Free Kentucky 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 KY General Knowledge Practice Test has the same questions as the real exam which is based on the KY CDL Manual. Our CDL practice test covers most of the subject areas on the Kentucky 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 practice test an unlimited number of times to make sure you learn all the questions. Our Kentucky CDL Practice Test will refine your driving knowledge so you can earn your CDL and start driving on the roads. Let’s take our practice test now!

Our CDL practice tests:
Based on 2022 KY commercial driver's license manual
Full answers + detailed explanations
Perfect for first-time, renewal applicants
KY CDL General Knowledge Test format:
50 questions
40 correct answers to pass
80% passing score
List of questions
1.
What is the minimum weight of a shipment of paper rolls that would require specific securement requirements?
2.
When driving at more than 40 mph, what is the safe minimum following distance for ideal daytime conditions?
3.
What violation has occurred on the below log?

4.
When are helpers needed to back your vehicle?
5.
Which statement below is false?
6.
In case of a fire, you should pull off the road and do all of the following except:
7.
When can your logbook be inspected?
8.
You are driving a 40-foot vehicle at 35 mph. The road is dry, and visibility is good. What is the least amount of space you should keep in front of your vehicle to be safe?
9.
Special permits will be required for loads that are:
10.
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?
11.
Hazmat placards are what shape?
12.
Which day below contains at least 1 violation?
Day 1

Day 2
13.
When approaching a railroad crossing, which of these safety precautions applies?
14.
Concrete pipe loaded crosswise generally:
15.
Which of these is a good thing to remember when crossing or entering traffic with a heavy vehicle?
16.
In case of illness that prevents you from driving safely, you should:
17.
Vehicles exempt from Certificate of Safety inspection requirements include:
18.
Option #3 for securing metal coils transported with eyes lengthwise includes all of the following except:
19.
Retarders:
20.
To secure a cubic-shaped boulder, how many tiedowns are required, at minimum?
21.
A cleat is a short piece of wood used:
22.
Why should drivers avoid foreign objects in the road?
23.
Load securement for cargo weighing 29,650 lbs must be able to withstand upward force of how many lbs?
24.
Drivers must inspect the securement of cargo every 150 miles or:
25.
What is the safe number to use in calculations for the weight of fuel?
26.
When driving through the work zone you should:
27.
Which of these is a good thing to remember about using mirrors?
28.
Which of these statements about marking a stopped vehicle is true?
29.
Which of these could be considered off duty time?
30.
Brake fade:
31.
A chain marked with a
4 is identified as what kind?
32.
When calculating directional forces, 'g' is expressed as:
33.
Aggregate Working Load Limit is defined as:
34.
The best way to take a curve is to slow to a safe speed before entering the curve, then __________ as you go through it.
35.
Empty trucks:
36.
Specific cargo securement rules on automobiles and light trucks apply to vehicles of what weight?
37.
A dunnage bag is:
38.
Which statement is true?
39.
You must stop on a hill or curve on a two-lane-two-way road. How far should you place reflective triangles?
40.
Sliding your trailer tandems forward or backward will redistribute the weight mainly between which two sets of axles?
41.
When you see a pedestrian or bicyclist along the road you should:
42.
Can state inspectors inspect your truck or bus?
43.
Which of the following is NOT a characteristic of tire failure?
44.
What is the correct method of determining what percentage of fuel is distributed between the steer axle and the drive axles?
45.
The most common cause of skids is:
46.
What is the maximum ideal angle for an effective direct tiedown?
47.
A Class A CDL is required to drive a combination vehicle of over 26,001 lbs towing a vehicle weighing:
48.
When securing concrete pipe up to 45 inches loaded crosswise, tiedowns through the pipe must be:
49.
If traveling slower than traffic flow on a grade, if legal you should:
50.
If you're able to arrive early for a delivery, you should: