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.
Which of these statements about stopping distance and speed is true?
2.
Which of these statements about cold weather driving is true?
3.
What should be true about other drivers:
4.
"The driver’s manual suggests several things to do when you pass a vehicle. Which of these is NOT one of them?"
5.
When approaching a railroad crossing, which of these safety precautions applies?
6.
You should lightly apply your brakes to flash the brake lights if:
7.
When starting to move the truck, when is it acceptable to roll backwards?
8.
How many tiedowns are required on a stack of shortwood loaded crosswise?
9.
Why should drivers always be looking for hazards?
10.
Cargo inspection:
11.
A bulkhead is defined as:
12.
To help slow the vehicle to reduce the need for using the service brakes, some vehicles are equipped with:
13.
When you are driving on a snow packed road, you should reduce your speed by:
14.
To prevent brake fade you should:
15.
What is the Aggregate WLL of the securement system for a load secured with 7 tiedowns: 3 rated at WLL of 4,000 lbs, 2 at 6,500, and 1 at 8,000?
16.
A cleat is a short piece of wood used:
17.
All of the following apply to farm vehicle operator CDL exemption except:
18.
When securing paper rolls on a flatbed or curtainside vehicle, it is acceptable to stack rolls with eyes vertical:
19.
Banding is:
20.
To secure paper rolls with eyes horizontally against rearward movement, you can use which of the following except:
21.
Most skids:
22.
Good general shifting techniques for going down a long downgrade include:
23.
Which of these is a good thing to do when steering to avoid a crash?
24.
When driving at night you should use your high beams when oncoming traffic is not within ____ feet?
25.
A minimum disqualification of 12 months will result for any driver who:
26.
When changing lanes, put you turn signal on, and:
27.
You should use your horn when:
28.
When securing heavy vehicles, what is the minimum WLL of each tiedown?
29.
In Oregon, the maximum weight on the steer axle is listed as 600 pounds per inch of tire tread width up to 20,000 pounds. Your steer tires have a load rating of 6,150 pounds each and are 10 inches wide. What is the maximum legal weight your steer axle can carry in Oregon?
30.
One option of positioning bundles of building materials is:
31.
The basic control skills exam allows for a maximum of how many points scored?
32.
Where in the trailer could you place cargo so that the weight applied to the trailer tandems is greater than the weight of the cargo itself?
33.
Cargo must satisfy one of the following securement conditions except:
34.
What should you do when your vehicle hydroplanes?
35.
Stab braking should not be used on vehicles with:
36.
The most common cause of skids is:
37.
If you hear on the radio that there is a major snowstorm forecast along your route, will you qualify for the Adverse Driving Conditions Exception?
38.
When entering and exiting an expressway, and also generally any time you drive, you should:
39.
What is the minimum WLL used to block forward movement of cargo weighing 36,500 lbs?
40.
Which of these statements about acceleration is true?
41.
What is the maximum ideal angle for an effective direct tiedown?
42.
What is the minimum number of tie-downs to be used on flatbed cargo?
43.
Some of the serious driving errors that can be caused by alcohol include:
44.
On what day and time does an 11 hour rule violation occur?
Day 1

Day 2

45.
Which day below contains a 30 minute break violation?
Day 1

Day 2
46.
How long does it typically take a tractor-trailer to cross a single set of railroad tracks?
47.
Which log below contains at least one violation?
Day 1

Day 2
48.
In the following picture, what are axles 4 and 5 commonly referred to as?

49.
You have steer tires rated at 6,150 pounds each, and you're in the state of West Virginia which says the legal limit for the steer axle is 20,000 pounds. What's the maximum legal weight you can carry on your steer axle in West Virginia?
50.
When securing paper rolls with friction mats as a primary method: