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.
To prevent a load from shifting, there should be at least one tie down for every ____ feet of cargo.
2.
Which of these statements about managing space to the sides is true?
3.
Define 'bolster':
4.
Which of these is NOT a danger when an automatic transmission is forced into a low gear at a high speed?
5.
Perception distance is the distance your vehicle travels from the time:
6.
Which of these statements about cold weather driving is true?
7.
The primary cause of fatal crashes is:
8.
When can your logbook be inspected?
9.
At what time does a violation occur on this log?
10.
Which day below contains at least 1 violation?
Day 1

Day 2
11.
Escape ramps on downgrades:
12.
Which of these is a good thing to remember when crossing or entering traffic with a heavy vehicle?
13.
What violations occurred on Day 2 of this example?
Day 1

Day 2
14.
Which statement below is true?
15.
Why should drivers always be looking for hazards?
16.
All of the following are lighting requirements for combination vehicles longer than 20 feet or wider than 80 inches except:
17.
To avoid driving when tired, if at all possible you should schedule your trips:
18.
You should wear a seat belt in a moving vehicle:
19.
Adding or burning off fuel will mainly change the amount of weight on which axles?
20.
Which of the following is not true of Working Load Limit (WLL)?
21.
There are two types of jackknife, they are:
22.
What affect will sliding the trailer tandems forward have on the weight distribution?
23.
A sided vehicle containing cargo weighing 35,980 lbs must be able to withstand a rearward force of at least:
24.
In order to drive placarded vehicles, drivers are required to have:
25.
When securing concrete pipe loaded crosswise, arrange the top tier:
26.
What is the Federal standard for the weight limit on a single axle?
27.
The engine brake effect is greater when the engine is _____ governed RPM and the transmission is on a _____ gear.
28.
What happens if an EOBR malfunctions?
29.
When loading a trailer, if the cargo is loaded all to the rear, it may result in:
30.
The best way to keep brakes from getting too hot while going down long grades is to:
31.
When you are passing a vehicle, pedestrian, or bicycle you should assume that:
32.
In the following picture, what are axles 2 and 3 commonly referred to as?

33.
In case of a fire in the cargo area of a van or box trailer, you should:
34.
To satisfy general cargo securement requirements, what is the minimum WLL for securing vehicles under 10,000 lbs?
35.
What is low-speed offtracking?
36.
What day and time did a violation occur in the below example?
Day 1

Day 2
37.
Overall length limit on vehicles transporting machinery, poles, or structural objects is:
38.
Which statement below accurately describes the 11 hour driving limit?
39.
When driving with ABS, remember:
40.
A steel coil weighing 21,000 lbs requires how much securement against forward movement?
41.
When securing flattened or crushed cars on a vehicle with containment on 2 sides, how many tiedowns, at minimum, are required?
42.
Which statement below is false?
43.
Convex (curved) mirrors:
44.
Which of these statements about the hazard of vehicle fire is true?
45.
When securing building materials, how many tiedowns are required for top tier bundles longer than 5 ft?
46.
You should avoid driving through deep puddles or flowing water. But if you must, which of these steps can help to keep your brakes working?
47.
The definition for "shortwood" identifies pieces that are no longer than:
48.
Working Load Limit (WLL)is defined as:
49.
When driving downhill, you should use the service brakes:
50.
When securing paper rolls with eyes crosswise, which of the following can be used to prevent side-to-side shifting when there is more than 8 inches of space to the wall?