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.
When using the brakes on a steep downgrade, which of the following applies?
2.
A vertical barrier across the front of the deck of a vehicle to prevent forward movement of cargo is a:
3.
Which may be a sign of tire failure?
4.
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?
5.
You are inspecting hydraulic brakes. You should pump the brake pedal three times then apply firm pressure to the pedal for five seconds. If the brakes are working properly, the pedal should:
6.
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?
7.
Which violation occurs on the below example?
8.
As a way to maximize all time available, you should always do the following:
9.
Which day below contains at least 1 violation?
Day 1

Day 2
10.
When a coolant container is part of a pressurized system which of these is true?
11.
When loading and securing a boulder, it should be:
12.
Retarders:
13.
Which of the statements about pre-trip inspection is true?
14.
What is the minimum Working Load Limit for the entire securement system?
15.
The principal way of controlling speed on downgrades is:
16.
When driving at night, you should:
17.
You receive a scale ticket and your drive axles are 35,700 and your trailer tandems are 30,600. Based upon a trailer with 4 inch slider rail hole spacings, what is the minimum number of holes you would have to slide the tandems to get the weight legal, and what would the final weights be?
18.
The distance that you should look ahead of your vehicle while driving amounts to about ___ miles at normal highway speed.
19.
If you load cargo into the overhang portion of the trailer, what will be the result?
20.
Adding or burning off fuel will mainly change the amount of weight on which axles?
21.
If you are being tailgated, you should not:
22.
Any operator who refuses to submit to drug or alcohol testing, or who tests in excess of the legal limits, will be disqualified for a minimum of:
23.
When securing concrete pipe with a diameter of more than 45 inches loaded crosswise, how many tiedowns are required through each pipe at minimum?
24.
You are driving a truck with a manual transmission. What gear will you probably have to use to take a long, steep downhill grade?
25.
Rust around wheel nuts may indicate what?
26.
You are checking your wheels and rims for a pre-trip inspection. Which of these statements is true?
27.
The object of the pre-trip inspection is:
28.
Which of these should you NOT do in an emergency situation?
29.
Which of these is true about tire pressure?
30.
Which of these statements about rear drive wheel braking skid is true?
31.
When turning quickly in an emergency, which of the following applies:
32.
The road you are driving on becomes very slippery due to glare ice. Which of these is a good thing to do in such a situation?
33.
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: 85%

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

Weight Before Fueling: Steer: 11,500, drives: 33,100, gross: 76,700

34.
Any CDL holder found to operating a CMV with ANY alcohol in his/her system will be placed out-of-service for a minimum of:
35.
You must drive on a slippery road. Which of these is a good thing to do in such a situation?
36.
The basic control skills exam allows for a maximum of how many points scored?
37.
What is a headboard?
38.
To help stay alert while driving, when should you take breaks?
39.
Containerized loads:
40.
Stab braking should not be used on vehicles with:
41.
What violation occurs at 2:00 p.m. on this example?
42.
What does BAC stand for?
43.
Some causes of fuel fires include improper fueling, driver smoking, and:
44.
Sliding your trailer tandems toward the front or back of the vehicle will primarily change the weight distribution between which sets of axles?
45.
The value specified by the manufacturer as the loaded weight of a combination vehicle is?
46.
A sign of a confused driver who may present a potential hazard is:
47.
Specific hazards to watch for when traveling through work zones include:
48.
When driving downhill, you should use the service brakes:
49.
A bulkhead is used:
50.
What violations occurred on the below example?