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 are driving at night and you must dim your headlights for traffic. Good speed management says you should:
2.
One can recognize hazardous materials by looking on the container:
3.
How many red reflective triangles are you required to carry?
4.
When the roads are slippery, you should:
5.
You are driving a 40-foot vehicle at 35 mph. The road is dry, and visibility is good. What is the least amount of space you should keep in front of your vehicle to be safe?
6.
The cargo securement standard applies to commercial vehicles weighing more than:
7.
Hazmat placards are what shape?
8.
After taking 10 consecutive hours off duty, a driver begins to work at 8:00 a.m. The driver may operate a commercial motor vehicle until what time?
9.
When you encounter a driver that appears to be distracted, you should:
10.
Which of these is true about hazardous materials:
11.
What is the minimum weight of a load of metal coils that requires specific securement practices?
12.
Freeway exits can be dangerous for commercial vehicles, at what speed should you enter the exit?
13.
Which of these statements about drugs is true?
14.
The principal way of controlling speed on downgrades is:
15.
After an accident, you should only move a severely injured person:
16.
What is the maximum allowable weight on a 5-axle combination vehicle?
17.
Any operator who refuses to submit to drug or alcohol testing, or who tests in excess of the legal limits, will be disqualified for a minimum of:
18.
When securing paper rolls on a flatbed or curtainside vehicle, it is acceptable to stack rolls with eyes vertical:
19.
All of the following should be part of the engine compartment check except:
20.
You should use your mirror to check?
21.
Backing into a space that is to the right rear of your vehicle is referred to as:
22.
Your brakes can get wet when driving through heavy rain. What can happen if the brakes are applied?
23.
Which violations have occurred in the below example?
Day 1

Day 2
24.
Specific securement methods are required for boulders that:
25.
What is the Federal standard for the weight limit on a single axle?
26.
In case you have to fight a fire, also aim the extinguisher:
27.
What are the two most common tandem slider rail hole spacings, and roughly how much weight is transferred per hole?
28.
You must park on a side of a level, straight, four-lane divided highway. Where should you place the reflective triangles?
29.
When calculating directional forces, 'g' is expressed as:
30.
In general, the best braking technique to use in maintaining a safe speed when driving on a downgrade is:
31.
How far should a driver look ahead of the vehicle while driving?
32.
An outside vehicle observation will be scored every time the driver:
33.
An ABS light that comes on or stays on while driving indicates:
34.
If you must drive in fog, some considerations include which of the following:
35.
Some common causes of vehicle fires are spilled fuel, improper fueling, under-inflated tires, and:
36.
Which of the following is NOT a characteristic of tire failure?
37.
All of the following are good tips to staying fit and ready to drive except:
38.
When you are parked on the side of the road at night you must:
39.
Putting too much weight towards the rear may cause all of these except:
40.
Sliding your trailer tandems toward the front or back of the vehicle will primarily change the weight distribution between which sets of axles?
41.
The condition of all in-cab controls should be checked for:
42.
What is true about bad weather and driving conditions?
43.
Your trailer has a 6 inch hole spacing in the tandem slider rail and your trailer tandems are 900 pounds overweight. What is the minimum number of holes you will have to slide the tandems to get the tandems within legal limits?
44.
What is the minimum WLL of a tiedown used to secure logs?
45.
There will be times when you must take a minimum of a 30 minute break off duty before performing which of the following tasks?
46.
Improperly loaded or secured cargo:
47.
What is a rub rail?
48.
According to the general rule, for how much space should you leave in front of your vehicle at speeds below 40 mph?
49.
The pre-trip inspection should generally include how many steps?
50.
The maximum number of allowable looks and/or pull-ups on any particular exam exercise is: