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.
Void filler is:
2.
A vehicle is loaded with very little weight on the drive axle. What may happen?
3.
What is the minimum WLL of each tiedown used to secure crushed or flattened vehicles?
4.
You are driving on a clear night. You must dim your headlights from high to low. You should adjust your speed so that you can stop within:
5.
Which of these statements about driving in areas with strong wind is true?
6.
Perception distance is the distance your vehicle travels from the time:
7.
As a way to maximize all time available, you should always do the following:
8.
What does the 14 hour on duty limit mean?
9.
Which day below contains a violation?
Day 1

Day 2
10.
You should lightly apply your brakes to flash the brake lights if:
11.
On what day and time does an 11 hour rule violation occur?
Day 1

Day 2
12.
Cargo with a high center of gravity:
13.
When coming down a long, steep downgrade, what should be your primary method of controlling your speed?
14.
What is a 34 hour restart?
15.
How many knots are acceptable in a properly working tiedown?
16.
For your safety, when setting out reflective triangles you should:
17.
Which of the following statements about speed management is true?
18.
While exiting the vehicle for a 'look', how many points of contact must you keep with the vehicle at all times?
19.
Circumstances that would make wheels and rims unsafe include the following except:
20.
A securement system must be capable of resisting how much lateral (side-to-side) force, at minimum?
21.
Your vehicle will be put out of service if ____ or more leaves in any leaf spring are missing.
22.
Which of these do not provide extra gears on some trucks?
23.
Who enforces HOS regulations?
24.
Specific suspension problems that drivers should look for include which of the following:
25.
What is the Federal standard for the weight limit on a single axle?
26.
A combination of securing devices which form an assembly that attaches cargo to, or restrains cargo on, a vehicle or trailer, and is attached to anchor point(s) is a:
27.
Which of these statements about cargo loading is true?
28.
What are most front-wheel skids caused by:
29.
What is the main factor that will limit how far back you can slide your tandems?
30.
If you increase your speed from 20 to 60 mph (original speed times 3), how much more braking distance is required at 60 mph than at 20 mph?
31.
What is the total WLL of two 20mm nylon ropes and one 5/8-inch wire rope?
32.
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: 85%

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

Weight Before Fueling: Steer: 11,500, drives: 33,100, gross: 76,700

33.
If an oncoming vehicle drifts into your lane you should:
34.
If loading and securing paper rolls on a second layer:
35.
You are required to inspect your truck within how many miles after beginning the trip?
36.
Vehicles should be equipped with all of the following emergency equipment except:
37.
To avoid an accident you moved to the shoulder. The shoulder is clear, you should:
38.
Requirements for securing heavy vehicles, equipment, and machinery apply at what weight?
39.
What is the maximum legal weight for the drive axles or trailer tandems?
40.
What is the maximum angle recommended for tiedowns securing cement pipe loaded crosswise, relative to the deck?
41.
A driver will generally be required to have a DOT medical card in order to drive which of the following:
42.
To avoid being blinded by glare when driving at night, drivers should:
43.
Some of the serious driving errors that can be caused by alcohol include:
44.
What can be the result of too much weight on the back of the trailer?
45.
What violation has occurred at 8:00 a.m. on Day 2?
Day 1

Day 2
46.
When securing a single metal coil with eyes vertical:
47.
Blocking is used to:
48.
A bulkhead is used:
49.
When securing paper rolls with friction mats as a primary method:
50.
When securing paper rolls with eyes crosswise, which of the following can be used to prevent side-to-side shifting when there is more than 8 inches of space to the wall?