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.
Void filler is:
2.
What is the minimum weight of a shipment of paper rolls that would require specific securement requirements?
3.
When is it necessary to learn how a fire extinguisher works?
4.
Which of these statements about stopping distance and speed is true?
5.
Which of these statements about backing a heavy vehicle is true?
6.
Which of these statements is true?
7.
What time does a 14 hour rule violation occur?
8.
The cargo securement standard applies to commercial vehicles weighing more than:
9.
High friction securement devices include:
10.
You weigh the truck immediately before and after fueling. Based on the following, determine what percentage of the weight goes to each set of axles:

Before fueling:

steer: 10,200, drives: 31,300, gross: 71,700

After fueling:

steer:11,000, drives: 31,500, gross: 72,700

11.
After taking 10 consecutive hours off duty, a driver begins to work at 8:00 a.m. The driver may operate a commercial motor vehicle until what time?
12.
If your brakes fail on a downgrade, you must first:
13.
Cargo with a high center of gravity:
14.
You're in Illinois which allows up to 20,000 pounds on the steer axle. You're heading to Indiana which only allows 12,000 on the steer axle. Your steer tires have a load rating of 6,500 pounds each. What is the maximum legal weight your steer axle can be for each of the two states?
15.
Drivers should be aware that convex mirrors will make reflections look:
16.
What should you do when you see a hazard in the roadway ahead of you?
17.
Which of these statements about drugs is true?
18.
Which of the statements about pre-trip inspection is true?
19.
The principal way of controlling speed on downgrades is:
20.
A bulkhead is defined as:
21.
What is the maximum allowable weight on a 5-axle combination vehicle?
22.
A tiedown is defined as:
23.
It is accepted that friction mats provide a resistance to horizontal movement equal to:
24.
When securing concrete pipe with a diameter of more than 45 inches loaded crosswise, how many tiedowns are required through each pipe at minimum?
25.
The bridge formula:
26.
What affect will sliding the trailer tandems forward have on the weight distribution?
27.
How many violations have occurred on the below log?
28.
Who enforces HOS regulations?
29.
When making a right turn, all of the following are good technical practices except:
30.
Your brakes can get wet when driving through heavy rain. What can happen if the brakes are applied?
31.
A load weighing 41,500 lbs requires securement against rearward force of:
32.
Every time you pull off the expressway to take a break, you use about how much time off your 11-hour driving limit?
33.
What is the main factor that will limit how far back you can slide your tandems?
34.
Which of these actions are NOT recommended for a left turn?
35.
What is the minimum requirement for securing roll-off and hook containers?
36.
The best way to keep brakes from getting too hot while going down long grades is to:
37.
Which statement is true?
38.
When crossing railroad tracks in a placarded vehicle or a bus:
39.
You are driving a heavy vehicle. You must exit a highway using an off-ramp that curves downhill. You should:
40.
What day and time did a violation occur in the below example?
Day 1

Day 2
41.
What is the maximum angle recommended for tiedowns securing cement pipe loaded crosswise, relative to the deck?
42.
Which of these lights cannot be checked at the same time?
43.
Some of the serious driving errors that can be caused by alcohol include:
44.
When involved in an accident and not seriously injured, basic steps you should take include assist the injured, notify authorities, and:
45.
Your trailer has a 6 inch hole spacing in the tandem slider rail and your trailer tandems are 900 pounds overweight. What is the minimum number of holes you will have to slide the tandems to get the tandems within legal limits?
46.
As part of their pre-trip cargo securement inspection, drivers should:
47.
Where will the weight of fuel be distributed?
48.
Option #1 for securing coils transported with eyes lengthwise includes:
49.
Within the requirements for concrete pipe, which of these requires specific securement methods?
50.
The maximum number of allowable looks and/or pull-ups on any particular exam exercise is: