Free Nebraska CDL General Knowledge Practice Test 2023

You are looking for actual practice for your coming CDL test? So you have come to the right place. Our NE General Knowledge Practice Test has the same questions as the real exam which is based on the Nebraska CDL Manual. Our CDL practice test pack covers most of the subject areas on the Nebraska 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 CDL Practice Test Nebraska 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 2021 NE commercial driver's license manual
Full answers + detailed explanations
Perfect for first-time, renewal applicants
NE CDL General Knowledge Test format:
50 questions
40 correct answers to pass
80% passing score
List of questions
To prevent a load from shifting, there should be at least one tie down for every ____ feet of cargo.
The best drivers are those who watch and prepare for hazards. This is called _________ driving.
What does HOS stand for?
Which of these statements about backing a heavy vehicle is true?
The cargo securement standard applies to commercial vehicles weighing more than:
The North American Cargo Securement Standard cover vehicles weighing:
Placing a phone call while driving:
Whenever you double your speed, your vehicle has about how many times of destructive power if it crashes?
Which of these is correct about emergency or evasive action?
Major signs of tire failure could include:
In case of illness that prevents you from driving safely, you should:
Besides prescription drugs verified by a doctor as safe for driving, what other drugs are acceptable while driving?
All of the following are exempt from needing a CDL except:
For your safety, when setting out reflective triangles you should:
How many on duty hours are remaining after the following has been logged (use a scratch sheet of paper if you need to):
- On duty/not driving: 3 hours
- Driving: 4 hours
- Sleeper berth: 8 hours
- Driving: 7 hours
- Off duty: 2 hours
All of the following are considered excessive speeding except:
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

In case of which fires can you use water to put it out?
After an accident, you should only move a severely injured person:
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:
You should signal continuously while turning because:
Load securement for cargo weighing 29,650 lbs must be able to withstand upward force of how many lbs?
Cargo is contained when:
Which of the following headlight issues can be hazardous?
You receive a scale ticket and your drive axles are 32,200 and your trailer tandems are 35,100. Based upon the two most common tandem slider rail hole spacings, what is the minimum number of holes you would have to slide the tandems to get the weight legal, and in which direction?
Your brakes can get wet when driving through heavy rain. What can happen if the brakes are applied?
Timber used for dunnage must be all of the following except:
The engine brake effect is greater when the engine is _____ governed RPM and the transmission is on a _____ gear.
"Fully Contained" means:
What happens if an EOBR malfunctions?
You are driving a heavy vehicle. You must exit a highway using an off-ramp that curves downhill. You should:
Which of the following is not a requirement of wood used as blocking or bracing?
You are driving a heavy vehicle with a manual transmission. You have to stop the vehicle on the shoulder while driving on an uphill grade. Which of these is a good rule to follow when putting it back in motion up the grade?
Extra care is needed to keep your vehicle centered in your lane because commercial vehicles:
In a pressurized cooling system, coolant level should be checked:
When you are passing a vehicle, pedestrian, or bicycle you should assume that:
Using 7 miles per gallon as your fuel mileage and 8 pounds per gallon for the weight of fuel, how much total fuel weight will you burn off in 210 miles?
A combined Tank vehicle & hazardous material endorsement will be designated with what letter on the CDL?
Which of these statements about overhead clearance is true?
During the Stop/Start maneuver, when stopped, your vehicle:
Some common causes of vehicle fires are spilled fuel, improper fueling, under-inflated tires, and:
Which statement below accurately describes the 11 hour driving limit?
Which of these items is NOT checked for a pre-trip inspection?
An intermodal container is:
What does emergency braking mean?
A device placed on the exposed edge of an article to distribute tiedown forces over a larger area of cargo than the tiedown itself, to protect the tie-down and/or cargo from damage, and to allow the tiedown to slide freely when being tensioned is a:
When stopping before a turn, do all of the following except:
You receive a scale ticket and your drive axles are 35,400 and your trailer tandems are 31,100. Based upon the two most common tandem slider rail hole spacings, what is the minimum number of holes you would have to slide the tandems to get the weight legal, and in which direction?
Which of these is the most important thing to remember about emergency braking?
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?