Free Nebraska 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 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 2022 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
1.
A vehicle is loaded with very little weight on the drive axle. What may happen?
2.
By law, who is ultimately responsible for ensuring the safety and road-worthiness of a CMV?
3.
In case of low friction between the cargo and deck, which of these is not a solution?
4.
Hydroplaning:
5.
Why is it important to shift gears correctly?
6.
Which of the following can be used as part of the cargo securement system?
7.
If the cargo is fully contained in a sided vehicle, what is the minimum requirement for withstanding sideways force?
8.
Which of the following systems should receive extra attention during winter weather inspection?
9.
When using tiedowns to secure boulders, all of the following are requirements except:
10.
Escape ramps on downgrades:
11.
The maximum weight limit on a single axle is:
12.
Based on the following information, how much fuel can you legally add while remaining legal on the drive axles?

Percentage of fuel weight to drive axles: 25%

Weight Before Fueling: Steer: 11,275, drives: 33,800, gross: 77,420

13.
When entering or crossing traffic, observe all of the following except:
14.
To avoid driving when tired, if at all possible you should schedule your trips:
15.
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
16.
While exiting the vehicle for a 'look', how many points of contact must you keep with the vehicle at all times?
17.
You must keep the papers about hauling hazardous materials:
18.
Rims with welding repairs or missing lugs:
19.
In case of brake failure, methods of stopping the vehicle include escaping into an open field, side street, or ramp, and:
20.
A sided vehicle containing cargo weighing 35,980 lbs must be able to withstand a rearward force of at least:
21.
Which of the following require an additional CDL endorsement to drive?
22.
What are most front-wheel skids caused by:
23.
If you must cross into the oncoming lane to make a turn, you should:
24.
Which of the following vehicles will have the longest stopping distance?
25.
Why does vehicle speed naturally increase on a downgrade?
26.
Whenever possible, a row of metal coils with eyes vertical requires one direct tiedown to secure against rearward movement at what maximum angle?
27.
Which statement about EOBR's is true?
28.
In case of a fire in the cargo area of a van or box trailer, you should:
29.
Where should the ignition key be during the pre-trip inspection?
30.
Specific cargo securement rules on automobiles and light trucks apply to vehicles of what weight?
31.
An outside vehicle observation will be scored every time the driver:
32.
Controlled braking:
33.
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

34.
What should you do while turning?
35.
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?
36.
A 'hook-lift container' is:
37.
You are driving a heavy vehicle. You must exit a highway using an off-ramp that curves downhill. You should:
38.
What are the two primary laws governing the placement of the tandems?
39.
When securing a metal coil with eyes lengthwise, all of the following are steps for securement option #1 except for:
40.
When parked on the side of a two-lane road carrying traffic in both directions, place warning devices:
41.
The distance that you should look ahead of your vehicle while driving is about __ at low speed.
42.
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
43.
What is bell pipe concrete?
44.
What is the minimum number of tie-downs to be used on flatbed cargo?
45.
To avoid being blinded by glare when driving at night, drivers should:
46.
You are driving on a two-lane road. An oncoming driver drifts into your lane and is headed straight for you. Which of these is most often the best action to take?
47.
When involved in an accident and not seriously injured, basic steps you should take include assist the injured, notify authorities, and:
48.
Option #1 for securing coils transported with eyes lengthwise includes:
49.
Among other hazards, drivers should be on the lookout for slow or confused drivers, children, accidents, and:
50.
If traveling slower than traffic flow on a grade, if legal you should: