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Arkansas Permit Practice Test

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Arkansas Permit Practice Test

This is the unofficial practice test for the Arkansas Permit Test. This is basically an easy way for a study guide.

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What does a "Yellow Light" indicate?
    • A. 

      Stop

    • B. 

      Caution

    • C. 

      Go

  • 2. 
    What do fines do in construction zones when workers are present?
    • A. 

      They stay the same

    • B. 

      They are doubled

    • C. 

      They are tripled

  • 3. 
    What do solid yellow lines mean on the road?
    • A. 

      You may pass when safe

    • B. 

      No passing

    • C. 

      No turning

  • 4. 
    What do broken yellow lines mean on the road?
    • A. 

      You may pass when safe

    • B. 

      No passing

    • C. 

      No turning

  • 5. 
    What are shared turning lanes for?
    • A. 

      Turning Left

    • B. 

      Turning Right

    • C. 

      Both

  • 6. 
    If there are 2 lanes for each direction (4-lanes) what is the left lane for?
    • A. 

      Turning left

    • B. 

      Going faster

    • C. 

      Going slower

  • 7. 
    Which of these is a rule of the road?
    • A. 

      Never back a vehicle in any travel lane

    • B. 

      Unless directed by a police officer, never drive on the shoulder

    • C. 

      Both

  • 8. 
    When can you pass a school bus letting children out
    • A. 

      When you are in front of the bus

    • B. 

      When you are behind the bus

    • C. 

      Never

  • 9. 
    How should you accelerate your vehicle?
    • A. 

      Slow, Smooth, and Steady

    • B. 

      Fast, hard, but smooth

    • C. 

      Only slow in the rain

  • 10. 
    Where do your hands go on the wheel?
    • A. 

      10 & 2

    • B. 

      Wherever you want

    • C. 

      The bottom or top of the wheel

  • 11. 
    Which of the following are distractions?
    • A. 

      CB Radio

    • B. 

      Cell Phone

    • C. 

      Traffic Lights

    • D. 

      Speedometer

    • E. 

      Car Radio

  • 12. 
    How far should you typically look ahead when driving in the city?
    • A. 

      1 Block Ahead

    • B. 

      2 Blocks Ahead

    • C. 

      3 Blocks Ahead

  • 13. 
    How far should you look ahead when driving on the highway?
    • A. 

      1/4 Mile ahead

    • B. 

      1/3 Mile ahead

    • C. 

      1/2 Mile ahead

  • 14. 
    When the roads are bad you should:
    • A. 

      Drive Slower & use the 4 second distance rule

    • B. 

      Pull off the road

    • C. 

      Do nothing different

  • 15. 
    What is the normal driving safety distance?
    • A. 

      1 Second

    • B. 

      2 Seconds

    • C. 

      3 Seconds

  • 16. 
     If you are over the age of 21, what is the highest percentage of alcohol aloud?
    • A. 

      .02%

    • B. 

      .04%

    • C. 

      .04% - .08%

  • 17. 
    If you are under the age of 21, what is the highest percentage of alcohol aloud?
    • A. 

      0%

    • B. 

      .01%

    • C. 

      .02%

  • 18. 
    When planning to make a left turn across an intersection and you are waiting in the middle of the intersection for the traffic to clear, your front tires should be turned:
    • A. 

      To the left

    • B. 

      To the right

    • C. 

      Straight

  • 19. 
    When you see a "Roadwork Ahead" sign you should:
    • A. 

      Brake and be prepared to stop

    • B. 

      Look for the roadwork

    • C. 

      Do nothing

  • 20. 
    You should drive on the shoulder to pass a car only:
    • A. 

      When the shoulder is wide enough

    • B. 

      To pass a car

    • C. 

      Never

  • 21. 
    When you see a flashing yellow light at an intersection you should:
    • A. 

      Yield to all traffic before crossing the intersection

    • B. 

      Stop then enter the intersection when safe to do so

    • C. 

      Slow down and cross the intersection carefully

  • 22. 
    When you are driving on the freeway and the vehicle in front of you is a large truck, you should drive:
    • A. 

      No more than one car length behind so the driver can see you

    • B. 

      Farther behind than you would for a passenger vehicle

    • C. 

      Close behind the truck in bad weather because the driver can see better than you

  • 23. 
    To stop in an emergency situation when your car does not have ABS brakes, you should:
    • A. 

      Pump the brakes

    • B. 

      Slam on your brakes

    • C. 

      Apply hard steady pressure without locking up your wheels

  • 24. 
    How do you prevent from Hydroplaning?
    • A. 

      Stay the same speed

    • B. 

      Slow down

    • C. 

      Hit the brakes

  • 25. 
    When do you know its safe to go over a rail road track when there is a train?
    • A. 

      When you can no longer see the train

    • B. 

      When it is well down the tracks

    • C. 

      As soon as its gone

  • 26. 
    What does rubberneck mean?
    • A. 

      You twitch while driving

    • B. 

      Slow down or become distracted

    • C. 

      Hit a curb

  • 27. 
    If it is raining or foggy, you should have your lights set on:
    • A. 

      High beams

    • B. 

      Low beams

    • C. 

      You don't need lights

  • 28. 
    When driving in adverse conditions, the proper speed to travel is:
    • A. 

      The posted speed limit

    • B. 

      45MPH

    • C. 

      Only as fast as it is safe to drive

  • 29. 
    When a car with bright headlights comes toward you at night, you should:
    • A. 

      Allow other drivers to pass

    • B. 

      Look below the lights

    • C. 

      Look toward the right edge of your lane

  • 30. 
    It is always illegal to park:
    • A. 

      In a tunnel

    • B. 

      On a bridge

    • C. 

      Both

  • 31. 
    When is it legal to cross a double solid yellow line?
    • A. 

      Always

    • B. 

      Never

    • C. 

      Only when you are making a left turn into a business or home driveway

  • 32. 
    If your car begins to skid, you should:
    • A. 

      Brake immediately and turn in the direction of the skid

    • B. 

      Take your foot off the accelerator and turn in the direction of the skid

    • C. 

      Take your foot off the accelerator and turn in the opposite direction of the skid

  • 33. 
    When you want to change lanes, you can see if another vehicle is in your blind spot:
    • A. 

      Only if you check your side view mirror

    • B. 

      Only if you check both mirrors

    • C. 

      Only if you turn and glance over your shoulder

  • 34. 
    When taking medication while driving, the most important thing for you to do is:
    • A. 

      Make several rest stops along the way

    • B. 

      Understand the effects of the medication and adjust your driving accordingly

    • C. 

      Do not drive

  • 35. 
    When you are backing up, it is usually best to:
    • A. 

      Steer with one hand, while looking into the rear view mirror

    • B. 

      Open the left door and look back

    • C. 

      Steer with one hand, while looking out the rear window

  • 36. 
    Roads and highways are always most slippery when:
    • A. 

      During a heavy downpour

    • B. 

      The first rain after several dry weeks

    • C. 

      After it has been raining for a few hours

  • 37. 
    Always leave extra space in front of you when:
    • A. 

      In bad weather

    • B. 

      Someone is following you closely

    • C. 

      You are following a motorcycle

    • D. 

      All

  • 38. 
    If you are behind a bicycle you should:
    • A. 

      Follow it slowly

    • B. 

      Follow it until traffic is gone, then pass him when safe

    • C. 

      Honk at him

  • 39. 
    You may turn left on red:
    • A. 

      When safe

    • B. 

      Never

  • 40. 
    You may turn right on red:
    • A. 

      When safe

    • B. 

      Never

  • 41. 
    Try to signal at least how many feet before doing something
    • A. 

      50

    • B. 

      100

    • C. 

      200