Free Massachusetts 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 MA General Knowledge Practice Test has the same questions as the real exam which is based on the MA CDL Manual. Our CDL practice test pack covers most of the subject areas on the Massachusetts General Knowledge Test such as shifting techniques, railroad crossing safety, drunk driving laws, and much more to make 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 Massachusetts 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 MA commercial driver's license manual
Full answers + detailed explanations
Perfect for first-time, renewal applicants
MA CDL General Knowledge Test format:
50 questions
40 correct answers to pass
80% passing score
List of questions
1.
A vehicle is loaded with very little weight on the drive axle. What may happen?
2.
You must drive through deep or flowing water, you should not:
3.
Which of these is true about driving in a tunnel?
4.
High beams should be:
5.
Placing a phone call while driving:
6.
If the cargo is fully contained in a sided vehicle, what is the minimum requirement for withstanding sideways force?
7.
Who is responsible for ensuring that the vehicles, anchor points and other securement components are in good working order?
8.
When you encounter a driver that appears to be distracted, you should:
9.
The maximum weight limit on a single axle is:
10.
When road lighting is poor or confusing, you should:
11.
Which of these is true about hazardous materials:
12.
Proper fire prevention should include paying attention to all of these except:
13.
Which of these is not required knowledge for drivers seeking a hazardous material endorsement?
14.
What is the Federal Standard for maximum weight on a tandem axle vehicle?
15.
How many tiedowns are required on a stack of shortwood loaded crosswise?
16.
California allows 20,000 pounds maximum on the steer axle. The tread width of your tires is 11 inches, and the load rating on your steer tires is 7000 pounds. How much weight can you carry on your steer axle in California?
17.
The Aggregate Working Load Limit should, at minimum, be:
18.
To help slow the vehicle to reduce the need for using the service brakes, some vehicles are equipped with:
19.
A cleat is a short piece of wood used:
20.
The 14 hour limit can be extended by:
21.
As part of the log packing requirements:
22.
You are driving a truck with a manual transmission. What gear will you probably have to use to take a long, steep downhill grade?
23.
When should you test your parking brakes?
24.
To secure paper rolls with eyes horizontally against rearward movement, you can use which of the following except:
25.
What is the minimum angle that indirect tiedowns must form with the vehicle?
26.
You should try to park so that:
27.
Which of these statements about cargo loading is true?
28.
A waterproof sheet used to cover cargo is a:
29.
The condition in which water or slush collects on the road and your tires lose contact and have little or no traction is called:
30.
A placarded vehicle must have how many identical placards?
31.
"Fully Contained" means:
32.
If you are not sure what to use to put out a hazardous material fire you should:
33.
When calculating directional forces, 'g' is expressed as:
34.
Some large trucks have curved mirrors. These mirrors:
35.
Which of these statements about braking is true?
36.
Option #3 for a single metal coil with eyes lengthwise requires:
37.
In case of a fire in the cargo area of a van or box trailer, you should:
38.
Which of these would NOT help if windshield is covered with ice?
39.
After turning and getting up to speed:
40.
The maximum allowable overall length for semitrailers is:
41.
What is a pallet used for?
42.
Containerized loads:
43.
To adjust driving space to slippery conditions, all of the following are space considerations except:
44.
The distance that you should look ahead of your vehicle while driving is about __ at low speed.
45.
A steel coil weighing 21,000 lbs requires how much securement against forward movement?
46.
Heavy vehicles often move slower than others. Which of these is NOT a good rule to follow while driving a heavy vehicle?
47.
When securing a single metal coil with eyes vertical:
48.
Most good drivers will look ahead:
49.
In terms of cargo securement, what is a 'well'?
50.
Specifically prohibited in the testing area are cellphones and: