CDI Knowledge Exam Sample Items and Suggested Reference Materials

***The CDI-Knowledge Exam was retired on December 31, 2020.

Sample Knowledge Exam Questions

These are some sample questions from the RID Generalist Written Test administered between 1995 and 1998. These questions are to serve as an example of the question types and format a candidate may see on the NIC Knowledge Exam and are not necessarily questions included in the current NIC Knowledge Exam. These sample questions are also not meant to indicate or reflect what one may score on the actual NIC Knowledge Test. For the answers to these sample questions, scroll to the bottom of this page.

Suggested Reference Material

The following is a list of references that may be helpful in reviewing for the CDI Knowledge Exam. This listing is intended for use as a study aid only. RID/CASLI does not intend the list to imply endorsement of these specific references, nor are test items necessarily taken directly from these sources.