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.
The driver is responsible for all of the following except for:
2.
By law, who is ultimately responsible for ensuring the safety and road-worthiness of a CMV?
3.
Which of these statements about emergency steering is true?
4.
Which may be a sign of tire failure?
5.
What does HOS stand for?
6.
As the blood alcohol concentration (BAC) goes up, what happens?
7.
Escape ramps on downgrades:
8.
Making sure that the cargo is not overweight is the responsibility of:
9.
In cargo securement, a 'well' is defined as:
10.
How current must your logbook be?
11.
In cargo securement, a wedge is defined as:
12.
Freeway exits can be dangerous for commercial vehicles, at what speed should you enter the exit?
13.
What is the main factor affecting the low-speed offtracking of a tractor trailer?
14.
All of the following are key parts of the steering system except:
15.
Overweight, oversized loads:
16.
The responsibility for repairing items noted on the pre-trip report that affect safety belongs to:
17.
What are the four basic weight limits?
18.
What is the most important reason to inspect your truck or bus?
19.
Which of these statements about double clutching and shifting is true?
20.
As part of the log packing requirements:
21.
All vehicles or drivers must carry:
22.
A car suddenly cuts in front of you, creating a hazard. Which of these actions should you NOT take?
23.
You should use your mirror to check?
24.
How many violations have occurred on the below log?
25.
Most skids:
26.
A combination of securing devices which form an assembly that attaches cargo to, or restrains cargo on, a vehicle or trailer, and is attached to anchor point(s) is a:
27.
When stopping behind another vehicle, a safe gap to leave is one that:
28.
Which of these statements about rear drive wheel braking skid is true?
29.
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:
30.
A chain marked with a
4 is identified as what kind?
31.
If you are forced to leave the road in an emergency, all of these are good guidelines except:
32.
The proper time to cancel your turn signal for a lane change or turn is:
33.
What is the minimum requirement for securing roll-off and hook containers?
34.
Cargo securement for a load weighing 37,000 lbs must be able to withstand a minimum forward braking force of:
35.
"Brake fade" is:
36.
If you must drive in fog, some considerations include which of the following:
37.
Cargo that isn't prevented from forward movement, and is 4 feet long and weighs 1,500 lbs requires a minimum of how many tiedowns?
38.
Merging to the road is safest if you:
39.
Which of these is the proper signal to change lane?
40.
To help stay alert while driving, when should you take breaks?
41.
Which of the following is NOT a characteristic of tire failure?
42.
A sign of a confused driver who may present a potential hazard is:
43.
The value specified by the manufacturer as the loaded weight of a combination vehicle is?
44.
You should avoid driving through deep puddles or flowing water. But if you must, which of these steps can help to keep your brakes working?
45.
The pre-trip inspection should show that the exhaust system is:
46.
Where will the weight of fuel be distributed?
47.
The term 'edge protector' refers to:
48.
Oil, coolant, charging circuit warning lights should go out:
49.
You should try to avoid driving in fog:
50.
When securing paper rolls with eyes crosswise, which of the following can be used to prevent side-to-side shifting when there is more than 8 inches of space to the wall?