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Anyone who operates a motor vehicle or motor-driven cycle on public streets or highways in New Jersey is required to have a valid driver's license or learner’s permit. A vision screening is required for all motorists. The questions on the New Jersey written knowledge test will be based on the contents of the New Jersey Driver's Manual, and will concern the New Jersey traffic laws, road rules, road signs and safe driving practices. The NJ MVC written test consists of 50 questions, and you'll need at least 40 correct answers to pass (80%). Practice with this sample test to familiarize yourself with the format of the New Jersey driver's license test.
1. More than one vehicle is approaching a four-way stop sign. Who has the right of way?
The last driver to reach the intersection.
No one.
The first driver to reach the intersection and stop.
The driver on the left.
2. Braking distance is affected by:
pavement conditions.
the condition of your brakes and tires.
the speed your vehicle is traveling.
All of the above.
3. Before turning, you should:
change lanes.
give the proper turn signal.
sound your horn to alert the other drivers.
increase your speed.
4. Before crossing any railroad tracks, you must:
look and listen for trains.
make sure there is room for your vehicle on the other side.
wait until the crossing gates are completely up.
All of the above.
5. What should drivers do when they see this road sign?
advance warning sign
look for a human flagger.
slow down, look for a train, and be prepared to stop.
come to a complete stop and wait for a train to cross.
increase their speed to cross the intersection before a train arrives.
6. This sign means:
divided highway ends sign
The divided highway ends ahead.
Drivers are coming to a point where another traffic lane joins the one they are on.
Reversible lane ahead.
Divided highway ahead.
7. A 5 oz. glass of wine contains the same amount of alcohol as:
a 12 oz. can of beer.
a 6-pack of beer.
one pint of wine.
a gallon of wine.
8. When you prepare to make a left turn from a one-way road into a one-way road, you must:
move into the right lane, or to the right side of a single lane.
move into the right lane, or to the left side of a single lane.
move into the left lane, or to the left side of a single lane.
None of the above.
9. This sign warns drivers that:
two way traffic ahead sign
a shared lane starts ahead.
they cannot go straight ahead.
U-turns are now allowed.
they will soon be facing oncoming traffic.
10. This sign means:
low clearance sign
No passing zone ahead.
Do not enter if your vehicle is taller than the height listed on the sign.
Narrow bridge ahead. Slow down and drive with caution.
None of the above.
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NJ DMV Permit Practice Test

Number of questions: 50
Correct answers to pass:40
Passing score:80%
Minimum age to apply: 16
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