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.
How do you stop a front-wheel skid?
2.
The center of gravity of a load:
3.
Which of these statements about stopping distance and speed is true?
4.
What violation occurs on the below example?
Day 1

Day 2
5.
Tourists may be hazardous because?
6.
Which of these statements about backing a heavy vehicle is true?
7.
You are checking your steering and exhaust system in a pre-trip inspection. Which of these problems, if found, should be fixed before the vehicle is driven?
8.
Hazmat placards are what shape?
9.
When securing an intermodal container on a chassis, what is the maximum allowable vertical travel when secured?
10.
A row of metal coils loaded with eyes lengthwise requires how many direct tiedowns over each side-by-side row or coil?
11.
On an accident scene, if a qualified helper is present you should:
12.
Which day below contains a violation?
Day 1

Day 2
13.
What keeps an engine cool in hot weather driving?
14.
When a coolant container is part of a pressurized system which of these is true?
15.
Besides prescription drugs verified by a doctor as safe for driving, what other drugs are acceptable while driving?
16.
How current must your logbook be?
17.
The distance the truck will travel between noticing a hazard and hitting the brakes is:
18.
How many tiedowns are required on a stack of shortwood loaded crosswise?
19.
When entering or crossing traffic, observe all of the following except:
20.
To avoid driving when tired, if at all possible you should schedule your trips:
21.
If you are being tailgated, you should not:
22.
What is the most important reason to inspect your truck or bus?
23.
All of the following should be part of the engine compartment check except:
24.
Securing heavy vehicles or equipment with crawler tracks or wheel requires a minimum of how many tiedowns?
25.
A chock is defined as:
26.
What is a reusable, transportable enclosure that is especially designed with integral locking devices that secure it to a container chassis trailer to facilitate the efficient and bulk shipping and transfer of goods by, or between various modes of transport, such as highway, rail, sea, and air.?
27.
To secure paper rolls with eyes horizontally against rearward movement, you can use which of the following except:
28.
You should try to park so that:
29.
A placarded vehicle must have how many identical placards?
30.
Which of these could be considered off duty time?
31.
.5g is equal to what?
32.
You are driving a heavy vehicle. You must exit a highway using an off-ramp that curves downhill. You should:
33.
Communication means:
34.
When activated, retarders apply braking power when:
35.
Which of the following is not a requirement of wood used as blocking or bracing?
36.
If an oncoming vehicle drifts into your lane you should:
37.
Cargo securement for a load weighing 37,000 lbs must be able to withstand a minimum forward braking force of:
38.
Controlled braking:
39.
What is the WLL of a 1/2-inch Grade 70 tiedown?
40.
Given that general cargo securement requires a WLL of at least 50% of cargo weight, how many 1/2-inch Grade 70 chains would be required for a load of 34,500 lbs?
41.
How many anchor points should be used to secure an intermodal container on a chassis vehicle?
42.
Some common causes of vehicle fires are spilled fuel, improper fueling, under-inflated tires, and:
43.
What is the best way to determine what percentage of the weight of fuel will go to each set of axles?
44.
When you are parked on the side of the road at night you must:
45.
Water should never be used to put out a gasoline fire, and also what other kind of fire?
46.
What violation occurs at 2:00 p.m. on this example?
47.
When involved in an accident and not seriously injured, basic steps you should take include assist the injured, notify authorities, and:
48.
Within the requirements for concrete pipe, which of these requires specific securement methods?
49.
According to the general rule, for how much space should you leave in front of your vehicle at speeds below 40 mph?
50.
Shifting gears on most heavy vehicles using manual transmissions will require: