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.
To prevent a load from shifting, there should be at least one tie down for every ____ feet of cargo.
2.
Which of these is not part of the pre-trip inspection of the engine compartment?
3.
You are driving on a slippery road during the day. What does the Driver’s manual say about how much space you should keep ahead of your truck?
4.
Which of these statements about alcohol is NOT true?
5.
What is the aggregate WLL of two indirect tiedowns with a WLL of 5,000 lbs, and one tiedown with a WLL of 6,000 lbs?
6.
Which of these statements is true?
7.
You are inspecting hydraulic brakes. You should pump the brake pedal three times then apply firm pressure to the pedal for five seconds. If the brakes are working properly, the pedal should:
8.
Which statement is true about extending the 14 hour on duty clock by using the 8 hour sleeper berth provision?
9.
An anchor point is defined as:
10.
What is the aggregate WLL of one 7/15 inch Grade 43 chain, and three 5/16 inch Grade 70 chains?
11.
Making sure that the cargo is not overweight is the responsibility of:
12.
A stake pocket is:
13.
Gross Vehicle Weight (GVW) means the following:
14.
Which of these statements about drugs is true?
15.
What is the minimum Working Load Limit for the entire securement system?
16.
Which of these are not part of the front pre-trip inspection?
17.
Cargo inspection:
18.
What is the minimum amount of rearward force that a cargo securement system must withstand?
19.
What factor has the greatest affect on how much weight is moved per hole in the tandem slider rail?
20.
You should wear a seat belt in a moving vehicle:
21.
Which of the following is not true of Working Load Limit (WLL)?
22.
Why should you always plan on arriving to your destination as quickly as possible?
23.
The maximum distance from the rear allowed for attaching mechanisms used to secure roll-on/roll-off containers is:
24.
Which of the following is not an acceptable method of containing loose parts when securing flattened or crushed vehicles?
25.
The bridge formula:
26.
What types of freight need to be secured properly?
27.
When stopping behind another vehicle, a safe gap to leave is one that:
28.
"Fully Contained" means:
29.
When confronted with an aggressive driver, you should do all of the following except:
30.
What are the two most common tandem slider rail hole spacings, and roughly how much weight is transferred per hole?
31.
Which of the following vehicles will have the longest stopping distance?
32.
Why does vehicle speed naturally increase on a downgrade?
33.
When turning quickly in an emergency, which of the following applies:
34.
In a pressurized cooling system, coolant level should be checked:
35.
Which of these is true about hauling hazardous materials?
36.
Which statement about EOBR's is true?
37.
A tractor trailer traveling 55 mph will travel how far between when the brain perceives a hazard and stopping?
38.
If you do not have a CB-radio, what procedure should you follow on an accident scene?
39.
A DUI conviction for a CDL-holder will result in disqualification for a minimum of:
40.
Minimum tread depth on every groove on all tires must be at least:
41.
If you were instructed to 'tarp' a load, what would you be using?
42.
If you hear on the radio that there is a major snowstorm forecast along your route, will you qualify for the Adverse Driving Conditions Exception?
43.
Sliding your trailer tandems toward the front or back of the vehicle will primarily change the weight distribution between which sets of axles?
44.
When stopping before a turn, do all of the following except:
45.
All of the following are concerns for driving on offramps or onramps except:
46.
Heavy vehicles often move slower than others. Which of these is NOT a good rule to follow while driving a heavy vehicle?
47.
Which of the statements about an inspection of the suspension components is true?
48.
What is the minimum WLL of a tiedown used to secure logs?
49.
There will be times when you must take a minimum of a 30 minute break off duty before performing which of the following tasks?
50.
In terms of cargo securement, what is a 'well'?