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 is the minimum weight of a shipment of paper rolls that would require specific securement requirements?
2.
The best drivers are those who watch and prepare for hazards. This is called _________ driving.
3.
When securing concrete pipe over 45 inches loaded crosswise, which direction must the tiedowns on the rear half of the load run?
4.
Which statement below is false?
5.
When starting a bus on a level surface with good traction there is often no need for:
6.
Whenever you double your speed, your vehicle has about how many times of destructive power if it crashes?
7.
High friction securement devices include:
8.
ABS malfunction lights will be what color?
9.
The aggregate WLL for logs loaded lengthwise must be at least:
10.
What is the aggregate WLL of one 7/15 inch Grade 43 chain, and three 5/16 inch Grade 70 chains?
11.
When should drivers inspect their vehicles?
12.
Proper fire prevention should include paying attention to all of these except:
13.
When loading and securing a boulder, it should be:
14.
Retarders:
15.
Service brake stopping action should be tested at:
16.
Snow and ice must be removed from the radiator because otherwise:
17.
When securing building materials, spacer requirements include all of the following except:
18.
When securing metal coils with eyes vertical, the angle between tiedown and deck, if possible, should be:
19.
When securing concrete pipe with a diameter up to 45 inches loaded crosswise as a group,lengthwise tiedowns should be either one 1/2 in chain or wire rope, or:
20.
When securing rows of coils, requirements include all of the following except:
21.
To prevent brake fade you should:
22.
The total weight of a powered unit, the trailer and the cargo is called?
23.
While driving, ice builds up on your wipers and they no longer clean the windshield. You should:
24.
All of the following apply to farm vehicle operator CDL exemption except:
25.
What factors typically determine your blood alcohol concentration BAC?
26.
Adding or burning off fuel will mainly change the amount of weight on which axles?
27.
What happens if you spend 8 hours in the sleeper berth?
28.
Why did Congress enact the Bridge Formula in 1975?
29.
Brake fade:
30.
If you are convicted for driving under the influence while driving a commercial vehicle, and this is your first offense, you most likely will get:
31.
What are the two most common tandem slider rail hole spacings, and roughly how much weight is transferred per hole?
32.
An anchor point is defined as:
33.
Which of these statements about brakes is true?
34.
You must stop on a hill or curve on a two-lane-two-way road. How far should you place reflective triangles?
35.
What does GCWR stand for?
36.
In Oregon, the maximum weight on the steer axle is listed as 600 pounds per inch of tire tread width up to 20,000 pounds. Your steer tires have a load rating of 6,150 pounds each and are 10 inches wide. What is the maximum legal weight your steer axle can carry in Oregon?
37.
Merging to the road is safest if you:
38.
During the Stop/Start maneuver, when stopped, your vehicle:
39.
When securing metal coils, it is acceptable to use nailed blocking or cleats as the sole means to secure:
40.
Which of these is NOT a danger of a rough acceleration?
41.
A steel coil weighing 21,000 lbs requires how much securement against forward movement?
42.
A major safety concern of a broken or faulty exhaust system is:
43.
Low-beam headlights generally light to a distance of:
44.
When starting down a hill, instead of using the foot brakes to control speed:
45.
You are driving on a two-lane road. An oncoming driver drifts into your lane and is headed straight for you. Which of these is most often the best action to take?
46.
Which of these is true about mirror adjusting?
47.
The definition for "shortwood" identifies pieces that are no longer than:
48.
Among other hazards, drivers should be on the lookout for slow or confused drivers, children, accidents, and:
49.
When securing concrete pipe up to 45 inches loaded crosswise, tiedowns through the pipe must be:
50.
The pre-trip inspection should generally include how many steps?