Free Montana 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 MT General Knowledge Practice Test has the same questions as the real exam which is based on the Montana CDL Manual. Our CDL practice test pack covers most of the subject areas on the Montana 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 Montana 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 MT commercial driver's license manual
Full answers + detailed explanations
Perfect for first-time, renewal applicants
MT 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.
A vehicle is loaded with very little weight on the drive axle. What may happen?
3.
How many red reflective triangles are you required to carry?
4.
In case of tire failure, all of the following will be steps in your response except:
5.
"According to the driver’s manual, why should you limit the use of your horn?"
6.
Which of these statements about backing a heavy vehicle is true?
7.
When using stab braking, all of the following are steps except
8.
How many days are you required to keep your completed logs?
9.
If the cargo is fully contained in a sided vehicle, what is the minimum requirement for withstanding sideways force?
10.
Applying the brakes repeatedly on a downgrade to reduce speed 5 mph below your target is called:
11.
When securing an intermodal container on a chassis, what is the maximum allowable vertical travel when secured?
12.
Which of these statements about speed management is true?
13.
All lights and reflectors should be operating properly, clean, and:
14.
A stack of shortwood loaded lengthwise can be secured with one tiedown if:
15.
What is the maximum blood-alcohol concentration allowed for operating a school bus?
16.
Which of these is correct about emergency or evasive action?
17.
Which of the following is not a method of securing side-by-side cargo?
18.
Which of these is true about hazardous materials:
19.
In case of tire failure, you should do all of the following except:
20.
All of the following are exempt from needing a CDL except:
21.
By definition, what is a wedge?
22.
What violations occurred on Day 2 of this example?
Day 1

Day 2
23.
Service brake stopping action should be tested at:
24.
Which of the statements about pre-trip inspection is true?
25.
The principal way of controlling speed on downgrades is:
26.
A device placed between the deck of a vehicle and car or between articles of cargo, intended to provide greater friction than exists naturally between these surfaces is:
27.
The bridge formula:
28.
You are driving a truck with a manual transmission. What gear will you probably have to use to take a long, steep downhill grade?
29.
Drivers who have trouble sleeping at night, fall asleep at odd times, or snore loudly, gasp, and choke in their sleep should:
30.
The engine brake effect is greater when the engine is _____ governed RPM and the transmission is on a _____ gear.
31.
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?
32.
What are the two most common tandem slider rail hole spacings, and roughly how much weight is transferred per hole?
33.
An example of reckless driving is:
34.
Aggregate Working Load Limit is defined as:
35.
Empty trucks:
36.
Any CDL holder found to operating a CMV with ANY alcohol in his/her system will be placed out-of-service for a minimum of:
37.
Vehicles should be equipped with all of the following emergency equipment except:
38.
Which of these items is NOT checked for a pre-trip inspection?
39.
What is a headboard?
40.
Is the following example within legal HOS limits?

- A trucker starts driving at 12:00pm
- At 5pm the driver takes a 1 hour break
- At 6pm the driver begins driving again
- At 11:30pm, the driver shuts down and goes off duty for 10 consecutive hours
41.
Which of these statements about vehicle fire is true?
42.
Which of the following techniques will not change the weight distribution across your axles?
43.
Requirements for securing heavy vehicles, equipment, and machinery apply at what weight?
44.
When a tiedown is attached directly to the cargo, what is the ideal angle where it attached to the vehicle?
45.
Some causes of fuel fires include improper fueling, driver smoking, and:
46.
Which of these statements about staying alert to drive is true?
47.
The definition for "shortwood" identifies pieces that are no longer than:
48.
What is the minimum number of tiedowns required through the eye of a metal coil loaded crosswise?
49.
It is safe to remove the radiator cap or any other part of the pressurized system:
50.
On combination vehicles longer than 20 feet or wider than 80 inches, amber or yellow reflectors must be installed: