Free North Dakota CDL General Knowledge Practice Test 2023

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 2021 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
To prevent a load from shifting, there should be at least one tie down for every ____ feet of cargo.
You must drive through deep or flowing water, you should not:
The best drivers are those who watch and prepare for hazards. This is called _________ driving.
A vertical barrier across the front of the deck of a vehicle to prevent forward movement of cargo is a:
Perception distance is the distance your vehicle travels from the time:
You should lightly apply your brakes to flash the brake lights if:
You're in Illinois which allows up to 20,000 pounds on the steer axle. You're heading to Indiana which only allows 12,000 on the steer axle. Your steer tires have a load rating of 6,500 pounds each. What is the maximum legal weight your steer axle can be for each of the two states?
Using radar detectors in commercial vehicles:
When loading and securing a boulder, it should be:
Option #3 for securing metal coils transported with eyes lengthwise includes all of the following except:
Which of these is true about notifying the authorities after an accident occurs?
How many on duty hours are remaining after the following has been logged (use a scratch sheet of paper if you need to):
- On duty/not driving: 3 hours
- Driving: 4 hours
- Sleeper berth: 8 hours
- Driving: 7 hours
- Off duty: 2 hours
Which of these are not part of the front pre-trip inspection?
What is the minimum Working Load Limit for the entire securement system?
Which of these statements about drugs is true?
You receive a scale ticket and your drive axles are 35,700 and your trailer tandems are 30,600. Based upon a trailer with 4 inch slider rail hole spacings, what is the minimum number of holes you would have to slide the tandems to get the weight legal, and what would the final weights be?
If you load cargo into the overhang portion of the trailer, what will be the result?
What happens if you spend 8 hours in the sleeper berth?
You should signal continuously while turning because:
What is the maximum weight that can be secured by a tiedown with a marked WLL of 5,000 lbs?
Which of the following headlight issues can be hazardous?
How many violations have occurred on the below log?
What are most front-wheel skids caused by:
What types of freight need to be secured properly?
The engine brake effect is greater when the engine is _____ governed RPM and the transmission is on a _____ gear.
Which of these should you NOT do in an emergency situation?
Which of these statements about rear drive wheel braking skid is true?
A tiedown with a marked WLL of 8,000 lbs directly attached to an article has an actual WLL of:
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:
If you are forced to leave the road in an emergency, all of these are good guidelines except:
The road you are driving on becomes very slippery due to glare ice. Which of these is a good thing to do in such a situation?
The best way to keep brakes from getting too hot while going down long grades is to:
A chock is generally used to secure:
You are checking your brakes and suspension system for a pre-trip inspection. Which of these statements is NOT true?
A minimum disqualification of 12 months will result for any driver who:
Cargo securement for a load weighing 37,000 lbs must be able to withstand a minimum forward braking force of:
You must stop on a hill or curve on a two-lane-two-way road. How far should you place reflective triangles?
In order to perform the in-cab and gauge inspection, which of the following must be done?
What is low-speed offtracking?
Any CDL holder found to operating a CMV with ANY alcohol in his/her system will be placed out-of-service for a minimum of:
Combination vehicles must display license plates:
What is the best way to determine what percentage of the weight of fuel will go to each set of axles?
When driving with ABS, remember:
What is true about bad weather and driving conditions?
When starting down a hill, instead of using the foot brakes to control speed:
You are driving on a two-lane road. An oncoming driver drifts into your lane and is headed straight for you. Which of these is most often the best action to take?
The definition for "shortwood" identifies pieces that are no longer than:
When securing concrete pipe over 45 inches loaded crosswise, which direction must the tiedowns on the front half of the load run?
Products that pose a risk to health, safety
and property during transportation are called:
The maximum number of allowable looks and/or pull-ups on any particular exam exercise is: