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.
Void filler is:
2.
Why should you try to move to your right when steering in an emergency?
3.
You are driving on a clear night with your low beam lights on. If your headlights let you see about 250 feet ahead of you, you should adjust your speed so that you can stop within about _____ feet.
4.
Which of these is the best general rule for night driving?
5.
Which of these pieces of emergency equipment should always be carried in your vehicle?
6.
In case of low friction between the cargo and deck, which of these is not a solution?
7.
Which of these statements about backing a heavy vehicle is true?
8.
Hydroplaning:
9.
When the hydraulic brakes fail while you are driving, the system will not build up pressure and the brake pedal will feel spongy or go to the floor. What should you do?
10.
Which statement is true about extending the 14 hour on duty clock by using the 8 hour sleeper berth provision?
11.
As the blood alcohol concentration (BAC) goes up, what happens?
12.
High friction securement devices include:
13.
When securing an intermodal container on a chassis, what is the maximum allowable vertical travel when secured?
14.
Commercial drivers are allowed to hold CDL's in how many states at the same time?
15.
When driving in cold weather your tire tread should:
16.
Is the below example a completed 34 hour restart?
Day 1

Day 2

17.
Gross Vehicle Weight (GVW) means the following:
18.
To secure a cubic-shaped boulder, how many tiedowns are required, at minimum?
19.
What is true about using a heater?
20.
When entering or crossing traffic, observe all of the following except:
21.
While driving, ice builds up on your wipers and they no longer clean the windshield. You should:
22.
Which of the following is considered on duty time
23.
Space to the ____ your vehicle is most important to manage.
24.
Adding or burning off fuel will mainly change the amount of weight on which axles?
25.
Drivers must inspect the securement of cargo every 150 miles or:
26.
Rims with welding repairs or missing lugs:
27.
In cargo securement, bracing is:
28.
Your vehicle will be put out of service if ____ or more leaves in any leaf spring are missing.
29.
To secure paper rolls with eyes horizontally against rearward movement, you can use which of the following except:
30.
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?
31.
Why did Congress enact the Bridge Formula in 1975?
32.
What types of freight need to be secured properly?
33.
Which of the following is not a requirement for shortwood loaded lengthwise?
34.
In a pressurized cooling system, coolant level should be checked:
35.
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating (GVWR) means the following?
36.
A key principle to remember about loading cargo is to keep the load:
37.
Which statement is true?
38.
Your log must include all of the following except:
39.
The maximum allowable overall length for semitrailers is:
40.
A tractor trailer traveling 55 mph will travel how far between when the brain perceives a hazard and stopping?
41.
Under the adverse driving conditions exception, how many additional hours can you drive?
42.
When using tiedowns for securing cargo, what is the general rule regarding cargo length.
43.
You are driving a heavy vehicle. You must exit a highway using an off-ramp that curves downhill. You should:
44.
When securing a metal coil with eyes lengthwise, all of the following are steps for securement option #1 except for:
45.
What should you do when your vehicle hydroplanes?
46.
A steel coil weighing 21,000 lbs requires how much securement against forward movement?
47.
When entering and exiting an expressway, and also generally any time you drive, you should:
48.
You receive a scale ticket and your drive axles are 35,400 and your trailer tandems are 31,100. Based upon the two most common tandem slider rail hole spacings, what is the minimum number of holes you would have to slide the tandems to get the weight legal, and in which direction?
49.
Which of the following will alter the gross vehicle weight?
50.
Submitting fingerprints for a background check will be required for drivers applying for: