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 is the minimum weight of a shipment of paper rolls that would require specific securement requirements?
2.
Define 'bolster':
3.
Which of these statements about alcohol is NOT true?
4.
What time does a 14 hour rule violation occur?
5.
In case of a fire, you should pull off the road and do all of the following except:
6.
A hazard:
7.
The cargo securement standard applies to commercial vehicles weighing more than:
8.
When the hydraulic brakes fail while you are driving, the system will not build up pressure and the brake pedal will feel spongy or go to the floor. What should you do?
9.
Placing a phone call while driving:
10.
You are checking your brakes and suspension system for a pre-trip inspection. Which of these statements is true?
11.
Why Do HOS Regulations Exist?
12.
What does the 14 hour on duty limit mean?
13.
Retreaded, recapped, or regrooved tires are allowed on the front wheels of a bus when?
14.
If your brakes fail on a downgrade, you must first:
15.
Vehicles exempt from Certificate of Safety inspection requirements include:
16.
A stake pocket is:
17.
Why is damage to the exhaust system a danger?
18.
How many tiedowns are required for cargo that is prevented from forward movement?
19.
Which of these are not part of the front pre-trip inspection?
20.
A bulkhead is defined as:
21.
What is a rub rail?
22.
What is the Aggregate WLL of the securement system for a load secured with 7 tiedowns: 3 rated at WLL of 4,000 lbs, 2 at 6,500, and 1 at 8,000?
23.
What is the maximum allowable weight on a 5-axle combination vehicle?
24.
What does EOBR stand for?
25.
All of the following should be part of the engine compartment check except:
26.
In case of brake failure, methods of stopping the vehicle include escaping into an open field, side street, or ramp, and:
27.
You are driving a truck with a manual transmission. What gear will you probably have to use to take a long, steep downhill grade?
28.
What is the 8 day / 70 hour on duty limit?
29.
The bridge formula:
30.
Cargo and securement devices should be checked within how many miles after starting a trip?
31.
Distracted driving could be any of the following except:
32.
How long should it take oil pressure to come up to normal?
33.
Controlled braking is:
34.
Drivers of trucks and tractor-trailers with cargo must check that the cargo is well secured within the first ___ miles of the trip.
35.
Aggregate Working Load Limit is defined as:
36.
The best way to keep brakes from getting too hot while going down long grades is to:
37.
Which of these statements about braking is true?
38.
Your vehicle has hydraulic brakes. While traveling on a level road, you press the brake pedal and find that it goes to the floor. Which of these statements is true?
39.
Under the adverse driving conditions exception, how many additional hours can you drive?
40.
You are required to inspect your truck within how many miles after beginning the trip?
41.
When backing, all of the following are important safety rules:
42.
Which of these statements about engine overheating is true?
43.
What is the maximum legal weight for the drive axles or trailer tandems?
44.
What is bell pipe concrete?
45.
All of the following are concerns for driving on offramps or onramps except:
46.
During the vehicle inspection, checking of ___ will NOT prevent a fire.
47.
What is the minimum WLL of a tiedown used to secure logs?
48.
Which of these is the most important thing to remember about emergency braking?
49.
In the following picture, what are axles 4 and 5 commonly referred to as?

50.
According to the general rule, for how much space should you leave in front of your vehicle at speeds below 40 mph?