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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. This sign means:
traffic signal ahead sign
emergency stop ahead.
the traffic signal ahead is out of order.
you must yield to the traffic signal ahead.
traffic signal ahead.
2. Before a school bus stops to load passengers, the driver will usually flash:
yellow warning lights.
green lights.
red warning lights.
red lights.
3. What does this road sign indicate?
yield to bikes sign
Drivers have the right of way over bicyclists turning left.
Vehicles entering a right turn lane may encounter bicyclists traveling straight, and must yield to the bicyclists.
Vehicles traveling straight must yield to bicyclists entering a right turn lane.
None of the above.
4. This road sign means:
right curve sign
Curve ahead
Road work ahead
Wrong Way
Merging Traffic
5. What is the first thing you should do if your wheels move off the pavement?
Ease your foot off the gas pedal and brake gently.
Try pumping the gas pedal to increase pressure.
Pull the steering wheel back.
Pull over to the right and sound your horn to warn the other drivers.
6. You face a green light, but traffic on the other side of the intersection does not allow you to travel all the way through the intersection. What must you do?
Enter the intersection and wait until traffic ahead clears.
Enter the intersection with caution.
Wait until traffic ahead clears, so you do not block the intersection.
Wait for the next green light.
7. When an aggressive driver confronts you, you should:
Try to move away safely.
Remain calm and relaxed.
Report aggressive drivers to law enforcement authorities.
All of the above.
8. When driving behind a motorcycle:
allow a following distance of at least 4 motorcycle lengths.
allow a following distance of at least 2 car lengths.
allow at least 4 seconds of following distance.
allow at least 2 seconds of following distance.
9. The driver of an emergency vehicle that uses lights and a siren can legally:
exceed the speed limit.
pass red lights.
go the wrong way.
All of the above.
10. This road sign means:
bicycle crossing sign
Bicycles cross or ride beside traffic
Yield right-of-way to bicycles
Bicycle parking ahead
Bicycles have the same rights as other vehicles
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NJ DMV Practice Test Facts

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