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.
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.
2.
You are driving on a slippery road during the day. What does the Driver’s manual say about how much space you should keep ahead of your truck?
3.
Define 'bolster':
4.
Which statement below is false?
5.
In case of a fire, you should pull off the road and do all of the following except:
6.
Which of these statements about speed management is true?
7.
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: 10,200, drives: 31,300, gross: 71,700

After fueling:

steer:11,000, drives: 31,500, gross: 72,700

8.
When approaching a railroad crossing, which of these safety precautions applies?
9.
Major signs of tire failure could include:
10.
Overloading can have all of the following effects except:
11.
When a coolant container is part of a pressurized system which of these is true?
12.
Gross Vehicle Weight (GVW) means the following:
13.
What violations occurred on Day 2 of this example?
Day 1

Day 2
14.
When securing metal coils with eyes vertical, the angle between tiedown and deck, if possible, should be:
15.
When you are driving on a snow packed road, you should reduce your speed by:
16.
When you sight-side back your vehicle into an alley stopping as close as possible to the rear of the alley it is called:
17.
When is it acceptable to use amphetamines to help you stay awake while driving?
18.
A tiedown is defined as:
19.
When securing concrete pipe with a diameter of more than 45 inches loaded crosswise, how many tiedowns are required through each pipe at minimum?
20.
While driving through an intersection, you should:
21.
Cargo is contained when:
22.
You receive a scale ticket and your drive axles are 32,200 and your trailer tandems are 35,100. 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?
23.
Which of these statements about marking a stopped vehicle is true?
24.
When making a right turn, all of the following are good technical practices except:
25.
A dunnage bag is:
26.
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

27.
A placarded vehicle must have how many identical placards?
28.
What is a cab shield?
29.
When exiting or entering on a curved freeway ramp, you should:
30.
You are driving a heavy vehicle with a manual transmission. You have to stop the vehicle on the shoulder while driving on an uphill grade. Which of these is a good rule to follow when putting it back in motion up the grade?
31.
When banding paper rolls with eyes vertical, you should:
32.
When you are passing a vehicle, pedestrian, or bicycle you should assume that:
33.
Empty trucks:
34.
What is the only acceptable cure for driver fatigue?
35.
Which of these is not a type of retarder?
36.
Which of the following has the greatest affect on the gross vehicle weight?
37.
Overall length limit on vehicles transporting machinery, poles, or structural objects is:
38.
How many anchor points should be used to secure an intermodal container on a chassis vehicle?
39.
During the Stop/Start maneuver, when stopped, your vehicle:
40.
What is the correct method of determining what percentage of fuel is distributed between the steer axle and the drive axles?
41.
If you were instructed to 'tarp' a load, what would you be using?
42.
The most common cause of skids is:
43.
You should stop driving:
44.
Which of these statements about the hazard of vehicle fire is true?
45.
Some of the serious driving errors that can be caused by alcohol include:
46.
Specific hazards to watch for when traveling through work zones include:
47.
It is safe to remove the radiator cap or any other part of the pressurized system:
48.
Posted heights at overpasses:
49.
In terms of cargo securement, what is a 'well'?
50.
Oil, coolant, charging circuit warning lights should go out: