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.
Void filler is:
2.
One can recognize hazardous materials by looking on the container:
3.
Which of these is NOT something you should do if your headlights are not working properly?
4.
You are driving on a slippery road during the day. What does the Driver’s manual say about how much space you should keep ahead of your truck?
5.
Which of the following can be used as part of the cargo securement system?
6.
The cargo securement standard applies to commercial vehicles weighing more than:
7.
How many days are you required to keep your completed logs?
8.
Which of these is not a brake check you normally do during your walk-around inspection?
9.
After taking 10 consecutive hours off duty, a driver begins to work at 8:00 a.m. The driver may operate a commercial motor vehicle until what time?
10.
To stop a drive-wheel skid, you should:
11.
In cargo securement, what is a 'cleat' defined as?
12.
Implied consent means:
13.
By definition, what is a wedge?
14.
Based on the following information, how much fuel can you legally add while remaining legal on the drive axles?

Percentage of fuel weight to drive axles: 25%

Weight Before Fueling: Steer: 11,275, drives: 33,800, gross: 77,420

15.
How many on duty hours are remaining after the following has been logged (use a scratch sheet of paper if you need to):
- On duty/not driving: 3 hours
- Driving: 4 hours
- Sleeper berth: 8 hours
- Driving: 7 hours
- Off duty: 2 hours
16.
All of the following are considered excessive speeding except:
17.
A tank vehicle endorsement is required to drive tank vehicles with a combined capacity of:
18.
Which of these are requirements for securement systems?
19.
Why should drivers always be looking for hazards?
20.
The Aggregate Working Load Limit should, at minimum, be:
21.
When you are driving on a snow packed road, you should reduce your speed by:
22.
The total weight of a powered unit, the trailer and the cargo is called?
23.
In bad weather many drivers tailgate large vehicles. What should you do?
24.
Circumstances that would make wheels and rims unsafe include the following except:
25.
In order to drive placarded vehicles, drivers are required to have:
26.
Backing into a space that is to the right rear of your vehicle is referred to as:
27.
What will be the ultimate limitation that prevents you from putting the trailer tandems as far to the rear of the trailer as possible?
28.
A combination of securing devices which form an assembly that attaches cargo to, or restrains cargo on, a vehicle or trailer, and is attached to anchor point(s) is a:
29.
Which of these should you NOT do in an emergency situation?
30.
What should you do if you are unsure whether you have enough overhead clearance?
31.
If you are forced to leave the road in an emergency, all of these are good guidelines except:
32.
Which of these is true about hauling hazardous materials?
33.
Ways that drinking alcohol can affect the brain include:
34.
To satisfy general cargo securement requirements, what is the minimum WLL for securing vehicles under 10,000 lbs?
35.
Which of the following has the greatest affect on the gross vehicle weight?
36.
Can state inspectors inspect your truck or bus?
37.
What hours must your logbook show?
38.
You must drive on a slippery road. Which of these is a good thing to do in such a situation?
39.
To avoid an accident you moved to the shoulder. The shoulder is clear, you should:
40.
Which of these statements about engine overheating is true?
41.
Stab braking should not be used on vehicles with:
42.
If you were instructed to 'tarp' a load, what would you be using?
43.
Coming down steep, long, downgrades will require a driver to:
44.
What does BAC stand for?
45.
Putting too much weight towards the rear may cause all of these except:
46.
Sliding your trailer tandems toward the front or back of the vehicle will primarily change the weight distribution between which sets of axles?
47.
When securing a paper roll with a width that is more than twice its diameter, which of the following is not an acceptable method of securement to prevent tipping?
48.
Indirect tiedowns create what direction of force?
49.
The term 'edge protector' refers to:
50.
You have steer tires rated at 6,150 pounds each, and you're in the state of West Virginia which says the legal limit for the steer axle is 20,000 pounds. What's the maximum legal weight you can carry on your steer axle in West Virginia?