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.
What are the Federal standards for the gross vehicle weight of a 5 axle commercial vehicle?
2.
When is it necessary to learn how a fire extinguisher works?
3.
You are driving a 40-foot vehicle at 35 mph. The road is dry, and visibility is good. What is the least amount of space you should keep in front of your vehicle to be safe?
4.
At what time does a violation occur on this log?
5.
You weigh the truck immediately before and after fueling. Based on the following, determine what percentage of the weight goes to each set of axles:

Before fueling:

steer: 10,200, drives: 31,300, gross: 71,700

After fueling:

steer:11,000, drives: 31,500, gross: 72,700

6.
All lights and reflectors should be operating properly, clean, and:
7.
Major signs of tire failure could include:
8.
Cargo with a high center of gravity:
9.
Escape ramps on downgrades:
10.
When road lighting is poor or confusing, you should:
11.
All of the following are requirements for transporting coils with eyes crosswise except:
12.
A stake pocket is:
13.
In mountain driving you will have to use a lower gear to drive safely on a grade. Which of these does NOT affect your choice of gear?
14.
How many knots are acceptable in a properly working tiedown?
15.
All vehicles on all highways have a maximum allowable height of:
16.
Why should drivers always be looking for hazards?
17.
What is a rub rail?
18.
You should wear a seat belt in a moving vehicle:
19.
Why should you always plan on arriving to your destination as quickly as possible?
20.
The 14 hour limit can be extended by:
21.
There are two types of jackknife, they are:
22.
When securing concrete pipe with a diameter of more than 45 inches loaded crosswise, how many tiedowns are required through each pipe at minimum?
23.
When securing paper rolls with eyes horizontal, which of the following should be used to secure the rear-most roll?
24.
The bridge formula:
25.
A sided vehicle containing cargo weighing 35,980 lbs must be able to withstand a rearward force of at least:
26.
The load carrying area of a truck, trailer, or intermodal container is referred to as the:
27.
When making a right turn, all of the following are good technical practices except:
28.
When loading bell pipe on one tier, all of the following apply except:
29.
An example of reckless driving is:
30.
Why does vehicle speed naturally increase on a downgrade?
31.
What is the total WLL of two 20mm nylon ropes and one 5/8-inch wire rope?
32.
Which of these is true about hauling hazardous materials?
33.
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?
34.
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:
35.
What is the only acceptable cure for driver fatigue?
36.
What should you do while turning?
37.
When securing heavy vehicles, what is the minimum WLL of each tiedown?
38.
A 'hook-lift container' is:
39.
Cargo that isn't prevented from forward movement, and is 4 feet long and weighs 1,500 lbs requires a minimum of how many tiedowns?
40.
You must drive on a slippery road. Which of these is a good thing to do in such a situation?
41.
One option of positioning bundles of building materials is:
42.
Containerized loads:
43.
When entering and exiting an expressway, and also generally any time you drive, you should:
44.
Convex (curved) mirrors:
45.
A sign of a confused driver who may present a potential hazard is:
46.
A Class A CDL is required to drive a combination vehicle of over 26,001 lbs towing a vehicle weighing:
47.
Your trailer has a 6 inch hole spacing in the tandem slider rail and your trailer tandems are 900 pounds overweight. What is the minimum number of holes you will have to slide the tandems to get the tandems within legal limits?
48.
Which day below contains a 30 minute break violation?
Day 1

Day 2
49.
Which of these is NOT a good rule to follow when caring for injured persons at an accident scene?
50.
A bulkhead is used: