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.
When driving at more than 40 mph, what is the safe minimum following distance for ideal daytime conditions?
2.
What is the aggregate WLL of two indirect tiedowns with a WLL of 5,000 lbs, and one tiedown with a WLL of 6,000 lbs?
3.
The primary cause of fatal crashes is:
4.
Securing cargo on a flatbed trailer is typically done using:
5.
The maximum safe weight that a tire can carry is:
6.
What is a 34 hour restart?
7.
You should be prepared to the examiner:
8.
When driving in cold weather your tire tread should:
9.
When securing rolls of paper with eyes vertical, how many points of contact are required to consider a roll secure?
10.
To secure a cubic-shaped boulder, how many tiedowns are required, at minimum?
11.
How many tiedowns are required for cargo that is prevented from forward movement?
12.
To prevent rolling, how many points of contact are required, at minimum, for a boulder resting on a rounded or partially rounded side?
13.
Which of the following are not a primary factor affecting weight distribution across the axles?
14.
When is it acceptable to use amphetamines to help you stay awake while driving?
15.
Why should drivers avoid foreign objects in the road?
16.
You should signal continuously while turning because:
17.
What is the most important reason to inspect your truck or bus?
18.
Any operator who refuses to submit to drug or alcohol testing, or who tests in excess of the legal limits, will be disqualified for a minimum of:
19.
Banding is:
20.
Steering wheel play should not be more than:
21.
When securing a non-cubic boulder with an unstable base, the four surrounding chains must have a WLL of at least:
22.
Which day on the example below contains a violation?
Day 1

Day 2
23.
How does the weight of the vehicle affect stopping distance?
24.
Which of these actions are NOT recommended for a left turn?
25.
You are driving a 40-foot vehicle at 55 mph. The road is dry, and visibility is good. What is the least amount of space that you need to have in front of your vehicle?
26.
A tiedown with a marked WLL of 8,000 lbs directly attached to an article has an actual WLL of:
27.
Controlled braking is:
28.
The best way to take a curve is to slow to a safe speed before entering the curve, then __________ as you go through it.
29.
When banding paper rolls with eyes vertical, you should:
30.
When you are passing a vehicle, pedestrian, or bicycle you should assume that:
31.
A minimum disqualification of 12 months will result for any driver who:
32.
When vehicles towing trailers go into a drive-wheel skid, the trailer can push the towing vehicle sideways, causing a:
33.
A tractor trailer traveling 55 mph will travel how far between when the brain perceives a hazard and stopping?
34.
High beams should only be used at a distance of:
35.
Which of these is the proper signal to change lane?
36.
If you have a heavy load that is slowing you down on an upgrade you should:
37.
All of the following are good tips to staying fit and ready to drive except:
38.
Cargo must satisfy one of the following securement conditions except:
39.
If you have used up all of your 14 hour on duty time, how many hours would you regain after an 8 hour break in the sleeper berth?
40.
When driving with ABS, remember:
41.
What does BAC stand for?
42.
When securing flattened or crushed cars on a vehicle with containment on 2 sides, how many tiedowns, at minimum, are required?
43.
What violation occurs in the example below?
Day 1
44.
You should always turn on your emergency four-way flashers when you:
45.
What is the minimum aggregate WLL for a group of concrete pipe weighing 16,000 lbs?
46.
What kind of extinguisher should be used on burning paper, wood, or cloth?
47.
The narrowest end of a boulder should be pointed:
48.
The pre-trip inspection should show that the exhaust system is:
49.
Working Load Limit (WLL)is defined as:
50.
How many days worth of logbook entries must you have available to show during an inspection?