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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. What does a flashing yellow light mean?
flashing yellow light
Drivers may move forward with caution.
The same thing as a stop sign.
Warning: hospital ahead.
All of the above.
2. If your car goes into water, you should:
call the fire department immediately.
wait for water to rush in and let it out in small breaths through your nose.
remove yourself before it starts to sink.
None of the above.
3. What should you do in case of a brake failure?
Pull off the road into an open space, if available.
Rub your tires on the curb to slow your car.
Apply the parking brake slowly.
All of the above.
4. Regulatory signs are:
white triangles.
white rectangles.
blue rectangles.
green rectangles.
5. This sign tells drivers:
no turn on red sign
they may not turn right or left during the red light.
turning right on red is forbidden.
they must wait for the traffic signal to turn green before turning right or left.
All of the above.
6. Double solid lines on the roadway mean:
you cannot change lanes.
you cannot go across the lines except to turn left to enter or leave the highway.
you cannot pass.
All of the above.
7. Your red traffic signal changes to green while a pedestrian is crossing in your traffic lane. The right of way should be given:
to the pedestrian.
by the pedestrian.
to you.
by the pedestrian, but only when vehicles are turning left.
8. Which sign has white letters on a red background?
School zone
Speed limit
9. This sign indicates that:
advisory speed sign
drivers may not turn right if traveling at 25 MPH or less.
the highest safe speed drivers should travel around the curve ahead is 25 MPH.
the safe speed around the curve ahead is at least 25 MPH.
there is a school zone after the curve.
10. At a stop sign there is no stop line, you must stop:
before you enter the intersection.
after you enter the crosswalk.
before the traffic light turns red.
before you enter the crosswalk.
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NJ DMV Written Test Facts

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