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.
Vehicle skids are often caused by:
2.
How do you stop a front-wheel skid?
3.
Why is it important to shift gears correctly?
4.
You are checking your brakes and suspension system for a pre-trip inspection. Which of these statements is true?
5.
As the blood alcohol concentration (BAC) goes up, what happens?
6.
If the cargo is fully contained in a sided vehicle, what is the minimum requirement for withstanding sideways force?
7.
All lights and reflectors should be operating properly, clean, and:
8.
What is the maximum blood-alcohol concentration allowed for operating a school bus?
9.
Who is responsible for ensuring that the vehicles, anchor points and other securement components are in good working order?
10.
When you encounter a driver that appears to be distracted, you should:
11.
What keeps an engine cool in hot weather driving?
12.
On which of the below logs did a violation occur?

Day 1



Day 2

13.
The distance the truck will travel between noticing a hazard and hitting the brakes is:
14.
Service brake stopping action should be tested at:
15.
Which of these are requirements for securement systems?
16.
A left-hand turn should end:
17.
Most serious skids result from:
18.
To avoid driving when tired, if at all possible you should schedule your trips:
19.
When securing rows of coils, requirements include all of the following except:
20.
You are starting your vehicle in motion from a stop. As you apply power to the drive wheels, they start to spin. You should:
21.
The 14 hour limit can be extended by:
22.
In cargo securement, bracing is:
23.
A sided vehicle containing cargo weighing 35,980 lbs must be able to withstand a rearward force of at least:
24.
You are driving a truck with a manual transmission. What gear will you probably have to use to take a long, steep downhill grade?
25.
What is the minimum securement requirement for paper rolls with eyes vertical with a width between 1.25 and 1.76 its diameter?
26.
The object of the pre-trip inspection is:
27.
Which of these actions are NOT recommended for a left turn?
28.
Which of these is a good thing to do when steering to avoid a crash?
29.
A tiedown with a marked WLL of 8,000 lbs directly attached to an article has an actual WLL of:
30.
The tread depth on front steering wheel tires should be:
31.
If you are forced to leave the road in an emergency, all of these are good guidelines except:
32.
After starting the engine:
33.
To satisfy general cargo securement requirements, what is the minimum WLL for securing vehicles under 10,000 lbs?
34.
After turning and getting up to speed:
35.
The maximum allowable overall length for semitrailers is:
36.
To protect the area after an accident, steps you should take include:
37.
Specific examples of vehicles which drivers should pay close attention to as possible hazards include:
38.
What is a pallet used for?
39.
Given that general cargo securement requires a WLL of at least 50% of cargo weight, how many 1/2-inch Grade 70 chains would be required for a load of 34,500 lbs?
40.
When your vehicle is out of gear for more than its length, it will be scored as:
41.
What does GCWR stand for?
42.
Which of these statements about tires and hot weather driving is true?
43.
When you are parked on the side of the road at night you must:
44.
What violation occurs at 2:00 p.m. on this example?
45.
Some causes of fuel fires include improper fueling, driver smoking, and:
46.
Which statement below is false?
47.
If you lose pressure in hydraulic brakes, you can:
48.
Which of these is NOT a good rule to follow when caring for injured persons at an accident scene?
49.
Within the requirements for concrete pipe, which of these requires specific securement methods?
50.
When driving downhill, you should use the service brakes: