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.
Why should you try to move to your right when steering in an emergency?
2.
The best drivers are those who watch and prepare for hazards. This is called _________ driving.
3.
Which of these statements about managing space to the sides is true?
4.
What does HOS stand for?
5.
Tourists may be hazardous because?
6.
Backing of the commercial vehicle is:
7.
Is there a 14 hour rule violation on Day 2?
Day 1

Day 2
8.
If you have to make a vehicle inspection report you must sign it
9.
What is the maximum blood-alcohol concentration allowed for operating a school bus?
10.
When a coolant container is part of a pressurized system which of these is true?
11.
For your safety, when setting out reflective triangles you should:
12.
When loaded cement pipe over 45 inches in diameter, which pipes should be blocked, wedged, or otherwise immobilized?
13.
Freeway exits can be dangerous for commercial vehicles, at what speed should you enter the exit?
14.
Based on the following figures, how much fuel can you legally add while remaining legal on the steer axle?

Load rating of steer tires: 6,150 pounds

Percentage of fuel weight to steer axle: 80%

Steer axle weight limit in states you're travelling: 20,000 pounds

Weight Before Fueling: Steer: 11,450, drives: 33,100, gross: 76,700

15.
What is a rub rail?
16.
A container chassis vehicle is defined as:
17.
The responsibility for repairing items noted on the pre-trip report that affect safety belongs to:
18.
What factor has the greatest affect on how much weight is moved per hole in the tandem slider rail?
19.
While driving, ice builds up on your wipers and they no longer clean the windshield. You should:
20.
What factors typically determine your blood alcohol concentration BAC?
21.
Which of the following is not true of Working Load Limit (WLL)?
22.
Rims with welding repairs or missing lugs:
23.
You should use your mirror to check?
24.
A sided vehicle containing cargo weighing 35,980 lbs must be able to withstand a rearward force of at least:
25.
Why did Congress enact the Bridge Formula in 1975?
26.
Which day on the example below contains a violation?
Day 1

Day 2
27.
When stopping behind another vehicle, a safe gap to leave is one that:
28.
.5g is equal to what?
29.
Which of these statements about rear drive wheel braking skid is true?
30.
If you are convicted for driving under the influence while driving a commercial vehicle, and this is your first offense, you most likely will get:
31.
What is a cab shield?
32.
Which of the following is not a reason why loads should be secured?
33.
How far should a driver look ahead of the vehicle while driving?
34.
Specific cargo securement rules on automobiles and light trucks apply to vehicles of what weight?
35.
What is the minimum aggregate WLL of all tiedowns in a group of concrete pipe?
36.
When changing lanes, put you turn signal on, and:
37.
When securing a metal coil with eyes lengthwise, all of the following are steps for securement option #1 except for:
38.
You must drive on a slippery road. Which of these is a good thing to do in such a situation?
39.
What is a headboard?
40.
A good inspection habit is for the driver to re-inspect the cargo:
41.
Which of the following is considered off duty time?
42.
Low-beam headlights generally light to a distance of:
43.
Which of these statements about acceleration is true?
44.
What is the minimum number of tie-downs to be used on flatbed cargo?
45.
Requirements for securing two stacks of shortwood loaded side-by-side include:
46.
Which of the statements about an inspection of the suspension components is true?
47.
The pre-trip inspection should show that the exhaust system is:
48.
If traveling slower than traffic flow on a grade, if legal you should:
49.
If you're able to arrive early for a delivery, you should:
50.
What kind of extinguisher would you use to fight an electrical fire?