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.
How do you stop a front-wheel skid?
2.
Which violation occurs on the below example?
3.
When using tiedowns to secure boulders, all of the following are requirements except:
4.
When approaching a railroad crossing, which of these safety precautions applies?
5.
On what day and time does an 11 hour rule violation occur?
Day 1

Day 2
6.
Major signs of tire failure could include:
7.
In case of tire failure, you should do all of the following except:
8.
You receive a scale ticket and your drive axles are 35,700 and your trailer tandems are 30,600. Based upon a trailer with 4 inch slider rail hole spacings, what is the minimum number of holes you would have to slide the tandems to get the weight legal, and what would the final weights be?
9.
When driving, when is it acceptable to signal other drivers that it is safe to pass?
10.
What factors typically determine your blood alcohol concentration BAC?
11.
It is accepted that friction mats provide a resistance to horizontal movement equal to:
12.
When securing concrete pipe loaded crosswise, arrange the top tier:
13.
Specific suspension problems that drivers should look for include which of the following:
14.
Steering wheel play should not be more than:
15.
Good general shifting techniques for going down a long downgrade include:
16.
Timber used for dunnage must be all of the following except:
17.
In case you have to fight a fire, also aim the extinguisher:
18.
What violations occurred in this example?
Day 1

Day 2
19.
An example of reckless driving is:
20.
Whenever possible, a row of metal coils with eyes vertical requires one direct tiedown to secure against rearward movement at what maximum angle?
21.
An outside vehicle observation will be scored every time the driver:
22.
What is the minimum aggregate WLL of all tiedowns in a group of concrete pipe?
23.
If unsure of the exact location of the center of gravity of your cargo, where would you rather have the center of gravity located if you couldn't get it centered?
24.
What is low-speed offtracking?
25.
If you must drive in fog, some considerations include which of the following:
26.
What day and time did a violation occur in the below example?
Day 1

Day 2
27.
How many anchor points should be used to secure an intermodal container on a chassis vehicle?
28.
Specific parts of the CDL driving and skills exam include which of the following?
29.
If loading and securing paper rolls on a second layer:
30.
Is the following example within legal HOS limits?

- A trucker starts driving at 12:00pm
- At 5pm the driver takes a 1 hour break
- At 6pm the driver begins driving again
- At 11:30pm, the driver shuts down and goes off duty for 10 consecutive hours
31.
What is the best way to determine what percentage of the weight of fuel will go to each set of axles?
32.
Where in the trailer could you place cargo so that the weight applied to the trailer tandems is greater than the weight of the cargo itself?
33.
All of the following are good tips to staying fit and ready to drive except:
34.
Using the following numbers, what would be the final result if you moved the 5th wheel back one hole?

steer axle: 12,300 pounds
drive axles: 33,100 pounds
Weight transfer: 500 pounds per hole
35.
The most common cause of skids is:
36.
When checking the general condition of the vehicle, which of the following should be specifically addressed?
37.
What violation occurs at 2:00 p.m. on this example?
38.
Generally, when steering in an emergency, which direction is your best option?
39.
When securing flattened or crushed cars on a vehicle with containment on 2 sides, how many tiedowns, at minimum, are required?
40.
All of the following are true of alcohol except:
41.
While driving, the freight must not:
42.
A driver will generally be required to have a DOT medical card in order to drive which of the following:
43.
What is the minimum number of tie-downs to be used on flatbed cargo?
44.
When securing a paper roll with a width that is more than twice its diameter, which of the following is not an acceptable method of securement to prevent tipping?
45.
The narrowest end of a boulder should be pointed:
46.
When involved in an accident and not seriously injured, basic steps you should take include assist the injured, notify authorities, and:
47.
Your trailer has a 6 inch hole spacing in the tandem slider rail and your trailer tandems are 900 pounds overweight. What is the minimum number of holes you will have to slide the tandems to get the tandems within legal limits?
48.
There will be times when you must take a minimum of a 30 minute break off duty before performing which of the following tasks?
49.
When securing paper rolls with eyes vertical in a sided vehicle all of the following are acceptable except:
50.
What violations occurred on the below example?