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 is not part of the pre-trip inspection of the engine compartment?
2.
You are driving on a clear night with your low beam lights on. If your headlights let you see about 250 feet ahead of you, you should adjust your speed so that you can stop within about _____ feet.
3.
When driving vehicles with ABS, braking:
4.
Which of these statements about certain types of cargo is true?
5.
When the hydraulic brakes fail while you are driving, the system will not build up pressure and the brake pedal will feel spongy or go to the floor. What should you do?
6.
You are checking your steering and exhaust system in a pre-trip inspection. Which of these problems, if found, should be fixed before the vehicle is driven?
7.
As the blood alcohol concentration (BAC) goes up, what happens?
8.
Which violation occurs on the below example?
9.
There are three maximum limits you must follow at all times. Those limits are:
10.
Which of these is true about tires and hot weather?
11.
To test for leaks on hydraulic brake systems:
12.
On what day and time does an 11 hour rule violation occur?
Day 1

Day 2
13.
What is a 34 hour restart?
14.
A single metal coil with eye vertical weighing 6,350 lbs requires tiedowns with a minimum aggregate WLL of:
15.
When securing rolls of paper with eyes vertical, how many points of contact are required to consider a roll secure?
16.
To secure a cubic-shaped boulder, how many tiedowns are required, at minimum?
17.
Which statement below is true?
18.
How many tiedowns are required for cargo that is prevented from forward movement?
19.
California allows 20,000 pounds maximum on the steer axle. The tread width of your tires is 11 inches, and the load rating on your steer tires is 7000 pounds. How much weight can you carry on your steer axle in California?
20.
Which of these are not part of the front pre-trip inspection?
21.
When driving at night, you should:
22.
When securing concrete pipe with a diameter up to 45 inches loaded crosswise as a group,lengthwise tiedowns should be either one 1/2 in chain or wire rope, or:
23.
Sliding the 5th wheel will change the weight distribution almost exclusively between which sets of axles?
24.
While driving, ice builds up on your wipers and they no longer clean the windshield. You should:
25.
In bad weather many drivers tailgate large vehicles. What should you do?
26.
While exiting the vehicle for a 'look', how many points of contact must you keep with the vehicle at all times?
27.
How many violations occur on the below example?
Day 1

Day 2
28.
A tiedown is defined as:
29.
All of the following should be part of the engine compartment check except:
30.
You should try to park so that:
31.
Every time you pull off the expressway to take a break, you use about how much time off your 11-hour driving limit?
32.
When you are starting to move up a hill from a stop:
33.
Whenever possible, a row of metal coils with eyes vertical requires one direct tiedown to secure against rearward movement at what maximum angle?
34.
Ways that drinking alcohol can affect the brain include:
35.
When going down a long steep downgrade you should always:
36.
After turning and getting up to speed:
37.
Under the adverse driving conditions exception, how many additional hours can you drive?
38.
"Brake fade" is:
39.
Which of the following has the greatest affect on the gross vehicle weight?
40.
Which of these is true about radiator shutters and the winter-front during winter driving?
41.
Mirror adjustment can only be checked accurately when:
42.
Working Load Limit (WLL)is defined as:
43.
Which statement below accurately describes the 11 hour driving limit?
44.
Which of these statements about engine overheating is true?
45.
Using the following numbers for your calculations, how much weight will come off your drive axles?

Miles per gallon: 6

Miles travelled: 360

Percentage of fuel weight on drive axles: 30%
46.
What is the presumed resistance to horizontal movement of friction mats?
47.
The maximum number of encroachments allowed on a particular exam exercise is:
48.
What can be the result of too much weight on the back of the trailer?
49.
Among other hazards, drivers should be on the lookout for slow or confused drivers, children, accidents, and:
50.
How many days worth of logbook entries must you have available to show during an inspection?