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If you’re looking for resources to help you prepare for the District of Columbia CDL general knowledge test for 2018, you’re in the right place! On this website you’ll find several free CDL practice tests to whip you into shape, ready for the DMV permit test in DC, starting with this entry level DMV general knowledge practice test. The real CDL general knowledge DC exam contains 50 multiple-choice and “true or false” permit test questions – it’s a pretty challenging test! Luckily, our Washington DC CDL practice test targets new commercial driving students and will give you a gentle introduction to permit test conditions. We have included just 20 CDL general knowledge questions and answers for 2018 on this test, so you do not need to worry about being overwhelmed or needing to set aside a lot of time to work on it. In fact, we find that most commercial driving students can get through this quiz in a little under five minutes!

The commercial driving learners permit test in DC follows a standard format for Class C, Class B and Class A commercial drivers, as it only deals with information that is relevant to all vehicles and commercial driving situations. Not sure what that means? Well, consider some of the topics which appear on the exam, for instance: basic vehicle control, gear shifting, managing space, communicating with other road users, vehicle inspection, road laws, road signs, dealing with fatigue, the effect that drugs and alcohol have on your driving ability, accident procedures and dealing with fires. Every one of these subjects applies to all commercial drivers, whether they’re behind the wheel of a taxi or a tank-truck. So, the exam is the same for everybody and consequently, our Washington DC CDL general knowledge practice test is also suitable for Class C, Class B and Class A driving students.

Reading the Washington DC permit study guide for 2018 will introduce you to all the aforementioned material and every other topic you’ll need to understand to pass the DMV general knowledge test. Our CDL general knowledge practice test for DC is designed to work alongside this permit book, not as a replacement. Using the two resources side-by-side will ensure you retain the information you’re reading and help you to understand it. Plus, our quiz will make studying for the DC permit test way more fun!

The permit test questions we use on this quiz are just like real general knowledge CDL DC test questions; they target the same material in accordance with the permit test study guide and have largely been sourced from genuine CDL general knowledge permit test papers. This is no poorly constructed CDL quiz like so many others online – our questions are the real deal! We have also programmed this test to require the same percentage score for a pass as the actual Washington DC DMV written test. You will need to answer 80 percent of the questions correctly to be awarded a pass, but it doesn’t matter how many attempts it takes you to reach this score, as you can use this CDL practice test Washington DC general knowledge quiz as many times as you like, free of charge.

Once you’re happy with your score, you might try using one of our longer CDL practice tests to challenge yourself a little more. The CDL general knowledge cheat sheet would be the next logical step, as it features 50 questions but still includes some useful support tools. We hope you enjoy working on our quiz!