulder is clear, you should:
45.
Which of the statements about backing a heavy vehicle is NOT true?
46.
If you have used up all of your 14 hour on duty time, how many hours would you regain after an 8 hour break in the sleeper berth?
47.
On what day and time does an 11 hour rule violation occur?
Day 1

Day 2

48.
Some suggestions for reducing stress and aggressiveness while driving might include all of the following except:
49.
Products that pose a risk to health, safety
and property during transportation are called:
50.
What is a rub rail?