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.
Which of these is NOT a good thing to do when driving on slippery roads?
2.
The driver is responsible for all of the following except for:
3.
When securing concrete pipe over 45 inches loaded crosswise, which direction must the tiedowns on the rear half of the load run?
4.
What is the best way to prevent brake failure on long downgrades?
5.
A hazard:
6.
The North American Cargo Securement Standard cover vehicles weighing:
7.
Securing cargo on a flatbed trailer is typically done using:
8.
"The driver’s manual suggests several things to do when you pass a vehicle. Which of these is NOT one of them?"
9.
Some general signs that another driver may be distracted include which of the following:
10.
When should drivers inspect their vehicles?
11.
Implied consent means:
12.
When loading and securing a boulder, it should be:
13.
All of the following are exempt from needing a CDL except:
14.
What is the Federal Standard for maximum weight on a tandem axle vehicle?
15.
A single metal coil with eye vertical weighing 6,350 lbs requires tiedowns with a minimum aggregate WLL of:
16.
What should you do when you see a hazard in the roadway ahead of you?
17.
What violations occurred on Day 2 of this example?
Day 1

Day 2
18.
When securing concrete pipe with a diameter up to 45 inches loaded crosswise as a group, a crosswise tiedown should be used every how many feet?
19.
To prevent rolling, how many points of contact are required, at minimum, for a boulder resting on a rounded or partially rounded side?
20.
All of the following are considered excessive speeding except:
21.
A female housing fixed to the side or ends of a vehicle to receive a stake or peg, and may also be used as an anchor point is a:
22.
All of the following are lighting requirements for combination vehicles longer than 20 feet or wider than 80 inches except:
23.
When securing building materials, how many knots are acceptable in the tiedown(s)?
24.
Which of the following is considered on duty time
25.
If you are driving while sleepy, the safest remedy is:
26.
Which of these statements about double clutching and shifting is true?
27.
Which of these is true about the use of drugs while driving?
28.
All vehicles or drivers must carry:
29.
Using the following numbers for your calculations, how much weight will come off your steer axle?


Miles per gallon: 7
Miles travelled: 280
Percenatage of fuel weight on steer axle: 80%
30.
Rust around wheel nuts may indicate what?
31.
Your brakes can get wet when driving through heavy rain. What can happen if the brakes are applied?
32.
You should try to park so that:
33.
Which day on the example below contains a violation?
Day 1

Day 2
34.
The condition in which water or slush collects on the road and your tires lose contact and have little or no traction is called:
35.
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:
36.
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?
37.
What is the minimum allowable tread depth for every groove on the front tires?
38.
The road you are driving on becomes very slippery due to glare ice. Which of these is a good thing to do in such a situation?
39.
In general, the best braking technique to use in maintaining a safe speed when driving on a downgrade is:
40.
A key principle to remember about loading cargo is to keep the load:
41.
Drivers must have a CDL to legally drive:
42.
When vehicles towing trailers go into a drive-wheel skid, the trailer can push the towing vehicle sideways, causing a:
43.
Who is responsible for inspecting securing devices and cargo within the first 50 miles?
44.
Under normal circumstances, what is the maximum allowed width for commercial vehicles?
45.
An intermodal container is:
46.
To determine blood alcohol concentration level for a person, it is necessary to know:
47.
During the vehicle inspection, checking of ___ will NOT prevent a fire.
48.
What is the minimum number of tiedowns required through the eye of a metal coil loaded crosswise?
49.
The pre-trip inspection should show that the exhaust system is:
50.
The term 'edge protector' refers to: