Pennsylvania Permit Test – Rules

This online DMV Pennsylvania 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
In Pennsylvania, if you are of legal drinking age (21 or older), you are considered to be driving "while under the influence" if your blood alcohol level is ___ or higher.
A
0.08
B
0.10
C
0.28
D
0.18
Question 2
It is illegal to use or even flash high-beam headlights within ___ feet of an oncoming vehicle.
A
500
B
300
C
400
D
200
Question 3
According to Pennsylvania state law, you must maintain automobile liability insurance on your registered vehicle at all times.
A
False
B
True
Question 4
Do not park a vehicle within -- feet of the nearest rail of a railroad crossing.
A
30
B
20
C
40
D
50
Question 5
In school zones, the speed limit is __ miles per hour when the lights on the school zone sign are flashing
A
55
B
15
C
25
D
40
Question 6
Parking or standing is not allowed within 30 feet of a:
A
Traffic light
B
STOP sign
C
All answers are correct
D
YIELD sign
Question 7
You must not follow emergency vehicle displaying flashing warning lights and sounding a siren within:
A
400 feet
B
300 feet
C
200 feet
D
500 feet
Question 8
The law requires that the wheels of the parked vehicle are within what maximum distance from the curb?
A
16 inches
B
12 inches
C
24 inches
D
18 inches
Question 9
A school bus with red signal lights flashing is stopped. What does the law require you to do?
A
Wait for approaching vehicles to pass
B
Does not matter provided you sound horn
C
Reduce speed and pass with care
D
You must stop at least 10 feet away from the bus
Question 10
PA-R12It is a law in Pennsylvania, the ___________________ must wear a seat belt.
A
Driver
B
Driver and front seat passengers
C
Front-seat passengers
D
Rear seats passengers
Question 11
If you hold a valid driver’s license from another state, you must get a Pennsylvania driver’s license within ___ days after moving to Pennsylvania and surrender your out-of-state license.
A
120
B
45
C
90
D
60
Question 12
You should lower your headlights when you are following within -------- behind another vehicle
A
500 feet
B
300 feet
C
600 feet
D
400 feet
Question 13
If you operated or permitted the operation of your vehicle without insurance, your driving privilege will be suspended for a period of:
A
15 days
B
2 months
C
3 months
D
1 month
Question 14
Driving a motor vehicle in Pennsylvania is:
A
Your constitutional right
B
Guaranteed if your parents approve
C
Guaranteed if you have money to buy a car
D
A privilege you earn
Question 15
PA-R11When does the law require lights on vehicles to be turned on?
A
Between dusk and dawn
B
No specified time
C
Between sunset and sunrise
D
After 9:00 pm
Question 16
If your name or address is changed, you must notify PENNDOT in writing within _____ of that change even if moving out of state.
A
90 days
B
30 days
C
15 days
D
45 days
Question 17
In a roundabout, a driver should drive in:
A
A clockwise direction
B
The direction of the oncoming vehicles
C
A counterclockwise direction
D
Any direction
Question 18
Parking or standing is not allowed within -- feet of a crosswalk at an intersection.
A
15
B
20
C
10
D
5
Question 19
How many points will be recorded against your license for failing to stop for school bus with flashing red lights and stop arm extended?
A
2
B
3
C
6
D
5
Question 20
PA-R10If you refuse to give a breath or blood sample when asked by authority:
A
You cannot be arrested for drunk driving
B
You get a warning that will go on your driving record
C
Your driving privilege will be automatically suspended for one year
D
There is no evidence to find you guilty of drunk driving
Question 21
If you are under age 21 it is against the law to drive with a bodily alcohol content of ____ or greater.
A
0.05
B
0.02
C
0.12
D
0.08
Question 22
On interstate highways and other freeways, the maximum speed limit is ____ where posted.
A
65 mph
B
70 mph
C
80 mph
D
55 mph
Question 23
Pennsylvania law state that you have agreed in advance, to be tested for alcohol in your blood if police officer suspects you may be under the influence.
A
True
B
False
Question 24
PA-R13Children under the age of ___ must be buckled into a federally-approved child passenger restraint system.
A
3
B
8
C
4
D
2
Question 25
PA-R1How far must you park from a fire hydrant?
A
10 feet
B
5 feet
C
15 feet
D
3 feet
Question 26
If your license expires:
A
You have 5 days to renew it
B
You can’t legally drive with it
C
You have 15 days to renew it
D
You can drive as long as you have insurance
Question 27
If you are under age 21 and are convicted of driving under the influence of alcohol, you will receive a ____ license suspension for a first offense.
A
90 days
B
1 year
C
6 months
D
60 days
Question 28
Roads freeze more quickly when they are:
A
Flat
B
Shaded
C
Curvy
D
In the sun
Question 29
You may not pass within ___ feet of a bridge, viaduct or tunnel
A
75
B
50
C
25
D
100
Question 30
How many points will be recorded against your license for leaving the scene of an accident involving property damage only?
A
4
B
5
C
3
D
2
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There are 30 questions to complete.
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Pennsylvania Permit Test

Test your knowledge on the meanings of traffic rules. To get your Pennsylvania drivers license you are required to take a written test that covers road signs and road rules. This online Pennsylvania Permit Test and learner’s permit traffic rules practice 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. This free practice written driving test is a lesson that is essential for getting your Pennsylvania driver’s license at your local licensing office. Please note, however, that this is not the actual test, and you will not receive your license if you pass this practice test.

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