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.
To prevent a load from shifting, there should be at least one tie down for every ____ feet of cargo.
2.
Which of these is NOT a good thing to do when driving on slippery roads?
3.
How many red reflective triangles are you required to carry?
4.
Which of these statements about backing a heavy vehicle is true?
5.
Which of these statements is true?
6.
You are checking your steering and exhaust system in a pre-trip inspection. Which of these problems, if found, should be fixed before the vehicle is driven?
7.
Which violation occurs on the below example?
8.
Which of these is correct about emergency or evasive action?
9.
What is a cab shield?
10.
Which of the following is not a method of securing side-by-side cargo?
11.
By definition, what is a wedge?
12.
Which statement below is true?
13.
When entering or crossing traffic, observe all of the following except:
14.
The responsibility for repairing items noted on the pre-trip report that affect safety belongs to:
15.
Why should drivers avoid foreign objects in the road?
16.
When driving, when is it acceptable to signal other drivers that it is safe to pass?
17.
What factors typically determine your blood alcohol concentration BAC?
18.
When driving through the work zone you should:
19.
Your vehicle will be put out of service if ____ or more leaves in any leaf spring are missing.
20.
Passing on the wrong side of the road, passing in a school zone, and driving the wrong way on a one-way street are all specific examples of:
21.
When making a right turn, all of the following are good technical practices except:
22.
Steering wheel play should not be more than:
23.
Specific securement methods are required for boulders that:
24.
You should try to park so that:
25.
Good general shifting techniques for going down a long downgrade include:
26.
What violations occurred in this example?
Day 1

Day 2
27.
An example of reckless driving is:
28.
You are driving a heavy vehicle with a manual transmission. You have to stop the vehicle on the shoulder while driving on an uphill grade. Which of these is a good rule to follow when putting it back in motion up the grade?
29.
An outside vehicle observation will be scored every time the driver:
30.
What is the minimum aggregate WLL of all tiedowns in a group of concrete pipe?
31.
What is the WLL of a 1/2-inch Grade 70 tiedown?
32.
What is low-speed offtracking?
33.
What day and time did a violation occur in the below example?
Day 1

Day 2
34.
Specific parts of the CDL driving and skills exam include which of the following?
35.
You must drive on a slippery road. Which of these is a good thing to do in such a situation?
36.
If loading and securing paper rolls on a second layer:
37.
If you have a heavy load that is slowing you down on an upgrade you should:
38.
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?
39.
All of the following are good tips to staying fit and ready to drive except:
40.
What should you do when your vehicle hydroplanes?
41.
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
42.
The most common cause of skids is:
43.
When checking the general condition of the vehicle, which of the following should be specifically addressed?
44.
When securing flattened or crushed cars on a vehicle with containment on 2 sides, how many tiedowns, at minimum, are required?
45.
A device placed on the exposed edge of an article to distribute tiedown forces over a larger area of cargo than the tiedown itself, to protect the tie-down and/or cargo from damage, and to allow the tiedown to slide freely when being tensioned is a:
46.
While driving, the freight must not:
47.
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?
48.
When involved in an accident and not seriously injured, basic steps you should take include assist the injured, notify authorities, and:
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?