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.
Void filler is:
2.
When using the brakes on a steep downgrade, which of the following applies?
3.
The driver is responsible for all of the following except for:
4.
When securing concrete pipe over 45 inches loaded crosswise, which direction must the tiedowns on the rear half of the load run?
5.
How many red reflective triangles are you required to carry?
6.
Which of these statements about emergency steering is true?
7.
If you are stopped at a roadside rest area and found to have a BAC (Blood Alcohol Concentration) of 0.02 you will:
8.
Which may be a sign of tire failure?
9.
Sometimes you need to leave a road to avoid a hazard or emergency. When you do, you should keep in mind, that:
10.
Which of these is true about driving in a tunnel?
11.
Which of these statements about backing a heavy vehicle is true?
12.
You are checking your brakes and suspension system for a pre-trip inspection. Which of these statements is true?
13.
Which of these is a good thing to do when driving at night?
14.
Which statement is true about extending the 14 hour on duty clock by using the 8 hour sleeper berth provision?
15.
Commercial drivers are allowed to hold CDL's in how many states at the same time?
16.
To test for leaks on hydraulic brake systems:
17.
On what day and time does an 11 hour rule violation occur?
Day 1

Day 2
18.
In cargo securement, what is a 'cleat' defined as?
19.
Vehicles exempt from Certificate of Safety inspection requirements include:
20.
You should be prepared to the examiner:
21.
A single metal coil with eye vertical weighing 6,350 lbs requires tiedowns with a minimum aggregate WLL of:
22.
Service brake stopping action should be tested at:
23.
Snow and ice must be removed from the radiator because otherwise:
24.
A bulkhead is defined as:
25.
When securing metal coils with eyes vertical, the angle between tiedown and deck, if possible, should be:
26.
Which of the following are not a primary factor affecting weight distribution across the axles?
27.
The responsibility for repairing items noted on the pre-trip report that affect safety belongs to:
28.
You are starting your vehicle in motion from a stop. As you apply power to the drive wheels, they start to spin. You should:
29.
Sliding the 5th wheel will change the weight distribution almost exclusively between which sets of axles?
30.
In bad weather many drivers tailgate large vehicles. What should you do?
31.
You should wear a seat belt in a moving vehicle:
32.
A tiedown is defined as:
33.
When securing paper rolls with eyes horizontal, which of the following should be used to secure the rear-most roll?
34.
Impaired drivers who present potential hazards may tend to:
35.
How long should it take oil pressure to come up to normal?
36.
A load weighing 41,500 lbs requires securement against rearward force of:
37.
Most skids:
38.
The object of the pre-trip inspection is:
39.
After starting the engine:
40.
A combined Tank vehicle & hazardous material endorsement will be designated with what letter on the CDL?
41.
Your vehicle has hydraulic brakes. While traveling on a level road, you press the brake pedal and find that it goes to the floor. Which of these statements is true?
42.
What should you do when your vehicle hydroplanes?
43.
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?
44.
The most common cause of skids is:
45.
When entering and exiting an expressway, and also generally any time you drive, you should:
46.
A container chassis vehicle, by definition, is:
47.
During the vehicle inspection, checking of ___ will NOT prevent a fire.
48.
What is the minimum number of tiedowns required through the eye of a metal coil loaded crosswise?
49.
What is the minimum WLL of a tiedown used to secure logs?
50.
You should try to avoid driving in fog: