Free New Jersey CDL General Knowledge Practice Test 2022

You are looking for actual practice for your coming CDL test? So you have come to the right place. Our NJ General Knowledge Practice Test has the same questions as the real exam which is based on the NJ CDL Manual. Our CDL practice test pack covers most of the subject areas on the New Jersey General Knowledge Test such as shifting techniques, railroad crossing safety, drunk driving laws, and much more to make you become a safer driver. In addition, each question has a detailed explanation that will help you understand the concept and answer future questions about it correctly. If you don't get the pass right away, don't worry, you can take this practice test an unlimited number of times to make sure you learn all the questions. Our CDL Practice Test NJ will refine your driving knowledge so you can earn your CDL and start driving on the roads. Let’s take our practice test now!

Our CDL practice tests:
Based on 2022 NJ commercial driver's license manual
Full answers + detailed explanations
Perfect for first-time, renewal applicants
NJ CDL General Knowledge Test format:
50 questions
40 correct answers to pass
80% passing score
List of questions
1.
The center of gravity of a load:
2.
Which statement is true?
3.
Sometimes you need to leave a road to avoid a hazard or emergency. When you do, you should keep in mind, that:
4.
Which of these is true about driving in a tunnel?
5.
Which of these statements is true?
6.
What time does a 14 hour rule violation occur?
7.
All lights and reflectors should be operating properly, clean, and:
8.
Using 6 miles per gallon as your fuel mileage and 8 pounds per gallon for the weight of fuel, how much total fuel weight will you burn off in 600 miles?
9.
When approaching a railroad crossing, which of these safety precautions applies?
10.
You're in Illinois which allows up to 20,000 pounds on the steer axle. You're heading to Indiana which only allows 12,000 on the steer axle. Your steer tires have a load rating of 6,500 pounds each. What is the maximum legal weight your steer axle can be for each of the two states?
11.
The maximum weight limit on a single axle is:
12.
What is the minimum weight of a load of metal coils that requires specific securement practices?
13.
If you jam on the brakes and the wheels lock up and skid:
14.
Which statement below is true?
15.
Which of the statements about pre-trip inspection is true?
16.
Snow and ice must be removed from the radiator because otherwise:
17.
Ideally, where would you like the cargo's center of gravity located?
18.
When driving at night, you should:
19.
Sliding the 5th wheel will change the weight distribution almost exclusively between which sets of axles?
20.
A device placed between the deck of a vehicle and car or between articles of cargo, intended to provide greater friction than exists naturally between these surfaces is:
21.
When securing building materials, how many knots are acceptable in the tiedown(s)?
22.
A hazmat endorsement will be denied or canceled if:
23.
What does emergency braking mean?
24.
While exiting the vehicle for a 'look', how many points of contact must you keep with the vehicle at all times?
25.
Rims with welding repairs or missing lugs:
26.
As part of the log packing requirements:
27.
A school bus endorsement is required in order to transport:
28.
You are driving a truck with a manual transmission. What gear will you probably have to use to take a long, steep downhill grade?
29.
Drivers are generally only allowed to use cell phones or text in all of the following situations except:
30.
Distracted driving could be any of the following except:
31.
What is the minimum WLL required of tiedowns securing loaded intermodal containers on non-chassis vehicles?
32.
Your brakes can get wet when driving through heavy rain. What can happen if the brakes are applied?
33.
A load weighing 41,500 lbs requires securement against rearward force of:
34.
You should try to park so that:
35.
'Blocking' is defined as:
36.
The best way to take a curve is to slow to a safe speed before entering the curve, then __________ as you go through it.
37.
Based on the following figures, how much fuel can you legally add while remaining legal on the steer axle?

Load rating of steer tires: 6,150 pounds

Percentage of fuel weight to steer axle: 85%

Steer axle weight limit in states you're travelling: 20,000 pounds

Weight Before Fueling: Steer: 11,500, drives: 33,100, gross: 76,700

38.
A key principle to remember about loading cargo is to keep the load:
39.
Which of these is not a type of retarder?
40.
When securing metal coils in a sided vehicle without anchor points:
41.
Backing your vehicle in a straight line without crossing over or touching the exercise boundaries is called:
42.
Convex (curved) mirrors:
43.
What is the minimum number of tiedowns to use on a load 4ft 7in long, and weighing 1,237 lbs?
44.
Which day below contains a 30 minute break violation?
Day 1

Day 2
45.
Some suggestions for reducing stress and aggressiveness while driving might include all of the following except:
46.
Which of these is NOT a good rule to follow when caring for injured persons at an accident scene?
47.
If you are able to exert 200 pounds of force against an object but you are only exerting 50 pounds of force to do so, what method are you applying to make this happen?
48.
Products that pose a risk to health, safety
and property during transportation are called:
49.
What violations occurred on the below example?
50.
When securing paper rolls with friction mats as a primary method: