Free Maryland 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 MD General Knowledge Practice Test has the same questions as the real exam which is based on the Maryland CDL Manual. Our CDL practice test pack covers most of the subject areas on the Maryland General Knowledge Test such as shifting techniques, railroad crossing safety, drunk driving laws, and much more that makes 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 Maryland 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 MD commercial driver's license manual
Full answers + detailed explanations
Perfect for first-time, renewal applicants
MD 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.
Turn signals facing the front should be amber or:
3.
Which of these is the best general rule for night driving?
4.
In case of low friction between the cargo and deck, which of these is not a solution?
5.
In case of tire failure, all of the following will be steps in your response except:
6.
When a driver stops and reverses direction to get a better position during the driving exam, it is considered a(n):
7.
What should you do before driving in mountains?
8.
You are driving in an area with few streetlights, if you cannot see well with your headlights, which of the actions may help:
9.
What is the proper way to hold a steering wheel?
10.
How many days are you required to keep your completed logs?
11.
Whenever you double your speed, your vehicle has about how many times of destructive power if it crashes?
12.
On an accident scene, if a qualified helper is present you should:
13.
When driving in very hot weather, it is critically important to carefully inspect:
14.
When securing a load of lengthwise longwood logs weighing 42,500 lbs, what is the minimum aggregate WLL required for tiedowns? (rounded up to nearest lb)
15.
What is a cab shield?
16.
The maximum weight limit on a single axle is:
17.
All of the following are exempt from needing a CDL except:
18.
Is the below example a completed 34 hour restart?
Day 1

Day 2

19.
A single metal coil with eye vertical weighing 6,350 lbs requires tiedowns with a minimum aggregate WLL of:
20.
If you jam on the brakes and the wheels lock up and skid:
21.
The responsibility for repairing items noted on the pre-trip report that affect safety belongs to:
22.
You are starting your vehicle in motion from a stop. As you apply power to the drive wheels, they start to spin. You should:
23.
The maximum number of "looks" allowed during the driving exam is:
24.
All of the following apply to farm vehicle operator CDL exemption except:
25.
If you are driving while sleepy, the safest remedy is:
26.
What does emergency braking mean?
27.
You must keep the papers about hauling hazardous materials:
28.
Securing heavy vehicles or equipment with crawler tracks or wheel requires a minimum of how many tiedowns?
29.
A sided vehicle containing cargo weighing 35,980 lbs must be able to withstand a rearward force of at least:
30.
When stopping behind another vehicle, a safe gap to leave is one that:
31.
Every time you pull off the expressway to take a break, you use about how much time off your 11-hour driving limit?
32.
A chock is generally used to secure:
33.
Which of these statements about brakes is true?
34.
Drivers must have a CDL to legally drive:
35.
You must stop on a hill or curve on a two-lane-two-way road. How far should you place reflective triangles?
36.
What is the minimum aggregate WLL of all tiedowns in a group of concrete pipe?
37.
Which of the following are covered by the specific log securement requirements?
38.
To correct a drive wheel braking skid, you should:
39.
When backing, all of the following are important safety rules:
40.
Which statement below accurately describes the 11 hour driving limit?
41.
Which of these items is NOT checked for a pre-trip inspection?
42.
The basic control skills exam allows for a maximum of how many points scored?
43.
To help stay alert while driving, when should you take breaks?
44.
A good inspection habit is for the driver to re-inspect the cargo:
45.
The most common cause of skids is:
46.
What violation occurs at 2:00 p.m. on this example?
47.
When entering and exiting an expressway, and also generally any time you drive, you should:
48.
Using the following numbers for your calculations, how much weight will come off your drive axles?

Miles per gallon: 6

Miles travelled: 360

Percentage of fuel weight on drive axles: 30%
49.
Sliding your 5th wheel will redistribute the weight mainly between which two sets of axles?
50.
Oil, coolant, charging circuit warning lights should go out: