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 can see a marking on a vehicle ahead of you. The marking is a red triangle with an orange center. What does the marking mean?
2.
Which of these is the best general rule for night driving?
3.
In case of tire failure, all of the following will be steps in your response except:
4.
The cargo securement standard applies to commercial vehicles weighing more than:
5.
A hook-lift container is:
6.
Is there a 14 hour rule violation on Day 2?
Day 1

Day 2
7.
A row of metal coils loaded with eyes lengthwise requires how many direct tiedowns over each side-by-side row or coil?
8.
Which of these is correct about emergency or evasive action?
9.
Retreaded, recapped, or regrooved tires are allowed on the front wheels of a bus when?
10.
Which of these is not required knowledge for drivers seeking a hazardous material endorsement?
11.
Is the below example a completed 34 hour restart?
Day 1

Day 2

12.
In cargo securement, a wedge is defined as:
13.
All vehicles on all highways have a maximum allowable height of:
14.
Overweight, oversized loads:
15.
Another name for 'skid', a platform or tray on which cargo is placed so that it can be handled as an article.
16.
What happens if you spend 8 hours in the sleeper berth?
17.
If you are being tailgated, you should not:
18.
You should signal continuously while turning because:
19.
When securing paper rolls on a flatbed or curtainside vehicle, it is acceptable to stack rolls with eyes vertical:
20.
What is the maximum weight that can be secured by a tiedown with a marked WLL of 5,000 lbs?
21.
When securing concrete pipe with a diameter of more than 45 inches loaded crosswise, how many tiedowns are required through each pipe at minimum?
22.
Rims with welding repairs or missing lugs:
23.
When should you test your parking brakes?
24.
Which of these statements about downshifting is true?
25.
How long should it take oil pressure to come up to normal?
26.
Is the below example a completed 34 hour restart?
Day 1

Day 2
27.
What happens if an EOBR malfunctions?
28.
What three distances build up the total stopping distance of your truck or bus?
29.
Whenever possible, a row of metal coils with eyes vertical requires one direct tiedown to secure against rearward movement at what maximum angle?
30.
You are checking your brakes and suspension system for a pre-trip inspection. Which of these statements is NOT true?
31.
A combined Tank vehicle & hazardous material endorsement will be designated with what letter on the CDL?
32.
A 30 minute break violation occurs on the below example. What day and time does the violation occur?
Day 1

Day 2
33.
An outside vehicle observation will be scored every time the driver:
34.
What should you do while turning?
35.
If unsure of the exact location of the center of gravity of your cargo, where would you rather have the center of gravity located if you couldn't get it centered?
36.
If you must drive in fog, some considerations include which of the following:
37.
What are the two primary laws governing the placement of the tandems?
38.
Which of these is true about radiator shutters and the winter-front during winter driving?
39.
When securing metal coils, it is acceptable to use nailed blocking or cleats as the sole means to secure:
40.
When backing, all of the following are important safety rules:
41.
Given that general cargo securement requires a WLL of at least 50% of cargo weight, how many 11mm wire rope tiedowns would be required for a load of 26,000 lbs?
42.
When a tiedown is attached directly to the cargo, what is the ideal angle where it attached to the vehicle?
43.
When checking the general condition of the vehicle, which of the following should be specifically addressed?
44.
Which of these statements about acceleration is true?
45.
The value specified by the manufacturer as the loaded weight of a combination vehicle is?
46.
Which of these lights cannot be checked at the same time?
47.
Requirements for securing two stacks of shortwood loaded side-by-side include:
48.
On what day and time does an 11 hour rule violation occur?
Day 1

Day 2

49.
Indirect tiedowns create what direction of force?
50.
When securing paper rolls with eyes vertical in a sided vehicle all of the following are acceptable except: