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.
Which of these is NOT a good thing to do when driving on slippery roads?
2.
When securing concrete pipe over 45 inches loaded crosswise, which direction must the tiedowns on the rear half of the load run?
3.
Special permits will be required for loads that are:
4.
You are inspecting hydraulic brakes. You should pump the brake pedal three times then apply firm pressure to the pedal for five seconds. If the brakes are working properly, the pedal should:
5.
High friction securement devices include:
6.
When securing an intermodal container on a chassis, what is the maximum allowable vertical travel when secured?
7.
Is there a 14 hour rule violation on Day 2?
Day 1

Day 2
8.
A row of metal coils loaded with eyes lengthwise requires how many direct tiedowns over each side-by-side row or coil?
9.
An anchor point is defined as:
10.
You should lightly apply your brakes to flash the brake lights if:
11.
What is the aggregate WLL of one 7/15 inch Grade 43 chain, and three 5/16 inch Grade 70 chains?
12.
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?
13.
Option #3 for securing metal coils transported with eyes lengthwise includes all of the following except:
14.
Service brake stopping action should be tested at:
15.
Which of the statements about pre-trip inspection is true?
16.
What is the minimum Working Load Limit for the entire securement system?
17.
A female housing fixed to the side or ends of a vehicle to receive a stake or peg, and may also be used as an anchor point is a:
18.
Which means of securement is prohibited when transporting coils with
the coil eye crosswise on the vehicle?
19.
What is the Aggregate WLL of the securement system for a load secured with 7 tiedowns: 3 rated at WLL of 4,000 lbs, 2 at 6,500, and 1 at 8,000?
20.
Space to the ____ your vehicle is most important to manage.
21.
What does EOBR stand for?
22.
Cargo is contained when:
23.
What affect will sliding the trailer tandems forward have on the weight distribution?
24.
Which of these do not provide extra gears on some trucks?
25.
A dunnage bag is:
26.
A combination of securing devices which form an assembly that attaches cargo to, or restrains cargo on, a vehicle or trailer, and is attached to anchor point(s) is a:
27.
Which of these should you NOT do in an emergency situation?
28.
"Fully Contained" means:
29.
If you are convicted for driving under the influence while driving a commercial vehicle, and this is your first offense, you most likely will get:
30.
What is a cab shield?
31.
How far should a driver look ahead of the vehicle while driving?
32.
A 'hook-lift container' is:
33.
When crossing railroad tracks in a placarded vehicle or a bus:
34.
If you do not have a CB-radio, what procedure should you follow on an accident scene?
35.
One option of positioning bundles of building materials is:
36.
Stab braking should not be used on vehicles with:
37.
Methods of securing building materials against forward motion include:
38.
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?
39.
Which of the following is considered off duty time?
40.
Low-beam headlights generally light to a distance of:
41.
Sliding your trailer tandems toward the front or back of the vehicle will primarily change the weight distribution between which sets of axles?
42.
Convex (curved) mirrors:
43.
If you lose pressure in hydraulic brakes, you can:
44.
What is the minimum number of tie-downs to be used on flatbed cargo?
45.
"You do not have a hazardous materials endorsement on your commercials driver’s license. You are asked to deliver hazardous materials in a placarded vehicle. You should:"
46.
Posted heights at overpasses:
47.
Which log below contains at least one violation?
Day 1

Day 2
48.
When securing concrete pipe up to 45 inches loaded crosswise, tiedowns through the pipe must be:
49.
What kind of extinguisher would you use to fight an electrical fire?
50.
Submitting fingerprints for a background check will be required for drivers applying for: