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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 should you do if one of your tires blows out?
Hold the steering wheel tight and brake immediately to avoid the risk of skidding.
Hold the steering wheel tight and slowly take your foot off the gas pedal.
Leave the road immediately.
Decrease speed, pull over to the right and sound your horn to warn the other vehicles.
2. This sign tells drivers that:
stay right sign
they must stay on the right side of the divider.
there is a right turn ahead.
a divided highway ends ahead.
there is a reduction of lanes ahead.
3. This sign means:
center lane left turns sign
The center lane is shared for left turns.
Left turns in both directions of travel are not permitted.
Vehicles may only turn left.
All of the above.
4. Which of the following is NOT true about ABS?
It helps increase your stopping distance.
It improves the steering ability.
It improves the vehicle stability.
It's an automobile safety system.
5. This regulatory sign tells drivers that:
left lane turns left
traffic in the right lane must go straight.
all vehicles must turn left immediately.
traffic in the left lane must turn left at the intersection ahead.
None of the above.
6. This road sign means:
You must make a complete stop
Slow down or stop
Stop if necessary
Yield the right-of-way to oncoming vehicles
7. This road sign means:
no u turn sign
Left turns are not allowed where this sign is displayed.
Drivers cannot make a complete turn to go in the opposite direction.
Vehicles turning left must make a U-turn.
Sharp turn ahead.
8. This road sign warns drivers that:
side road sign
the road will make a sharp turn to the right.
left turns are not allowed at the intersection.
another traffic lane joins the one they are on.
another road enters the highway from the direction shown.
9. When driving near light rail vehicles, drivers should:
never drive around lowered crossing gates.
always obey signs and traffic signals.
expect trains on any track at any time.
All of the above.
10. Drivers approaching a flashing red traffic signal must:
carefully drive through the intersection without stopping.
merge to the left.
slow down at the traffic signal.
stop before the intersection.
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NJ DMV Knowledge Test Facts

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