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'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: 10,800 pounds
drive axles: 34,700 pounds
Weight transfer: 500 pounds per hole
2.
One can recognize hazardous materials by looking on the container:
3.
Perception distance is the distance your vehicle travels from the time:
4.
Which of these is NOT a danger when an automatic transmission is forced into a low gear at a high speed?
5.
When starting a bus on a level surface with good traction there is often no need for:
6.
Securing cargo on a flatbed trailer is typically done using:
7.
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?
8.
Why Do HOS Regulations Exist?
9.
A hook-lift container is:
10.
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?
11.
Retreaded, recapped, or regrooved tires are allowed on the front wheels of a bus when?
12.
Concrete pipe loaded crosswise generally:
13.
The maximum weight limit on a single axle is:
14.
Making sure that the cargo is not overweight is the responsibility of:
15.
In mountain driving you will have to use a lower gear to drive safely on a grade. Which of these does NOT affect your choice of gear?
16.
How many knots are acceptable in a properly working tiedown?
17.
On which of the below logs did a violation occur?

Day 1



Day 2

18.
Freeway exits can be dangerous for commercial vehicles, at what speed should you enter the exit?
19.
Which of the following statements about speed management is true?
20.
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: 80%

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

Weight Before Fueling: Steer: 11,450, drives: 33,100, gross: 76,700

21.
Why should you always plan on arriving to your destination as quickly as possible?
22.
Which of these is true about the use of drugs while driving?
23.
Securing heavy vehicles or equipment with crawler tracks or wheel requires a minimum of how many tiedowns?
24.
What is the minimum WLL required of tiedowns securing loaded intermodal containers on non-chassis vehicles?
25.
In cargo securement, the deck is:
26.
In what circumstance can shortwood be treated as longwood?
27.
Which of these statements about cargo loading is true?
28.
What violation has occurred at 10:00 a.m. on Day 2?
Day 1

Day 2
29.
Which of the following is not a requirement for shortwood loaded lengthwise?
30.
What happens if an EOBR malfunctions?
31.
Which of these statements about rear drive wheel braking skid is true?
32.
When calculating directional forces, 'g' is expressed as:
33.
Which statement about EOBR's is true?
34.
A minimum disqualification of 12 months will result for any driver who:
35.
An outside vehicle observation will be scored every time the driver:
36.
In order to perform the in-cab and gauge inspection, which of the following must be done?
37.
Which of these is not a type of retarder?
38.
What is a pallet used for?
39.
Specific parts of the CDL driving and skills exam include which of the following?
40.
Is the following example within legal HOS limits?

- A trucker starts driving at 12:00pm
- At 5pm the driver takes a 1 hour break
- At 6pm the driver begins driving again
- At 11:30pm, the driver shuts down and goes off duty for 10 consecutive hours
41.
Which of the following techniques will not change the weight distribution across your axles?
42.
The distance that you should look ahead of your vehicle while driving is about __ at low speed.
43.
A steel coil weighing 21,000 lbs requires how much securement against forward movement?
44.
What can be the result of too much weight on the back of the trailer?
45.
Which of the statements about an inspection of the suspension components is true?
46.
Which day below contains a 30 minute break violation?
Day 1

Day 2
47.
What is the minimum WLL of a tiedown used to secure logs?
48.
When securing concrete pipe over 45 inches loaded crosswise, which direction must the tiedowns on the front half of the load run?
49.
If you are able to exert 200 pounds of force against an object but you are only exerting 50 pounds of force to do so, what method are you applying to make this happen?
50.
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?