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Manitoba Commercial General Knowledge: Test 6 (2024)

  • Perfect for first-time and renewal commercial applicants, and those adding endorsements
  • Based on 2024 MB commercial driver's licence manual
  • Updated for June 2024
Verified by Steven Litvintchouk, M.S., Chief Educational Researcher, Member of ACES. See our detailed commitment to accuracy and quality in our practice tests.
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About this test

If you're planning to drive a commercial vehicle in Manitoba, preparation is key. Our 51-question practice test is geared for 2024 and based on the official Manitoba commercial driver's guide. With instant feedback and detailed explanations, we aim to prepare you for the exam that requires an 80% passing score. This practice version is perfect for those getting their initial commercial licence, for renewals, and for those seeking additional endorsements. Good luck, and see you on the road!

List of questions (classic view)

  1. Who must ensure that all shipping documents for a load are correct, signed, accompanied by other necessary documents or certificates, and handed over to the first carrier?
  2. While travelling at night, two lamps are required to cast a red light visible from an oncoming vehicle. Where should these lamps be placed?
  3. If an overweight vehicle causes damage to any part of a highway, who is responsible for it?
  4. What could be a problem with overloading an axle or set of tires?
  5. Why should loads consisting of loose materials hauled in open boxes, such as wood chips, paper, refuse, gravel and stones be covered with a tarpaulin?
  6. Who has the responsibility to ensure that employees are correctly trained with regards to the handling of dangerous goods?
  7. Why should you avoid positioning a significantly heavy load on one side of the vehicle?
  8. By how much can a projection extend beyond the front bumper without needing a special permit?
  9. Which of the following statements is incorrect about a carrier's responsibilities in regard to dangerous goods?
  10. What is the top speed a farm vehicle can travel?
  11. Which of the following statements about the shipping document during transport is incorrect?
  12. On a vehicle travelling at night, two lamps are required to cast a green or amber light visible from an oncoming vehicle. Where should these lamps be placed?
  13. When loading trailers, about what proportion of the payload should go on the rear tires?
  14. Why is it important to check loads regularly?
  15. Who authorizes dangerous goods routes?
  16. Which statement is false? The consignor must ensure...
  17. After completing dangerous goods training, a person is issued a training certificate. How frequently should these certificates be renewed?
  18. If you're found to be driving on a weight-restricted load with a vehicle whose weight is over the weight limit, what penalty will you face?
  19. Why should the load always be centred?
  20. In context to dangerous goods-related accidents or spillages, who are the drivers not obliged to inform?
  21. What factor makes the vehicles transporting hanging meat unstable?
  22. To minimize the risk of a collision, a highway train driver should...
  23. Which of the following statements is wrong about what could cause jackknifing?
  24. All tow trucks are supposed to have a flashing or oscillating amber light clearly visible from a distance of...
  25. Which trailer should be hitched to the tractor during the connection process?
  26. Do certain liquids weigh more than others?
  27. At what percentage of the tank capacity are most tanks considered full?
  28. What does a highway train refer to?
  29. How can you verify that the fifth wheel jaws have locked onto the trailer pin?
  30. If corrective action isn't taken, a skid will turn into a jackknife in about
  31. Is it necessary to chock the wheel of a trailer left to stand for a significant amount of time?
  32. Is it permissible to display 'wide load' signs when there is no actual wide load being transported?
  33. What does 'rear amplification' refer to in context to combination vehicles with more than one trailer?
  34. What is the maximum permissible distance between two vehicles when one is being towed by another?
  35. What are 'baffles' in the context of tank compartments?
  36. What licence grade is needed if the tow truck possesses more than two axles or if the vehicle being towed weighs over 4,540 kg?
  37. When does the liquid being transported directly impact the handling or control of the vehicle?
  38. What often happens within the tank when slowing or braking with a tank truck?
  39. What class of driver's licence is necessary for school bus drivers if the school bus being operated can seat over 36 occupants (including the driver) while carrying passengers?
  40. Does a vehicle used for transporting livestock need to be equipped with adequate partitions for separating different species, kinds, classes, types or sizes of livestock?
  41. Which of the following does not require a tarpaulin during transportation?
  42. All prescribed criteria for shipping documents required by regulations may be included on any kind of shipping documentation except when...
  43. Where must vehicles displaying a dangerous goods placard stop?
  44. What class of driver's licence is required if the bus being operated can seat over 24 occupants (including the driver) while carrying passengers?
  45. Which of these situations is unlikely to lead to skidding and jackknifing?
  46. The operation of passenger vehicles with a seating capacity between 11 and 24 occupants (including the driver) mandates which class of licence?
  47. What might alter the centre of gravity of the vehicle for a driver negotiating a turn or curve?
  48. What can lower the risk of a trailer becoming unstable and the risk of rolling over?
  49. Why might a driver struggle to sense a skid or the trailer bouncing when driving a highway train?
  50. During a pre-trip inspection of a Class 1 vehicle, what is not considered a major defect in regards to wheels, hubs, and fasteners?
  51. What should drivers inspect on the vehicle's wheels to ensure they are safe and secure?