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The CDL general knowledge test is required to be taken by all CDL applicants. The North Dakota CDL test consists of 50 questions. To pass, you must correctly answer at least 40 questions (80%). The general knowledge test covers the contents of the North Dakota CDL Manual. All CDL applicants (Class A, B and C) must study the following sections: Driving Safely, Transporting Cargo Safely, Air Brakes (if you plan to operate vehicles equipped with air brakes), Vehicle Inspection Test, Basic Control Skills Test, Road Test. In addition, the Class A CDL test will include questions based on the Combination Vehicles section. Take this CDL practice test now to prepare for the actual ND general knowledge test! To get your CDL, you must pass both the knowledge and skills tests. CDL knowledge tests include: General Knowledge, Passenger Transport, Air Brakes, Combination Vehicles, Hazardous Materials, Tanker Vehicles, Doubles/Triples, School Bus, Firefighter. Depending on what class of license (A, B or C) and endorsements you need, you must take one or more knowledge tests. A special endorsement is also required to drive certain types of vehicles. The following endorsements may be used with a Class A, B or C CDL: HazMat (H), Tank Vehicles (N), Tank Vehicles Transporting Hazardous Materials (X) and Passenger Transport (P). The School Bus endorsement (S) is only available for Class A or B CDL, and the Doubles/Triples endorsement (T) is only available for Class A driver's licenses.
1. When an aggressive driver confronts you, you should:
avoid eye contact.
return gestures and shouts.
sound your horn and move to the left lane.
make eye contact.
2. To avoid becoming distracted while driving, you should:
familiarize yourself with your vehicle's features within the first 10 miles of driving.
pre-program your favorite radio stations.
be careful when reading a text message on your mobiledevice while driving.
All of the above.
3. If your truck catches fire, the first thing you should do is to:
pull off the road and park in an open area.
get off the vehicle, open the hood and start shooting foamĀ to keep the engine cool.
pull into a service station and call for help.
get the vehicle off the road and park near other vehicles.
4. Texting while driving a CMV is:
acceptable if the message work-related.
safer than talking on the phone.
acceptable if the message less than 140 characters.
5. When changing lanes, you should:
do it slowly, so a driver you did not see may have a chance to honk their horn.
turn sharply.
do it quickly so other vehicles won't get into the lane.
ensure that the vehicle behind you has moved into your blind spot.
6. If the ABS is not working:
the truck will still have normal brakes.
the truck will have no brakes.
you should immediately reduce your speed.
All of the above.
7. If a load is 10 feet long, the minimum number of tie-downs required is:
8. Placards must be placed:
on the driver's side of the vehicle.
on the front only.
on the rear only.
on the front, rear and both sides of the vehicle.
9. Which of these is NOT a thing to do when caring for the injured at the scene of a crash?
If a qualified person is helping the injured, stay out of the way unless asked to assist.
Stop heavy bleeding by applying direct pressure to the wound.
Keep the injured persons cool.
Move a severely injured person if the danger of fire or passing traffic makes it necessary.
10. If your vehicle is hydroplaning, you should:
release the accelerator and push in the clutch.
use the brakes to slow down.
accelerate to get through the water as quickly as possible.
None of the above.
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CDL Knowledge Test ND

Number of questions: 50
Correct answers to pass:40
Passing score:80%
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