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.
Void filler is:
2.
To prevent a load from shifting, there should be at least one tie down for every ____ feet of cargo.
3.
Which of these statements about emergency steering is true?
4.
Sometimes you need to leave a road to avoid a hazard or emergency. When you do, you should keep in mind, that:
5.
All of the following are requirements for dividing vehicles over 33ft except:
6.
Hydroplaning:
7.
High beams should be:
8.
Which of these is true about tires and hot weather?
9.
When starting to move the truck, when is it acceptable to roll backwards?
10.
Which of these is a good thing to remember when crossing or entering traffic with a heavy vehicle?
11.
When coming down a long, steep downgrade, what should be your primary method of controlling your speed?
12.
In case of tire failure, you should do all of the following except:
13.
Option #3 for securing metal coils transported with eyes lengthwise includes all of the following except:
14.
On which of the below logs did a violation occur?

Day 1



Day 2

15.
Which of these are not part of the front pre-trip inspection?
16.
California allows 20,000 pounds maximum on the steer axle. The tread width of your tires is 11 inches, and the load rating on your steer tires is 7000 pounds. How much weight can you carry on your steer axle in California?
17.
After an accident, you should only move a severely injured person:
18.
Which of the following is considered on duty time
19.
When securing building materials, how many knots are acceptable in the tiedown(s)?
20.
Medicine used to treat the common cold:
21.
The maximum distance from the rear allowed for attaching mechanisms used to secure roll-on/roll-off containers is:
22.
Which of these statements about downshifting is true?
23.
Most skids:
24.
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: 11,100, drives: 32,600, gross: 71,400

After fueling:

steer:11,850, drives: 32,850, gross: 72,400

25.
What are most front-wheel skids caused by:
26.
If you must cross into the oncoming lane to make a turn, you should:
27.
If you are not sure what to use to put out a hazardous material fire you should:
28.
A traffic emergency requires you to escape to the shoulder or roadside. If possible, slow down to ____ mph before using your brakes.
29.
If you slide the 5th wheel toward the nose of the tractor, what will be the effect?
30.
When vehicles towing trailers go into a drive-wheel skid, the trailer can push the towing vehicle sideways, causing a:
31.
When you see a pedestrian or bicyclist along the road you should:
32.
High beams should only be used at a distance of:
33.
What is the primary goal of implementing the Bridge Formula?
34.
When changing lanes, put you turn signal on, and:
35.
To protect the area after an accident, steps you should take include:
36.
If you must drive in fog, some considerations include which of the following:
37.
When securing a metal coil with eyes lengthwise, all of the following are steps for securement option #1 except for:
38.
Mirror adjustment can only be checked accurately when:
39.
Which statement below accurately describes the 11 hour driving limit?
40.
What happens to tar on the road pavement during hot weather?
41.
What is the maximum legal weight for the drive axles or trailer tandems?
42.
HOS regulations were designed to do all of the following except:
43.
The maximum number of encroachments allowed on a particular exam exercise is:
44.
The value specified by the manufacturer as the loaded weight of a combination vehicle is?
45.
What can be the result of too much weight on the back of the trailer?
46.
Specific hazards to watch for when traveling through work zones include:
47.
When securing a paper roll with a width that is more than twice its diameter, which of the following is not an acceptable method of securement to prevent tipping?
48.
What is the minimum WLL of a tiedown used to secure logs?
49.
Improperly loaded or secured cargo:
50.
The maximum number of allowable looks and/or pull-ups on any particular exam exercise is: