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.
Which of these statements about emergency steering is true?
2.
Perception distance is the distance your vehicle travels from the time:
3.
Which of these statements about backing a heavy vehicle is true?
4.
What is the proper way to hold a steering wheel?
5.
Why Do HOS Regulations Exist?
6.
Applying the brakes repeatedly on a downgrade to reduce speed 5 mph below your target is called:
7.
When approaching a railroad crossing, which of these safety precautions applies?
8.
On an accident scene, if a qualified helper is present you should:
9.
When driving in very hot weather, it is critically important to carefully inspect:
10.
When starting to move the truck, when is it acceptable to roll backwards?
11.
You are driving a vehicle that could be driven safely at 55 mph on an open road. But traffic is heavy and other vehicles drive at the speed of 35 mph, though the speed limit is 55 mph. The safest speed for your vehicle is more likely to be:
12.
When coming down a long, steep downgrade, what should be your primary method of controlling your speed?
13.
When a coolant container is part of a pressurized system which of these is true?
14.
You should be prepared to the examiner:
15.
Which of these is true about notifying the authorities after an accident occurs?
16.
Which statement below is true?
17.
When securing building materials, spacer requirements include all of the following except:
18.
What is the minimum amount of rearward force that a cargo securement system must withstand?
19.
What is the maximum allowable weight on a 5-axle combination vehicle?
20.
What is the Aggregate WLL of the securement system for a load secured with 7 tiedowns: 3 rated at WLL of 4,000 lbs, 2 at 6,500, and 1 at 8,000?
21.
When securing concrete pipe with a diameter of more than 45 inches loaded crosswise, how many tiedowns are required through each pipe at minimum?
22.
What is the maximum weight that can be secured by a tiedown with a marked WLL of 5,000 lbs?
23.
When driving through the work zone you should:
24.
In cargo securement, the deck is:
25.
EOBR's are required to automatically record which of the following?
26.
How does the weight of the vehicle affect stopping distance?
27.
Brake fade:
28.
What is the total WLL of two 20mm nylon ropes and one 5/8-inch wire rope?
29.
Using 7 miles per gallon as your fuel mileage and 8 pounds per gallon for the weight of fuel, how much total fuel weight will you burn off in 210 miles?
30.
In the following picture, what are axles 2 and 3 commonly referred to as?

31.
If a CDL-holder's privilege to drive non-CMV's is revoked or suspended more than once for alcohol, felony, or controlled substance violations, the CDL will be disqualified for:
32.
All of the following are classified as "a drink" and contain the same amount of alcohol except:
33.
After turning and getting up to speed:
34.
What is a pallet used for?
35.
Combination vehicles must display license plates:
36.
You are required to inspect your truck within how many miles after beginning the trip?
37.
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
38.
Minimum tread depth on every groove on all tires must be at least:
39.
Which of the following is NOT a characteristic of tire failure?
40.
The most common cause of skids is:
41.
Sliding your trailer tandems toward the front or back of the vehicle will primarily change the weight distribution between which sets of axles?
42.
If a straight vehicle (not trailer or articulation) goes into front-wheel skid, it will:
43.
A sign of a confused driver who may present a potential hazard is:
44.
What is the minimum number of tie-downs to be used on flatbed cargo?
45.
What violation has occurred at 8:00 a.m. on Day 2?
Day 1

Day 2
46.
Which day below contains a 30 minute break violation?
Day 1

Day 2
47.
In the following picture, what are axles 4 and 5 commonly referred to as?

48.
On combination vehicles longer than 20 feet or wider than 80 inches, amber or yellow reflectors must be installed:
49.
What violations occurred on the below example?
50.
When securing paper rolls with friction mats as a primary method: