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.
The most important thing you can do when dealing with an aggressive driver is:
2.
You are driving on a clear night with your low beam lights on. If your headlights let you see about 250 feet ahead of you, you should adjust your speed so that you can stop within about _____ feet.
3.
When is it necessary to learn how a fire extinguisher works?
4.
You are checking your tires for a pre-trip inspection. Which of these statements is true?
5.
Define 'bolster':
6.
What violation occurs on the below example?
Day 1

Day 2
7.
Tourists may be hazardous because?
8.
When the roads are slippery, you should:
9.
The BAC (Blood Alcohol Concentration) for commercial drivers to be considered intoxicated when driving a commercial vehicle is:
10.
When making a left turn, you should do which of the following?
11.
Which violation occurs on the below example?
12.
What is the maximum blood-alcohol concentration allowed for operating a school bus?
13.
Which day below contains a violation?
Day 1

Day 2
14.
In cargo securement, what is a 'cleat' defined as?
15.
Major signs of tire failure could include:
16.
In case of illness that prevents you from driving safely, you should:
17.
Making sure that the cargo is not overweight is the responsibility of:
18.
In cargo securement, a 'well' is defined as:
19.
Implied consent means:
20.
What is the Federal Standard for maximum weight on a tandem axle vehicle?
21.
If your vehicle catches fire while you are driving, you should:
22.
Which of the following statements about speed management is true?
23.
Ideally, where would you like the cargo's center of gravity located?
24.
Cargo inspection:
25.
In case of which fires can you use water to put it out?
26.
When securing concrete pipe with a diameter up to 45 inches loaded crosswise as a group,lengthwise tiedowns should be either one 1/2 in chain or wire rope, or:
27.
How many violations occur on the below example?
Day 1

Day 2
28.
Load securement for cargo weighing 29,650 lbs must be able to withstand upward force of how many lbs?
29.
A chock is defined as:
30.
Requirements for securing a non-cubic shaped boulder with a stable base include all of the following except:
31.
In cargo securement, bracing is:
32.
When starting in slippery conditions, you should:
33.
If you must cross into the oncoming lane to make a turn, you should:
34.
Gross combination weight (GCW) is:
35.
What violations occurred in this example?
Day 1

Day 2
36.
What three distances build up the total stopping distance of your truck or bus?
37.
When loading a trailer, if the cargo is loaded all to the rear, it may result in:
38.
Which of the following is not a requirement of wood used as blocking or bracing?
39.
If a CDL-holder's privilege to drive non-CMV's is revoked or suspended more than once for alcohol, felony, or controlled substance violations, the CDL will be disqualified for:
40.
What should you do while turning?
41.
Cargo that isn't prevented from forward movement, and is 4 feet long and weighs 1,500 lbs requires a minimum of how many tiedowns?
42.
What are the two primary laws governing the placement of the tandems?
43.
If you were instructed to 'tarp' a load, what would you be using?
44.
What is the maximum ideal angle for an effective direct tiedown?
45.
How much space in front of you is needed while driving on a highway?
46.
What is true about bad weather and driving conditions?
47.
On what day and time does an 11 hour rule violation occur?
Day 1

Day 2

48.
What violation has occurred at 8:00 a.m. on Day 2?
Day 1

Day 2
49.
There will be times when you must take a minimum of a 30 minute break off duty before performing which of the following tasks?
50.
CDL drivers from New York State require the Metal Coils Endorsement when transporting metals coils weighing: