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.
You are driving at night and you must dim your headlights for traffic. Good speed management says you should:
2.
Why should you try to move to your right when steering in an emergency?
3.
You can see a marking on a vehicle ahead of you. The marking is a red triangle with an orange center. What does the marking mean?
4.
What violation occurs on the below example?
Day 1

Day 2
5.
When are helpers needed to back your vehicle?
6.
Which of these statements about driving in areas with strong wind is true?
7.
Weight transmitted to the ground by one axle or one set of axles called:
8.
High friction securement devices include:
9.
Is there a 14 hour rule violation on Day 2?
Day 1

Day 2
10.
What is the aggregate WLL of one 7/15 inch Grade 43 chain, and three 5/16 inch Grade 70 chains?
11.
Cargo with a high center of gravity:
12.
Vehicles exempt from Certificate of Safety inspection requirements include:
13.
Making sure that the cargo is not overweight is the responsibility of:
14.
What is the Federal Standard for maximum weight on a tandem axle vehicle?
15.
What is the minimum weight of a load of metal coils that requires specific securement practices?
16.
Retarders:
17.
Snow and ice must be removed from the radiator because otherwise:
18.
A left-hand turn should end:
19.
You should signal continuously while turning because:
20.
Rims with welding repairs or missing lugs:
21.
As part of the log packing requirements:
22.
A chock is defined as:
23.
Rust around wheel nuts may indicate what?
24.
A dunnage bag is:
25.
Your brakes can get wet when driving through heavy rain. What can happen if the brakes are applied?
26.
You should try to park so that:
27.
Why did Congress enact the Bridge Formula in 1975?
28.
You must park on a side of a level, straight, four-lane divided highway. Where should you place the reflective triangles?
29.
Communication means:
30.
After starting the engine:
31.
Which of these statements about brakes is true?
32.
Based on the following figures, how much fuel can you legally add while remaining legal on the steer axle?

Load rating of steer tires: 6,150 pounds

Percentage of fuel weight to steer axle: 85%

Steer axle weight limit in states you're travelling: 20,000 pounds

Weight Before Fueling: Steer: 11,500, drives: 33,100, gross: 76,700

33.
The maximum number of pull-ups allowed during the driving exam before failure is:
34.
If an oncoming vehicle drifts into your lane you should:
35.
An outside vehicle observation will be scored every time the driver:
36.
Controlled braking:
37.
The maximum allowable overall length for semitrailers is:
38.
If unsure of the exact location of the center of gravity of your cargo, where would you rather have the center of gravity located if you couldn't get it centered?
39.
In order to perform the in-cab and gauge inspection, which of the following must be done?
40.
What happens to tar on the road pavement during hot weather?
41.
Given that general cargo securement requires a WLL of at least 50% of cargo weight, how many 11mm wire rope tiedowns would be required for a load of 26,000 lbs?
42.
When driving with ABS, remember:
43.
When checking the general condition of the vehicle, which of the following should be specifically addressed?
44.
Using the following numbers, what would be the final result if you moved the 5th wheel forward two holes?

steer axle: 10,800 pounds
drive axles: 34,100 pounds
Weight transfer: 500 pounds per hole
45.
If you lose pressure in hydraulic brakes, you can:
46.
Which of these is true about mirror adjusting?
47.
What is the minimum number of tiedowns required through the eye of a metal coil loaded crosswise?
48.
Which of the following will alter the gross vehicle weight?
49.
When securing concrete pipe up to 45 inches loaded crosswise, tiedowns through the pipe must be:
50.
When securing concrete bell pipe in multiple complete tiers, all of the following are true except: