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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. In heavy rain, tires can begin to ride on the water that is on top of the road pavement. This is called:
2. On slippery roads, drivers should:
not drive faster than 25 MPH.
increase their speed to avoid hydroplaning.
slow down.
go faster.
3. This road sign means:
yield sign
Wrong Way
You must come to a complete stop
Slow down and be prepared to stop if necessary
You may proceed at regular speed through the intersection
4. Drivers should use the horn:
only when necessary, to avoid collisions.
if a driver is moving slowly, and you want them to drive faster.
when feeling angry or upset.
to alert other drivers that they made a mistake.
5. If your windshield wipers stop suddenly during rain you should:
Pull off the road to a safe area, stop and roll down the driver's side window.
Immediately come to a complete stop and replace the blades.
All of the above.
Slow down and pull off the road to a safe area.
6. This sign means:
no parking between
You can only park between 8:30 AM and 5:30 PM.
Parking is not allowed at 8:30 AM and at 5:30 PM.
No parking between 8:30 AM and 5:30 PM.
None of the above.
7. Highway hypnosis is a driving condition that can result from:
staring at the roadway for long periods of time.
frequent rest stops.
heavy traffic.
traveling on HOV lanes.
8. This road sign means:
slippery road sign
Traffic increases ahead
Winding road ahead
Steep grade ahead
Slippery road ahead
9. When parking on a public road, drivers should:
pull as far away from the roadside shoulder as possible.
always park on the left side of the roadway.
move as far away from traffic as possible.
All of the above.
10. When changing lanes, you should not:
signal your intentions early.
check to see if other drivers are moving into the same lane.
check your side and rear view mirrors.
rely on the inside rearview mirror to check for blind spots.
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NJ DMV Permit Test

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