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The following is a Practice Exam for you to improve your knowledge about the Driving Laws in New Jersey. Even though it is a very useful tool to help you prepare the written exam at Motor Vehicle, however,  it is not a substitute for reading the current New Jersey Driver Manual. Please make sure you read New Jersey Driver Manual in addition to this Practice Exam to ensure complete success.

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English Test Practice 2:
1. If you are driving behind a school bus and it shows a flashing red light signaling a stop, he must:
    Stop at least 25 feet away
    Slow down to 10 mph
    Speed up and pass
    Stop directly behind the bus

2. The best way to talk to other drivers is to:

    Use your horn or lights
    Be courteous and wave
    Roll down the window and yell
    Motion with your hands

3. Altering a New Jersey license may result in:

    A $500 fine and 1 year imprisonment
    up to $10,000 fine and up to 18 months imprisonment
    A $100 fine and 2 years imprisonment
    A $500 fine

4. A single, solid white line across a road at an intersection means:

    stop behind the line for traffic light and pedestrians
    bus stop
    no parking zone
    no passing

5. Blood Alcohol Concentration (BAC) in the body is related to:

    A person weight
    The amount of alcohol he drinks
    The time he takes to drink the alcohol
    All of the above

6. When two vehicles enter an uncontrolled intersection, who should yield the right of way?

    Driver on the right
    Driver on the left
    Both drivers
    Either driver

7. An eight sides sign means:

    Octagonal Intersection Ahead
    School Ahead

8. When using the brakes, a common mistake a new driver makes is:

    Not pushing the brake pedal hard enough
    Stopping too soon
    Pumping the brakes
    Pushing the brake pedal down too hard

9. How far must a driver park from a crosswalk?

    50 feet
    25 feet
    10 feet
    20 feet

10. Dates for studded tires on New Jersey?

    November 1st to April 15th
    December 15th to March 15th
    November 15th to April 1st
    December 1st to March 1st

11. A driver should signal at least how far before his intended turn?

    100 feet
    1,000 feet
    50 feet
    60 yards

12. Studies show that the greatest number of people arrested for drunk driving have been drinking:

    mixed drinks

13. If you move into the state of NJ, how long do you have to apply for a NJ driver's license?

    within 90 days
    within 2 weeks
    within 60 days
    30 days

14. If a student fails the driving test the first time, how long must he wait before he can take it again?

    5 days
    7 days
    At least two weeks
    30 days

15. What indicates under inflated tires?

    Excessive wear on the edges of the tires
    Excessive wear on the side walls
    Excessive wear on the center of the tire
    None of the above

16. Unless otherwise posted, the speed limit in a school zone is:

    35 m.p.h.
    25 m.p.h.
    20 m.p.h.
    15 m.p.h.

17. If you drive 40 mph in wet pavement and/or gravel road condition, what is your minimum safe following distance?

    4 car lengths 
    6 car lengths 
    12 car lengths 
    8 car lengths

18. What should you do when a car is approaching with high beams?

    Put you high beams on
    Look to the right of the road
    Put you parking lights on
    Slow down and pull off the roadway until you are able to see

19. Yellow lines down the center of the road

    Allow passing when safe
    Separate traffic flow in opposite directions
    Mean a residential district
    Mean a curve or hill ahead

20. Passing is prohibited on:

    The shoulder of the road
    In a school zone
    The right side of another vehicle
    Roadways with speed limits posted over 40 m.p.h.

21. If your car breaks down on an expressway, the first thing you should do is:

    Look for the nearest phone
    Flag down a police officer
    Lift your hand
    Try to pull off the road

22. The deceleration lane is used for:

    Getting on the road
    Getting off the road
    Right turns only
    Passing on the right

23. To obtain a NJ driver license or non-driver ID card, you must present these identifiers:

    proof of age
    proof of identity
    proof of citizenship
    proof of age, identity, address and that your presence in this country is authorized under federal law

24. If a person has been drinking what can sober them up?

    Drinking lots of water
    Taking a hot shower
    A full meal

25. In order to steer the car while moving backward, you should turn:

    The steering wheel in the direction opposite the way you want the rear of the car to go
    The steering wheel in the direction you want the rear of the car to go
    The steering wheel clockwise for the rear of the car to go to the left
    The steering wheel in the direction you want the front of the car to go

26. The order of colors on a traffic light from top to bottom is?

    Yellow, Red, Green
    Red, Yellow, Green
    Green, Yellow, Red
    Red, Green, Yellow

27. The meaning of a hand signal when a driver's hand and arm is downward is:

    Slow or Stop

28. Why would you be attending a DMV Driver Improvement Program?

    To improve your driving
    Because of the point system
    Driving while under the influence of drugs or alcohol
    Because you failed your road test more than twice

29. What colors is a stop sign?

    Red and White
    White and Yellow
    Black and Red
    Yellow and Black

30. You are considered by law to be under the influence when your BAC has reached:


31. A 5-ounce glass of wine contains the same amount of alcohol as:

    one pint of whiskey
    a gallon of wine
    a 6-pack of beer
    one 12-ounce can of beer

32. The implied consent law means:

    Driver agrees to take the breath test
    Driver is of legal age
    Driver agrees to cooperate
    It means nothing

33. What road marking indicates that it is illegal to pass in either direction?

    Single solid line
    Single broken line
    No line markings at all
    Double solid line

34. Drugs that may affect basic driving skills are:

    cold pills
    some prescription drugs
    all of the above

35. A flashing yellow or amber traffic light means

    Speed up
    Slow down, proceed with caution
    Stop, then proceed

36. When a School Bus has stopped directly in front of a School to pick up or let off children, you may pass from either direction at a speed of no more than:

    10 m.p.h.
    15 m.p.h.
    20 m.p.h.
    25 m.p.h.

37. When driving in fog, what lights would you need?

    Parking lights
    High beams
    Low beams
    Any of the above depending on visibility

38. Double solid lines would be found on what type of road?

     Suburban road
    On a winding two-way road
    One Way street
    None of the above

39. An articulated license allows the operation of:

    all school buses
    all types of vehicles
    a commercially registered vehicle of 18,000 lbs. or more joined by a coupling device
    a vehicle with less than four wheels

40. Headlights, not parking lights alone, must be used:

    From 6 pm until 6 am
    One-half hour after sunset or one-half hour before sunrise and anytime in bad weather
    One-half hour before sunset or one-half hour after sunrise and anytime in bad weather
    Dawn to dark

41. The two-second rule refers to:

    Stopping distance
    Following distance in ideal road condition
    The distance ahead of you that you should be looking
    Reaction distance

42. Hand signals:

    Are the same for all states
    Vary in every state
    Vary in some states
    Are the same in some states

43. You are driving directly behind a large truck, how do you know if your vehicle is in the trucker's blind spot?

    You never know, only the trucker can see you
    When the sun is not glaring
    You can not see the truck's mirrors
    You are never in the blind spot, trucks have extra mirrors

44. What should you do if a traffic light is not working?

    Slow down, yield to traffic, and proceed when safe
    Ignore the traffic light
    Treat the intersection as if it was a 4-way stop

45. If you are in an accident where there is personal injury and you are on the revoked list, you will receive a jail term of:

    30 days
    60 days
    45 days
    90 days

46. Depth perception means the same as:

    The depth of an object
    Distance judgment
    The speed of a moving vehicle
    None of the above

47. The inspection sticker on a new vehicle is good for at least:

    18 months
    12 months
    36 months
    24 months

48. Hydroplaning is most likely to occur:

    In snow
    In fog
    During nighttime hours
    In a heavy rainstorm

49. A flashing red light means:

    Slow down and proceed with caution
    Proceed with caution
    Stop and proceed with caution

50. What does a yellow solid stripe on your side of the roadway center line mean?

     slow down
     do not pass 
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