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.
Vehicle skids are often caused by:
2.
When merging:
3.
You are driving at night and you must dim your headlights for traffic. Good speed management says you should:
4.
The center of gravity of a load:
5.
What is the best way to prevent brake failure on long downgrades?
6.
You are inspecting hydraulic brakes. You should pump the brake pedal three times then apply firm pressure to the pedal for five seconds. If the brakes are working properly, the pedal should:
7.
As a way to maximize all time available, you should always do the following:
8.
Some general signs that another driver may be distracted include which of the following:
9.
High friction securement devices include:
10.
What does the 14 hour on duty limit mean?
11.
What keeps an engine cool in hot weather driving?
12.
When a coolant container is part of a pressurized system which of these is true?
13.
Vehicles exempt from Certificate of Safety inspection requirements include:
14.
When loading and securing a boulder, it should be:
15.
On which of the below logs did a violation occur?

Day 1



Day 2

16.
When securing rolls of paper with eyes vertical, how many points of contact are required to consider a roll secure?
17.
To prevent rolling, how many points of contact are required, at minimum, for a boulder resting on a rounded or partially rounded side?
18.
Which of the statements about pre-trip inspection is true?
19.
The principal way of controlling speed on downgrades is:
20.
Ideally, where would you like the cargo's center of gravity located?
21.
A bulkhead is defined as:
22.
Which of the following is considered on duty time
23.
In bad weather many drivers tailgate large vehicles. What should you do?
24.
Why should drivers avoid foreign objects in the road?
25.
All of the following apply to farm vehicle operator CDL exemption except:
26.
In case of brake failure, methods of stopping the vehicle include escaping into an open field, side street, or ramp, and:
27.
A securement system must be capable of resisting how much lateral (side-to-side) force, at minimum?
28.
What will be the ultimate limitation that prevents you from putting the trailer tandems as far to the rear of the trailer as possible?
29.
What is the minimum securement requirement for paper rolls with eyes vertical with a width between 1.25 and 1.76 its diameter?
30.
If you have a road emergency and must park on the shoulder, how soon should you put out your triangles?
31.
Good general shifting techniques for going down a long downgrade include:
32.
Escape ramps:
33.
Which of the following is not a requirement for shortwood loaded lengthwise?
34.
If you are not sure what to use to put out a hazardous material fire you should:
35.
A chock is generally used to secure:
36.
How far should a driver look ahead of the vehicle while driving?
37.
Should brake adjustment be checked often?
38.
A combined Tank vehicle & hazardous material endorsement will be designated with what letter on the CDL?
39.
Under the adverse driving conditions exception, how many additional hours can you drive?
40.
When securing heavy vehicles, what is the minimum WLL of each tiedown?
41.
When crossing railroad tracks in a placarded vehicle or a bus:
42.
Which of the following are covered by the specific log securement requirements?
43.
Specific parts of the CDL driving and skills exam include which of the following?
44.
Water should never be used to put out a gasoline fire, and also what other kind of fire?
45.
A good inspection habit is for the driver to re-inspect the cargo:
46.
Coming down steep, long, downgrades will require a driver to:
47.
What violation occurs at 2:00 p.m. on this example?
48.
You should always turn on your emergency four-way flashers when you:
49.
What is the minimum number of tiedowns to use on a load 4ft 7in long, and weighing 1,237 lbs?
50.
Which of these is NOT a good rule to follow when caring for injured persons at an accident scene?