Free Maine 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 ME General Knowledge Practice Test has the same questions as the real exam which is based on the Maine CDL Manual. Our CDL practice test pack covers most of the subject areas on the Maine 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 Maine 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 ME commercial driver's license manual
Full answers + detailed explanations
Perfect for first-time, renewal applicants
ME CDL General Knowledge Test format:
50 questions
40 correct answers to pass
80% passing score
List of questions
1.
One can recognize hazardous materials by looking on the container:
2.
The primary cause of fatal crashes is:
3.
Which of the following can be used as part of the cargo securement system?
4.
How many days are you required to keep your completed logs?
5.
As a way to maximize all time available, you should always do the following:
6.
A hook-lift container is:
7.
When approaching a railroad crossing, which of these safety precautions applies?
8.
An anchor point is defined as:
9.
Major signs of tire failure could include:
10.
What keeps an engine cool in hot weather driving?
11.
When a coolant container is part of a pressurized system which of these is true?
12.
How many knots are acceptable in a properly working tiedown?
13.
Based on the following information, how much fuel can you legally add while remaining legal on the drive axles?

Percentage of fuel weight to drive axles: 25%

Weight Before Fueling: Steer: 11,275, drives: 33,800, gross: 77,420

14.
Retarders:
15.
The principal way of controlling speed on downgrades is:
16.
What is a rub rail?
17.
To prevent brake fade you should:
18.
Most serious skids result from:
19.
While exiting the vehicle for a 'look', how many points of contact must you keep with the vehicle at all times?
20.
A car suddenly cuts in front of you, creating a hazard. Which of these actions should you NOT take?
21.
Which of these do not provide extra gears on some trucks?
22.
EOBR's are required to automatically record which of the following?
23.
When stopping behind another vehicle, a safe gap to leave is one that:
24.
What violation has occurred at 10:00 a.m. on Day 2?
Day 1

Day 2
25.
.5g is equal to what?
26.
Which of these should you NOT do in an emergency situation?
27.
You are driving on a straight, level highway at 50 mph. There are no vehicles in front of you. Suddenly a tire blew out of your vehicle, what should you do first?
28.
Which of these is a good thing to do when steering to avoid a crash?
29.
When driving at night you should use your high beams when oncoming traffic is not within ____ feet?
30.
When turning quickly in an emergency, which of the following applies:
31.
Whenever possible, a row of metal coils with eyes vertical requires one direct tiedown to secure against rearward movement at what maximum angle?
32.
A dunnage bag is:
33.
When changing lanes, put you turn signal on, and:
34.
Make sure that splash guards are properly fastened, and not:
35.
Any CDL holder found to operating a CMV with ANY alcohol in his/her system will be placed out-of-service for a minimum of:
36.
Some common causes of vehicle fires are spilled fuel, improper fueling, under-inflated tires, and:
37.
If you do not have a CB-radio, what procedure should you follow on an accident scene?
38.
To help stay alert while driving, when should you take breaks?
39.
Minimum tread depth on every groove on all tires must be at least:
40.
Methods of securing building materials against forward motion include:
41.
Sharp pavement drop-offs:
42.
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: 11,450, drives: 33,100, gross: 76,700

After fueling:

steer:11,850, drives: 33,300, gross: 77,300

43.
The condition of all in-cab controls should be checked for:
44.
When involved in an accident and not seriously injured, basic steps you should take include assist the injured, notify authorities, and:
45.
Which of these is true about mirror adjusting?
46.
There will be times when you must take a minimum of a 30 minute break off duty before performing which of the following tasks?
47.
In terms of cargo securement, what is a 'well'?
48.
When securing paper rolls with eyes vertical in a sided vehicle all of the following are acceptable except:
49.
What violations occurred on the below example?
50.
The maximum number of allowable looks and/or pull-ups on any particular exam exercise is: