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.
Which of these is not part of the pre-trip inspection of the engine compartment?
2.
When driving at more than 40 mph, what is the safe minimum following distance for ideal daytime conditions?
3.
Define 'bolster':
4.
High beams should be:
5.
When starting a bus on a level surface with good traction there is often no need for:
6.
Which of these is a good thing to do when driving at night?
7.
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?
8.
When using tiedowns to secure boulders, all of the following are requirements except:
9.
When you change your duty status, you must document all of the following except:
10.
Using radar detectors in commercial vehicles:
11.
Cargo with a high center of gravity:
12.
When coming down a long, steep downgrade, what should be your primary method of controlling your speed?
13.
All of the following are requirements for transporting coils with eyes crosswise except:
14.
Implied consent means:
15.
For your safety, when setting out reflective triangles you should:
16.
When securing building materials, spacer requirements include all of the following except:
17.
Ideally, where would you like the cargo's center of gravity located?
18.
Which of the following are not a primary factor affecting weight distribution across the axles?
19.
For safer night time driving, windshields and mirrors should be:
20.
What is the minimum amount of rearward force that a cargo securement system must withstand?
21.
What is the maximum allowable weight on a 5-axle combination vehicle?
22.
You should wear a seat belt in a moving vehicle:
23.
When securing concrete pipe with a diameter of more than 45 inches loaded crosswise, how many tiedowns are required through each pipe at minimum?
24.
In cargo securement, bracing is:
25.
Which of the following require an additional CDL endorsement to drive?
26.
Using controlled braking, brakes are applied as hard as possible:
27.
Drivers who have trouble sleeping at night, fall asleep at odd times, or snore loudly, gasp, and choke in their sleep should:
28.
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: 11,100, drives: 32,600, gross: 71,400

After fueling:

steer:11,850, drives: 32,850, gross: 72,400

29.
What are most front-wheel skids caused by:
30.
In addition to preventing engine freezing, proper coolant levels help:
31.
You are driving a 40-foot vehicle at 55 mph. The road is dry, and visibility is good. What is the least amount of space that you need to have in front of your vehicle?
32.
Drivers of trucks and tractor-trailers with cargo must check that the cargo is well secured within the first ___ miles of the trip.
33.
Which of the following is not a reason why loads should be secured?
34.
Whenever possible, a row of metal coils with eyes vertical requires one direct tiedown to secure against rearward movement at what maximum angle?
35.
Some large trucks have curved mirrors. These mirrors:
36.
Using 7 miles per gallon as your fuel mileage and 8 pounds per gallon for the weight of fuel, how much total fuel weight will you burn off in 210 miles?
37.
In case of a fire in the cargo area of a van or box trailer, you should:
38.
Under normal circumstances, what is the maximum allowed width for commercial vehicles?
39.
Which of these is the proper signal to change lane?
40.
Vehicles should be equipped with all of the following emergency equipment except:
41.
Backing your vehicle in a straight line without crossing over or touching the exercise boundaries is called:
42.
Which of these statements about vehicle fire is true?
43.
Minimum tread depth on every groove on all tires must be at least:
44.
All of the following are good tips to staying fit and ready to drive except:
45.
When securing a single metal coil with eye vertical, tiedowns must be arranged according the all of the following except:
46.
Low-beam headlights generally light to a distance of:
47.
If a straight vehicle (not trailer or articulation) goes into front-wheel skid, it will:
48.
There will be times when you must take a minimum of a 30 minute break off duty before performing which of the following tasks?
49.
If you are able to exert 200 pounds of force against an object but you are only exerting 50 pounds of force to do so, what method are you applying to make this happen?
50.
Shifting gears on most heavy vehicles using manual transmissions will require: