DMV Permit Practice Test – Rules 3

This online DMV practice permit test, with multiple choice questions, is intended to help you prepare for the DMV written knowledge test that is required before you can get your driver’s license.

 

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Question 1
When driving at night, you can reduce the glare from an approaching car's headlights by:driving at night
A
Open and shut your eyes rapidly
B
Looking at the headlights of the approaching vehicle
C
Looking to the lower right side of your lane
D
Turning your lights on high beam
Question 2
Directions given by a police officer overrule:Directions given by a police officer
A
Traffic signals, but not traffic signs
B
Neither traffic signs or traffic signals
C
Traffic signs, but not traffic signals
D
All traffic signs and signals
Question 3
You may cross solid yellow lines:cross solid yellow lines
A
When there is no traffic in the opposite direction
B
During daylight hours only
C
When you need to pass slower traffic
D
When you need to turn into a private road or driveway
Question 4
When is a normal solid white line used as pavement marking between lanes?solid white line
A
When traffic is flowing in opposite directions
B
When traffic is flowing in the same direction and changing lanes is prohibited
C
When traffic is flowing in the same direction and changing lanes is discouraged
D
To mark freeway exits
Question 5
When faced with low visibility conditions while driving, you should:low visibility conditions while driving
A
Use your defroster to keep your windows clear
B
Search and scan more carefully
C
Slow and maintain extra space margins
D
All answers are correct
Question 6
It is important to stay well behind large trucks and buses, and out of their blind spots because:stay well behind large trucks
A
All answers are correct
B
You could be crushed between one of these vehicles and the curb if they are turning at an intersection
C
You will not be able to see very well if you follow too closely
D
You may not be visible to the driver if you follow too closely
Question 7
Large trucks turning right onto a street with two lanes in each direction:Large trucks turning right
A
Often have to use part of the left lane to complete the turn
B
May complete their turn in either the right or the left lane
C
Must stay in the right lane at all times
D
Must stay in the left lane at all times
Question 8
You may legally block an intersection when:block an intersection
A
There is extremely heavy traffic
B
It is never legal to block an intersection
C
You entered on a green light
D
When you drive a small car
Question 9
If you are going into a curve too quickly, you should:driving into a curve
A
Slam on your brakes
B
Pull the emergency brake and steer into the curve
C
Ease off the accelerator, and then speed up slightly as you regain traction
D
Steer slightly towards the center of the road
Question 10
Upon approaching an intersection in which a traffic signal is not working how should you proceed?traffic signal is not working
A
Proceed as though the intersection is controlled by a four-way stop sign
B
Slow down and look for cars in both directions
C
All answers are correct
D
Yield to traffic entering the intersection
Question 11
The two-second rule is:safe following distance
A
The amount of time elapsed between a mechanical failure and driver realization that the failure has occurred
B
The method to determine safe following distance
C
The amount of time it takes to react to a road hazard
D
The amount of time elapsed between a tire blow out and loss of control
Question 12
You park your car on the side of the road. You are facing uphill and there is no curb present. You should:parking facing uphill
A
None of them
B
Turn the steering wheel toward the right
C
Turn the steering wheel toward the left
D
Make sure your front wheels are pointed straight
Question 13
Crosswalks near school are painted:Crosswalks near school
A
Unmarked
B
White
C
Orange
D
Yellow
Question 14
If you have to cross several lanes:cross several lanes
A
Cross quickly
B
Cross two at a time only
C
Cross them one at a time
D
Cross slowly
Question 15
When driving in the fast lane, if you are tailgated, the best thing to do is?tailgated
A
Slow down
B
Speed up and leave them safely behind
C
Tap your brakes
D
Move to the right and let the tailgater pass
Question 16
When the light is red, you may make a left turn if:left turn on red light
A
None of them
B
You are about to cross the intersection
C
You are driving at a high speed
D
You are on a one-way street and you are turning in to another one way street
Question 17
Two sets of two yellow lines, with solid lines on the outside and broken lines on the inside, represent what?Two sets of two yellow lines, solid and broken
A
A center left turn lane
B
A bus stop
C
A shared passing lane
D
An area you can never enter
Question 18
A solid yellow line on your side of the road means:solid yellow line on your side
A
You should reduce speed
B
You are in a construction zone
C
You may pass with caution
D
You are in a no passing zone
Question 19
You may pass another vehicle on the right if it is waiting to:pass another vehicle on the right
A
Park at the curb
B
Turn left
C
Turn right
D
Turn into a driveway on the right
Question 20
When there are two or more lanes, which one you should use for slow driving?which lane for slow driving
A
Right lane
B
Left lane
C
None of them
D
Middle lane if there is one
Question 21
White lines on the roadway mean:White lines on the roadway
A
Construction lanes
B
Lanes of traffic move in opposite direction
C
Lanes of traffic move in the same direction
D
Same as yellow lines
Question 22
You are not allowed to pass a vehicle on the left when:pass a vehicle on the left
A
There is an oncoming vehicle
B
When approaching a curve where you cannot see ahead
C
All answers are correct
D
On a curb when driving on a hill
Question 23
What causes most rear-end accident?Following other vehicles too closely
A
Failing to pay attention
B
Weaving in and out of traffic
C
Looking in your rearview mirror too often
D
Following other vehicles too closely
Question 24
Large trucks require:Large trucks require more time
A
More time and space for starting, stopping, and turning
B
More space for turning only
C
Wider lanes
D
More time for stopping only
Question 25
Driving off the paved roadway to pass another vehicle is allowed when:Driving off the paved roadway
A
When you driving small car
B
You may never drive off the paved roadway to pass
C
The vehicle you are attempting to pass is turning left
D
There is enough room on the shoulder to do so safely
Question 26
Alcohol is a depressantAlcohol is:
A
A pain reliever
B
A depressant
C
An antihistamine
D
A stimulant
Question 27
If your wheels go off the pavement:wheels go off the pavement
A
All answers are correct
B
Take your foot off the gas pedal to slow down
C
When the vehicle is under control, steer toward the pavement
D
Grip the steering wheel firmly and avoid heavy braking
Question 28
A lane with a diamond symbol is for:lane with a diamond symbol
A
Lane reserved for car-pools
B
Lane reserved for pedestrian
C
Lane reserved for parking
D
None of them
Question 29
A pedestrian using a white cane means that:pedestrian using a white cane
A
Old
B
The rules of the road do not apply to the pedestrian
C
Lost
D
The pedestrian is blind
Question 30
Pedestrians walking on a highway should walk when safe:Pedestrians walking on a highwa
A
On the right-hand side of the road
B
Anywhere
C
On the left-hand side of the road
D
Facing traffic
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DMV Permit Practice Test

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There is sample permit practice test available from the DMV website or through training courses. There are also many other DMV permit practice test offered free of charge. Take as many of these as possible. This gives you a good idea of what the questions are like and a decent hint at how prepared you are for the actual test. Don’t assume, however, that passing a few practice tests means you will pass the real one.

A person who repeatedly fails the exam may lose hope and confidence. Failure can also delay or disrupt important life goals and activities. Few employers want to hire someone without a reliable source of transportation. The ability to drive is often a necessity for everyday life. By approaching the permit and license exam the right way, anyone can succeed.

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