Free Minnesota CDL General Knowledge Practice Test 2023

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 2021 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
Why should you try to move to your right when steering in an emergency?
You are driving on a clear night. You must dim your headlights from high to low. You should adjust your speed so that you can stop within:
Which of the following can be used as part of the cargo securement system?
The BAC (Blood Alcohol Concentration) for commercial drivers to be considered intoxicated when driving a commercial vehicle is:
You are driving a 40-foot vehicle at 35 mph. The road is dry, and visibility is good. What is the least amount of space you should keep in front of your vehicle to be safe?
Placing a phone call while driving:
Securing cargo on a flatbed trailer is typically done using:
Why Do HOS Regulations Exist?
When making a left turn, you should do which of the following?
If you have to make a vehicle inspection report you must sign it
Which day below contains a violation?
Day 1

Day 2
To test for leaks on hydraulic brake systems:
How many tiedowns are required on a stack of shortwood loaded crosswise?
The distance the truck will travel between noticing a hazard and hitting the brakes is:
What is the main factor affecting the low-speed offtracking of a tractor trailer?
You're loaded heavy with 1/2 tank of fuel onboard. Using the following numbers, where should you move the 5th wheel to get it setup properly?

steer axle: 12,300 pounds
drive axles: 33,100 pounds
Weight transfer: 500 pounds per hole
You are starting your vehicle in motion from a stop. As you apply power to the drive wheels, they start to spin. You should:
What is a rub rail?
A container chassis vehicle is defined as:
When shifting you should do all of the following except:
If you are being tailgated, you should not:
The 14 hour limit can be extended by:
What does EOBR stand for?
You must keep the papers about hauling hazardous materials:
When driving through the work zone you should:
Is the below example a completed 34 hour restart?
Day 1

Day 2
Specific securement methods are required for boulders that:
When stopping behind another vehicle, a safe gap to leave is one that:
When activated, retarders apply braking power when:
You must park on a side of a level, straight, four-lane divided highway. Where should you place the reflective triangles?
What is the total WLL of two 20mm nylon ropes and one 5/8-inch wire rope?
The road you are driving on becomes very slippery due to glare ice. Which of these is a good thing to do in such a situation?
Based on the following figures, how much fuel can you legally add while remaining legal on the steer axle?

Load rating of steer tires: 6,150 pounds

Percentage of fuel weight to steer axle: 85%

Steer axle weight limit in states you're travelling: 20,000 pounds

Weight Before Fueling: Steer: 11,500, drives: 33,100, gross: 76,700

Sliding your trailer tandems forward or backward will redistribute the weight mainly between which two sets of axles?
What is the minimum aggregate WLL of all tiedowns in a group of concrete pipe?
The maximum allowable overall length for semitrailers is:
Under normal circumstances, what is the maximum allowed width for commercial vehicles?
An ABS light that comes on or stays on while driving indicates:
In Oregon, the maximum weight on the steer axle is listed as 600 pounds per inch of tire tread width up to 20,000 pounds. Your steer tires have a load rating of 6,150 pounds each and are 10 inches wide. What is the maximum legal weight your steer axle can carry in Oregon?
All of the following are good tips to staying fit and ready to drive except:
What is the minimum WLL used to block forward movement of cargo weighing 36,500 lbs?
All of the following are concerns for driving on offramps or onramps except:
A sign of a confused driver who may present a potential hazard is:
When securing a paper roll with a width that is more than twice its diameter, which of the following is not an acceptable method of securement to prevent tipping?
Which of these is the most important thing to remember about emergency braking?
Posted heights at overpasses:
Option #1 for securing coils transported with eyes lengthwise includes:
When securing concrete pipe over 45 inches loaded crosswise, which direction must the tiedowns on the front half of the load run?
When securing paper rolls with friction mats as a primary method:
If you're able to arrive early for a delivery, you should: