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 are the Federal standards for the gross vehicle weight of a 5 axle commercial vehicle?
2.
What violation has occurred on the below log?

3.
A vertical barrier across the front of the deck of a vehicle to prevent forward movement of cargo is a:
4.
In case of low friction between the cargo and deck, which of these is not a solution?
5.
Which of these pieces of emergency equipment should always be carried in your vehicle?
6.
On what day and time does a 14 hour rule violation occur?
Day 1

Day 2
7.
Which of these is NOT a danger when an automatic transmission is forced into a low gear at a high speed?
8.
Which statement is true about extending the 14 hour on duty clock by using the 8 hour sleeper berth provision?
9.
Which of these statements about speed management is true?
10.
The aggregate WLL for logs loaded lengthwise must be at least:
11.
Cargo with a high center of gravity:
12.
Which of these is true about hazardous materials:
13.
In mountain driving you will have to use a lower gear to drive safely on a grade. Which of these does NOT affect your choice of gear?
14.
Based on the following information, how much fuel can you legally add while remaining legal on the drive axles?

Percentage of fuel weight to drive axles: 25%

Weight Before Fueling: Steer: 11,275, drives: 33,800, gross: 77,420

15.
Ideally, where would you like the cargo's center of gravity located?
16.
Which of the following is considered on duty time
17.
Which of the following is not true of Working Load Limit (WLL)?
18.
A tiedown is defined as:
19.
Space to the ____ your vehicle is most important to manage.
20.
You must keep the papers about hauling hazardous materials:
21.
Which of the following is not an acceptable method of containing loose parts when securing flattened or crushed vehicles?
22.
To secure paper rolls with eyes horizontally against rearward movement, you can use which of the following except:
23.
When securing a non-cubic boulder with an unstable base, the four surrounding chains must have a WLL of at least:
24.
What types of freight need to be secured properly?
25.
"Fully Contained" means:
26.
If you are convicted for driving under the influence while driving a commercial vehicle, and this is your first offense, you most likely will get:
27.
A tiedown with a marked WLL of 8,000 lbs directly attached to an article has an actual WLL of:
28.
When loading a trailer, if the cargo is loaded all to the rear, it may result in:
29.
If you are forced to leave the road in an emergency, all of these are good guidelines except:
30.
What is the minimum allowable tread depth for every groove on the front tires?
31.
Which of the following is not a reason why loads should be secured?
32.
Which of these is true about hauling hazardous materials?
33.
A combined Tank vehicle & hazardous material endorsement will be designated with what letter on the CDL?
34.
A key principle to remember about loading cargo is to keep the load:
35.
Sliding your trailer tandems forward or backward will redistribute the weight mainly between which two sets of axles?
36.
Based on the following figures, how much fuel can you legally add while remaining legal on the drive axles?

Percentage of fuel weight to drive axles: 30%

Weight Before Fueling: Steer: 11,275, drives: 33,750, gross: 77,220

37.
One option of positioning bundles of building materials is:
38.
The basic control skills exam allows for a maximum of how many points scored?
39.
If you have used up all of your 14 hour on duty time, how many hours would you regain after an 8 hour break in the sleeper berth?
40.
HOS regulations were designed to do all of the following except:
41.
You should always turn on your emergency four-way flashers when you:
42.
Which of these statements about the hazard of vehicle fire is true?
43.
If a straight vehicle (not trailer or articulation) goes into front-wheel skid, it will:
44.
Some of the serious driving errors that can be caused by alcohol include:
45.
What violation has occurred at 8:00 a.m. on Day 2?
Day 1

Day 2
46.
Option #1 for securing coils transported with eyes lengthwise includes:
47.
In terms of cargo securement, what is a 'well'?
48.
You have steer tires rated at 6,150 pounds each, and you're in the state of West Virginia which says the legal limit for the steer axle is 20,000 pounds. What's the maximum legal weight you can carry on your steer axle in West Virginia?
49.
Within the requirements for concrete pipe, which of these requires specific securement methods?
50.
If traveling slower than traffic flow on a grade, if legal you should: