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.
When merging:
2.
Which of these is NOT something you should do if your headlights are not working properly?
3.
By law, who is ultimately responsible for ensuring the safety and road-worthiness of a CMV?
4.
When are helpers needed to back your vehicle?
5.
When starting a bus on a level surface with good traction there is often no need for:
6.
You are inspecting hydraulic brakes. You should pump the brake pedal three times then apply firm pressure to the pedal for five seconds. If the brakes are working properly, the pedal should:
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.
To stop a drive-wheel skid, you should:
9.
In case of illness that prevents you from driving safely, you should:
10.
Is the below example a completed 34 hour restart?
Day 1

Day 2

11.
Retarders:
12.
What is the best advice for drivers when a heavy fog occurs?
13.
Why should drivers avoid foreign objects in the road?
14.
Which of the following is considered on duty time
15.
What is the safe number to use in calculations for the weight of fuel?
16.
A sided vehicle containing cargo weighing 35,980 lbs must be able to withstand a rearward force of at least:
17.
Backing into a space that is to the right rear of your vehicle is referred to as:
18.
Your vehicle is in a traffic emergency and may collide with another vehicle if you do not take action. Which of these is a good rule to remember at such a time?
19.
Specific suspension problems that drivers should look for include which of the following:
20.
In cargo securement, the deck is:
21.
Steering wheel play should not be more than:
22.
Rust around wheel nuts may indicate what?
23.
Your brakes can get wet when driving through heavy rain. What can happen if the brakes are applied?
24.
What violation has occurred at 10:00 a.m. on Day 2?
Day 1

Day 2
25.
What is the main factor that will limit how far back you can slide your tandems?
26.
A placarded vehicle must have how many identical placards?
27.
When loading paper rolls with eyes horizontal, which of the following is not a requirement for stacking a second layer?
28.
If you need to leave the road in a traffic emergency, you should:
29.
If you are forced to leave the road in an emergency, all of these are good guidelines except:
30.
The proper time to cancel your turn signal for a lane change or turn is:
31.
Which of these statements about brakes is true?
32.
Which of these statements about braking is true?
33.
Option #3 for a single metal coil with eyes lengthwise requires:
34.
A 30 minute break violation occurs on the below example. What day and time does the violation occur?
Day 1

Day 2
35.
Under normal circumstances, what is the maximum allowed width for commercial vehicles?
36.
Given that general cargo securement requires a WLL of at least 50% of cargo weight, how many 1/2-inch Grade 70 chains would be required for a load of 34,500 lbs?
37.
Combination vehicles must display license plates:
38.
What are the two primary laws governing the placement of the tandems?
39.
Can state inspectors inspect your truck or bus?
40.
When backing, all of the following are important safety rules:
41.
Which of these is NOT a danger of a rough acceleration?
42.
If you have used up all of your 14 hour on duty time, how many hours would you regain after an 8 hour break in the sleeper berth?
43.
A good inspection habit is for the driver to re-inspect the cargo:
44.
When securing flattened or crushed cars on a vehicle with containment on 2 sides, how many tiedowns, at minimum, are required?
45.
All of the following are concerns for driving on offramps or onramps except:
46.
When securing a paper roll with a width that is more than twice its diameter, which of the following is not an acceptable method of securement to prevent tipping?
47.
You should avoid driving through deep puddles or flowing water. But if you must, which of these steps can help to keep your brakes working?
48.
You are driving on a two-lane road. An oncoming driver drifts into your lane and is headed straight for you. Which of these is most often the best action to take?
49.
You should try to avoid driving in fog:
50.
The pre-trip inspection should generally include how many steps?