Free North Carolina 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 NC General Knowledge Practice Test has the same questions as the real exam which is based on the NC CDL Manual. Our CDL practice test pack covers most of the subject areas on the North Carolina 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 NC CDL 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 NC commercial driver's license manual
Full answers + detailed explanations
Perfect for first-time, renewal applicants
NC CDL General Knowledge Test format:
50 questions
40 correct answers to pass
80% passing score
List of questions
1.
How do you correct a drive-wheel acceleration skid?
2.
The driver is responsible for all of the following except for:
3.
Turn signals facing the front should be amber or:
4.
What is the minimum WLL of each tiedown used to secure crushed or flattened vehicles?
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.
On what day and time does a 14 hour rule violation occur?
Day 1

Day 2
7.
Perception distance is the distance your vehicle travels from the time:
8.
Which of these is NOT a danger when an automatic transmission is forced into a low gear at a high speed?
9.
Special permits will be required for loads that are:
10.
When using stab braking, all of the following are steps except
11.
At what time does a violation occur on this log?
12.
ABS malfunction lights will be what color?
13.
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:
14.
Service brake stopping action should be tested at:
15.
What is the minimum Working Load Limit for the entire securement system?
16.
When driving at night, you should:
17.
A left-hand turn should end:
18.
Which of the following are not a primary factor affecting weight distribution across the axles?
19.
All of the following are key parts of the steering system except:
20.
All of the following are lighting requirements for combination vehicles longer than 20 feet or wider than 80 inches except:
21.
A bulkhead is defined as:
22.
What factor has the greatest affect on how much weight is moved per hole in the tandem slider rail?
23.
All of the following apply to farm vehicle operator CDL exemption except:
24.
If you are driving while sleepy, the safest remedy is:
25.
All vehicles or drivers must carry:
26.
Drivers who have trouble sleeping at night, fall asleep at odd times, or snore loudly, gasp, and choke in their sleep should:
27.
The engine brake effect is greater when the engine is _____ governed RPM and the transmission is on a _____ gear.
28.
.5g is equal to what?
29.
Which of these statements about rear drive wheel braking skid is true?
30.
Which of these is a good thing to do when steering to avoid a crash?
31.
A chain marked with a
4 is identified as what kind?
32.
The road you are driving on becomes very slippery due to glare ice. Which of these is a good thing to do in such a situation?
33.
What is the minimum requirement for securing roll-off and hook containers?
34.
Drivers must have a CDL to legally drive:
35.
Specific cargo securement rules on automobiles and light trucks apply to vehicles of what weight?
36.
A 30 minute break violation occurs on the below example. What day and time does the violation occur?
Day 1

Day 2
37.
A dunnage bag is:
38.
What is a pallet used for?
39.
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?
40.
When securing heavy vehicles, what is the minimum WLL of each tiedown?
41.
To avoid an accident you moved to the shoulder. The shoulder is clear, you should:
42.
What is the correct method of determining what percentage of fuel is distributed between the steer axle and the drive axles?
43.
Which of the statements about backing a heavy vehicle is NOT true?
44.
Methods of securing building materials against forward motion include:
45.
Using the following numbers, what would be the final result if you moved the 5th wheel back one hole?

steer axle: 12,300 pounds
drive axles: 33,100 pounds
Weight transfer: 500 pounds per hole
46.
A good inspection habit is for the driver to re-inspect the cargo:
47.
You should stop driving:
48.
Which of these statements about the hazard of vehicle fire is true?
49.
A Class A CDL is required to drive a combination vehicle of over 26,001 lbs towing a vehicle weighing:
50.
When securing concrete pipe up to 45 inches loaded crosswise, tiedowns through the pipe must be: