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Practice Test

To view our printable practice test and answer sheet click here. It is very important that you study before taking your written test. The written test consists of 50 questions and in order to pass you need a grade of 80% or higher. This means you are not allowed more than 10 questions wrong or else you will receive a failing grade and that’s never fun. Good luck!

Practice Written Test

1)

A driver who is commits a moving violation in a construction zone can:

  1. a) Have their fines tripled
  2. b) Lose their license
  3. c) Have their fines Doubled
  4. d) Have their license suspended

 

2)

What should you do when entering a curve:

  1. a) Slow down before entering the curve
  2. b) Remain at the same speed
  3. c) Speed up
  4. d) Honk your horn

 

3)

What do you have to do in order to get a special learner’s permit?

  1. a) Pass a written test
  2. b) Take a vision test
  3. c) Take a 6 hour behind the wheel course
  4. d) All of the above

 

4)

How long is a provisional license good for?

  1. a) 2 years
  2. b) 4 years
  3. c) 1 year
  4. d) 3 years

 

5)

An uncontrolled intersection is:

  1. a) An unmarked intersection
  2. b) An intersection with traffic lights
  3. c) An intersection with stop sign
  4. d) All of the above

 

6)

What is the only thing that will get you sober?

  1. a) Coffee
  2. b) Food
  3. c) Water
  4. d) Time

 

7)

What do seatbelts do for you in a car?

  1. a) Keep you from sliding in your seat
  2. b) Keeps you from being thrown from the vehicle
  3. c) Slows your body down
  4. d) All of the above

 

8)

When driving in the city it is good to use the ___________ rule.

  1. a) 3 second
  2. b) 12 second
  3. c) 2 second rule
  4. d) None of the above

 

9)

A warning sign is the shape of a:

  1. a) Diamond
  2. b) Square
  3. c) Rectangle
  4. d) Triangle

 

10)

The 3 second rule refers to:

  1. a) Reaction time
  2. b) Safe driving
  3. c) City driving
  4. d) Following distance

 

11)

A yield sign has ___ sides.

  1. a) 4
  2. b) 3
  3. c) 8
  4. d) None of the above

 

12)

When can you pass a school bus if its red lights are flashing?

  1. a) When it is pulled in front of a school picking up or dropping off students
  2. b) All the time
  3. c) When going 10 MPH
  4. d) Never

 

13)

A 5 ounce glass of wine contains the same amount of alcohol as:

  1. a) A 12 ounce can of beer
  2. b) A 8 ounce cup of beer
  3. c) 1 and 1/2 ounces of 86 proof liquor
  4. d) Both, answers A and C

 

14)

How long do you have to notify the MVC of an address change?

  1. a) 2 weeks
  2. b) 1 week
  3. c) 60 days
  4. d) None of the above

 

15)

When can you use studded snow tires in NJ?

  1. a) November 15th – April 1st
  2. b) April 15th – November 1st
  3. c) December 15th – April 15th
  4. d) None of the above

 

16)

How long do you have to notify the MVC of a name change?

  1. a) 6 months
  2. b) 2 weeks
  3. c) 30 days
  4. d) 1 week

 

17)

Define BAC:

  1. a) Blood Alcohol Concentration
  2. b) How much alcohol is in a drink
  3. c) The time taken between each drink
  4. d) None of the above

 

18)

Which direction should you face your wheels when parked downhill with a curb to your right?

  1. a) Straight
  2. b) Toward the curb
  3. c) Away from the curb
  4. d) It doesn’t matter

 

19)

How long do you have to wait to retake the written test if failed?

  1. a) 1 week
  2. b) 3 weeks
  3. c) 2 weeks
  4. d) 30 days

 

20)

How long do you have to wait to re-take the road test if failed?

  1. a) 2 weeks
  2. b) 1 week
  3. c) 30 days
  4. d) 2 days

 

21)

A driver’s hands should be where on the steering wheel?

  1. a) 10 and 2 o’clock
  2. b) Both hands at the bottom
  3. c) 10 and 3 o’clock
  4. d) 9 and 3 o’clock

 

22)

If you lose your license or permit you should first report it to:

  1. a) The police
  2. b) The MVC
  3. c) A driving school
  4. d) All of the above

 

23)

The speed limit in a school zone is:

  1. a) 20 MPH
  2. b) 35 MPH
  3. c) 25 MPH
  4. d) 10 MPH

 

24)

How far should you park from a stop sign?

  1. a) 50 feet
  2. b) 20 feet
  3. c) 10 feet
  4. d) 25 feet

 

25)

What should you do if your brakes stop working while driving?

  1. a) Quickly get off the road
  2. b) Pump the brakes
  3. c) Put the car into a lower gear
  4. d) Both, answers B and C

 

26)

New drivers often make the mistake of:

  1. a) Driving too fast
  2. b) Not paying attention
  3. c) Braking to hard
  4. d) Braking to soft

 

27)

When a GDL permit driver is driving, who must wear seat belts?

  1. a) Anyone under 18
  2. b) Everyone in the car
  3. c) Just the driver
  4. d) Back seat passengers

 

28)

When under 21, you are considered under the influence if your BAC is:

  1. a) 0.01
  2. b) 0.05
  3. c) 0.08
  4. d) All of the above

 

29)

When must you use your headlights?

  1. a) When visibility is less than 500 feet
  2. b) 1/2 an hour before and after sunset
  3. c) When your windshield wipers are on
  4. d) All of the above

 

30)

If you are over 21 you are under the influence if your BAC is ___ or higher.

  1. a) 0.01
  2. b) 0.08
  3. c) 0.10
  4. d) 0.15

 

31)

When moving into NJ, you must transfer your out of state license within:

  1. a) 60 days
  2. b) 1 weeks
  3. c) 2 weeks
  4. d) None of the above

 

32)

In bad weather conditions, how much longer does a truck take to stop than a car?

  1. a) 50%
  2. b) 25%
  3. c) 200%
  4. d) 10%

 

33)

A stop sign has ___ sides

  1. a) 3
  2. b) 6
  3. c) 8
  4. d) None of the above

 

34)

What are the colors of a traffic light from the top to the bottom?

  1. a) Red, yellow, green
  2. b) Yellow, red, green
  3. c) Green, yellow, red
  4. d) None of the above

 

35)

A NJ driver must have what type of insurance?

  1. a) Car insurance
  2. b) Liability insurance
  3. c) Health insurance
  4. d) All of the above

 

36)

A yellow sign with a red border means that:

  1. a) There is a slow moving vehicle ahead
  2. b) Slow down
  3. c) Yield
  4. d) Stop

 

37)

When are right turns allowed?

  1. a) After a full stop
  2. b) After checking traffic
  3. c) When there is no “No turn on red” sign
  4. d) All of the above

 

38)

What should you do when you get a flat tire on the road?

  1. a) Quickly pull over
  2. b) Don’t use the gas or brakes, grip the wheel firmly and calmly pull over
  3. c) Maintain speed until it is safe to pull over
  4. d) Drive slow until you reach your destination

 

39)

What is a acceleration used for?

  1. a) Pulling off the highway
  2. b) Getting onto the highway
  3. c) Driving fast
  4. d) Passing other drivers

 

40)

At what times can you drive with a GDL permit?

  1. a) 5am – 11pm
  2. b) 12am – 11pm
  3. c) 5am – 12pm
  4. d) None of the above

 

41)

Stopping distance all depends on:

  1. a) Reaction time
  2. b) Road conditions
  3. c) Speed
  4. d) All of the above

 

42)

Driving is a _________ not a right.

  1. a) Responsibility
  2. b) Privilege
  3. c) Law
  4. d) None of the above

 

43)

A driver should always yield to:

  1. a) Pedestrians
  2. b) Squirrels
  3. c) GDL drivers
  4. d) None of the above

 

44)

A drunk driver might:

  1. a) Weave in lanes
  2. b) Make sudden stops
  3. c) Drive slow
  4. d) All of th above

 

45)

The good host law says:

  1. a) You have to be a good driver
  2. b) You can get a lawsuit if someone leaves your house drunk and gets into an accident
  3. c) Driving isn’t for everyone
  4. d) None of the above

 

46)

When you turn from a 2 lane road to a 4 lane road:

  1. a) Turn onto the lane to the right
  2. b) Turn onto the lane to the left
  3. c) Turn onto the lane closest to the center of the road
  4. d) None of the above

 

47)

How old must you be to register a vehicle?

  1. a) 17
  2. b) 18
  3. c) 16
  4. d) 15

 

48)

The only time you are allowed to drive on private property is:

  1. a) When a police officer tells you to do so
  2. b) When avoiding a traffic light
  3. c) When making a U-turn
  4. d) None of the above

 

49)

Driving 3 seconds behind a car refers to:

  1. a) Following distance
  2. b) Stopping distance
  3. c) Reaction time
  4. d) None of the above

 

50)

What must you do in order to obtain a provisional license?

  1. a) Pass written and vision test
  2. b) Complete 6 hours behind the wheel
  3. c) Pass the road test
  4. d) All of the above

 

For more information on taking your written test, road test, or anything else driving related, please feel free to visit the New Jersey Motor Vehicles website here: http://www.state.nj.us/mvc/

For all Test & Preparation, you can visit the DMV’s website here: http://www.state.nj.us/mvc/Licenses/Testing.htm or view our Practice Test page.

To Schedule a Road Test at the Bakers Basin motor vehicle commission in Lawrenceville, NJ or Kelmer motor vehicle commission in Edison, NJ please visit their website here: https://www27.state.nj.us/tc/driverlogin.do?url=njmvcdtclient

For information on Renewing Your License, please visit the Motor Vehicles website here: http://www.state.nj.us/mvc/Licenses/HowToRenew.htm

For information on what you need to bring regarding your Six Points of ID,  you can visit the Motor Vehicles website here: http://www.state.nj.us/mvc/Licenses/6PointID.htm

To view the state of New Jerseys Basic Automobile Drivers Manual, please visit their website here for a printable version or ask one of our instructors for a copy: http://www.state.nj.us/mvc/About/manuals.htm