Free Nevada 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 NV General Knowledge Practice Test has the same questions as the real exam which is based on the Nevada CDL Manual. Our CDL practice test pack covers most of the subject areas on the Nevada 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 Nevada 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 2021 NV commercial driver's license manual
Full answers + detailed explanations
Perfect for first-time, renewal applicants
NV CDL General Knowledge Test format:
50 questions
40 correct answers to pass
80% passing score
List of questions
Which statement is true?
When driving vehicles with ABS, braking:
Which of these is NOT a danger when an automatic transmission is forced into a low gear at a high speed?
What is the best way to prevent brake failure on long downgrades?
Which day below contains at least 1 violation?
Day 1

Day 2
Which of these is correct about emergency or evasive action?
You are driving a vehicle that could be driven safely at 55 mph on an open road. But traffic is heavy and other vehicles drive at the speed of 35 mph, though the speed limit is 55 mph. The safest speed for your vehicle is more likely to be:
In case of illness that prevents you from driving safely, you should:
Which of these is true about notifying the authorities after an accident occurs?
Why should drivers always be looking for hazards?
Which of these are requirements for securement systems?
Which of these statements about drugs is true?
Cargo inspection:
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

You are starting your vehicle in motion from a stop. As you apply power to the drive wheels, they start to spin. You should:
For safer night time driving, windshields and mirrors should be:
Another name for 'skid', a platform or tray on which cargo is placed so that it can be handled as an article.
The maximum number of "looks" allowed during the driving exam is:
You should signal continuously while turning because:
Three serious traffic violations in a 3-year period will result in a CDL disqualification of:
Medicine used to treat the common cold:
A sided vehicle containing cargo weighing 35,980 lbs must be able to withstand a rearward force of at least:
Who must complete a log?
Which of these could be considered off duty time?
A chain marked with a
4 is identified as what kind?
When activated, retarders apply braking power when:
When exiting or entering on a curved freeway ramp, you should:
If you increase your speed from 20 to 60 mph (original speed times 3), how much more braking distance is required at 60 mph than at 20 mph?
Your log must include all of the following except:
You must stop on a hill or curve on a two-lane-two-way road. How far should you place reflective triangles?
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?
You are driving a heavy vehicle. You must exit a highway using an off-ramp that curves downhill. You should:
When securing metal coils in a sided vehicle without anchor points:
Some common causes of vehicle fires are spilled fuel, improper fueling, under-inflated tires, and:
To correct a drive wheel braking skid, you should:
What hours must your logbook show?
Specific parts of the CDL driving and skills exam include which of the following?
Mirror adjustment can only be checked accurately when:
To avoid an accident you moved to the shoulder. The shoulder is clear, you should:
When you are parked on the side of the road at night you must:
What is the correct method of determining what percentage of fuel is distributed between the steer axle and the drive axles?
A steel coil weighing 21,000 lbs requires how much securement against forward movement?
When securing flattened or crushed cars on a vehicle with containment on 2 sides, how many tiedowns, at minimum, are required?
Some causes of fuel fires include improper fueling, driver smoking, and:
Sliding your trailer tandems toward the front or back of the vehicle will primarily change the weight distribution between which sets of axles?
Which of these lights cannot be checked at the same time?
How much space in front of you is needed while driving on a highway?
Your trailer has a 6 inch hole spacing in the tandem slider rail and your trailer tandems are 900 pounds overweight. What is the minimum number of holes you will have to slide the tandems to get the tandems within legal limits?
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?
When securing concrete pipe over 45 inches loaded crosswise, which direction must the tiedowns on the front half of the load run?