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
The most important thing you can do when dealing with an aggressive driver is:
You're loaded heavy with 1/2 tank of fuel onboard. Using the following numbers, where should you move the 5th wheel to get it setup properly?

steer axle: 10,800 pounds
drive axles: 34,700 pounds
Weight transfer: 500 pounds per hole
The best drivers are those who watch and prepare for hazards. This is called _________ driving.
The center of gravity of a load:
You are driving on a slippery road during the day. What does the Driver’s manual say about how much space you should keep ahead of your truck?
When the roads are slippery, you should:
The purpose of the retarders is to:
Which of the following can be used as part of the cargo securement system?
Which of the following systems should receive extra attention during winter weather inspection?
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: 10,200, drives: 31,300, gross: 71,700

After fueling:

steer:11,000, drives: 31,500, gross: 72,700

In cargo securement, a 'well' is defined as:
Proper fire prevention should include paying attention to all of these except:
When driving in cold weather your tire tread should:
In cargo securement, a wedge is defined as:
To avoid driving when tired, if at all possible you should schedule your trips:
What is the most important reason to inspect your truck or bus?
Load securement for cargo weighing 29,650 lbs must be able to withstand upward force of how many lbs?
The 14 hour limit can be extended by:
What does EOBR stand for?
The maximum distance from the rear allowed for attaching mechanisms used to secure roll-on/roll-off containers is:
Impaired drivers who present potential hazards may tend to:
In order to drive placarded vehicles, drivers are required to have:
You receive a scale ticket and your drive axles are 32,200 and your trailer tandems are 35,100. Based upon the two most common tandem slider rail hole spacings, what is the minimum number of holes you would have to slide the tandems to get the weight legal, and in which direction?
In what circumstance can shortwood be treated as longwood?
Which violations have occurred in the below example?
Day 1

Day 2
A waterproof sheet used to cover cargo is a:
You are checking your wheels and rims for a pre-trip inspection. Which of these statements is true?
In case you have to fight a fire, also aim the extinguisher:
Why did Congress enact the Bridge Formula in 1975?
What three distances build up the total stopping distance of your truck or bus?
Which of the following is not a requirement of wood used as blocking or bracing?
Which vehicle will have the most difficulty staying in its lane during strong wind?
'Blocking' is defined as:
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating (GVWR) means the following?
Which statement about EOBR's is true?
In case of a fire in the cargo area of a van or box trailer, you should:
If a CDL-holder's privilege to drive non-CMV's is revoked or suspended more than once for alcohol, felony, or controlled substance violations, the CDL will be disqualified for:
High beams should only be used at a distance of:
When using tiedowns for securing cargo, what is the general rule regarding cargo length.
What is low-speed offtracking?
What day and time did a violation occur in the below example?
Day 1

Day 2
Which of these is the proper signal to change lane?
How many reflective triangles are required to be kept as part of a trucks emergency equipment?
A device placed on the exposed edge of an article to distribute tiedown forces over a larger area of cargo than the tiedown itself, to protect the tie-down and/or cargo from damage, and to allow the tiedown to slide freely when being tensioned is a:
A driver will generally be required to have a DOT medical card in order to drive which of the following:
You should always turn on your emergency four-way flashers when you:
If a straight vehicle (not trailer or articulation) goes into front-wheel skid, it will:
You receive a scale ticket and your drive axles are 35,400 and your trailer tandems are 31,100. Based upon the two most common tandem slider rail hole spacings, what is the minimum number of holes you would have to slide the tandems to get the weight legal, and in which direction?
Which of these is specifically prohibited when securing crushed or flattened vehicles?
Shifting gears on most heavy vehicles using manual transmissions will require: