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
How do you stop a front-wheel skid?
Which of these statements about stopping distance and speed is true?
The purpose of the retarders is to:
The cargo securement standard applies to commercial vehicles weighing more than:
When the hydraulic brakes fail while you are driving, the system will not build up pressure and the brake pedal will feel spongy or go to the floor. What should you do?
A hazard:
Whenever you double your speed, your vehicle has about how many times of destructive power if it crashes?
All lights and reflectors should be operating properly, clean, and:
Overloading can have all of the following effects except:
What is the aggregate WLL of one 7/15 inch Grade 43 chain, and three 5/16 inch Grade 70 chains?
A single metal coil with eye vertical weighing 6,350 lbs requires tiedowns with a minimum aggregate WLL of:
Service brake stopping action should be tested at:
Freeway exits can be dangerous for commercial vehicles, at what speed should you enter the exit?
Snow and ice must be removed from the radiator because otherwise:
For safer night time driving, windshields and mirrors should be:
When securing rows of coils, requirements include all of the following except:
Which means of securement is prohibited when transporting coils with
the coil eye crosswise on the vehicle?
What is the maximum allowable weight on a 5-axle combination vehicle?
What is the Aggregate WLL of the securement system for a load secured with 7 tiedowns: 3 rated at WLL of 4,000 lbs, 2 at 6,500, and 1 at 8,000?
A hazmat endorsement will be denied or canceled if:
It is accepted that friction mats provide a resistance to horizontal movement equal to:
Which of these statements about double clutching and shifting is true?
As part of the log packing requirements:
A school bus endorsement is required in order to transport:
When should you test your parking brakes?
What is a reusable, transportable enclosure that is especially designed with integral locking devices that secure it to a container chassis trailer to facilitate the efficient and bulk shipping and transfer of goods by, or between various modes of transport, such as highway, rail, sea, and air.?
Who enforces HOS regulations?
Backing into a space that is to the right rear of your vehicle is referred to as:
Which of these do not provide extra gears on some trucks?
What violation has occurred at 10:00 a.m. on Day 2?
Day 1

Day 2
What should you do if you are unsure whether you have enough overhead clearance?
Any activity that draws your attention to something other than the task of driving is considered:
If unsure of the exact location of the center of gravity of your cargo, where would you rather have the center of gravity located if you couldn't get it centered?
When using tiedowns for securing cargo, what is the general rule regarding cargo length.
When parked on the side of a two-lane road carrying traffic in both directions, place warning devices:
Vehicles should be equipped with all of the following emergency equipment except:
Using the following numbers for your calculations, how much weight will come off your drive axles?

Miles per gallon: 6

Miles travelled: 360

Percentage of fuel weight on drive axles: 30%
When securing a single metal coil with eye vertical, tiedowns must be arranged according the all of the following except:
Sliding your trailer tandems toward the front or back of the vehicle will primarily change the weight distribution between which sets of axles?
HOS regulations were designed to do all of the following, except:
How much space in front of you is needed while driving on a highway?
What can be the result of too much weight on the back of the trailer?
Which of these is specifically prohibited when securing crushed or flattened vehicles?
Your trailer has a 6 inch hole spacing in the tandem slider rail and your trailer tandems are 900 pounds overweight. What is the minimum number of holes you will have to slide the tandems to get the tandems within legal limits?
Most good drivers will look ahead:
Within the requirements for concrete pipe, which of these requires specific securement methods?
You should try to avoid driving in fog:
According to the general rule, for how much space should you leave in front of your vehicle at speeds below 40 mph?
The maximum number of allowable looks and/or pull-ups on any particular exam exercise is:
Shifting gears on most heavy vehicles using manual transmissions will require: