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.
To prevent a load from shifting, there should be at least one tie down for every ____ feet of cargo.
2.
When securing concrete pipe over 45 inches loaded crosswise, which direction must the tiedowns on the rear half of the load run?
3.
On what day and time does a 14 hour rule violation occur?
Day 1

Day 2
4.
What should you do before driving in mountains?
5.
The North American Cargo Securement Standard cover vehicles weighing:
6.
Which of these is not a brake check you normally do during your walk-around inspection?
7.
Which of these statements about speed management is true?
8.
Using radar detectors in commercial vehicles:
9.
All of the following are exempt from needing a CDL except:
10.
How many knots are acceptable in a properly working tiedown?
11.
A tank vehicle endorsement is required to drive tank vehicles with a combined capacity of:
12.
Touching or crossing over a boundary line during the driving exam is considered a(n):
13.
Which of the following are not a primary factor affecting weight distribution across the axles?
14.
What is the main factor affecting the low-speed offtracking of a tractor trailer?
15.
Cargo inspection:
16.
Ideally, where would you like the cargo's center of gravity located?
17.
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: 12,300 pounds
drive axles: 33,100 pounds
Weight transfer: 500 pounds per hole
18.
Overweight, oversized loads:
19.
What does EOBR stand for?
20.
Which of these do not provide extra gears on some trucks?
21.
Gross combination weight (GCW) is:
22.
When loading paper rolls with eyes horizontal, which of the following is not a requirement for stacking a second layer?
23.
You are driving on a straight, level highway at 50 mph. There are no vehicles in front of you. Suddenly a tire blew out of your vehicle, what should you do first?
24.
You may hang up on a railroad track if:
25.
Which of the following is not a requirement of wood used as blocking or bracing?
26.
Extra care is needed to keep your vehicle centered in your lane because commercial vehicles:
27.
If you increase your speed from 20 to 60 mph (original speed times 3), how much more braking distance is required at 60 mph than at 20 mph?
28.
In a pressurized cooling system, coolant level should be checked:
29.
Should brake adjustment be checked often?
30.
You must stop on a hill or curve on a two-lane-two-way road. How far should you place reflective triangles?
31.
What is the only acceptable cure for driver fatigue?
32.
What is the primary goal of implementing the Bridge Formula?
33.
When securing heavy vehicles, what is the minimum WLL of each tiedown?
34.
When securing metal coils in a sided vehicle without anchor points:
35.
The basic control skills exam allows for a maximum of how many points scored?
36.
All of the following are good tips to staying fit and ready to drive except:
37.
What happens to tar on the road pavement during hot weather?
38.
If you have used up all of your 14 hour on duty time, how many hours would you regain after an 8 hour break in the sleeper berth?
39.
What violation occurs at 2:00 p.m. on this example?
40.
All of the following are true of alcohol except:
41.
Whenever you double your speed, it will require how much more distance to stop?
42.
When stopping before a turn, do all of the following except:
43.
Sharp pavement drop-offs:
44.
Which of these is NOT a good rule to follow when caring for injured persons at an accident scene?
45.
What is the minimum WLL of a tiedown used to secure logs?
46.
What is Gross Vehicle Weight Rating?
47.
Oil, coolant, charging circuit warning lights should go out:
48.
Blocking is used to:
49.
What is a rub rail?
50.
Shifting gears on most heavy vehicles using manual transmissions will require: