Free Rhode Island 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 RI General Knowledge Practice Test has the same questions as the real exam which is based on the RI CDL Manual. Our CDL practice test pack covers most of the subject areas on the Rhode Island 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 RI 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 RI commercial driver's license manual
Full answers + detailed explanations
Perfect for first-time, renewal applicants
RI CDL General Knowledge Test format:
50 questions
40 correct answers to pass
80% passing score
List of questions
1.
Which of these statements about managing space to the sides is true?
2.
You must drive through deep or flowing water, you should not:
3.
Turn signals facing the front should be amber or:
4.
You are checking your tires for a pre-trip inspection. Which of these statements is true?
5.
When a driver stops and reverses direction to get a better position during the driving exam, it is considered a(n):
6.
What should you do before driving in mountains?
7.
In case of a fire, you should pull off the road and do all of the following except:
8.
When can your logbook be inspected?
9.
Backing of the commercial vehicle is:
10.
Which of the following systems should receive extra attention during winter weather inspection?
11.
The maximum weight limit on a single axle is:
12.
All of the following are exempt from needing a CDL except:
13.
What does DOT stand for?
14.
How many tiedowns are required for cargo that is prevented from forward movement?
15.
To prevent rolling, how many points of contact are required, at minimum, for a boulder resting on a rounded or partially rounded side?
16.
A bulkhead is defined as:
17.
You are starting your vehicle in motion from a stop. As you apply power to the drive wheels, they start to spin. You should:
18.
For safer night time driving, windshields and mirrors should be:
19.
In bad weather many drivers tailgate large vehicles. What should you do?
20.
A device placed between the deck of a vehicle and car or between articles of cargo, intended to provide greater friction than exists naturally between these surfaces is:
21.
Load securement for cargo weighing 29,650 lbs must be able to withstand upward force of how many lbs?
22.
You should signal continuously while turning because:
23.
If you cannot see the driver of a vehicle, then:
24.
What affect will sliding the trailer tandems forward have on the weight distribution?
25.
Which day on the example below contains a violation?
Day 1

Day 2
26.
The engine brake effect is greater when the engine is _____ governed RPM and the transmission is on a _____ gear.
27.
Which of these actions are NOT recommended for a left turn?
28.
Which of these statements about rear drive wheel braking skid is true?
29.
You may hang up on a railroad track if:
30.
When turning quickly in an emergency, which of the following applies:
31.
When calculating directional forces, 'g' is expressed as:
32.
The proper time to cancel your turn signal for a lane change or turn is:
33.
A friction mat is used to:
34.
The maximum number of pull-ups allowed during the driving exam before failure is:
35.
Option #3 for a single metal coil with eyes lengthwise requires:
36.
Which of these would NOT help if windshield is covered with ice?
37.
A 30 minute break violation occurs on the below example. What day and time does the violation occur?
Day 1

Day 2
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.
Which of the following has the greatest affect on the gross vehicle weight?
40.
What is a pallet used for?
41.
When crossing railroad tracks in a placarded vehicle or a bus:
42.
Can state inspectors inspect your truck or bus?
43.
What should you do when your vehicle hydroplanes?
44.
Methods of securing building materials against forward motion include:
45.
What is the maximum angle recommended for tiedowns securing cement pipe loaded crosswise, relative to the deck?
46.
You should stop driving:
47.
A driver will generally be required to have a DOT medical card in order to drive which of the following:
48.
Requirements for securing two stacks of shortwood loaded side-by-side include:
49.
In the following picture, what are axles 4 and 5 commonly referred to as?

50.
Specifically prohibited in the testing area are cellphones and: