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

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