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.
You can see a marking on a vehicle ahead of you. The marking is a red triangle with an orange center. What does the marking mean?
2.
How many red reflective triangles are you required to carry?
3.
You are driving on a clear night. You must dim your headlights from high to low. You should adjust your speed so that you can stop within:
4.
Any driver convicted of violating an out-of-service order will be disqualified for a minimum of:
5.
The primary cause of fatal crashes is:
6.
When the hydraulic brakes fail while you are driving, the system will not build up pressure and the brake pedal will feel spongy or go to the floor. What should you do?
7.
Which of these is a good thing to do when driving at night?
8.
Applying the brakes repeatedly on a downgrade to reduce speed 5 mph below your target is called:
9.
When approaching a railroad crossing, which of these safety precautions applies?
10.
If your brakes fail on a downgrade, you must first:
11.
When road lighting is poor or confusing, you should:
12.
All of the following are requirements for transporting coils with eyes crosswise except:
13.
A stake pocket is:
14.
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?
15.
Snow and ice must be removed from the radiator because otherwise:
16.
A bulkhead is defined as:
17.
You're loaded heavy with 1/2 tank of fuel onboard. Using the following numbers, where should you move the 5th wheel to get it setup properly?

steer axle: 12,300 pounds
drive axles: 33,100 pounds
Weight transfer: 500 pounds per hole
18.
When securing building materials, how many knots are acceptable in the tiedown(s)?
19.
A hazmat endorsement will be denied or canceled if:
20.
It is accepted that friction mats provide a resistance to horizontal movement equal to:
21.
You must keep the papers about hauling hazardous materials:
22.
When securing concrete pipe loaded crosswise, arrange the top tier:
23.
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:
24.
When loading bell pipe on one tier, all of the following apply except:
25.
You are checking your wheels and rims for a pre-trip inspection. Which of these statements is true?
26.
.5g is equal to what?
27.
What is a cab shield?
28.
Any activity that draws your attention to something other than the task of driving is considered:
29.
Communication means:
30.
If you are not sure what to use to put out a hazardous material fire you should:
31.
In a pressurized cooling system, coolant level should be checked:
32.
Which vehicle will have the most difficulty staying in its lane during strong wind?
33.
Your log must include all of the following except:
34.
Based on the following figures, how much fuel can you legally add while remaining legal on the drive axles?

Percentage of fuel weight to drive axles: 30%

Weight Before Fueling: Steer: 11,275, drives: 33,750, gross: 77,220

35.
What is the minimum aggregate WLL of all tiedowns in a group of concrete pipe?
36.
Under normal circumstances, what is the maximum allowed width for commercial vehicles?
37.
An ABS light that comes on or stays on while driving indicates:
38.
Which of these is true about radiator shutters and the winter-front during winter driving?
39.
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?
40.
All of the following are good tips to staying fit and ready to drive except:
41.
All of these are requirements for securing longwood lengthwise except:
42.
Some causes of fuel fires include improper fueling, driver smoking, and:
43.
Sharp pavement drop-offs:
44.
You should always turn on your emergency four-way flashers when you:
45.
The maximum number of encroachments allowed on a particular exam exercise is:
46.
Your trailer has a 6 inch hole spacing in the tandem slider rail and your trailer tandems are 900 pounds overweight. What is the minimum number of holes you will have to slide the tandems to get the tandems within legal limits?
47.
Where will the weight of fuel be distributed?
48.
CDL drivers from New York State require the Metal Coils Endorsement when transporting metals coils weighing:
49.
You should try to avoid driving in fog:
50.
When securing paper rolls with eyes vertical in a sided vehicle all of the following are acceptable except: