Free Montana CDL General Knowledge Practice Test 2023

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 2021 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
To prevent a load from shifting, there should be at least one tie down for every ____ feet of cargo.
You are driving at night and you must dim your headlights for traffic. Good speed management says you should:
How do you stop a front-wheel skid?
A vertical barrier across the front of the deck of a vehicle to prevent forward movement of cargo is a:
What is the minimum WLL of each tiedown used to secure crushed or flattened vehicles?
Which of these is true about driving in a tunnel?
In case of a fire, you should pull off the road and do all of the following except:
What time does a 14 hour rule violation occur?
Methods to keep a cradle from sliding include:
What does the 14 hour on duty limit mean?
If you have to make a vehicle inspection report you must sign it
Is there a 14 hour rule violation on Day 2?
Day 1

Day 2
Using 6 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 600 miles?
When securing a load of lengthwise longwood logs weighing 42,500 lbs, what is the minimum aggregate WLL required for tiedowns? (rounded up to nearest lb)
Besides prescription drugs verified by a doctor as safe for driving, what other drugs are acceptable while driving?
In mountain driving you will have to use a lower gear to drive safely on a grade. Which of these does NOT affect your choice of gear?
What is the minimum weight of a load of metal coils that requires specific securement practices?
You receive a scale ticket and your drive axles are 35,700 and your trailer tandems are 30,600. Based upon a trailer with 4 inch slider rail hole spacings, what is the minimum number of holes you would have to slide the tandems to get the weight legal, and what would the final weights be?
When is it acceptable to use amphetamines to help you stay awake while driving?
What is the maximum allowable weight on a 5-axle combination vehicle?
A hazmat endorsement will be denied or canceled if:
Which of the following is not true of Working Load Limit (WLL)?
It is accepted that friction mats provide a resistance to horizontal movement equal to:
A car suddenly cuts in front of you, creating a hazard. Which of these actions should you NOT take?
In case of brake failure, methods of stopping the vehicle include escaping into an open field, side street, or ramp, and:
Distracted driving could be any of the following except:
A dunnage bag is:
Gross combination weight (GCW) is:
Which of these statements about rear drive wheel braking skid is true?
Which of the following vehicles will have the longest stopping distance?
Which of these is true about hauling hazardous materials?
Which of these would NOT help if windshield is covered with ice?
When you see a pedestrian or bicyclist along the road you should:
Overall length limit on vehicles transporting machinery, poles, or structural objects is:
Merging to the road is safest if you:
What hours must your logbook show?
You must drive on a slippery road. Which of these is a good thing to do in such a situation?
All of the following are good tips to staying fit and ready to drive except:
Using the following numbers, what would be the final result if you moved the 5th wheel back one hole?

steer axle: 12,300 pounds
drive axles: 33,100 pounds
Weight transfer: 500 pounds per hole
You should stop driving:
"You do not have a hazardous materials endorsement on your commercials driver’s license. You are asked to deliver hazardous materials in a placarded vehicle. You should:"
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: 11,450, drives: 33,100, gross: 76,700

After fueling:

steer:11,850, drives: 33,300, gross: 77,300

Requirements for securing two stacks of shortwood loaded side-by-side include:
Heavy vehicles often move slower than others. Which of these is NOT a good rule to follow while driving a heavy vehicle?
A Class A CDL is required to drive a combination vehicle of over 26,001 lbs towing a vehicle weighing:
Most good drivers will look ahead:
When securing concrete pipe up to 45 inches loaded crosswise, tiedowns through the pipe must be:
What is a rub rail?
The maximum number of allowable looks and/or pull-ups on any particular exam exercise is:
When securing concrete bell pipe in multiple complete tiers, all of the following are true except: