Free South Carolina CDL General Knowledge Practice Test 2023

You are looking for actual practice for your coming CDL test? So you have come to the right place. Our SC General Knowledge Practice Test has the same questions as the real exam which is based on the SC CDL Manual. Our CDL practice test pack covers most of the subject areas on the South Carolina 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 SC 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 2021 SC commercial driver's license manual
Full answers + detailed explanations
Perfect for first-time, renewal applicants
SC CDL General Knowledge Test format:
50 questions
40 correct answers to pass
80% passing score
List of questions
1.
How many red reflective triangles are you required to carry?
2.
Which statement is true?
3.
Backing of the commercial vehicle is:
4.
Instead of stopping in an emergency, what is many times the safer action?
5.
What is the aggregate WLL of one 7/15 inch Grade 43 chain, and three 5/16 inch Grade 70 chains?
6.
Proper fire prevention should include paying attention to all of these except:
7.
A stake pocket is:
8.
Option #3 for securing metal coils transported with eyes lengthwise includes all of the following except:
9.
What is the Federal Standard for maximum weight on a tandem axle vehicle?
10.
Is the below example a completed 34 hour restart?
Day 1

Day 2

11.
When securing rolls of paper with eyes vertical, how many points of contact are required to consider a roll secure?
12.
All vehicles on all highways have a maximum allowable height of:
13.
When securing building materials, how many knots are acceptable in the tiedown(s)?
14.
What does emergency braking mean?
15.
It is accepted that friction mats provide a resistance to horizontal movement equal to:
16.
Which of these is true about the use of drugs while driving?
17.
What is the safe number to use in calculations for the weight of fuel?
18.
Impaired drivers who present potential hazards may tend to:
19.
Rims with welding repairs or missing lugs:
20.
What affect will sliding the trailer tandems forward have on the weight distribution?
21.
Which of the following require an additional CDL endorsement to drive?
22.
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:
23.
A load weighing 41,500 lbs requires securement against rearward force of:
24.
When loading bell pipe on one tier, all of the following apply except:
25.
You are checking your wheels and rims for a pre-trip inspection. Which of these statements is true?
26.
The condition in which water or slush collects on the road and your tires lose contact and have little or no traction is called:
27.
Which day on the example below contains a violation?
Day 1

Day 2
28.
If you must cross into the oncoming lane to make a turn, you should:
29.
Which of these is true about tire pressure?
30.
If you increase your speed from 20 to 60 mph (original speed times 3), how much more braking distance is required at 60 mph than at 20 mph?
31.
The best way to take a curve is to slow to a safe speed before entering the curve, then __________ as you go through it.
32.
Which of these statements about brakes is true?
33.
Which statement about EOBR's is true?
34.
A minimum disqualification of 12 months will result for any driver who:
35.
To satisfy general cargo securement requirements, what is the minimum WLL for securing vehicles under 10,000 lbs?
36.
When using tiedowns for securing cargo, what is the general rule regarding cargo length.
37.
What is a pallet used for?
38.
A 'hook-lift container' is:
39.
What day and time did a violation occur in the below example?
Day 1

Day 2
40.
What hours must your logbook show?
41.
The distance that you should look ahead of your vehicle while driving is about __ at low speed.
42.
Methods of securing building materials against forward motion include:
43.
If you hear on the radio that there is a major snowstorm forecast along your route, will you qualify for the Adverse Driving Conditions Exception?
44.
Low-beam headlights generally light to a distance of:
45.
Which statement below is false?
46.
Which of these statements about the hazard of vehicle fire is true?
47.
What is true about bad weather and driving conditions?
48.
When starting down a hill, instead of using the foot brakes to control speed:
49.
Blocking is used to:
50.
When securing concrete bell pipe in multiple complete tiers, all of the following are true except: