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.
The most important thing you can do when dealing with an aggressive driver is:
2.
When are helpers needed to back your vehicle?
3.
Weight transmitted to the ground by one axle or one set of axles called:
4.
A hazard:
5.
As the blood alcohol concentration (BAC) goes up, what happens?
6.
At what time does a violation occur on this log?
7.
When securing an intermodal container on a chassis, what is the maximum allowable vertical travel when secured?
8.
A stack of shortwood loaded lengthwise can be secured with one tiedown if:
9.
There are three maximum limits you must follow at all times. Those limits are:
10.
To stop a drive-wheel skid, you should:
11.
To test for leaks on hydraulic brake systems:
12.
Which of the following is not a method of securing side-by-side cargo?
13.
You should be prepared to the examiner:
14.
Snow and ice must be removed from the radiator because otherwise:
15.
When securing metal coils with eyes vertical, the angle between tiedown and deck, if possible, should be:
16.
When you are driving on a snow packed road, you should reduce your speed by:
17.
When shifting you should do all of the following except:
18.
All of the following apply to farm vehicle operator CDL exemption except:
19.
Space to the ____ your vehicle is most important to manage.
20.
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:
21.
What is the 8 day / 70 hour on duty limit?
22.
Which of the following require an additional CDL endorsement to drive?
23.
The load carrying area of a truck, trailer, or intermodal container is referred to as the:
24.
What will be the ultimate limitation that prevents you from putting the trailer tandems as far to the rear of the trailer as possible?
25.
Which of these is a good thing to remember about using mirrors?
26.
When loading bell pipe on one tier, all of the following apply except:
27.
What violation has occurred at 10:00 a.m. on Day 2?
Day 1

Day 2
28.
Which of the following is not a requirement for shortwood loaded lengthwise?
29.
When driving at night you should use your high beams when oncoming traffic is not within ____ feet?
30.
Communication means:
31.
The tread depth on front steering wheel tires should be:
32.
What should you do if a car coming toward you at night keeps its high beams on?
33.
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating (GVWR) means the following?
34.
If an oncoming vehicle drifts into your lane you should:
35.
Which statement about EOBR's is true?
36.
Your vehicle has hydraulic brakes. While traveling on a level road, you press the brake pedal and find that it goes to the floor. Which of these statements is true?
37.
What are the two primary laws governing the placement of the tandems?
38.
If loading and securing paper rolls on a second layer:
39.
Mirror adjustment can only be checked accurately when:
40.
To avoid an accident you moved to the shoulder. The shoulder is clear, you should:
41.
Which of the statements about backing a heavy vehicle is NOT true?
42.
When driving with ABS, remember:
43.
What is the maximum legal weight for the drive axles or trailer tandems?
44.
Coming down steep, long, downgrades will require a driver to:
45.
Using the following numbers for your calculations, how much weight will come off your drive axles?

Miles per gallon: 6

Miles travelled: 360

Percentage of fuel weight on drive axles: 30%
46.
What violation occurs in the example below?
Day 1
47.
What violation has occurred at 8:00 a.m. on Day 2?
Day 1

Day 2
48.
When starting down a hill, instead of using the foot brakes to control speed:
49.
You are driving on a two-lane road. An oncoming driver drifts into your lane and is headed straight for you. Which of these is most often the best action to take?
50.
Submitting fingerprints for a background check will be required for drivers applying for: