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.
Void filler is:
2.
When driving at more than 40 mph, what is the safe minimum following distance for ideal daytime conditions?
3.
The center of gravity of a load:
4.
When is it necessary to learn how a fire extinguisher works?
5.
Which of these statements about driving in areas with strong wind is true?
6.
What is the proper way to hold a steering wheel?
7.
Securing cargo on a flatbed trailer is typically done using:
8.
Who is responsible for ensuring that the vehicles, anchor points and other securement components are in good working order?
9.
ABS malfunction lights will be what color?
10.
In cargo securement, what is a 'cleat' defined as?
11.
When road lighting is poor or confusing, you should:
12.
How many knots are acceptable in a properly working tiedown?
13.
What is true about using a heater?
14.
California allows 20,000 pounds maximum on the steer axle. The tread width of your tires is 11 inches, and the load rating on your steer tires is 7000 pounds. How much weight can you carry on your steer axle in California?
15.
A left-hand turn should end:
16.
The principal way of controlling speed on downgrades is:
17.
When securing metal coils with eyes vertical, the angle between tiedown and deck, if possible, should be:
18.
Based on the following figures, how much fuel can you legally add while remaining legal on the steer axle?

Load rating of steer tires: 6,150 pounds

Percentage of fuel weight to steer axle: 80%

Steer axle weight limit in states you're travelling: 20,000 pounds

Weight Before Fueling: Steer: 11,450, drives: 33,100, gross: 76,700

19.
What are the four basic weight limits?
20.
What is the minimum amount of rearward force that a cargo securement system must withstand?
21.
Most serious skids result from:
22.
A device placed between the deck of a vehicle and car or between articles of cargo, intended to provide greater friction than exists naturally between these surfaces is:
23.
Medicine used to treat the common cold:
24.
What is the most important reason to inspect your truck or bus?
25.
When securing concrete pipe with a diameter of more than 45 inches loaded crosswise, how many tiedowns are required through each pipe at minimum?
26.
Which of these is a good thing to remember about using mirrors?
27.
What is the minimum WLL required of tiedowns securing loaded intermodal containers on non-chassis vehicles?
28.
What is the Federal standard for the weight limit on a single axle?
29.
What is the main factor that will limit how far back you can slide your tandems?
30.
If you need to leave the road in a traffic emergency, you should:
31.
Communication means:
32.
Cargo securement for a load weighing 37,000 lbs must be able to withstand a minimum forward braking force of:
33.
After turning and getting up to speed:
34.
When changing lanes, put you turn signal on, and:
35.
What is a pallet used for?
36.
When crossing railroad tracks in a placarded vehicle or a bus:
37.
If you do not have a CB-radio, what procedure should you follow on an accident scene?
38.
To avoid an accident you moved to the shoulder. The shoulder is clear, you should:
39.
To help stay alert while driving, when should you take breaks?
40.
Stab braking should not be used on vehicles with:
41.
When driving with ABS, remember:
42.
Which of the following is considered off duty time?
43.
If you hear on the radio that there is a major snowstorm forecast along your route, will you qualify for the Adverse Driving Conditions Exception?
44.
When securing a single metal coil with eye vertical, tiedowns must be arranged according the all of the following except:
45.
What is the presumed resistance to horizontal movement of friction mats?
46.
How much force is the securement system required to withstand in terms of cargo weight?
47.
A sign of a confused driver who may present a potential hazard is:
48.
Sliding your 5th wheel will redistribute the weight mainly between which two sets of axles?
49.
CDL drivers from New York State require the Metal Coils Endorsement when transporting metals coils weighing:
50.
The purpose of hazmat rules includes all of these except: