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.
What are the Federal standards for the gross vehicle weight of a 5 axle commercial vehicle?
2.
The center of gravity of a load:
3.
Which of these is the best general rule for night driving?
4.
You are checking your tires for a pre-trip inspection. Which of these statements is true?
5.
Which of these statements about cold weather driving is true?
6.
You are driving in an area with few streetlights, if you cannot see well with your headlights, which of the actions may help:
7.
You are checking your brakes and suspension system for a pre-trip inspection. Which of these statements is true?
8.
There are three maximum limits you must follow at all times. Those limits are:
9.
To stop a drive-wheel skid, you should:
10.
An anchor point is defined as:
11.
Which of the following is not a method of securing side-by-side cargo?
12.
Besides prescription drugs verified by a doctor as safe for driving, what other drugs are acceptable while driving?
13.
By definition, what is a wedge?
14.
How many knots are acceptable in a properly working tiedown?
15.
When driving in cold weather your tire tread should:
16.
What is true about using a heater?
17.
Another name for 'skid', a platform or tray on which cargo is placed so that it can be handled as an article.
18.
It is accepted that friction mats provide a resistance to horizontal movement equal to:
19.
While exiting the vehicle for a 'look', how many points of contact must you keep with the vehicle at all times?
20.
You are driving a truck with a manual transmission. What gear will you probably have to use to take a long, steep downhill grade?
21.
When starting in slippery conditions, you should:
22.
In order to drive placarded vehicles, drivers are required to have:
23.
Distracted driving could be any of the following except:
24.
Which of the following headlight issues can be hazardous?
25.
When loading bell pipe on one tier, all of the following apply except:
26.
You are checking your wheels and rims for a pre-trip inspection. Which of these statements is true?
27.
Escape ramps:
28.
Which of these actions are NOT recommended for a left turn?
29.
Which of these is true about tire pressure?
30.
You are driving a 40-foot vehicle at 55 mph. The road is dry, and visibility is good. What is the least amount of space that you need to have in front of your vehicle?
31.
A chain marked with a
4 is identified as what kind?
32.
Which vehicle will have the most difficulty staying in its lane during strong wind?
33.
The best way to take a curve is to slow to a safe speed before entering the curve, then __________ as you go through it.
34.
Who is responsible for inspecting securing devices and cargo within the first 50 miles?
35.
Under normal circumstances, what is the maximum allowed width for commercial vehicles?
36.
Under the adverse driving conditions exception, how many additional hours can you drive?
37.
When your vehicle is out of gear for more than its length, it will be scored as:
38.
If you must drive in fog, some considerations include which of the following:
39.
What day and time did a violation occur in the below example?
Day 1

Day 2
40.
An intermodal container is:
41.
What does emergency braking mean?
42.
What is aggregate working load limit?
43.
Using the following numbers, what would be the final result if you moved the 5th wheel back one hole?

steer axle: 12,300 pounds
drive axles: 33,100 pounds
Weight transfer: 500 pounds per hole
44.
What is the maximum legal weight for the drive axles or trailer tandems?
45.
Generally, when steering in an emergency, which direction is your best option?
46.
All of the following are true of alcohol except:
47.
Which of these statements about the hazard of vehicle fire is true?
48.
You have steer tires rated at 6,150 pounds each, and you're in the state of West Virginia which says the legal limit for the steer axle is 20,000 pounds. What's the maximum legal weight you can carry on your steer axle in West Virginia?
49.
According to the general rule, for how much space should you leave in front of your vehicle at speeds below 40 mph?
50.
The pre-trip inspection should generally include how many steps?