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.
One can recognize hazardous materials by looking on the container:
2.
Which of these pieces of emergency equipment should always be carried in your vehicle?
3.
Which may be a sign of tire failure?
4.
When a driver stops and reverses direction to get a better position during the driving exam, it is considered a(n):
5.
When the roads are slippery, you should:
6.
Which of these is not a brake check you normally do during your walk-around inspection?
7.
There are three maximum limits you must follow at all times. Those limits are:
8.
A row of metal coils loaded with eyes lengthwise requires how many direct tiedowns over each side-by-side row or coil?
9.
What is a cab shield?
10.
A stake pocket is:
11.
When driving in cold weather your tire tread should:
12.
Touching or crossing over a boundary line during the driving exam is considered a(n):
13.
The responsibility for repairing items noted on the pre-trip report that affect safety belongs to:
14.
When driving, when is it acceptable to signal other drivers that it is safe to pass?
15.
Another name for 'skid', a platform or tray on which cargo is placed so that it can be handled as an article.
16.
A tiedown is defined as:
17.
When starting in slippery conditions, you should:
18.
You should use your mirror to check?
19.
You are driving a truck with a manual transmission. What gear will you probably have to use to take a long, steep downhill grade?
20.
Which of the following headlight issues can be hazardous?
21.
In cargo securement, the deck is:
22.
Most skids:
23.
A combination of securing devices which form an assembly that attaches cargo to, or restrains cargo on, a vehicle or trailer, and is attached to anchor point(s) is a:
24.
When securing a non-cubic boulder with an unstable base, the four surrounding chains must have a WLL of at least:
25.
How does the weight of the vehicle affect stopping distance?
26.
Which of these actions are NOT recommended for a left turn?
27.
If you need to leave the road in a traffic emergency, you should:
28.
When turning quickly in an emergency, which of the following applies:
29.
Some large trucks have curved mirrors. These mirrors:
30.
Where should the ignition key be during the pre-trip inspection?
31.
If a CDL-holder's privilege to drive non-CMV's is revoked or suspended more than once for alcohol, felony, or controlled substance violations, the CDL will be disqualified for:
32.
Which statement is true?
33.
Your log must include all of the following except:
34.
When vehicles towing trailers go into a drive-wheel skid, the trailer can push the towing vehicle sideways, causing a:
35.
"Brake fade" is:
36.
Given that general cargo securement requires a WLL of at least 50% of cargo weight, how many 1/2-inch Grade 70 chains would be required for a load of 34,500 lbs?
37.
If you must drive in fog, some considerations include which of the following:
38.
Which of these is true about radiator shutters and the winter-front during winter driving?
39.
Which of these items is NOT checked for a pre-trip inspection?
40.
What should you do when your vehicle hydroplanes?
41.
What is aggregate working load limit?
42.
When a tiedown is attached directly to the cargo, what is the ideal angle where it attached to the vehicle?
43.
Generally, when steering in an emergency, which direction is your best option?
44.
What is the minimum number of tie-downs to be used on flatbed cargo?
45.
How much force is the securement system required to withstand in terms of cargo weight?
46.
When starting down a hill, instead of using the foot brakes to control speed:
47.
You receive a scale ticket and your drive axles are 35,400 and your trailer tandems are 31,100. Based upon the two most common tandem slider rail hole spacings, what is the minimum number of holes you would have to slide the tandems to get the weight legal, and in which direction?
48.
When involved in an accident and not seriously injured, basic steps you should take include assist the injured, notify authorities, and:
49.
Indirect tiedowns create what direction of force?
50.
On combination vehicles longer than 20 feet or wider than 80 inches, amber or yellow reflectors must be installed: