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.
What are the Federal standards for the gross vehicle weight of a 5 axle commercial vehicle?
2.
What violation has occurred on the below log?

3.
A vertical barrier across the front of the deck of a vehicle to prevent forward movement of cargo is a:
4.
In case of low friction between the cargo and deck, which of these is not a solution?
5.
When a driver stops and reverses direction to get a better position during the driving exam, it is considered a(n):
6.
On what day and time does a 14 hour rule violation occur?
Day 1

Day 2
7.
What is the best way to prevent brake failure on long downgrades?
8.
Which statement is true about extending the 14 hour on duty clock by using the 8 hour sleeper berth provision?
9.
Which day below contains at least 1 violation?
Day 1

Day 2
10.
The aggregate WLL for logs loaded lengthwise must be at least:
11.
You're in Illinois which allows up to 20,000 pounds on the steer axle. You're heading to Indiana which only allows 12,000 on the steer axle. Your steer tires have a load rating of 6,500 pounds each. What is the maximum legal weight your steer axle can be for each of the two states?
12.
Cargo with a high center of gravity:
13.
Based on the following information, how much fuel can you legally add while remaining legal on the drive axles?

Percentage of fuel weight to drive axles: 25%

Weight Before Fueling: Steer: 11,275, drives: 33,800, gross: 77,420

14.
Ideally, where would you like the cargo's center of gravity located?
15.
To help slow the vehicle to reduce the need for using the service brakes, some vehicles are equipped with:
16.
Which of the following is considered on duty time
17.
Which of the following is not true of Working Load Limit (WLL)?
18.
A tiedown is defined as:
19.
When securing paper rolls on a flatbed or curtainside vehicle, it is acceptable to stack rolls with eyes vertical:
20.
When starting in slippery conditions, you should:
21.
Which of the following is not an acceptable method of containing loose parts when securing flattened or crushed vehicles?
22.
What affect will sliding the trailer tandems forward have on the weight distribution?
23.
To secure paper rolls with eyes horizontal against rearward movement, you can use which of the following except:
24.
When securing a non-cubic boulder with an unstable base, the four surrounding chains must have a WLL of at least:
25.
What types of freight need to be secured properly?
26.
Which of the following is not a requirement for shortwood loaded lengthwise?
27.
"Fully Contained" means:
28.
A tiedown with a marked WLL of 8,000 lbs directly attached to an article has an actual WLL of:
29.
If you are forced to leave the road in an emergency, all of these are good guidelines except:
30.
What is the minimum allowable tread depth for every groove on the front tires?
31.
An anchor point is defined as:
32.
Which of the following is not a reason why loads should be secured?
33.
'Blocking' is defined as:
34.
A combined Tank vehicle & hazardous material endorsement will be designated with what letter on the CDL?
35.
What is the only acceptable cure for driver fatigue?
36.
Sliding your trailer tandems forward or backward will redistribute the weight mainly between which two sets of axles?
37.
Based on the following figures, how much fuel can you legally add while remaining legal on the drive axles?

Percentage of fuel weight to drive axles: 30%

Weight Before Fueling: Steer: 11,275, drives: 33,750, gross: 77,220

38.
Given that general cargo securement requires a WLL of at least 50% of cargo weight, how many 1/2-inch Grade 70 chains would be required for a load of 34,500 lbs?
39.
One option of positioning bundles of building materials is:
40.
The basic control skills exam allows for a maximum of how many points scored?
41.
If you have used up all of your 14 hour on duty time, how many hours would you regain after an 8 hour break in the sleeper berth?
42.
How many reflective triangles are required to be kept as part of a trucks emergency equipment?
43.
HOS regulations were designed to do all of the following except:
44.
Some of the serious driving errors that can be caused by alcohol include:
45.
What violation has occurred at 8:00 a.m. on Day 2?
Day 1

Day 2
46.
Option #1 for securing coils transported with eyes lengthwise includes:
47.
In terms of cargo securement, what is a 'well'?
48.
You have steer tires rated at 6,150 pounds each, and you're in the state of West Virginia which says the legal limit for the steer axle is 20,000 pounds. What's the maximum legal weight you can carry on your steer axle in West Virginia?
49.
Within the requirements for concrete pipe, which of these requires specific securement methods?
50.
If traveling slower than traffic flow on a grade, if legal you should: