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.
You must drive through deep or flowing water, you should not:
2.
A vertical barrier across the front of the deck of a vehicle to prevent forward movement of cargo is a:
3.
What does HOS stand for?
4.
Which may be a sign of tire failure?
5.
Which statement below is false?
6.
You are driving in an area with few streetlights, if you cannot see well with your headlights, which of the actions may help:
7.
The BAC (Blood Alcohol Concentration) for commercial drivers to be considered intoxicated when driving a commercial vehicle is:
8.
You are checking your brakes and suspension system for a pre-trip inspection. Which of these statements is true?
9.
Which violation occurs on the below example?
10.
What does the 14 hour on duty limit mean?
11.
For your safety, when setting out reflective triangles you should:
12.
If you jam on the brakes and the wheels lock up and skid:
13.
What should you do when you see a hazard in the roadway ahead of you?
14.
Which of the following statements about speed management is true?
15.
When you are driving on a snow packed road, you should reduce your speed by:
16.
Another name for 'skid', a platform or tray on which cargo is placed so that it can be handled as an article.
17.
What happens if you spend 8 hours in the sleeper berth?
18.
As part of the log packing requirements:
19.
A car suddenly cuts in front of you, creating a hazard. Which of these actions should you NOT take?
20.
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.?
21.
What is the minimum securement requirement for paper rolls with eyes vertical with a width between 1.25 and 1.76 its diameter?
22.
You are driving on a straight, level highway at 50 mph. There are no vehicles in front of you. Suddenly a tire blew out of your vehicle, what should you do first?
23.
A tiedown with a marked WLL of 8,000 lbs directly attached to an article has an actual WLL of:
24.
Any activity that draws your attention to something other than the task of driving is considered:
25.
What is a cab shield?
26.
Whenever possible, a row of metal coils with eyes vertical requires one direct tiedown to secure against rearward movement at what maximum angle?
27.
The proper time to cancel your turn signal for a lane change or turn is:
28.
The best way to take a curve is to slow to a safe speed before entering the curve, then __________ as you go through it.
29.
A friction mat is used to:
30.
Using 7 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 210 miles?
31.
Option #3 for a single metal coil with eyes lengthwise requires:
32.
You must stop on a hill or curve on a two-lane-two-way road. How far should you place reflective triangles?
33.
A 'hook-lift container' is:
34.
Which of these is true about radiator shutters and the winter-front during winter driving?
35.
When securing metal coils in a sided vehicle without anchor points:
36.
Which statement below accurately describes the 11 hour driving limit?
37.
What does emergency braking mean?
38.
Stab braking should not be used on vehicles with:
39.
Requirements for securing heavy vehicles, equipment, and machinery apply at what weight?
40.
When driving with ABS, remember:
41.
If you hear on the radio that there is a major snowstorm forecast along your route, will you qualify for the Adverse Driving Conditions Exception?
42.
When securing flattened or crushed cars on a vehicle with containment on 2 sides, how many tiedowns, at minimum, are required?
43.
What violation occurs in the example below?
Day 1
44.
Low-beam headlights generally light to a distance of:
45.
The value specified by the manufacturer as the loaded weight of a combination vehicle is?
46.
Requirements for securing two stacks of shortwood loaded side-by-side include:
47.
When securing a single metal coil with eyes vertical:
48.
The pre-trip inspection should show that the exhaust system is:
49.
Blocking is used to:
50.
What kind of extinguisher would you use to fight an electrical fire?