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.
Vehicle skids are often caused by:
2.
If you are stopped at a roadside rest area and found to have a BAC (Blood Alcohol Concentration) of 0.02 you will:
3.
The primary cause of fatal crashes is:
4.
Which of these statements is true?
5.
Special permits will be required for loads that are:
6.
What does the 14 hour on duty limit mean?
7.
The maximum safe weight that a tire can carry is:
8.
When you change your duty status, you must document all of the following except:
9.
If your brakes fail on a downgrade, you must first:
10.
In cargo securement, what is a 'cleat' defined as?
11.
In case of illness that prevents you from driving safely, you should:
12.
To secure a cubic-shaped boulder, how many tiedowns are required, at minimum?
13.
Why is damage to the exhaust system a danger?
14.
Which of the following statements about speed management is true?
15.
All of the following are considered excessive speeding except:
16.
When driving at night, you should:
17.
A female housing fixed to the side or ends of a vehicle to receive a stake or peg, and may also be used as an anchor point is a:
18.
All of the following are key parts of the steering system except:
19.
The Aggregate Working Load Limit should, at minimum, be:
20.
What factor has the greatest affect on how much weight is moved per hole in the tandem slider rail?
21.
If you load cargo into the overhang portion of the trailer, what will be the result?
22.
A securement system must be capable of resisting how much lateral (side-to-side) force, at minimum?
23.
What will be the ultimate limitation that prevents you from putting the trailer tandems as far to the rear of the trailer as possible?
24.
How long should it take oil pressure to come up to normal?
25.
Which of these statements about cargo loading is true?
26.
What types of freight need to be secured properly?
27.
Who must complete a log?
28.
Every time you pull off the expressway to take a break, you use about how much time off your 11-hour driving limit?
29.
When driving at night you should use your high beams when oncoming traffic is not within ____ feet?
30.
In a pressurized cooling system, coolant level should be checked:
31.
Based on the following figures, how much fuel can you legally add while remaining legal on the steer axle?

Load rating of steer tires: 6,150 pounds

Percentage of fuel weight to steer axle: 85%

Steer axle weight limit in states you're travelling: 20,000 pounds

Weight Before Fueling: Steer: 11,500, drives: 33,100, gross: 76,700

32.
Which of these statements about braking is true?
33.
Drivers must have a CDL to legally drive:
34.
All of the following are classified as "a drink" and contain the same amount of alcohol except:
35.
Under normal circumstances, what is the maximum allowed width for commercial vehicles?
36.
In order to perform the in-cab and gauge inspection, which of the following must be done?
37.
To help stay alert while driving, when should you take breaks?
38.
What does emergency braking mean?
39.
If you have used up all of your 14 hour on duty time, how many hours would you regain after an 8 hour break in the sleeper berth?
40.
Given that general cargo securement requires a WLL of at least 50% of cargo weight, how many 11mm wire rope tiedowns would be required for a load of 26,000 lbs?
41.
What does BAC stand for?
42.
How many reflective triangles are required to be kept as part of a trucks emergency equipment?
43.
Sharp pavement drop-offs:
44.
What violation occurs in the example below?
Day 1
45.
What is the maximum ideal angle for an effective direct tiedown?
46.
When securing building materials, how many tiedowns are required for top tier bundles longer than 5 ft?
47.
How much space in front of you is needed while driving on a highway?
48.
The narrowest end of a boulder should be pointed:
49.
How long does it typically take a tractor-trailer to cross a single set of railroad tracks?
50.
Option #1 for securing coils transported with eyes lengthwise includes: