Free Colorado CDL General Knowledge Practice Test 2022

You are looking for an actual Colorado CDL practice test for your coming CDL test? So you have come to the right place. Our CO General Knowledge Practice Test has the same questions as the real exam which is based on the Colorado CDL manual. Our test covers most of the subject areas on the Colorado 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 CDL practice test will refine your driving knowledge so you can earn your CDL and start driving on the roads. Let’s get ready to take our practice test now!

Our CDL practice tests:
Based on 2022 CO commercial driver's license manual
Full answers + detailed explanations
Perfect for first-time, renewal applicants
CO CDL General Knowledge Test format:
50 questions
40 correct answers to pass
80% passing score
List of questions
1.
By law, who is ultimately responsible for ensuring the safety and road-worthiness of a CMV?
2.
At what time does a violation occur on this log?
3.
Who is responsible for ensuring that the vehicles, anchor points and other securement components are in good working order?
4.
What is the maximum blood-alcohol concentration allowed for operating a school bus?
5.
On what day and time does an 11 hour rule violation occur?
Day 1

Day 2
6.
All of the following are exempt from needing a CDL except:
7.
When securing rolls of paper with eyes vertical, how many points of contact are required to consider a roll secure?
8.
All vehicles on all highways have a maximum allowable height of:
9.
What violations occurred on Day 2 of this example?
Day 1

Day 2
10.
Service brake stopping action should be tested at:
11.
All of the following are lighting requirements for combination vehicles longer than 20 feet or wider than 80 inches except:
12.
To help slow the vehicle to reduce the need for using the service brakes, some vehicles are equipped with:
13.
Why should you always plan on arriving to your destination as quickly as possible?
14.
All of the following apply to farm vehicle operator CDL exemption except:
15.
Any operator who refuses to submit to drug or alcohol testing, or who tests in excess of the legal limits, will be disqualified for a minimum of:
16.
To secure paper rolls with eyes horizontal against rearward movement, you can use which of the following except:
17.
You receive a scale ticket and your drive axles are 32,200 and your trailer tandems are 35,100. Based upon the two most common tandem slider rail hole spacings, what is the minimum number of holes you would have to slide the tandems to get the weight legal, and in which direction?
18.
In what circumstance can shortwood be treated as longwood?
19.
Which violations have occurred in the below example?
Day 1

Day 2
20.
Drivers who have trouble sleeping at night, fall asleep at odd times, or snore loudly, gasp, and choke in their sleep should:
21.
In addition to preventing engine freezing, proper coolant levels help:
22.
When confronted with an aggressive driver, you should do all of the following except:
23.
If you are forced to leave the road in an emergency, all of these are good guidelines except:
24.
In the following picture, what are axles 2 and 3 commonly referred to as?

25.
Which statement is true?
26.
Your log must include all of the following except:
27.
If you slide the 5th wheel toward the nose of the tractor, what will be the effect?
28.
A tractor trailer traveling 55 mph will travel how far between when the brain perceives a hazard and stopping?
29.
Under the adverse driving conditions exception, how many additional hours can you drive?
30.
What is a pallet used for?
31.
When your vehicle is out of gear for more than its length, it will be scored as:
32.
A 'hook-lift container' is:
33.
Specific parts of the CDL driving and skills exam include which of the following?
34.
Working Load Limit (WLL)is defined as:
35.
Which statement below accurately describes the 11 hour driving limit?
36.
Given that general cargo securement requires a WLL of at least 50% of cargo weight, how many 11mm wire rope tiedowns would be required for a load of 26,000 lbs?
37.
What does BAC stand for?
38.
Some causes of fuel fires include improper fueling, driver smoking, and:
39.
A sign of a confused driver who may present a potential hazard is:
40.
When securing a single metal coil with eyes vertical:
41.
When starting down a hill, instead of using the foot brakes to control speed:
42.
Indirect tiedowns create what direction of force?
43.
As part of their pre-trip cargo securement inspection, drivers should:
44.
If you are able to exert 200 pounds of force against an object but you are only exerting 50 pounds of force to do so, what method are you applying to make this happen?
45.
In the following picture, what are axles 4 and 5 commonly referred to as?

46.
Which of the following will alter the gross vehicle weight?
47.
What is Gross Vehicle Weight Rating?
48.
Improperly loaded or secured cargo:
49.
When driving downhill, you should use the service brakes:
50.
Submitting fingerprints for a background check will be required for drivers applying for: