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.
You are driving on a clear night with your low beam lights on. If your headlights let you see about 250 feet ahead of you, you should adjust your speed so that you can stop within about _____ feet.
2.
On what day and time does a 14 hour rule violation occur?
Day 1

Day 2
3.
"According to the driver’s manual, why should you limit the use of your horn?"
4.
What should you do before driving in mountains?
5.
Which of these statements about cold weather driving is true?
6.
Which of the following can be used as part of the cargo securement system?
7.
Why Do HOS Regulations Exist?
8.
At what time does a violation occur on this log?
9.
Whenever you double your speed, your vehicle has about how many times of destructive power if it crashes?
10.
After taking 10 consecutive hours off duty, a driver begins to work at 8:00 a.m. The driver may operate a commercial motor vehicle until what time?
11.
If you have to make a vehicle inspection report you must sign it
12.
A stack of shortwood loaded lengthwise can be secured with one tiedown if:
13.
You are driving a vehicle that could be driven safely at 55 mph on an open road. But traffic is heavy and other vehicles drive at the speed of 35 mph, though the speed limit is 55 mph. The safest speed for your vehicle is more likely to be:
14.
By definition, what is a wedge?
15.
If you jam on the brakes and the wheels lock up and skid:
16.
When securing metal coils with eyes vertical, the angle between tiedown and deck, if possible, should be:
17.
For safer night time driving, windshields and mirrors should be:
18.
When shifting you should do all of the following except:
19.
Three serious traffic violations in a 3-year period will result in a CDL disqualification of:
20.
What factors typically determine your blood alcohol concentration BAC?
21.
Cargo is contained when:
22.
A car suddenly cuts in front of you, creating a hazard. Which of these actions should you NOT take?
23.
What is the 8 day / 70 hour on duty limit?
24.
If you cannot see the driver of a vehicle, then:
25.
Requirements for securing a non-cubic shaped boulder with a stable base include all of the following except:
26.
When securing concrete pipe loaded crosswise, arrange the top tier:
27.
What is the minimum angle that indirect tiedowns must form with the vehicle?
28.
When loading bell pipe on one tier, all of the following apply except:
29.
A placarded vehicle must have how many identical placards?
30.
What should you do if you are unsure whether you have enough overhead clearance?
31.
What violations occurred in this example?
Day 1

Day 2
32.
When you are starting to move up a hill from a stop:
33.
Which of these statements about braking is true?
34.
If a CDL-holder's privilege to drive non-CMV's is revoked or suspended more than once for alcohol, felony, or controlled substance violations, the CDL will be disqualified for:
35.
When changing lanes, put you turn signal on, and:
36.
A 'hook-lift container' is:
37.
Make sure that splash guards are properly fastened, and not:
38.
Mirror adjustment can only be checked accurately when:
39.
Which of these statements about vehicle fire is true?
40.
What should you do when your vehicle hydroplanes?
41.
Which of these statements about engine overheating is true?
42.
Which of these statements about staying alert to drive is true?
43.
When securing building materials, how many tiedowns are required for top tier bundles longer than 5 ft?
44.
You weigh the truck immediately before and after fueling. Based on the following, determine what percentage of the weight goes to each set of axles.

Before fueling:

steer: 11,450, drives: 33,100, gross: 76,700

After fueling:

steer:11,850, drives: 33,300, gross: 77,300

45.
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?
46.
What is the minimum number of tiedowns to use on a load 4ft 7in long, and weighing 1,237 lbs?
47.
Posted heights at overpasses:
48.
Sliding your 5th wheel will redistribute the weight mainly between which two sets of axles?
49.
The pre-trip inspection should generally include how many steps?
50.
Submitting fingerprints for a background check will be required for drivers applying for: