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.
How do you correct a drive-wheel acceleration skid?
2.
Which of these is NOT a good thing to do when driving on slippery roads?
3.
The driver is responsible for all of the following except for:
4.
"According to the driver’s manual, why should you limit the use of your horn?"
5.
Any driver convicted of violating an out-of-service order will be disqualified for a minimum of:
6.
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?
7.
You are inspecting hydraulic brakes. You should pump the brake pedal three times then apply firm pressure to the pedal for five seconds. If the brakes are working properly, the pedal should:
8.
All lights and reflectors should be operating properly, clean, and:
9.
When approaching a railroad crossing, which of these safety precautions applies?
10.
Concrete pipe loaded crosswise generally:
11.
In case of illness that prevents you from driving safely, you should:
12.
Implied consent means:
13.
In mountain driving you will have to use a lower gear to drive safely on a grade. Which of these does NOT affect your choice of gear?
14.
Option #3 for securing metal coils transported with eyes lengthwise includes all of the following except:
15.
Is the below example a completed 34 hour restart?
Day 1

Day 2

16.
If you jam on the brakes and the wheels lock up and skid:
17.
The distance the truck will travel between noticing a hazard and hitting the brakes is:
18.
What violations occurred on Day 2 of this example?
Day 1

Day 2
19.
A female housing fixed to the side or ends of a vehicle to receive a stake or peg, and may also be used as an anchor point is a:
20.
Which means of securement is prohibited when transporting coils with
the coil eye crosswise on the vehicle?
21.
What are the four basic weight limits?
22.
What is the best advice for drivers when a heavy fog occurs?
23.
Three serious traffic violations in a 3-year period will result in a CDL disqualification of:
24.
Load securement for cargo weighing 29,650 lbs must be able to withstand upward force of how many lbs?
25.
All of the following should be part of the engine compartment check except:
26.
When securing paper rolls with eyes horizontal, which of the following should be used to secure the rear-most roll?
27.
What is the maximum weight that can be secured by a tiedown with a marked WLL of 5,000 lbs?
28.
Impaired drivers who present potential hazards may tend to:
29.
Securing heavy vehicles or equipment with crawler tracks or wheel requires a minimum of how many tiedowns?
30.
Your vehicle will be put out of service if ____ or more leaves in any leaf spring are missing.
31.
Your vehicle is in a traffic emergency and may collide with another vehicle if you do not take action. Which of these is a good rule to remember at such a time?
32.
You are checking your wheels and rims for a pre-trip inspection. Which of these statements is true?
33.
What are most front-wheel skids caused by:
34.
When securing a non-cubic boulder with an unstable base, the four surrounding chains must have a WLL of at least:
35.
A chain marked with a
4 is identified as what kind?
36.
When you are starting to move up a hill from a stop:
37.
What is the minimum allowable tread depth for every groove on the front tires?
38.
A tractor trailer traveling 55 mph will travel how far between when the brain perceives a hazard and stopping?
39.
Combination vehicles must display license plates:
40.
You are required to inspect your truck within how many miles after beginning the trip?
41.
Which of these statements about vehicle fire is true?
42.
To determine blood alcohol concentration level for a person, it is necessary to know:
43.
Given that general cargo securement requires a WLL of at least 50% of cargo weight, how many 11mm wire rope tiedowns would be required for a load of 26,000 lbs?
44.
All of these are requirements for securing longwood lengthwise except:
45.
Putting too much weight towards the rear may cause all of these except:
46.
Some causes of fuel fires include improper fueling, driver smoking, and:
47.
What is the maximum ideal angle for an effective direct tiedown?
48.
To avoid being blinded by glare when driving at night, drivers should:
49.
When securing concrete pipe up to 45 inches loaded crosswise, tiedowns through the pipe must be:
50.
When securing paper rolls with friction mats as a primary method: