Free New York 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 NY General Knowledge Practice Test has the same questions as the real exam which is based on the NYC CDL Manual. Our CDL practice test pack covers most of the subject areas on the New York 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 NY 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 NY commercial driver's license manual
Full answers + detailed explanations
Perfect for first-time, renewal applicants
NY CDL General Knowledge Test format:
50 questions
40 correct answers to pass
80% passing score
List of questions
1.
The center of gravity of a load:
2.
Which of these statements about stopping distance and speed is true?
3.
Which of these statements about using turn signals is true?
4.
What is the best way to prevent brake failure on long downgrades?
5.
You are driving in an area with few streetlights, if you cannot see well with your headlights, which of the actions may help:
6.
When making a left turn, you should do which of the following?
7.
Using 6 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 600 miles?
8.
An anchor point is defined as:
9.
If your brakes fail on a downgrade, you must first:
10.
All of the following are exempt from needing a CDL except:
11.
How current must your logbook be?
12.
Service brake stopping action should be tested at:
13.
Which of these statements about drugs is true?
14.
When securing building materials, spacer requirements include all of the following except:
15.
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:
16.
Why should you always plan on arriving to your destination as quickly as possible?
17.
All vehicles or drivers must carry:
18.
There are two types of jackknife, they are:
19.
The bridge formula:
20.
Which of these do not provide extra gears on some trucks?
21.
Which of the following require an additional CDL endorsement to drive?
22.
The engine brake effect is greater when the engine is _____ governed RPM and the transmission is on a _____ gear.
23.
A placarded vehicle must have how many identical placards?
24.
Which of these is a good thing to do when steering to avoid a crash?
25.
A chain marked with a
4 is identified as what kind?
26.
Controlled braking is:
27.
If you need to leave the road in a traffic emergency, you should:
28.
When activated, retarders apply braking power when:
29.
An example of reckless driving is:
30.
When turning quickly in an emergency, which of the following applies:
31.
When you are starting to move up a hill from a stop:
32.
How far should a driver look ahead of the vehicle while driving?
33.
If an oncoming vehicle drifts into your lane you should:
34.
Drivers must have a CDL to legally drive:
35.
Your log must include all of the following except:
36.
To protect the area after an accident, steps you should take include:
37.
Cargo that isn't prevented from forward movement, and is 4 feet long and weighs 1,500 lbs requires a minimum of how many tiedowns?
38.
When securing metal coils, it is acceptable to use nailed blocking or cleats as the sole means to secure:
39.
Which of these is NOT a danger of a rough acceleration?
40.
When driving with ABS, remember:
41.
A major safety concern of a broken or faulty exhaust system is:
42.
Using the following numbers for your calculations, how much weight will come off your drive axles?

Miles per gallon: 6

Miles travelled: 360

Percentage of fuel weight on drive axles: 30%
43.
Which of these statements about acceleration is true?
44.
All of the following are concerns for driving on offramps or onramps except:
45.
If you lose pressure in hydraulic brakes, you can:
46.
During the vehicle inspection, checking of ___ will NOT prevent a fire.
47.
The term 'edge protector' refers to:
48.
Which of the following will alter the gross vehicle weight?
49.
According to the general rule, for how much space should you leave in front of your vehicle at speeds below 40 mph?
50.
The pre-trip inspection should generally include how many steps?