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.
You must drive through deep or flowing water, you should not:
2.
How many red reflective triangles are you required to carry?
3.
Which statement below is false?
4.
When are helpers needed to back your vehicle?
5.
Which of these statements about backing a heavy vehicle is true?
6.
When using stab braking, all of the following are steps except
7.
Which of these is true about tires and hot weather?
8.
Which of these is correct about emergency or evasive action?
9.
When should drivers inspect their vehicles?
10.
Making sure that the cargo is not overweight is the responsibility of:
11.
How many knots are acceptable in a properly working tiedown?
12.
What is the Federal Standard for maximum weight on a tandem axle vehicle?
13.
Option #3 for securing metal coils transported with eyes lengthwise includes all of the following except:
14.
Which of these is true about notifying the authorities after an accident occurs?
15.
California allows 20,000 pounds maximum on the steer axle. The tread width of your tires is 11 inches, and the load rating on your steer tires is 7000 pounds. How much weight can you carry on your steer axle in California?
16.
A tank vehicle endorsement is required to drive tank vehicles with a combined capacity of:
17.
Which of the following are not a primary factor affecting weight distribution across the axles?
18.
The Aggregate Working Load Limit should, at minimum, be:
19.
What are the four basic weight limits?
20.
You receive a scale ticket and your drive axles are 31,700 and your trailer tandems are 35,100. Based upon a trailer with 6 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?
21.
When securing paper rolls with eyes horizontal, which of the following should be used to secure the rear-most roll?
22.
When hauling livestock, to prevent them from moving around too much and causing a dangerous situation you would use:
23.
The load carrying area of a truck, trailer, or intermodal container is referred to as the:
24.
Your vehicle will be put out of service if ____ or more leaves in any leaf spring are missing.
25.
Passing on the wrong side of the road, passing in a school zone, and driving the wrong way on a one-way street are all specific examples of:
26.
You receive a scale ticket and your drive axles are 32,200 and your trailer tandems are 35,100. 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?
27.
What is the minimum angle that indirect tiedowns must form with the vehicle?
28.
You should try to park so that:
29.
What types of freight need to be secured properly?
30.
Which of these should you NOT do in an emergency situation?
31.
"Fully Contained" means:
32.
Why does vehicle speed naturally increase on a downgrade?
33.
Which vehicle will have the most difficulty staying in its lane during strong wind?
34.
The proper time to cancel your turn signal for a lane change or turn is:
35.
When banding paper rolls with eyes vertical, you should:
36.
Using 7 miles per gallon as your fuel mileage and 8 pounds per gallon for the weight of fuel, how much total fuel weight will you burn off in 210 miles?
37.
Ways that drinking alcohol can affect the brain include:
38.
Which of these would NOT help if windshield is covered with ice?
39.
One option of positioning bundles of building materials is:
40.
Which of these is NOT a danger of a rough acceleration?
41.
What is a headboard?
42.
To help stay alert while driving, when should you take breaks?
43.
Which of these statements about engine overheating is true?
44.
Using the following numbers, what would be the final result if you moved the 5th wheel back one hole?

steer axle: 12,300 pounds
drive axles: 33,100 pounds
Weight transfer: 500 pounds per hole
45.
You should stop driving:
46.
What is bell pipe concrete?
47.
What is the minimum aggregate WLL for a group of concrete pipe weighing 16,000 lbs?
48.
"You do not have a hazardous materials endorsement on your commercials driver’s license. You are asked to deliver hazardous materials in a placarded vehicle. You should:"
49.
You are driving on a two-lane road. An oncoming driver drifts into your lane and is headed straight for you. Which of these is most often the best action to take?
50.
What violations occurred on the below example?