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 at night and you must dim your headlights for traffic. Good speed management says you should:
2.
How do you correct a drive-wheel acceleration skid?
3.
One can recognize hazardous materials by looking on the container:
4.
Turn signals facing the front should be amber or:
5.
By law, who is ultimately responsible for ensuring the safety and road-worthiness of a CMV?
6.
Which of these pieces of emergency equipment should always be carried in your vehicle?
7.
Which statement is true?
8.
Applying the brakes repeatedly on a downgrade to reduce speed 5 mph below your target is called:
9.
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: 10,200, drives: 31,300, gross: 71,700

After fueling:

steer:11,000, drives: 31,500, gross: 72,700

10.
The maximum weight limit on a single axle is:
11.
When loaded cement pipe over 45 inches in diameter, which pipes should be blocked, wedged, or otherwise immobilized?
12.
What is the minimum weight of a load of metal coils that requires specific securement practices?
13.
If your vehicle catches fire while you are driving, you should:
14.
Touching or crossing over a boundary line during the driving exam is considered a(n):
15.
When securing building materials, spacer requirements include all of the following except:
16.
When driving at night, you should:
17.
Ideally, where would you like the cargo's center of gravity located?
18.
The principal way of controlling speed on downgrades is:
19.
You are traveling down a long, steep hill. Your brakes get so hot that they have failed. What should you do?
20.
What is a rub rail?
21.
When entering or crossing traffic, observe all of the following except:
22.
When you are driving on a snow packed road, you should reduce your speed by:
23.
What does emergency braking mean?
24.
Any operator who refuses to submit to drug or alcohol testing, or who tests in excess of the legal limits, will be disqualified for a minimum of:
25.
While driving through an intersection, you should:
26.
All of the following should be part of the engine compartment check except:
27.
How many violations have occurred on the below log?
28.
A load weighing 41,500 lbs requires securement against rearward force of:
29.
If you need to leave the road in a traffic emergency, you should:
30.
When banding paper rolls with eyes vertical, you should:
31.
A chock is generally used to secure:
32.
Which of these would NOT help if windshield is covered with ice?
33.
What is low-speed offtracking?
34.
When securing heavy vehicles, what is the minimum WLL of each tiedown?
35.
Combination vehicles must display license plates:
36.
When securing a metal coil with eyes lengthwise, all of the following are steps for securement option #1 except for:
37.
In Oregon, the maximum weight on the steer axle is listed as 600 pounds per inch of tire tread width up to 20,000 pounds. Your steer tires have a load rating of 6,150 pounds each and are 10 inches wide. What is the maximum legal weight your steer axle can carry in Oregon?
38.
Which of the following are covered by the specific log securement requirements?
39.
You must drive on a slippery road. Which of these is a good thing to do in such a situation?
40.
Specific parts of the CDL driving and skills exam include which of the following?
41.
Backing your vehicle in a straight line without crossing over or touching the exercise boundaries is called:
42.
Methods of securing building materials against forward motion include:
43.
Coming down steep, long, downgrades will require a driver to:
44.
All of the following are true of alcohol except:
45.
How much space in front of you is needed while driving on a highway?
46.
What is true about bad weather and driving conditions?
47.
You receive a scale ticket and your drive axles are 35,400 and your trailer tandems are 31,100. Based upon the two most common tandem slider rail hole spacings, what is the minimum number of holes you would have to slide the tandems to get the weight legal, and in which direction?
48.
Which of these is the most important thing to remember about emergency braking?
49.
Among other hazards, drivers should be on the lookout for slow or confused drivers, children, accidents, and:
50.
Products that pose a risk to health, safety
and property during transportation are called: