Free Connecticut CDL General Knowledge Practice Test 2022

You are looking for actual practice for your coming CDL test? So you have come to the right place. Our CT General Knowledge Practice Test has the same questions as the real exam which is based on the CT CDL manual. Our test covers most of the subject areas on the Connecticut 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 Connecticut CDL Practice test an unlimited number of times to make sure you learn all the questions. Our 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 CDL practice test now!

Our CDL practice tests:
Based on 2022 CT commercial driver's license manual
Full answers + detailed explanations
Perfect for first-time, renewal applicants
CT CDL General Knowledge Test format:
50 questions
40 correct answers to pass
80% passing score
List of questions
1.
When using the brakes on a steep downgrade, which of the following applies?
2.
When is the driver responsible for inspecting cargo and securing devices?
3.
The best drivers are those who watch and prepare for hazards. This is called _________ driving.
4.
Which of these is the best general rule for night driving?
5.
What is the minimum WLL of each tiedown used to secure crushed or flattened vehicles?
6.
You are checking your tires for a pre-trip inspection. Which of these statements is true?
7.
Which statement below is false?
8.
"According to the driver’s manual, why should you limit the use of your horn?"
9.
Hazmat placards are what shape?
10.
Whenever you double your speed, your vehicle has about how many times of destructive power if it crashes?
11.
Some general signs that another driver may be distracted include which of the following:
12.
When securing an intermodal container on a chassis, what is the maximum allowable vertical travel when secured?
13.
What is the maximum blood-alcohol concentration allowed for operating a school bus?
14.
When driving in very hot weather, it is critically important to carefully inspect:
15.
When you change your duty status, you must document all of the following except:
16.
Which of these is true about notifying the authorities after an accident occurs?
17.
What is the minimum Working Load Limit for the entire securement system?
18.
To prevent rolling, how many points of contact are required, at minimum, for a boulder resting on a rounded or partially rounded side?
19.
A container chassis vehicle is defined as:
20.
Sliding the 5th wheel will change the weight distribution almost exclusively between which sets of axles?
21.
If you are driving while sleepy, the safest remedy is:
22.
All of the following apply to farm vehicle operator CDL exemption except:
23.
How many violations occur on the below example?
Day 1

Day 2
24.
When hauling livestock, to prevent them from moving around too much and causing a dangerous situation you would use:
25.
A car suddenly cuts in front of you, creating a hazard. Which of these actions should you NOT take?
26.
Drivers are generally only allowed to use cell phones or text in all of the following situations except:
27.
When should you test your parking brakes?
28.
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?
29.
A waterproof sheet used to cover cargo is a:
30.
The condition in which water or slush collects on the road and your tires lose contact and have little or no traction is called:
31.
What are the two most common tandem slider rail hole spacings, and roughly how much weight is transferred per hole?
32.
When turning quickly in an emergency, which of the following applies:
33.
Extra care is needed to keep your vehicle centered in your lane because commercial vehicles:
34.
The road you are driving on becomes very slippery due to glare ice. Which of these is a good thing to do in such a situation?
35.
The proper time to cancel your turn signal for a lane change or turn is:
36.
A chock is generally used to secure:
37.
Ways that drinking alcohol can affect the brain include:
38.
Which statement is true?
39.
Specific cargo securement rules on automobiles and light trucks apply to vehicles of what weight?
40.
When vehicles towing trailers go into a drive-wheel skid, the trailer can push the towing vehicle sideways, causing a:
41.
"Brake fade" is:
42.
To protect the area after an accident, steps you should take include:
43.
When securing a metal coil with eyes lengthwise, all of the following are steps for securement option #1 except for:
44.
When parked on the side of a two-lane road carrying traffic in both directions, place warning devices:
45.
When a tiedown is attached directly to the cargo, what is the ideal angle where it attached to the vehicle?
46.
What does BAC stand for?
47.
You should stop driving:
48.
A container chassis vehicle, by definition, is:
49.
When driving downhill, you should use the service brakes:
50.
Improperly loaded or secured cargo: