Free Nevada 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 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 2022 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
1.
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: 10,800 pounds
drive axles: 34,700 pounds
Weight transfer: 500 pounds per hole
2.
What does HOS stand for?
3.
Which of these statements about cold weather driving is true?
4.
The purpose of the retarders is to:
5.
High beams should be:
6.
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:
7.
Methods to keep a cradle from sliding include:
8.
After taking 10 consecutive hours off duty, a driver begins to work at 8:00 a.m. The driver may operate a commercial motor vehicle until what time?
9.
When approaching a railroad crossing, which of these safety precautions applies?
10.
Retreaded, recapped, or regrooved tires are allowed on the front wheels of a bus when?
11.
In cargo securement, what is a 'cleat' defined as?
12.
Escape ramps on downgrades:
13.
In case of tire failure, you should do all of the following except:
14.
The distance the truck will travel between noticing a hazard and hitting the brakes is:
15.
When securing rolls of paper with eyes vertical, how many points of contact are required to consider a roll secure?
16.
What is the minimum Working Load Limit for the entire securement system?
17.
In case of which fires can you use water to put it out?
18.
What factor has the greatest affect on how much weight is moved per hole in the tandem slider rail?
19.
When shifting you should do all of the following except:
20.
All of the following should be part of the engine compartment check except:
21.
Which of the following is not an acceptable method of containing loose parts when securing flattened or crushed vehicles?
22.
Banding is:
23.
When should you test your parking brakes?
24.
Which of the following headlight issues can be hazardous?
25.
How many violations have occurred on the below log?
26.
Why did Congress enact the Bridge Formula in 1975?
27.
A combination of securing devices which form an assembly that attaches cargo to, or restrains cargo on, a vehicle or trailer, and is attached to anchor point(s) is a:
28.
Timber used for dunnage must be all of the following except:
29.
Which of these is true about tire pressure?
30.
When loading a trailer, if the cargo is loaded all to the rear, it may result in:
31.
If you are not sure what to use to put out a hazardous material fire you should:
32.
When turning quickly in an emergency, which of the following applies:
33.
Ways that drinking alcohol can affect the brain include:
34.
When vehicles towing trailers go into a drive-wheel skid, the trailer can push the towing vehicle sideways, causing a:
35.
Which of these is not a type of retarder?
36.
Combination vehicles must display license plates:
37.
Which statement below accurately describes the 11 hour driving limit?
38.
To adjust driving space to slippery conditions, all of the following are space considerations except:
39.
Coming down steep, long, downgrades will require a driver to:
40.
When checking the general condition of the vehicle, which of the following should be specifically addressed?
41.
Sharp pavement drop-offs:
42.
If a straight vehicle (not trailer or articulation) goes into front-wheel skid, it will:
43.
You weigh the truck immediately before and after fueling. Based on the following, determine what percentage of the weight goes to each set of axles.

Before fueling:

steer: 11,450, drives: 33,100, gross: 76,700

After fueling:

steer:11,850, drives: 33,300, gross: 77,300

44.
When starting down a hill, instead of using the foot brakes to control speed:
45.
Which day below contains a 30 minute break violation?
Day 1

Day 2
46.
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?
47.
Products that pose a risk to health, safety
and property during transportation are called:
48.
You should try to avoid driving in fog:
49.
If traveling slower than traffic flow on a grade, if legal you should:
50.
When securing paper rolls with friction mats as a primary method: