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.
When merging:
2.
Which statement below is false?
3.
The purpose of the retarders is to:
4.
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?
5.
Which statement is true about extending the 14 hour on duty clock by using the 8 hour sleeper berth provision?
6.
Which violation occurs on the below example?
7.
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?
8.
If you have to make a vehicle inspection report you must sign it
9.
Commercial drivers are allowed to hold CDL's in how many states at the same time?
10.
When driving in very hot weather, it is critically important to carefully inspect:
11.
Overloading can have all of the following effects except:
12.
Gross Vehicle Weight (GVW) means the following:
13.
To prevent rolling, how many points of contact are required, at minimum, for a boulder resting on a rounded or partially rounded side?
14.
Which means of securement is prohibited when transporting coils with
the coil eye crosswise on the vehicle?
15.
What factors typically determine your blood alcohol concentration BAC?
16.
While driving through an intersection, you should:
17.
When securing paper rolls with eyes horizontal, which of the following should be used to secure the rear-most roll?
18.
When hauling livestock, to prevent them from moving around too much and causing a dangerous situation you would use:
19.
A chock is defined as:
20.
You should use your mirror to check?
21.
Distracted driving could be any of the following except:
22.
Using the following numbers for your calculations, how much weight will come off your steer axle?


Miles per gallon: 7
Miles travelled: 280
Percenatage of fuel weight on steer axle: 80%
23.
Your vehicle is in a traffic emergency and may collide with another vehicle if you do not take action. Which of these is a good rule to remember at such a time?
24.
What is a reusable, transportable enclosure that is especially designed with integral locking devices that secure it to a container chassis trailer to facilitate the efficient and bulk shipping and transfer of goods by, or between various modes of transport, such as highway, rail, sea, and air.?
25.
When loading bell pipe on one tier, all of the following apply except:
26.
Gross combination weight (GCW) is:
27.
Drivers of trucks and tractor-trailers with cargo must check that the cargo is well secured within the first ___ miles of the trip.
28.
Which of the following is not a reason why loads should be secured?
29.
Option #3 for a single metal coil with eyes lengthwise requires:
30.
Where should the ignition key be during the pre-trip inspection?
31.
What does GCWR stand for?
32.
Some common causes of vehicle fires are spilled fuel, improper fueling, under-inflated tires, and:
33.
You must drive on a slippery road. Which of these is a good thing to do in such a situation?
34.
When backing, all of the following are important safety rules:
35.
Cargo must satisfy one of the following securement conditions except:
36.
Which of the following techniques will not change the weight distribution across your axles?
37.
Methods of securing building materials against forward motion include:
38.
If you were instructed to 'tarp' a load, what would you be using?
39.
Generally, when steering in an emergency, which direction is your best option?
40.
Using the following numbers, what would be the final result if you moved the 5th wheel forward two holes?

steer axle: 10,800 pounds
drive axles: 34,100 pounds
Weight transfer: 500 pounds per hole
41.
A driver will generally be required to have a DOT medical card in order to drive which of the following:
42.
What is the minimum aggregate WLL for a group of concrete pipe weighing 16,000 lbs?
43.
When securing building materials, how many tiedowns are required for top tier bundles longer than 5 ft?
44.
Which of these lights cannot be checked at the same time?
45.
What violation has occurred at 8:00 a.m. on Day 2?
Day 1

Day 2
46.
Where will the weight of fuel be distributed?
47.
Within the requirements for concrete pipe, which of these requires specific securement methods?
48.
If traveling slower than traffic flow on a grade, if legal you should:
49.
When securing paper rolls with friction mats as a primary method:
50.
Submitting fingerprints for a background check will be required for drivers applying for: