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 is the minimum weight of a shipment of paper rolls that would require specific securement requirements?
2.
Which of these is NOT a good thing to do when driving on slippery roads?
3.
The primary cause of fatal crashes is:
4.
When starting a bus on a level surface with good traction there is often no need for:
5.
Placing a phone call while driving:
6.
Which of these statements about speed management is true?
7.
Which of these is not a brake check you normally do during your walk-around inspection?
8.
A stack of shortwood loaded lengthwise can be secured with one tiedown if:
9.
When you change your duty status, you must document all of the following except:
10.
In cargo securement, what is a 'cleat' defined as?
11.
Overloading can have all of the following effects except:
12.
In case of tire failure, you should do all of the following except:
13.
Which of these is not required knowledge for drivers seeking a hazardous material endorsement?
14.
California allows 20,000 pounds maximum on the steer axle. The tread width of your tires is 11 inches, and the load rating on your steer tires is 7000 pounds. How much weight can you carry on your steer axle in California?
15.
To prevent rolling, how many points of contact are required, at minimum, for a boulder resting on a rounded or partially rounded side?
16.
In case of which fires can you use water to put it out?
17.
A container chassis vehicle is defined as:
18.
Why should drivers avoid foreign objects in the road?
19.
The total weight of a powered unit, the trailer and the cargo is called?
20.
Three serious traffic violations in a 3-year period will result in a CDL disqualification of:
21.
What does EOBR stand for?
22.
Circumstances that would make wheels and rims unsafe include the following except:
23.
The bridge formula:
24.
Distracted driving could be any of the following except:
25.
How many violations have occurred on the below log?
26.
Rust around wheel nuts may indicate what?
27.
You weigh the truck immediately before and after fueling. Based on the following, determine what percentage of the weight goes to each set of axles:

Before fueling:

steer: 11,100, drives: 32,600, gross: 71,400

After fueling:

steer:11,850, drives: 32,850, gross: 72,400

28.
Timber used for dunnage must be all of the following except:
29.
What is the main factor that will limit how far back you can slide your tandems?
30.
In addition to preventing engine freezing, proper coolant levels help:
31.
What violations occurred in this example?
Day 1

Day 2
32.
The tread depth on front steering wheel tires should be:
33.
When you are starting to move up a hill from a stop:
34.
When turning quickly in an emergency, which of the following applies:
35.
You are checking your brakes and suspension system for a pre-trip inspection. Which of these statements is NOT true?
36.
To satisfy general cargo securement requirements, what is the minimum WLL for securing vehicles under 10,000 lbs?
37.
When changing lanes, put you turn signal on, and:
38.
Which of these is the proper signal to change lane?
39.
What hours must your logbook show?
40.
One option of positioning bundles of building materials is:
41.
If you were instructed to 'tarp' a load, what would you be using?
42.
What is the maximum angle recommended for tiedowns securing cement pipe loaded crosswise, relative to the deck?
43.
While driving, the freight must not:
44.
When securing building materials, how many tiedowns are required for top tier bundles longer than 5 ft?
45.
A driver will generally be required to have a DOT medical card in order to drive which of the following:
46.
You weigh the truck immediately before and after fueling. Based on the following, determine what percentage of the weight goes to each set of axles.

Before fueling:

steer: 11,450, drives: 33,100, gross: 76,700

After fueling:

steer:11,850, drives: 33,300, gross: 77,300

47.
When securing a paper roll with a width that is more than twice its diameter, which of the following is not an acceptable method of securement to prevent tipping?
48.
As part of their pre-trip cargo securement inspection, drivers should:
49.
Products that pose a risk to health, safety
and property during transportation are called:
50.
The purpose of hazmat rules includes all of these except: