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.
When merging:
2.
Which of these statements about stopping distance and speed is true?
3.
You are checking your tires for a pre-trip inspection. Which of these statements is true?
4.
Tourists may be hazardous because?
5.
You are driving in an area with few streetlights, if you cannot see well with your headlights, which of the actions may help:
6.
Which of these statements about certain types of cargo is true?
7.
When making a left turn, you should do which of the following?
8.
Commercial drivers are allowed to hold CDL's in how many states at the same time?
9.
What should you do when you see a hazard in the roadway ahead of you?
10.
The distance that you should look ahead of your vehicle while driving amounts to about ___ miles at normal highway speed.
11.
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: 80%

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

Weight Before Fueling: Steer: 11,450, drives: 33,100, gross: 76,700

12.
After an accident, you should only move a severely injured person:
13.
What is the minimum amount of rearward force that a cargo securement system must withstand?
14.
When driving, when is it acceptable to signal other drivers that it is safe to pass?
15.
How many violations occur on the below example?
Day 1

Day 2
16.
When securing paper rolls with eyes horizontal, which of the following should be used to secure the rear-most roll?
17.
In case of brake failure, methods of stopping the vehicle include escaping into an open field, side street, or ramp, and:
18.
Which of the following require an additional CDL endorsement to drive?
19.
EOBR's are required to automatically record which of the following?
20.
Steering wheel play should not be more than:
21.
Specific securement methods are required for boulders that:
22.
A dunnage bag is:
23.
Which violations have occurred in the below example?
Day 1

Day 2
24.
Good general shifting techniques for going down a long downgrade include:
25.
Which of these statements about cargo loading is true?
26.
The object of the pre-trip inspection is:
27.
What violation has occurred at 10:00 a.m. on Day 2?
Day 1

Day 2
28.
A tiedown with a marked WLL of 8,000 lbs directly attached to an article has an actual WLL of:
29.
Which of the following is not a requirement of wood used as blocking or bracing?
30.
When exiting or entering on a curved freeway ramp, you should:
31.
A chock is generally used to secure:
32.
In general, the best braking technique to use in maintaining a safe speed when driving on a downgrade is:
33.
Which of these would NOT help if windshield is covered with ice?
34.
Sliding your trailer tandems forward or backward will redistribute the weight mainly between which two sets of axles?
35.
Under normal circumstances, what is the maximum allowed width for commercial vehicles?
36.
To protect the area after an accident, steps you should take include:
37.
When crossing railroad tracks in a placarded vehicle or a bus:
38.
Which of these is the proper signal to change lane?
39.
An intermodal container is:
40.
What is the best way to determine what percentage of the weight of fuel will go to each set of axles?
41.
What is the correct method of determining what percentage of fuel is distributed between the steer axle and the drive axles?
42.
If you have used up all of your 14 hour on duty time, how many hours would you regain after an 8 hour break in the sleeper berth?
43.
Using the following numbers, what would be the final result if you moved the 5th wheel back one hole?

steer axle: 12,300 pounds
drive axles: 33,100 pounds
Weight transfer: 500 pounds per hole
44.
What violation occurs at 2:00 p.m. on this example?
45.
When securing flattened or crushed cars on a vehicle with containment on 2 sides, how many tiedowns, at minimum, are required?
46.
While driving, the freight must not:
47.
On what day and time does an 11 hour rule violation occur?
Day 1

Day 2

48.
You are driving on a two-lane road. An oncoming driver drifts into your lane and is headed straight for you. Which of these is most often the best action to take?
49.
Most good drivers will look ahead:
50.
Blocking is used to: