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 part of the pre-trip inspection of the engine compartment?
2.
You can see a marking on a vehicle ahead of you. The marking is a red triangle with an orange center. What does the marking mean?
3.
By law, who is ultimately responsible for ensuring the safety and road-worthiness of a CMV?
4.
What is the aggregate WLL of two indirect tiedowns with a WLL of 5,000 lbs, and one tiedown with a WLL of 6,000 lbs?
5.
Backing of the commercial vehicle is:
6.
If the cargo is fully contained in a sided vehicle, what is the minimum requirement for withstanding sideways force?
7.
As the blood alcohol concentration (BAC) goes up, what happens?
8.
Methods to keep a cradle from sliding include:
9.
Applying the brakes repeatedly on a downgrade to reduce speed 5 mph below your target is called:
10.
What is a 34 hour restart?
11.
In case of tire failure, you should do all of the following except:
12.
All vehicles on all highways have a maximum allowable height of:
13.
What should you do when you see a hazard in the roadway ahead of you?
14.
How many tiedowns are required for cargo that is prevented from forward movement?
15.
You receive a scale ticket and your drive axles are 35,700 and your trailer tandems are 30,600. Based upon a trailer with 4 inch slider rail hole spacings, what is the minimum number of holes you would have to slide the tandems to get the weight legal, and what would the final weights be?
16.
Overweight, oversized loads:
17.
To prevent brake fade you should:
18.
When is it acceptable to use amphetamines to help you stay awake while driving?
19.
The maximum distance from the rear allowed for attaching mechanisms used to secure roll-on/roll-off containers is:
20.
Drivers must inspect the securement of cargo every 150 miles or:
21.
A car suddenly cuts in front of you, creating a hazard. Which of these actions should you NOT take?
22.
Using controlled braking, brakes are applied as hard as possible:
23.
Which of these statements about cargo loading is true?
24.
What are most front-wheel skids caused by:
25.
The condition in which water or slush collects on the road and your tires lose contact and have little or no traction is called:
26.
Gross combination weight (GCW) is:
27.
Which of these could be considered off duty time?
28.
When exiting or entering on a curved freeway ramp, you should:
29.
An example of reckless driving is:
30.
When you are starting to move up a hill from a stop:
31.
Aggregate Working Load Limit is defined as:
32.
A friction mat is used to:
33.
Which of these statements about braking is true?
34.
If an oncoming vehicle drifts into your lane you should:
35.
Specific cargo securement rules on automobiles and light trucks apply to vehicles of what weight?
36.
Which of these is not a type of retarder?
37.
Specific examples of vehicles which drivers should pay close attention to as possible hazards include:
38.
What does GCWR stand for?
39.
Can state inspectors inspect your truck or bus?
40.
To correct a drive wheel braking skid, you should:
41.
Minimum tread depth on every groove on all tires must be at least:
42.
Which of the following techniques will not change the weight distribution across your axles?
43.
The distance that you should look ahead of your vehicle while driving is about __ at low speed.
44.
All of these are requirements for securing longwood lengthwise except:
45.
What is the maximum angle recommended for tiedowns securing cement pipe loaded crosswise, relative to the deck?
46.
The maximum number of encroachments allowed on a particular exam exercise is:
47.
How long does it typically take a tractor-trailer to cross a single set of railroad tracks?
48.
Which log below contains at least one violation?
Day 1

Day 2
49.
In the following picture, what are axles 4 and 5 commonly referred to as?

50.
CDL drivers from New York State require the Metal Coils Endorsement when transporting metals coils weighing: