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.
You're loaded heavy with 1/2 tank of fuel onboard. Using the following numbers, where should you move the 5th wheel to get it setup properly?

steer axle: 10,800 pounds
drive axles: 34,700 pounds
Weight transfer: 500 pounds per hole
2.
Which may be a sign of tire failure?
3.
You are driving on a clear night. You must dim your headlights from high to low. You should adjust your speed so that you can stop within:
4.
Which of these statements about driving in areas with strong wind is true?
5.
Which of the following can be used as part of the cargo securement system?
6.
Special permits will be required for loads that are:
7.
When the hydraulic brakes fail while you are driving, the system will not build up pressure and the brake pedal will feel spongy or go to the floor. What should you do?
8.
Which statement is true about extending the 14 hour on duty clock by using the 8 hour sleeper berth provision?
9.
When using stab braking, all of the following are steps except
10.
The maximum safe weight that a tire can carry is:
11.
A row of metal coils loaded with eyes lengthwise requires how many direct tiedowns over each side-by-side row or coil?
12.
You should lightly apply your brakes to flash the brake lights if:
13.
Which day below contains a violation?
Day 1

Day 2
14.
Making sure that the cargo is not overweight is the responsibility of:
15.
A stake pocket is:
16.
What is the minimum weight of a load of metal coils that requires specific securement practices?
17.
Retarders:
18.
To avoid driving when tired, if at all possible you should schedule your trips:
19.
To prevent brake fade you should:
20.
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:
21.
Which of these statements about double clutching and shifting is true?
22.
Banding is:
23.
Drivers are generally only allowed to use cell phones or text in all of the following situations except:
24.
What is the Federal standard for the weight limit on a single axle?
25.
Drivers who have trouble sleeping at night, fall asleep at odd times, or snore loudly, gasp, and choke in their sleep should:
26.
What happens if an EOBR malfunctions?
27.
You must park on a side of a level, straight, four-lane divided highway. Where should you place the reflective triangles?
28.
What is the total WLL of two 20mm nylon ropes and one 5/8-inch wire rope?
29.
After starting the engine:
30.
A chock is generally used to secure:
31.
What should you do while turning?
32.
What is low-speed offtracking?
33.
Which of these is true about radiator shutters and the winter-front during winter driving?
34.
Overall length limit on vehicles transporting machinery, poles, or structural objects is:
35.
How many anchor points should be used to secure an intermodal container on a chassis vehicle?
36.
Vehicles should be equipped with all of the following emergency equipment except:
37.
A DUI conviction for a CDL-holder will result in disqualification for a minimum of:
38.
An intermodal container is:
39.
What is aggregate working load limit?
40.
When a tiedown is attached directly to the cargo, what is the ideal angle where it attached to the vehicle?
41.
When checking the general condition of the vehicle, which of the following should be specifically addressed?
42.
When securing a single metal coil with eye vertical, tiedowns must be arranged according the all of the following except:
43.
You should stop driving:
44.
Which statement below is false?
45.
What is bell pipe concrete?
46.
What is the minimum aggregate WLL for a group of concrete pipe weighing 16,000 lbs?
47.
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?
48.
The definition for "shortwood" identifies pieces that are no longer than:
49.
Which of these is true about mirror adjusting?
50.
A bulkhead is used: