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
The most important thing you can do when dealing with an aggressive driver is:
Which of these is NOT a good thing to do when driving on slippery roads?
If you are stopped at a roadside rest area and found to have a BAC (Blood Alcohol Concentration) of 0.02 you will:
Which statement is true?
On what day and time does a 14 hour rule violation occur?
Day 1

Day 2
Which of these statements about using turn signals is true?
In case of a fire, you should pull off the road and do all of the following except:
What is the proper way to hold a steering wheel?
You are checking your steering and exhaust system in a pre-trip inspection. Which of these problems, if found, should be fixed before the vehicle is driven?
After taking 10 consecutive hours off duty, a driver begins to work at 8:00 a.m. The driver may operate a commercial motor vehicle until what time?
When securing an intermodal container on a chassis, what is the maximum allowable vertical travel when secured?
When using tiedowns to secure boulders, all of the following are requirements except:
When you change your duty status, you must document all of the following except:
Which of the following is not a method of securing side-by-side cargo?
When securing concrete pipe with a diameter up to 45 inches loaded crosswise as a group, a crosswise tiedown should be used every how many feet?
When securing building materials, spacer requirements include all of the following except:
The distance that you should look ahead of your vehicle while driving amounts to about ___ miles at normal highway speed.
When you sight-side back your vehicle into an alley stopping as close as possible to the rear of the alley it is called:
When you are driving on a snow packed road, you should reduce your speed by:
Three serious traffic violations in a 3-year period will result in a CDL disqualification of:
What happens if you spend 8 hours in the sleeper berth?
Why should you always plan on arriving to your destination as quickly as possible?
What is the maximum weight that can be secured by a tiedown with a marked WLL of 5,000 lbs?
Circumstances that would make wheels and rims unsafe include the following except:
Cargo and securement devices should be checked within how many miles after starting a trip?
Distracted driving could be any of the following except:
Timber used for dunnage must be all of the following except:
Every time you pull off the expressway to take a break, you use about how much time off your 11-hour driving limit?
You are driving on a straight, level highway at 50 mph. There are no vehicles in front of you. Suddenly a tire blew out of your vehicle, what should you do first?
What are the two most common tandem slider rail hole spacings, and roughly how much weight is transferred per hole?
Communication means:
What is the minimum allowable tread depth for every groove on the front tires?
In general, the best braking technique to use in maintaining a safe speed when driving on a downgrade is:
The maximum number of pull-ups allowed during the driving exam before failure is:
A minimum disqualification of 12 months will result for any driver who:
Your vehicle has hydraulic brakes. While traveling on a level road, you press the brake pedal and find that it goes to the floor. Which of these statements is true?
When securing metal coils, it is acceptable to use nailed blocking or cleats as the sole means to secure:
To avoid a crash, you had to drive onto the right shoulder. You are now driving at 40 mph on the shoulder. How should you move back into the pavement?
Which of the following is NOT a characteristic of tire failure?
Requirements for securing heavy vehicles, equipment, and machinery apply at what weight?
Given that general cargo securement requires a WLL of at least 50% of cargo weight, how many 11mm wire rope tiedowns would be required for a load of 26,000 lbs?
What is the maximum legal weight for the drive axles or trailer tandems?
When checking the general condition of the vehicle, which of the following should be specifically addressed?
Some causes of fuel fires include improper fueling, driver smoking, and:
Which of these statements about acceleration is true?
What is true about bad weather and driving conditions?
You have steer tires rated at 6,150 pounds each, and you're in the state of West Virginia which says the legal limit for the steer axle is 20,000 pounds. What's the maximum legal weight you can carry on your steer axle in West Virginia?
How many days worth of logbook entries must you have available to show during an inspection?
When securing concrete bell pipe in multiple complete tiers, all of the following are true except: