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

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