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.
What is the minimum WLL of each tiedown used to secure crushed or flattened vehicles?
2.
By law, who is ultimately responsible for ensuring the safety and road-worthiness of a CMV?
3.
Which statement is true?
4.
When a driver stops and reverses direction to get a better position during the driving exam, it is considered a(n):
5.
High friction securement devices include:
6.
What does the 14 hour on duty limit mean?
7.
Which of these is true about tires and hot weather?
8.
Which day below contains a violation?
Day 1

Day 2
9.
Which of these is correct about emergency or evasive action?
10.
For your safety, when setting out reflective triangles you should:
11.
If you jam on the brakes and the wheels lock up and skid:
12.
All vehicles on all highways have a maximum allowable height of:
13.
What is the minimum Working Load Limit for the entire securement system?
14.
What is true about using a heater?
15.
If you load cargo into the overhang portion of the trailer, what will be the result?
16.
When securing building materials, how many knots are acceptable in the tiedown(s)?
17.
Load securement for cargo weighing 29,650 lbs must be able to withstand upward force of how many lbs?
18.
There are two types of jackknife, they are:
19.
What does EOBR stand for?
20.
When securing concrete pipe with a diameter of more than 45 inches loaded crosswise, how many tiedowns are required through each pipe at minimum?
21.
Which of the following is not an acceptable method of containing loose parts when securing flattened or crushed vehicles?
22.
Cargo is contained when:
23.
Drivers are generally only allowed to use cell phones or text in all of the following situations except:
24.
A sided vehicle containing cargo weighing 35,980 lbs must be able to withstand a rearward force of at least:
25.
Distracted driving could be any of the following except:
26.
You are driving a heavy vehicle. You must exit a highway using an off-ramp that curves downhill. You should:
27.
Any activity that draws your attention to something other than the task of driving is considered:
28.
When activated, retarders apply braking power when:
29.
What should you do if a car coming toward you at night keeps its high beams on?
30.
Why does vehicle speed naturally increase on a downgrade?
31.
An example of reckless driving is:
32.
Drivers of trucks and tractor-trailers with cargo must check that the cargo is well secured within the first ___ miles of the trip.
33.
In a pressurized cooling system, coolant level should be checked:
34.
A chock is generally used to secure:
35.
If you slide the 5th wheel toward the nose of the tractor, what will be the effect?
36.
The maximum allowable overall length for semitrailers is:
37.
Specific examples of vehicles which drivers should pay close attention to as possible hazards include:
38.
Merging to the road is safest if you:
39.
In Oregon, the maximum weight on the steer axle is listed as 600 pounds per inch of tire tread width up to 20,000 pounds. Your steer tires have a load rating of 6,150 pounds each and are 10 inches wide. What is the maximum legal weight your steer axle can carry in Oregon?
40.
To avoid an accident you moved to the shoulder. The shoulder is clear, you should:
41.
When you are parked on the side of the road at night you must:
42.
What is the correct method of determining what percentage of fuel is distributed between the steer axle and the drive axles?
43.
What does BAC stand for?
44.
A device placed on the exposed edge of an article to distribute tiedown forces over a larger area of cargo than the tiedown itself, to protect the tie-down and/or cargo from damage, and to allow the tiedown to slide freely when being tensioned is a:
45.
What violation occurs in the example below?
Day 1
46.
Using the following numbers, what would be the final result if you moved the 5th wheel forward two holes?

steer axle: 10,800 pounds
drive axles: 34,100 pounds
Weight transfer: 500 pounds per hole
47.
Which of these statements about acceleration is true?
48.
When securing building materials, how many tiedowns are required for top tier bundles longer than 5 ft?
49.
When securing a single metal coil with eyes vertical:
50.
When securing concrete bell pipe in multiple complete tiers, all of the following are true except: