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.
To help you to stay alert while driving, you should:
2.
By law, who is ultimately responsible for ensuring the safety and road-worthiness of a CMV?
3.
When a driver stops and reverses direction to get a better position during the driving exam, it is considered a(n):
4.
Any driver convicted of violating an out-of-service order will be disqualified for a minimum of:
5.
The North American Cargo Securement Standard cover vehicles weighing:
6.
Applying the brakes repeatedly on a downgrade to reduce speed 5 mph below your target is called:
7.
Which of these is true about tires and hot weather?
8.
Using 6 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 600 miles?
9.
Escape ramps on downgrades:
10.
Proper fire prevention should include paying attention to all of these except:
11.
Vehicles exempt from Certificate of Safety inspection requirements include:
12.
What is the Federal Standard for maximum weight on a tandem axle vehicle?
13.
Option #3 for securing metal coils transported with eyes lengthwise includes all of the following except:
14.
A single metal coil with eye vertical weighing 6,350 lbs requires tiedowns with a minimum aggregate WLL of:
15.
Which statement below is true?
16.
Which of these are not part of the front pre-trip inspection?
17.
All of the following are considered excessive speeding except:
18.
When is it acceptable to use amphetamines to help you stay awake while driving?
19.
Which means of securement is prohibited when transporting coils with
the coil eye crosswise on the vehicle?
20.
Which of the following is not true of Working Load Limit (WLL)?
21.
Which of these statements about downshifting is true?
22.
What affect will sliding the trailer tandems forward have on the weight distribution?
23.
Cargo is contained when:
24.
Specific suspension problems that drivers should look for include which of the following:
25.
Which of the following headlight issues can be hazardous?
26.
A waterproof sheet used to cover cargo is a:
27.
Escape ramps:
28.
When securing a non-cubic boulder with an unstable base, the four surrounding chains must have a WLL of at least:
29.
Every time you pull off the expressway to take a break, you use about how much time off your 11-hour driving limit?
30.
Brake fade:
31.
If you are convicted for driving under the influence while driving a commercial vehicle, and this is your first offense, you most likely will get:
32.
What three distances build up the total stopping distance of your truck or bus?
33.
You may hang up on a railroad track if:
34.
If you are forced to leave the road in an emergency, all of these are good guidelines except:
35.
An example of reckless driving is:
36.
Which of these is true about hauling hazardous materials?
37.
In case of a fire in the cargo area of a van or box trailer, you should:
38.
When your vehicle is out of gear for more than its length, it will be scored as:
39.
Which of these items is NOT checked for a pre-trip inspection?
40.
What is the best way to determine what percentage of the weight of fuel will go to each set of axles?
41.
Water should never be used to put out a gasoline fire, and also what other kind of fire?
42.
The most common cause of skids is:
43.
Which of these statements about acceleration is true?
44.
Which statement below is false?
45.
All of the following are concerns for driving on offramps or onramps except:
46.
A container chassis vehicle, by definition, is:
47.
If a straight vehicle (not trailer or articulation) goes into front-wheel skid, it will:
48.
If you lose pressure in hydraulic brakes, you can:
49.
Which log below contains at least one violation?
Day 1

Day 2
50.
In the following picture, what are axles 4 and 5 commonly referred to as?