Free Michigan 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 MI General Knowledge Practice Test has the same questions as the real exam which is based on the Michigan CDL Manual. Our CDL practice test pack covers most of the subject areas on the Michigan 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 Michigan 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 MI commercial driver's license manual
Full answers + detailed explanations
Perfect for first-time, renewal applicants
MI CDL General Knowledge Test format:
50 questions
40 correct answers to pass
80% passing score
List of questions
1.
What are the Federal standards for the gross vehicle weight of a 5 axle commercial vehicle?
2.
What is the minimum weight of a shipment of paper rolls that would require specific securement requirements?
3.
The driver is responsible for all of the following except for:
4.
Which of these is NOT something you should do if your headlights are not working properly?
5.
You are checking your tires for a pre-trip inspection. Which of these statements is true?
6.
Which of these is true about driving in a tunnel?
7.
A hook-lift container is:
8.
A row of metal coils loaded with eyes lengthwise requires how many direct tiedowns over each side-by-side row or coil?
9.
A stack of shortwood loaded lengthwise can be secured with one tiedown if:
10.
When approaching a railroad crossing, which of these safety precautions applies?
11.
On what day and time does an 11 hour rule violation occur?
Day 1

Day 2
12.
What is the aggregate WLL of one 7/15 inch Grade 43 chain, and three 5/16 inch Grade 70 chains?
13.
Instead of stopping in an emergency, what is many times the safer action?
14.
In case of illness that prevents you from driving safely, you should:
15.
Which of these is true about notifying the authorities after an accident occurs?
16.
Snow and ice must be removed from the radiator because otherwise:
17.
Which of the following statements about speed management is true?
18.
What is true about using a heater?
19.
After an accident, you should only move a severely injured person:
20.
Which means of securement is prohibited when transporting coils with
the coil eye crosswise on the vehicle?
21.
To avoid driving when tired, if at all possible you should schedule your trips:
22.
The maximum number of "looks" allowed during the driving exam is:
23.
Load securement for cargo weighing 29,650 lbs must be able to withstand upward force of how many lbs?
24.
While exiting the vehicle for a 'look', how many points of contact must you keep with the vehicle at all times?
25.
What factors typically determine your blood alcohol concentration BAC?
26.
A car suddenly cuts in front of you, creating a hazard. Which of these actions should you NOT take?
27.
Passing on the wrong side of the road, passing in a school zone, and driving the wrong way on a one-way street are all specific examples of:
28.
What is the minimum angle that indirect tiedowns must form with the vehicle?
29.
Most skids:
30.
What violation has occurred at 10:00 a.m. on Day 2?
Day 1

Day 2
31.
.5g is equal to what?
32.
Which of these statements about rear drive wheel braking skid is true?
33.
What should you do if a car coming toward you at night keeps its high beams on?
34.
If you are not sure what to use to put out a hazardous material fire you should:
35.
What is the total WLL of two 20mm nylon ropes and one 5/8-inch wire rope?
36.
Which of these is true about hauling hazardous materials?
37.
What is the cargo's center of gravity?
38.
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: 85%

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

Weight Before Fueling: Steer: 11,500, drives: 33,100, gross: 76,700

39.
All of the following are classified as "a drink" and contain the same amount of alcohol except:
40.
What is the minimum aggregate WLL of all tiedowns in a group of concrete pipe?
41.
Which of the following is NOT a characteristic of tire failure?
42.
Cargo must satisfy one of the following securement conditions except:
43.
Which of the statements about backing a heavy vehicle is NOT true?
44.
What is the maximum legal weight for the drive axles or trailer tandems?
45.
All of the following are concerns for driving on offramps or onramps except:
46.
The value specified by the manufacturer as the loaded weight of a combination vehicle is?
47.
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: 11,450, drives: 33,100, gross: 76,700

After fueling:

steer:11,850, drives: 33,300, gross: 77,300

48.
You should try to avoid driving in fog:
49.
If traveling slower than traffic flow on a grade, if legal you should:
50.
According to the general rule, for how much space should you leave in front of your vehicle at speeds below 40 mph?