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.
To prevent a load from shifting, there should be at least one tie down for every ____ feet of cargo.
2.
Which of these statements about managing space to the sides is true?
3.
When is it necessary to learn how a fire extinguisher works?
4.
Define 'bolster':
5.
By law, who is ultimately responsible for ensuring the safety and road-worthiness of a CMV?
6.
Any driver convicted of violating an out-of-service order will be disqualified for a minimum of:
7.
When the roads are slippery, you should:
8.
Special permits will be required for loads that are:
9.
Whenever you double your speed, your vehicle has about how many times of destructive power if it crashes?
10.
The maximum safe weight that a tire can carry is:
11.
When using tiedowns to secure boulders, all of the following are requirements except:
12.
When securing a load of lengthwise longwood logs weighing 42,500 lbs, what is the minimum aggregate WLL required for tiedowns? (rounded up to nearest lb)
13.
What is a cab shield?
14.
Concrete pipe loaded crosswise generally:
15.
In case of illness that prevents you from driving safely, you should:
16.
For your safety, when setting out reflective triangles you should:
17.
All of the following are exempt from needing a CDL except:
18.
How many tiedowns are required on a stack of shortwood loaded crosswise?
19.
If your vehicle catches fire while you are driving, you should:
20.
To prevent rolling, how many points of contact are required, at minimum, for a boulder resting on a rounded or partially rounded side?
21.
A container chassis vehicle is defined as:
22.
The maximum number of "looks" allowed during the driving exam is:
23.
When securing concrete pipe with a diameter of more than 45 inches loaded crosswise, how many tiedowns are required through each pipe at minimum?
24.
While driving through an intersection, you should:
25.
A securement system must be capable of resisting how much lateral (side-to-side) force, at minimum?
26.
When driving through the work zone you should:
27.
What types of freight need to be secured properly?
28.
When stopping behind another vehicle, a safe gap to leave is one that:
29.
You are driving a 40-foot vehicle at 55 mph. The road is dry, and visibility is good. What is the least amount of space that you need to have in front of your vehicle?
30.
You may hang up on a railroad track if:
31.
If you increase your speed from 20 to 60 mph (original speed times 3), how much more braking distance is required at 60 mph than at 20 mph?
32.
After starting the engine:
33.
Using 7 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 210 miles?
34.
In order to perform the in-cab and gauge inspection, which of the following must be done?
35.
An ABS light that comes on or stays on while driving indicates:
36.
What is low-speed offtracking?
37.
How many anchor points should be used to secure an intermodal container on a chassis vehicle?
38.
During the Stop/Start maneuver, when stopped, your vehicle:
39.
You are required to inspect your truck within how many miles after beginning the trip?
40.
Mirror adjustment can only be checked accurately when:
41.
Water should never be used to put out a gasoline fire, and also what other kind of fire?
42.
Given that general cargo securement requires a WLL of at least 50% of cargo weight, how many 11mm wire rope tiedowns would be required for a load of 26,000 lbs?
43.
Requirements for securing heavy vehicles, equipment, and machinery apply at what weight?
44.
Using the following numbers, what would be the final result if you moved the 5th wheel forward two holes?

steer axle: 10,800 pounds
drive axles: 34,100 pounds
Weight transfer: 500 pounds per hole
45.
Which of these statements about the hazard of vehicle fire is true?
46.
You should avoid driving through deep puddles or flowing water. But if you must, which of these steps can help to keep your brakes working?
47.
Where will the weight of fuel be distributed?
48.
Which log below contains at least one violation?
Day 1

Day 2
49.
According to the general rule, for how much space should you leave in front of your vehicle at speeds below 40 mph?
50.
The pre-trip inspection should generally include how many steps?