Free Mississippi 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 MS General Knowledge Practice Test has the same questions as the real exam which is based on the Mississippi CDL Manual. Our CDL practice test pack covers most of the subject areas on the Mississippi 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 Mississippi 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 MS commercial driver's license manual
Full answers + detailed explanations
Perfect for first-time, renewal applicants
MS CDL General Knowledge Test format:
50 questions
40 correct answers to pass
80% passing score
List of questions
1.
The driver is responsible for all of the following except for:
2.
The best drivers are those who watch and prepare for hazards. This is called _________ driving.
3.
On what day and time does a 14 hour rule violation occur?
Day 1

Day 2
4.
Which of these statements about driving in areas with strong wind is true?
5.
Tourists may be hazardous because?
6.
The cargo securement standard applies to commercial vehicles weighing more than:
7.
Which of the following systems should receive extra attention during winter weather inspection?
8.
Some general signs that another driver may be distracted include which of the following:
9.
All lights and reflectors should be operating properly, clean, and:
10.
Which of the following is not a method of securing side-by-side cargo?
11.
You're in Illinois which allows up to 20,000 pounds on the steer axle. You're heading to Indiana which only allows 12,000 on the steer axle. Your steer tires have a load rating of 6,500 pounds each. What is the maximum legal weight your steer axle can be for each of the two states?
12.
In case of illness that prevents you from driving safely, you should:
13.
Option #3 for securing metal coils transported with eyes lengthwise includes all of the following except:
14.
If you jam on the brakes and the wheels lock up and skid:
15.
What does DOT stand for?
16.
How many tiedowns are required on a stack of shortwood loaded crosswise?
17.
If your vehicle catches fire while you are driving, you should:
18.
All of the following are considered excessive speeding except:
19.
Which of these are requirements for securement systems?
20.
Ideally, where would you like the cargo's center of gravity located?
21.
To avoid driving when tired, if at all possible you should schedule your trips:
22.
How many violations occur on the below example?
Day 1

Day 2
23.
If you are driving while sleepy, the safest remedy is:
24.
Which of the following is not true of Working Load Limit (WLL)?
25.
What is the maximum weight that can be secured by a tiedown with a marked WLL of 5,000 lbs?
26.
Drivers must inspect the securement of cargo every 150 miles or:
27.
Impaired drivers who present potential hazards may tend to:
28.
Which of these statements about double clutching and shifting is true?
29.
If you have a road emergency and must park on the shoulder, how soon should you put out your triangles?
30.
You should try to park so that:
31.
When stopping behind another vehicle, a safe gap to leave is one that:
32.
When loading paper rolls with eyes horizontal, which of the following is not a requirement for stacking a second layer?
33.
Which of these actions are NOT recommended for a left turn?
34.
A traffic emergency requires you to escape to the shoulder or roadside. If possible, slow down to ____ mph before using your brakes.
35.
Based on the following figures, how much fuel can you legally add while remaining legal on the steer axle?

Load rating of steer tires: 6,150 pounds

Percentage of fuel weight to steer axle: 85%

Steer axle weight limit in states you're travelling: 20,000 pounds

Weight Before Fueling: Steer: 11,500, drives: 33,100, gross: 76,700

36.
A key principle to remember about loading cargo is to keep the load:
37.
A dunnage bag is:
38.
When securing a metal coil with eyes lengthwise, all of the following are steps for securement option #1 except for:
39.
Backing your vehicle in a straight line without crossing over or touching the exercise boundaries is called:
40.
The basic control skills exam allows for a maximum of how many points scored?
41.
Which of these statements about engine overheating is true?
42.
When securing flattened or crushed cars on a vehicle with containment on 2 sides, how many tiedowns, at minimum, are required?
43.
Which of these lights cannot be checked at the same time?
44.
Requirements for securing two stacks of shortwood loaded side-by-side include:
45.
A Class A CDL is required to drive a combination vehicle of over 26,001 lbs towing a vehicle weighing:
46.
Among other hazards, drivers should be on the lookout for slow or confused drivers, children, accidents, and:
47.
Specifically prohibited in the testing area are cellphones and:
48.
What is a rub rail?
49.
How many days worth of logbook entries must you have available to show during an inspection?
50.
What violations occurred on the below example?