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.
Vehicle skids are often caused by:
2.
What is the minimum weight of a shipment of paper rolls that would require specific securement requirements?
3.
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
4.
In case of low friction between the cargo and deck, which of these is not a solution?
5.
If you are stopped at a roadside rest area and found to have a BAC (Blood Alcohol Concentration) of 0.02 you will:
6.
Which statement is true?
7.
Sometimes you need to leave a road to avoid a hazard or emergency. When you do, you should keep in mind, that:
8.
Tourists may be hazardous because?
9.
The BAC (Blood Alcohol Concentration) for commercial drivers to be considered intoxicated when driving a commercial vehicle is:
10.
Which of these statements about certain types of cargo is true?
11.
What should be true about other drivers:
12.
The maximum safe weight that a tire can carry is:
13.
Which of these is correct about emergency or evasive action?
14.
In cargo securement, what is a 'cleat' defined as?
15.
What keeps an engine cool in hot weather driving?
16.
When road lighting is poor or confusing, you should:
17.
You are starting your vehicle in motion from a stop. As you apply power to the drive wheels, they start to spin. You should:
18.
When securing rows of coils, requirements include all of the following except:
19.
For safer night time driving, windshields and mirrors should be:
20.
Which of these is true about the use of drugs while driving?
21.
Which of the following is not an acceptable method of containing loose parts when securing flattened or crushed vehicles?
22.
Cargo is contained when:
23.
How long should it take oil pressure to come up to normal?
24.
EOBR's are required to automatically record which of the following?
25.
In case you have to fight a fire, also aim the extinguisher:
26.
A waterproof sheet used to cover cargo is a:
27.
Every time you pull off the expressway to take a break, you use about how much time off your 11-hour driving limit?
28.
Which of these could be considered off duty time?
29.
Which of these statements about rear drive wheel braking skid is true?
30.
If you are not sure what to use to put out a hazardous material fire you should:
31.
In a pressurized cooling system, coolant level should be checked:
32.
When banding paper rolls with eyes vertical, you should:
33.
You are checking your brakes and suspension system for a pre-trip inspection. Which of these statements is NOT true?
34.
If a CDL-holder's privilege to drive non-CMV's is revoked or suspended more than once for alcohol, felony, or controlled substance violations, the CDL will be disqualified for:
35.
If unsure of the exact location of the center of gravity of your cargo, where would you rather have the center of gravity located if you couldn't get it centered?
36.
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?
37.
When securing metal coils in a sided vehicle without anchor points:
38.
During the Stop/Start maneuver, when stopped, your vehicle:
39.
Mirror adjustment can only be checked accurately when:
40.
The basic control skills exam allows for a maximum of how many points scored?
41.
Containerized loads:
42.
A steel coil weighing 21,000 lbs requires how much securement against forward movement?
43.
Which of these statements about staying alert to drive is true?
44.
You should always turn on your emergency four-way flashers when you:
45.
The narrowest end of a boulder should be pointed:
46.
Which day below contains a 30 minute break violation?
Day 1

Day 2
47.
Some suggestions for reducing stress and aggressiveness while driving might include all of the following except:
48.
You should try to avoid driving in fog:
49.
The purpose of hazmat rules includes all of these except:
50.
A bulkhead is used: