Free Ohio 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 OH General Knowledge Practice Test has the same questions as the real exam which is based on the Ohio CDL Manual. Our CDL practice test pack covers most of the subject areas on the Ohio 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 Ohio 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 OH commercial driver's license manual
Full answers + detailed explanations
Perfect for first-time, renewal applicants
OH CDL General Knowledge Test format:
50 questions
40 correct answers to pass
80% passing score
List of questions
1.
The best drivers are those who watch and prepare for hazards. This is called _________ driving.
2.
What violation has occurred on the below log?

3.
In case of tire failure, all of the following will be steps in your response except:
4.
Why is it important to shift gears correctly?
5.
The primary cause of fatal crashes is:
6.
Some general signs that another driver may be distracted include which of the following:
7.
As a way to maximize all time available, you should always do the following:
8.
Commercial drivers are allowed to hold CDL's in how many states at the same time?
9.
What is the maximum blood-alcohol concentration allowed for operating a school bus?
10.
When you change your duty status, you must document all of the following except:
11.
If you jam on the brakes and the wheels lock up and skid:
12.
All vehicles on all highways have a maximum allowable height of:
13.
The Aggregate Working Load Limit should, at minimum, be:
14.
In case of which fires can you use water to put it out?
15.
Ideally, where would you like the cargo's center of gravity located?
16.
When is it acceptable to use amphetamines to help you stay awake while driving?
17.
To avoid driving when tired, if at all possible you should schedule your trips:
18.
When you sight-side back your vehicle into an alley stopping as close as possible to the rear of the alley it is called:
19.
What factor has the greatest affect on how much weight is moved per hole in the tandem slider rail?
20.
All of the following apply to farm vehicle operator CDL exemption except:
21.
Circumstances that would make wheels and rims unsafe include the following except:
22.
You should use your mirror to check?
23.
Using the following numbers for your calculations, how much weight will come off your steer axle?


Miles per gallon: 7
Miles travelled: 280
Percenatage of fuel weight on steer axle: 80%
24.
Most skids:
25.
A combination of securing devices which form an assembly that attaches cargo to, or restrains cargo on, a vehicle or trailer, and is attached to anchor point(s) is a:
26.
The object of the pre-trip inspection is:
27.
Gross combination weight (GCW) is:
28.
What should you do if a car coming toward you at night keeps its high beams on?
29.
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?
30.
Which of these is true about hauling hazardous materials?
31.
The best way to keep brakes from getting too hot while going down long grades is to:
32.
Sliding your trailer tandems forward or backward will redistribute the weight mainly between which two sets of axles?
33.
Which of these is not a type of retarder?
34.
Specific examples of vehicles which drivers should pay close attention to as possible hazards include:
35.
What is low-speed offtracking?
36.
An ABS light that comes on or stays on while driving indicates:
37.
Which of these statements about overhead clearance is true?
38.
Some common causes of vehicle fires are spilled fuel, improper fueling, under-inflated tires, and:
39.
The distance that you should look ahead of your vehicle while driving is about __ at low speed.
40.
Stab braking should not be used on vehicles with:
41.
Which statement below is false?
42.
HOS regulations were designed to do all of the following except:
43.
What violation occurs in the example below?
Day 1
44.
What is true about bad weather and driving conditions?
45.
During the vehicle inspection, checking of ___ will NOT prevent a fire.
46.
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?
47.
Which of these is the most important thing to remember about emergency braking?
48.
Where will the weight of fuel be distributed?
49.
Among other hazards, drivers should be on the lookout for slow or confused drivers, children, accidents, and:
50.
A bulkhead is used: