Free North Dakota 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 ND General Knowledge Practice Test has the same questions as the real exam which is based on the North Dakota CDL Manual. Our CDL practice test pack covers most of the subject areas on the North Dakota 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 ND CDL Practice 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 ND commercial driver's license manual
Full answers + detailed explanations
Perfect for first-time, renewal applicants
ND CDL General Knowledge Test format:
50 questions
40 correct answers to pass
80% passing score
List of questions
1.
One can recognize hazardous materials by looking on the container:
2.
Which of these is the best general rule for night driving?
3.
The purpose of the retarders is to:
4.
What is the best way to prevent brake failure on long downgrades?
5.
Which of these is true about driving in a tunnel?
6.
Which statement is true about extending the 14 hour on duty clock by using the 8 hour sleeper berth provision?
7.
When securing an intermodal container on a chassis, what is the maximum allowable vertical travel when secured?
8.
What is a cab shield?
9.
On what day and time does an 11 hour rule violation occur?
Day 1

Day 2
10.
Implied consent means:
11.
Drivers should be aware that convex mirrors will make reflections look:
12.
Which of these is not required knowledge for drivers seeking a hazardous material endorsement?
13.
What is the Federal Standard for maximum weight on a tandem axle vehicle?
14.
How current must your logbook be?
15.
If you jam on the brakes and the wheels lock up and skid:
16.
How many tiedowns are required on a stack of shortwood loaded crosswise?
17.
Why is damage to the exhaust system a danger?
18.
Which of the following are not a primary factor affecting weight distribution across the axles?
19.
What is the minimum amount of rearward force that a cargo securement system must withstand?
20.
When securing building materials, how many knots are acceptable in the tiedown(s)?
21.
In bad weather many drivers tailgate large vehicles. What should you do?
22.
Drivers are generally only allowed to use cell phones or text in all of the following situations except:
23.
What affect will sliding the trailer tandems forward have on the weight distribution?
24.
Which of these do not provide extra gears on some trucks?
25.
What is the minimum WLL required of tiedowns securing loaded intermodal containers on non-chassis vehicles?
26.
You are checking your wheels and rims for a pre-trip inspection. Which of these statements is true?
27.
In case you have to fight a fire, also aim the extinguisher:
28.
Which of these is a good thing to do when steering to avoid a crash?
29.
When driving at night you should use your high beams when oncoming traffic is not within ____ feet?
30.
What should you do if you are unsure whether you have enough overhead clearance?
31.
Aggregate Working Load Limit is defined as:
32.
After starting the engine:
33.
A key principle to remember about loading cargo is to keep the load:
34.
A combined Tank vehicle & hazardous material endorsement will be designated with what letter on the CDL?
35.
Which of these would NOT help if windshield is covered with ice?
36.
Specific cargo securement rules on automobiles and light trucks apply to vehicles of what weight?
37.
After turning and getting up to speed:
38.
To protect the area after an accident, steps you should take include:
39.
An ABS light that comes on or stays on while driving indicates:
40.
When securing a metal coil with eyes lengthwise, all of the following are steps for securement option #1 except for:
41.
When backing, all of the following are important safety rules:
42.
Which of these items is NOT checked for a pre-trip inspection?
43.
Is the following example within legal HOS limits?

- A trucker starts driving at 12:00pm
- At 5pm the driver takes a 1 hour break
- At 6pm the driver begins driving again
- At 11:30pm, the driver shuts down and goes off duty for 10 consecutive hours
44.
Which of these statements about vehicle fire is true?
45.
Generally, when steering in an emergency, which direction is your best option?
46.
What is the minimum WLL used to block forward movement of cargo weighing 36,500 lbs?
47.
A container chassis vehicle, by definition, is:
48.
Heavy vehicles often move slower than others. Which of these is NOT a good rule to follow while driving a heavy vehicle?
49.
As part of their pre-trip cargo securement inspection, drivers should:
50.
The term 'edge protector' refers to: