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.
Which of these is not part of the pre-trip inspection of the engine compartment?
2.
The center of gravity of a load:
3.
Turn signals facing the front should be amber or:
4.
When starting a bus on a level surface with good traction there is often no need for:
5.
Backing of the commercial vehicle is:
6.
Which statement is true about extending the 14 hour on duty clock by using the 8 hour sleeper berth provision?
7.
Which violation occurs on the below example?
8.
Which day below contains at least 1 violation?
Day 1

Day 2
9.
Which of these is not a brake check you normally do during your walk-around inspection?
10.
Escape ramps on downgrades:
11.
When should drivers inspect their vehicles?
12.
Vehicles exempt from Certificate of Safety inspection requirements include:
13.
By definition, what is a wedge?
14.
Which of these is not required knowledge for drivers seeking a hazardous material endorsement?
15.
A single metal coil with eye vertical weighing 6,350 lbs requires tiedowns with a minimum aggregate WLL of:
16.
Which statement below is true?
17.
All of the following are considered excessive speeding except:
18.
Which of these are not part of the front pre-trip inspection?
19.
A female housing fixed to the side or ends of a vehicle to receive a stake or peg, and may also be used as an anchor point is a:
20.
Sliding the 5th wheel will change the weight distribution almost exclusively between which sets of axles?
21.
Why should drivers avoid foreign objects in the road?
22.
Which of the following is considered on duty time
23.
While exiting the vehicle for a 'look', how many points of contact must you keep with the vehicle at all times?
24.
Which of these is true about the use of drugs while driving?
25.
What is the maximum weight that can be secured by a tiedown with a marked WLL of 5,000 lbs?
26.
There are two types of jackknife, they are:
27.
Your vehicle is in a traffic emergency and may collide with another vehicle if you do not take action. Which of these is a good rule to remember at such a time?
28.
A load weighing 41,500 lbs requires securement against rearward force of:
29.
When securing a non-cubic boulder with an unstable base, the four surrounding chains must have a WLL of at least:
30.
What are most front-wheel skids caused by:
31.
The engine brake effect is greater when the engine is _____ governed RPM and the transmission is on a _____ gear.
32.
What should you do if you are unsure whether you have enough overhead clearance?
33.
Any activity that draws your attention to something other than the task of driving is considered:
34.
Why does vehicle speed naturally increase on a downgrade?
35.
In a pressurized cooling system, coolant level should be checked:
36.
Which of the following is not a reason why loads should be secured?
37.
A friction mat is used to:
38.
Which of these would NOT help if windshield is covered with ice?
39.
Controlled braking:
40.
What is the primary goal of implementing the Bridge Formula?
41.
What are the two primary laws governing the placement of the tandems?
42.
How many anchor points should be used to secure an intermodal container on a chassis vehicle?
43.
When backing, all of the following are important safety rules:
44.
Backing your vehicle in a straight line without crossing over or touching the exercise boundaries is called:
45.
All of the following are good tips to staying fit and ready to drive except:
46.
Water should never be used to put out a gasoline fire, and also what other kind of fire?
47.
Methods of securing building materials against forward motion include:
48.
What is the minimum aggregate WLL for a group of concrete pipe weighing 16,000 lbs?
49.
You should always turn on your emergency four-way flashers when you:
50.
Within the requirements for concrete pipe, which of these requires specific securement methods?