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.
To help you to stay alert while driving, you should:
2.
Which of these is NOT something you should do if your headlights are not working properly?
3.
Perception distance is the distance your vehicle travels from the time:
4.
Which of these statements about driving in areas with strong wind is true?
5.
When using stab braking, all of the following are steps except
6.
"The driver’s manual suggests several things to do when you pass a vehicle. Which of these is NOT one of them?"
7.
As the blood alcohol concentration (BAC) goes up, what happens?
8.
Methods to keep a cradle from sliding include:
9.
When using tiedowns to secure boulders, all of the following are requirements except:
10.
On an accident scene, if a qualified helper is present you should:
11.
If your brakes fail on a downgrade, you must first:
12.
Concrete pipe loaded crosswise generally:
13.
In mountain driving you will have to use a lower gear to drive safely on a grade. Which of these does NOT affect your choice of gear?
14.
To secure a cubic-shaped boulder, how many tiedowns are required, at minimum?
15.
If your vehicle catches fire while you are driving, you should:
16.
Which of these are not part of the front pre-trip inspection?
17.
Which of the statements about pre-trip inspection is true?
18.
Which of these are requirements for securement systems?
19.
A left-hand turn should end:
20.
Ideally, where would you like the cargo's center of gravity located?
21.
When is it acceptable to use amphetamines to help you stay awake while driving?
22.
Another name for 'skid', a platform or tray on which cargo is placed so that it can be handled as an article.
23.
What happens if you spend 8 hours in the sleeper berth?
24.
Drivers must inspect the securement of cargo every 150 miles or:
25.
What is a reusable, transportable enclosure that is especially designed with integral locking devices that secure it to a container chassis trailer to facilitate the efficient and bulk shipping and transfer of goods by, or between various modes of transport, such as highway, rail, sea, and air.?
26.
In cargo securement, the deck is:
27.
Is the below example a completed 34 hour restart?
Day 1

Day 2
28.
Your brakes can get wet when driving through heavy rain. What can happen if the brakes are applied?
29.
Specific securement methods are required for boulders that:
30.
When securing a non-cubic boulder with an unstable base, the four surrounding chains must have a WLL of at least:
31.
Which of the following is not a requirement for shortwood loaded lengthwise?
32.
When confronted with an aggressive driver, you should do all of the following except:
33.
Extra care is needed to keep your vehicle centered in your lane because commercial vehicles:
34.
An anchor point is defined as:
35.
Drivers must have a CDL to legally drive:
36.
Cargo securement for a load weighing 37,000 lbs must be able to withstand a minimum forward braking force of:
37.
When going down a long steep downgrade you should always:
38.
If unsure of the exact location of the center of gravity of your cargo, where would you rather have the center of gravity located if you couldn't get it centered?
39.
In order to perform the in-cab and gauge inspection, which of the following must be done?
40.
What does GCWR stand for?
41.
Which of these is true about radiator shutters and the winter-front during winter driving?
42.
Can state inspectors inspect your truck or bus?
43.
The basic control skills exam allows for a maximum of how many points scored?
44.
Cargo must satisfy one of the following securement conditions except:
45.
Stab braking should not be used on vehicles with:
46.
Which statement below is false?
47.
How long does it typically take a tractor-trailer to cross a single set of railroad tracks?
48.
Option #1 for securing coils transported with eyes lengthwise includes:
49.
The pre-trip inspection should show that the exhaust system is:
50.
In the following picture, what are axles 4 and 5 commonly referred to as?