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.
One can recognize hazardous materials by looking on the container:
2.
Which of these is NOT something you should do if your headlights are not working properly?
3.
What is the minimum WLL of each tiedown used to secure crushed or flattened vehicles?
4.
"According to the driver’s manual, why should you limit the use of your horn?"
5.
Placing a phone call while driving:
6.
As the blood alcohol concentration (BAC) goes up, what happens?
7.
A hook-lift container is:
8.
When is it a good idea to use drugs to help you stay awake while driving?
9.
When you encounter a driver that appears to be distracted, you should:
10.
Instead of stopping in an emergency, what is many times the safer action?
11.
Concrete pipe loaded crosswise generally:
12.
In cargo securement, a 'well' is defined as:
13.
What is a 34 hour restart?
14.
For your safety, when setting out reflective triangles you should:
15.
Based on the following information, how much fuel can you legally add while remaining legal on the drive axles?

Percentage of fuel weight to drive axles: 25%

Weight Before Fueling: Steer: 11,275, drives: 33,800, gross: 77,420

16.
A left-hand turn should end:
17.
A cleat is a short piece of wood used:
18.
Space to the ____ your vehicle is most important to manage.
19.
What is the safe number to use in calculations for the weight of fuel?
20.
You are driving a truck with a manual transmission. What gear will you probably have to use to take a long, steep downhill grade?
21.
What is the minimum securement requirement for paper rolls with eyes vertical with a width between 1.25 and 1.76 its diameter?
22.
When driving through the work zone you should:
23.
EOBR's are required to automatically record which of the following?
24.
Passing on the wrong side of the road, passing in a school zone, and driving the wrong way on a one-way street are all specific examples of:
25.
What is the minimum WLL required of tiedowns securing loaded intermodal containers on non-chassis vehicles?
26.
In what circumstance can shortwood be treated as longwood?
27.
What is the Federal standard for the weight limit on a single axle?
28.
When securing a non-cubic boulder with an unstable base, the four surrounding chains must have a WLL of at least:
29.
The condition in which water or slush collects on the road and your tires lose contact and have little or no traction is called:
30.
What is a cab shield?
31.
When loading a trailer, if the cargo is loaded all to the rear, it may result in:
32.
When exiting or entering on a curved freeway ramp, you should:
33.
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating (GVWR) means the following?
34.
When banding paper rolls with eyes vertical, you should:
35.
What is the cargo's center of gravity?
36.
Based on the following figures, how much fuel can you legally add while remaining legal on the drive axles?

Percentage of fuel weight to drive axles: 30%

Weight Before Fueling: Steer: 11,275, drives: 33,750, gross: 77,220

37.
Which of these is not a type of retarder?
38.
If loading and securing paper rolls on a second layer:
39.
Which of these statements about vehicle fire is true?
40.
All of the following are good tips to staying fit and ready to drive except:
41.
To adjust driving space to slippery conditions, all of the following are space considerations except:
42.
Generally, when steering in an emergency, which direction is your best option?
43.
Whenever you double your speed, it will require how much more distance to stop?
44.
What is bell pipe concrete?
45.
Which of these statements about acceleration is true?
46.
A container chassis vehicle, by definition, is:
47.
When securing concrete pipe over 45 inches loaded crosswise, which direction must the tiedowns on the front half of the load run?
48.
The term 'edge protector' refers to:
49.
If you are able to exert 200 pounds of force against an object but you are only exerting 50 pounds of force to do so, what method are you applying to make this happen?
50.
In terms of cargo securement, what is a 'well'?