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.
Turn signals facing the front should be amber or:
3.
Which statement below is false?
4.
If the cargo is fully contained in a sided vehicle, what is the minimum requirement for withstanding sideways force?
5.
Hazmat placards are what shape?
6.
Applying the brakes repeatedly on a downgrade to reduce speed 5 mph below your target is called:
7.
When securing an intermodal container on a chassis, what is the maximum allowable vertical travel when secured?
8.
Using 6 miles per gallon as your fuel mileage and 8 pounds per gallon for the weight of fuel, how much total fuel weight will you burn off in 600 miles?
9.
What is the maximum blood-alcohol concentration allowed for operating a school bus?
10.
Commercial drivers are allowed to hold CDL's in how many states at the same time?
11.
When you change your duty status, you must document all of the following except:
12.
What is the aggregate WLL of one 7/15 inch Grade 43 chain, and three 5/16 inch Grade 70 chains?
13.
When should drivers inspect their vehicles?
14.
Making sure that the cargo is not overweight is the responsibility of:
15.
What is the minimum Working Load Limit for the entire securement system?
16.
To prevent rolling, how many points of contact are required, at minimum, for a boulder resting on a rounded or partially rounded side?
17.
A tank vehicle endorsement is required to drive tank vehicles with a combined capacity of:
18.
Why should drivers always be looking for hazards?
19.
Sliding the 5th wheel will change the weight distribution almost exclusively between which sets of axles?
20.
You're loaded heavy with 1/2 tank of fuel onboard. Using the following numbers, where should you move the 5th wheel to get it setup properly?

steer axle: 12,300 pounds
drive axles: 33,100 pounds
Weight transfer: 500 pounds per hole
21.
All of the following apply to farm vehicle operator CDL exemption except:
22.
How many violations occur on the below example?
Day 1

Day 2
23.
When hauling livestock, to prevent them from moving around too much and causing a dangerous situation you would use:
24.
Drivers must inspect the securement of cargo every 150 miles or:
25.
A chock is defined as:
26.
If you cannot see the driver of a vehicle, then:
27.
Requirements for securing a non-cubic shaped boulder with a stable base include all of the following except:
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.
Which of these could be considered off duty time?
32.
What is the minimum requirement for securing roll-off and hook containers?
33.
Drivers must have a CDL to legally drive:
34.
Which statement is true?
35.
Specific cargo securement rules on automobiles and light trucks apply to vehicles of what weight?
36.
When vehicles towing trailers go into a drive-wheel skid, the trailer can push the towing vehicle sideways, causing a:
37.
To satisfy general cargo securement requirements, what is the minimum WLL for securing vehicles under 10,000 lbs?
38.
"Brake fade" is:
39.
To protect the area after an accident, steps you should take include:
40.
What is the primary goal of implementing the Bridge Formula?
41.
An ABS light that comes on or stays on while driving indicates:
42.
When securing a metal coil with eyes lengthwise, all of the following are steps for securement option #1 except for:
43.
When a tiedown is attached directly to the cargo, what is the ideal angle where it attached to the vehicle?
44.
What does BAC stand for?
45.
A container chassis vehicle, by definition, is:
46.
What can be the result of too much weight on the back of the trailer?
47.
The definition for "shortwood" identifies pieces that are no longer than:
48.
The pre-trip inspection should show that the exhaust system is:
49.
Improperly loaded or secured cargo:
50.
When securing concrete pipe up to 45 inches loaded crosswise, tiedowns through the pipe must be: