Free Missouri 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 MO General Knowledge Practice Test has the same questions as the real exam which is based on the Missouri CDL Book. Our CDL practice test pack covers most of the subject areas on the Missouri 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 Missouri 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 MO commercial driver's license manual
Full answers + detailed explanations
Perfect for first-time, renewal applicants
MO CDL General Knowledge Test format:
50 questions
40 correct answers to pass
80% passing score
List of questions
1.
The best drivers are those who watch and prepare for hazards. This is called _________ driving.
2.
Turn signals facing the front should be amber or:
3.
When are helpers needed to back your vehicle?
4.
On what day and time does a 14 hour rule violation occur?
Day 1

Day 2
5.
What is the aggregate WLL of two indirect tiedowns with a WLL of 5,000 lbs, and one tiedown with a WLL of 6,000 lbs?
6.
A hazard:
7.
The maximum safe weight that a tire can carry is:
8.
If you have to make a vehicle inspection report you must sign it
9.
You should lightly apply your brakes to flash the brake lights if:
10.
When loaded cement pipe over 45 inches in diameter, which pipes should be blocked, wedged, or otherwise immobilized?
11.
All of the following are exempt from needing a CDL except:
12.
Why should drivers always be looking for hazards?
13.
A female housing fixed to the side or ends of a vehicle to receive a stake or peg, and may also be used as an anchor point is a:
14.
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

15.
The responsibility for repairing items noted on the pre-trip report that affect safety belongs to:
16.
Most serious skids result from:
17.
Another name for 'skid', a platform or tray on which cargo is placed so that it can be handled as an article.
18.
A device placed between the deck of a vehicle and car or between articles of cargo, intended to provide greater friction than exists naturally between these surfaces is:
19.
When securing building materials, how many knots are acceptable in the tiedown(s)?
20.
What is the most important reason to inspect your truck or bus?
21.
How many violations occur on the below example?
Day 1

Day 2
22.
Securing heavy vehicles or equipment with crawler tracks or wheel requires a minimum of how many tiedowns?
23.
Which of the following require an additional CDL endorsement to drive?
24.
What is the minimum WLL required of tiedowns securing loaded intermodal containers on non-chassis vehicles?
25.
Why did Congress enact the Bridge Formula in 1975?
26.
Who must complete a log?
27.
The object of the pre-trip inspection is:
28.
When loading paper rolls with eyes horizontal, which of the following is not a requirement for stacking a second layer?
29.
Which of these is true about tire pressure?
30.
What is the minimum requirement for securing roll-off and hook containers?
31.
If an oncoming vehicle drifts into your lane you should:
32.
In the following picture, what are axles 2 and 3 commonly referred to as?

33.
You are checking your brakes and suspension system for a pre-trip inspection. Which of these statements is NOT true?
34.
Where should the ignition key be during the pre-trip inspection?
35.
A 30 minute break violation occurs on the below example. What day and time does the violation occur?
Day 1

Day 2
36.
To satisfy general cargo securement requirements, what is the minimum WLL for securing vehicles under 10,000 lbs?
37.
The maximum allowable overall length for semitrailers is:
38.
When your vehicle is out of gear for more than its length, it will be scored as:
39.
During the Stop/Start maneuver, when stopped, your vehicle:
40.
How many anchor points should be used to secure an intermodal container on a chassis vehicle?
41.
Which statement below accurately describes the 11 hour driving limit?
42.
Which of the following is NOT a characteristic of tire failure?
43.
When you are parked on the side of the road at night you must:
44.
Which of the following techniques will not change the weight distribution across your axles?
45.
When checking the general condition of the vehicle, which of the following should be specifically addressed?
46.
Using the following numbers, what would be the final result if you moved the 5th wheel forward two holes?

steer axle: 10,800 pounds
drive axles: 34,100 pounds
Weight transfer: 500 pounds per hole
47.
A container chassis vehicle, by definition, is:
48.
If a straight vehicle (not trailer or articulation) goes into front-wheel skid, it will:
49.
During the vehicle inspection, checking of ___ will NOT prevent a fire.
50.
Which log below contains at least one violation?
Day 1

Day 2