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.
You are driving at night and you must dim your headlights for traffic. Good speed management says you should:
2.
When merging:
3.
Void filler is:
4.
When is the driver responsible for inspecting cargo and securing devices?
5.
The center of gravity of a load:
6.
Which statement is true?
7.
The purpose of the retarders is to:
8.
All of the following are requirements for dividing vehicles over 33ft except:
9.
Which of these is true about driving in a tunnel?
10.
Which of these statements is true?
11.
The North American Cargo Securement Standard cover vehicles weighing:
12.
Methods to keep a cradle from sliding include:
13.
If the cargo is fully contained in a sided vehicle, what is the minimum requirement for withstanding sideways force?
14.
Which of the following systems should receive extra attention during winter weather inspection?
15.
You are driving a vehicle that could be driven safely at 55 mph on an open road. But traffic is heavy and other vehicles drive at the speed of 35 mph, though the speed limit is 55 mph. The safest speed for your vehicle is more likely to be:
16.
For your safety, when setting out reflective triangles you should:
17.
What does DOT stand for?
18.
A tank vehicle endorsement is required to drive tank vehicles with a combined capacity of:
19.
When driving at night, you should:
20.
When securing rows of coils, requirements include all of the following except:
21.
A device placed between the deck of a vehicle and car or between articles of cargo, intended to provide greater friction than exists naturally between these surfaces is:
22.
When securing building materials, how many knots are acceptable in the tiedown(s)?
23.
A tiedown is defined as:
24.
What is the maximum weight that can be secured by a tiedown with a marked WLL of 5,000 lbs?
25.
Which of these statements about double clutching and shifting is true?
26.
Which of these statements about downshifting is true?
27.
What will be the ultimate limitation that prevents you from putting the trailer tandems as far to the rear of the trailer as possible?
28.
Which of these statements about marking a stopped vehicle is true?
29.
Why did Congress enact the Bridge Formula in 1975?
30.
Which of these statements about cargo loading is true?
31.
The tread depth on front steering wheel tires should be:
32.
An example of reckless driving is:
33.
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating (GVWR) means the following?
34.
In the following picture, what are axles 2 and 3 commonly referred to as?

35.
Which of these would NOT help if windshield is covered with ice?
36.
Which statement is true?
37.
The maximum allowable overall length for semitrailers is:
38.
To protect the area after an accident, steps you should take include:
39.
What is the primary goal of implementing the Bridge Formula?
40.
"Brake fade" is:
41.
When using tiedowns for securing cargo, what is the general rule regarding cargo length.
42.
In Oregon, the maximum weight on the steer axle is listed as 600 pounds per inch of tire tread width up to 20,000 pounds. Your steer tires have a load rating of 6,150 pounds each and are 10 inches wide. What is the maximum legal weight your steer axle can carry in Oregon?
43.
The distance that you should look ahead of your vehicle while driving is about __ at low speed.
44.
What is the correct method of determining what percentage of fuel is distributed between the steer axle and the drive axles?
45.
Which of these statements about engine overheating is true?
46.
Water should never be used to put out a gasoline fire, and also what other kind of fire?
47.
All of the following are true of alcohol except:
48.
Which of these statements about the hazard of vehicle fire is true?
49.
When securing a paper roll with a width that is more than twice its diameter, which of the following is not an acceptable method of securement to prevent tipping?
50.
In the following picture, what are axles 4 and 5 commonly referred to as?