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.
Which of these statements about emergency steering is true?
2.
When are helpers needed to back your vehicle?
3.
What is the aggregate WLL of two indirect tiedowns with a WLL of 5,000 lbs, and one tiedown with a WLL of 6,000 lbs?
4.
You are driving a 40-foot vehicle at 35 mph. The road is dry, and visibility is good. What is the least amount of space you should keep in front of your vehicle to be safe?
5.
What should be true about other drivers:
6.
You are inspecting hydraulic brakes. You should pump the brake pedal three times then apply firm pressure to the pedal for five seconds. If the brakes are working properly, the pedal should:
7.
As a way to maximize all time available, you should always do the following:
8.
High friction securement devices include:
9.
What does the 14 hour on duty limit mean?
10.
When securing an intermodal container on a chassis, what is the maximum allowable vertical travel when secured?
11.
On an accident scene, if a qualified helper is present you should:
12.
What is the aggregate WLL of one 7/15 inch Grade 43 chain, and three 5/16 inch Grade 70 chains?
13.
How many tiedowns are required for cargo that is prevented from forward movement?
14.
In case of which fires can you use water to put it out?
15.
A female housing fixed to the side or ends of a vehicle to receive a stake or peg, and may also be used as an anchor point is a:
16.
What is the main factor affecting the low-speed offtracking of a tractor trailer?
17.
When securing rows of coils, requirements include all of the following except:
18.
What is the best advice for drivers when a heavy fog occurs?
19.
Load securement for cargo weighing 29,650 lbs must be able to withstand upward force of how many lbs?
20.
When starting in slippery conditions, you should:
21.
What affect will sliding the trailer tandems forward have on the weight distribution?
22.
Using controlled braking, brakes are applied as hard as possible:
23.
When loading bell pipe on one tier, all of the following apply except:
24.
In case you have to fight a fire, also aim the extinguisher:
25.
The condition in which water or slush collects on the road and your tires lose contact and have little or no traction is called:
26.
If you must cross into the oncoming lane to make a turn, you should:
27.
.5g is equal to what?
28.
Extra care is needed to keep your vehicle centered in your lane because commercial vehicles:
29.
What is the cargo's center of gravity?
30.
If an oncoming vehicle drifts into your lane you should:
31.
Where should the ignition key be during the pre-trip inspection?
32.
What are the two primary laws governing the placement of the tandems?
33.
Specific parts of the CDL driving and skills exam include which of the following?
34.
Which statement below accurately describes the 11 hour driving limit?
35.
Minimum tread depth on every groove on all tires must be at least:
36.
Where in the trailer could you place cargo so that the weight applied to the trailer tandems is greater than the weight of the cargo itself?
37.
What does emergency braking mean?
38.
The most common cause of skids is:
39.
When securing a single metal coil with eye vertical, tiedowns must be arranged according the all of the following except:
40.
"You do not have a hazardous materials endorsement on your commercials driver’s license. You are asked to deliver hazardous materials in a placarded vehicle. You should:"
41.
You weigh the truck immediately before and after fueling. Based on the following, determine what percentage of the weight goes to each set of axles.

Before fueling:

steer: 11,450, drives: 33,100, gross: 76,700

After fueling:

steer:11,850, drives: 33,300, gross: 77,300

42.
Heavy vehicles often move slower than others. Which of these is NOT a good rule to follow while driving a heavy vehicle?
43.
When securing a single metal coil with eyes vertical:
44.
Posted heights at overpasses:
45.
Within the requirements for concrete pipe, which of these requires specific securement methods?
46.
Oil, coolant, charging circuit warning lights should go out:
47.
When securing paper rolls with eyes vertical in a sided vehicle all of the following are acceptable except:
48.
What is a rub rail?
49.
If you're able to arrive early for a delivery, you should:
50.
Submitting fingerprints for a background check will be required for drivers applying for: