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.
What violation has occurred on the below log?

2.
What is the proper way to hold a steering wheel?
3.
Which of the following can be used as part of the cargo securement system?
4.
A hazard:
5.
Securing cargo on a flatbed trailer is typically done using:
6.
Methods to keep a cradle from sliding include:
7.
Which of the following systems should receive extra attention during winter weather inspection?
8.
As a way to maximize all time available, you should always do the following:
9.
When is it a good idea to use drugs to help you stay awake while driving?
10.
When driving in very hot weather, it is critically important to carefully inspect:
11.
In cargo securement, a 'well' is defined as:
12.
How many knots are acceptable in a properly working tiedown?
13.
The distance the truck will travel between noticing a hazard and hitting the brakes is:
14.
Touching or crossing over a boundary line during the driving exam is considered a(n):
15.
Cargo inspection:
16.
When securing rows of coils, requirements include all of the following except:
17.
When securing concrete pipe with a diameter up to 45 inches loaded crosswise as a group,lengthwise tiedowns should be either one 1/2 in chain or wire rope, or:
18.
To avoid driving when tired, if at all possible you should schedule your trips:
19.
For safer night time driving, windshields and mirrors should be:
20.
What are the four basic weight limits?
21.
You receive a scale ticket and your drive axles are 31,700 and your trailer tandems are 35,100. Based upon a trailer with 6 inch slider rail hole spacings, what is the minimum number of holes you would have to slide the tandems to get the weight legal, and what would the final weights be?
22.
What does emergency braking mean?
23.
If you are being tailgated, you should not:
24.
While driving through an intersection, you should:
25.
When starting in slippery conditions, you should:
26.
The load carrying area of a truck, trailer, or intermodal container is referred to as the:
27.
Which of these statements about cargo loading is true?
28.
What happens if an EOBR malfunctions?
29.
Which of the following vehicles will have the longest stopping distance?
30.
You are driving a heavy vehicle. You must exit a highway using an off-ramp that curves downhill. You should:
31.
Communication means:
32.
If you are not sure what to use to put out a hazardous material fire you should:
33.
'Blocking' is defined as:
34.
What is the cargo's center of gravity?
35.
Which of these statements about braking is true?
36.
Which of these would NOT help if windshield is covered with ice?
37.
What should you do while turning?
38.
Combination vehicles must display license plates:
39.
If loading and securing paper rolls on a second layer:
40.
Which of these is NOT a danger of a rough acceleration?
41.
What is a headboard?
42.
Generally, when steering in an emergency, which direction is your best option?
43.
What is the minimum WLL used to block forward movement of cargo weighing 36,500 lbs?
44.
All of the following are true of alcohol except:
45.
"You do not have a hazardous materials endorsement on your commercials driver’s license. You are asked to deliver hazardous materials in a placarded vehicle. You should:"
46.
The narrowest end of a boulder should be pointed:
47.
Indirect tiedowns create what direction of force?
48.
Most good drivers will look ahead:
49.
Specifically prohibited in the testing area are cellphones and:
50.
What violations occurred on the below example?