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 statements about managing space to the sides is true?
2.
A vertical barrier across the front of the deck of a vehicle to prevent forward movement of cargo is a:
3.
You are checking your tires for a pre-trip inspection. Which of these statements is true?
4.
Which of these statements about certain types of cargo is true?
5.
How many days are you required to keep your completed logs?
6.
High friction securement devices include:
7.
There are three maximum limits you must follow at all times. Those limits are:
8.
What is a cab shield?
9.
Overloading can have all of the following effects except:
10.
When a coolant container is part of a pressurized system which of these is true?
11.
What does DOT stand for?
12.
Which statement below is true?
13.
Why is damage to the exhaust system a danger?
14.
What is true about using a heater?
15.
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: 80%

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

Weight Before Fueling: Steer: 11,450, drives: 33,100, gross: 76,700

16.
Medicine used to treat the common cold:
17.
How many violations occur on the below example?
Day 1

Day 2
18.
A tiedown is defined as:
19.
As part of the log packing requirements:
20.
In order to drive placarded vehicles, drivers are required to have:
21.
What affect will sliding the trailer tandems forward have on the weight distribution?
22.
What will be the ultimate limitation that prevents you from putting the trailer tandems as far to the rear of the trailer as possible?
23.
Most skids:
24.
A waterproof sheet used to cover cargo is a:
25.
When loading paper rolls with eyes horizontal, which of the following is not a requirement for stacking a second layer?
26.
When driving at night you should use your high beams when oncoming traffic is not within ____ feet?
27.
An example of reckless driving is:
28.
In case of a fire in the cargo area of a van or box trailer, you should:
29.
Cargo securement for a load weighing 37,000 lbs must be able to withstand a minimum forward braking force of:
30.
You are driving a heavy vehicle. You must exit a highway using an off-ramp that curves downhill. You should:
31.
What hours must your logbook show?
32.
To correct a drive wheel braking skid, you should:
33.
Containerized loads:
34.
Which of the following techniques will not change the weight distribution across your axles?
35.
What is aggregate working load limit?
36.
Which of the following is considered off duty time?
37.
Generally, when steering in an emergency, which direction is your best option?
38.
What is the minimum WLL used to block forward movement of cargo weighing 36,500 lbs?
39.
HOS regulations were designed to do all of the following except:
40.
What is the minimum number of tie-downs to be used on flatbed cargo?
41.
The maximum number of encroachments allowed on a particular exam exercise is:
42.
A sign of a confused driver who may present a potential hazard is:
43.
Which of these is true about mirror adjusting?
44.
As part of their pre-trip cargo securement inspection, drivers should:
45.
Option #1 for securing coils transported with eyes lengthwise includes:
46.
Which log below contains at least one violation?
Day 1

Day 2
47.
You have steer tires rated at 6,150 pounds each, and you're in the state of West Virginia which says the legal limit for the steer axle is 20,000 pounds. What's the maximum legal weight you can carry on your steer axle in West Virginia?
48.
What is Gross Vehicle Weight Rating?
49.
You should try to avoid driving in fog:
50.
Shifting gears on most heavy vehicles using manual transmissions will require: