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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. Drivers must yield for emergency vehicles:
only when other vehicles yield.
when they see a flashing red or blue light or hear a siren.
None of the above.
2. How can you prevent fatigue on a long trip?
Schedule regular stops.
Plan to drive long trips with a companion.
Get enough sleep.
All of the above.
3. At a stop sign there is no stop line or crosswalk. You must stop:
only if the traffic signal turns red.
at the next crosswalk.
before you enter the intersection.
after you enter the intersection, if you have a clear view of traffic on the intersecting roadway.
4. When a driver is turning and a pedestrian is crossing without a traffic light, __________ must yield the right-of-way.
the pedestrian
the driver
whoever is slower
5. This sign means:
divided highway ahead sign
Roundabout ahead. Slow down.
Intersection ahead.
The highway ahead is divided into two one-way roadways.
The divided highway on which drivers are traveling ends ahead.
6. Speed limit signs are:
warning signs
destination signs (guide signs)
regulatory signs
service signs
7. Drivers may need more space in front of their vehicle:
when following motorcycles.
when carrying a heavy load or pulling a trailer.
when it is hard to see ahead.
All of the above.
8. When driving in travel lanes on the roadway:
do not stop for any reason, keep moving until you can safely pull off the road.
you may make back up quickly if there are no vehicles behind.
you may make a U-turn if you get on the wrong entrance ramp of the freeway.
you may stop to let out passengers.
9. This sign means:
winding road sign
No turns are allowed on this road.
Narrow road ahead.
The road may be Slippery when wet.
Series of curves ahead.
10. When you make a left turn from a one-way road into a two-way road, you must:
enter the two-way road to the left of its center line.
enter the two-way road to the right of its center line.
make a U-turn into the two-way road.
turn left into the one-way road.
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NJ DMV Knowledge Test

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