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.
Vehicle skids are often caused by:
2.
Which of these is not part of the pre-trip inspection of the engine compartment?
3.
You can see a marking on a vehicle ahead of you. The marking is a red triangle with an orange center. What does the marking mean?
4.
Which of these statements about cold weather driving is true?
5.
When can your logbook be inspected?
6.
Hazmat placards are what shape?
7.
Which of these is not a brake check you normally do during your walk-around inspection?
8.
The aggregate WLL for logs loaded lengthwise must be at least:
9.
If your brakes fail on a downgrade, you must first:
10.
All of the following are requirements for transporting coils with eyes crosswise except:
11.
When loaded cement pipe over 45 inches in diameter, which pipes should be blocked, wedged, or otherwise immobilized?
12.
Which of these is true about notifying the authorities after an accident occurs?
13.
How many tiedowns are required on a stack of shortwood loaded crosswise?
14.
Which statement below is true?
15.
How many on duty hours are remaining after the following has been logged (use a scratch sheet of paper if you need to):
- On duty/not driving: 3 hours
- Driving: 4 hours
- Sleeper berth: 8 hours
- Driving: 7 hours
- Off duty: 2 hours
16.
When securing concrete pipe with a diameter up to 45 inches loaded crosswise as a group, a crosswise tiedown should be used every how many feet?
17.
All of the following are key parts of the steering system except:
18.
What is a rub rail?
19.
Which of the following is considered on duty time
20.
The maximum distance from the rear allowed for attaching mechanisms used to secure roll-on/roll-off containers is:
21.
Impaired drivers who present potential hazards may tend to:
22.
Drivers must inspect the securement of cargo every 150 miles or:
23.
Which of these is true about the use of drugs while driving?
24.
If you cannot see the driver of a vehicle, then:
25.
Cargo and securement devices should be checked within how many miles after starting a trip?
26.
If you have a road emergency and must park on the shoulder, how soon should you put out your triangles?
27.
Which of these is a good thing to remember about using mirrors?
28.
In case you have to fight a fire, also aim the extinguisher:
29.
What is the main factor that will limit how far back you can slide your tandems?
30.
Which of these is a good thing to do when steering to avoid a crash?
31.
When driving at night you should use your high beams when oncoming traffic is not within ____ feet?
32.
Any activity that draws your attention to something other than the task of driving is considered:
33.
If you need to leave the road in a traffic emergency, you should:
34.
If you are forced to leave the road in an emergency, all of these are good guidelines except:
35.
When turning quickly in an emergency, which of the following applies:
36.
The proper time to cancel your turn signal for a lane change or turn is:
37.
If you must drive in fog, some considerations include which of the following:
38.
What does GCWR stand for?
39.
How many anchor points should be used to secure an intermodal container on a chassis vehicle?
40.
What is the maximum angle recommended for tiedowns securing cement pipe loaded crosswise, relative to the deck?
41.
When checking the general condition of the vehicle, which of the following should be specifically addressed?
42.
A major safety concern of a broken or faulty exhaust system is:
43.
Which statement below is false?
44.
You should stop driving:
45.
Which of these statements about staying alert to drive is true?
46.
All of the following are concerns for driving on offramps or onramps except:
47.
The value specified by the manufacturer as the loaded weight of a combination vehicle is?
48.
The term 'edge protector' refers to:
49.
Most good drivers will look ahead:
50.
What is Gross Vehicle Weight Rating?