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.
What is the minimum weight of a shipment of paper rolls that would require specific securement requirements?
2.
Which of these statements about emergency steering is true?
3.
What violation occurs on the below example?
Day 1

Day 2
4.
Which may be a sign of tire failure?
5.
Which of these statements about using turn signals is true?
6.
What is the best way to prevent brake failure on long downgrades?
7.
You are driving in an area with few streetlights, if you cannot see well with your headlights, which of the actions may help:
8.
You are checking your brakes and suspension system for a pre-trip inspection. Which of these statements is true?
9.
A row of metal coils loaded with eyes lengthwise requires how many direct tiedowns over each side-by-side row or coil?
10.
To stop a drive-wheel skid, you should:
11.
Which of these is correct about emergency or evasive action?
12.
When you change your duty status, you must document all of the following except:
13.
To test for leaks on hydraulic brake systems:
14.
Major signs of tire failure could include:
15.
In cargo securement, a 'well' is defined as:
16.
Besides prescription drugs verified by a doctor as safe for driving, what other drugs are acceptable while driving?
17.
When loading and securing a boulder, it should be:
18.
Which of these is not required knowledge for drivers seeking a hazardous material endorsement?
19.
How current must your logbook be?
20.
Cargo inspection:
21.
The distance that you should look ahead of your vehicle while driving amounts to about ___ miles at normal highway speed.
22.
After an accident, you should only move a severely injured person:
23.
What are the four basic weight limits?
24.
When driving, when is it acceptable to signal other drivers that it is safe to pass?
25.
The 14 hour limit can be extended by:
26.
Three serious traffic violations in a 3-year period will result in a CDL disqualification of:
27.
If you are being tailgated, you should not:
28.
You weigh the truck immediately before and after fueling. Based on the following, determine what percentage of the weight goes to each set of axles:

Before fueling:

steer: 11,100, drives: 32,600, gross: 71,400

After fueling:

steer:11,850, drives: 32,850, gross: 72,400

29.
Escape ramps:
30.
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?
31.
A chain marked with a
4 is identified as what kind?
32.
When activated, retarders apply braking power when:
33.
When you are starting to move up a hill from a stop:
34.
What is the cargo's center of gravity?
35.
Ways that drinking alcohol can affect the brain include:
36.
When going down a long steep downgrade you should always:
37.
Controlled braking:
38.
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?
39.
Merging to the road is safest if you:
40.
What hours must your logbook show?
41.
Mirror adjustment can only be checked accurately when:
42.
A DUI conviction for a CDL-holder will result in disqualification for a minimum of:
43.
To adjust driving space to slippery conditions, all of the following are space considerations except:
44.
What happens to tar on the road pavement during hot weather?
45.
Using the following numbers for your calculations, how much weight will come off your drive axles?

Miles per gallon: 6

Miles travelled: 360

Percentage of fuel weight on drive axles: 30%
46.
When securing a single metal coil with eye vertical, tiedowns must be arranged according the all of the following except:
47.
A driver will generally be required to have a DOT medical card in order to drive which of the following:
48.
Posted heights at overpasses:
49.
Improperly loaded or secured cargo:
50.
When securing paper rolls with eyes crosswise, which of the following can be used to prevent side-to-side shifting when there is more than 8 inches of space to the wall?