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DMV Permit Test.

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  • 1. 
    The speed limit posted on a road is 55 mph. When this road is wet:
    • A. 

      Maintain a 55 mph speed

    • B. 

      Drive 5 to 10 mph under the limit

    • C. 

      Drive 20 to 25 under the limit

  • 2. 
    A person may legally ride in the back of a pickup truck when:
    • A. 

      The sides of the pickup bed are at least 24 inches high

    • B. 

      The back of the pickup is covered with a camper shell

    • C. 

      In secured seats and using approved safety belts

  • 3. 
    Driving slower than the traffic flow tends to
    • A. 

      Make a collision less likely to happen

    • B. 

      Make a collision more likely to happen

    • C. 

      Not change the changes of having a collision

  • 4. 
    What is the best advice for driving when heavy fog or dust occurs?
    • A. 

      Try not to drive until the conditions improve

    • B. 

      Do not drive too slowly, because other drivers may hit you

    • C. 

      Alternate your low and high beans to improve your vision

  • 5. 
    If you are involved in a collision, you must exchange with the other person(s) involved, your driver license information and:
    • A. 

      Proof of insurance only

    • B. 

      Proof of insurance and vehicle registration only

    • C. 

      Proof of insurance, vehicle registration, and current address

  • 6. 
    When you are in a dedicated turn lane controlled by a green arrow, which of the following is true?
    • A. 

      All vehicles or pedestrians in the intersection must yield to you

    • B. 

      All oncoming vehicles and pedestrians are stopped by red lights

    • C. 

      You may turn in the arrow's direction without checking traffic

  • 7. 
    You are driving on a five-lane freeway in the lane closest to the center divider. To exit the freeway on the right you should:
    • A. 

      Carefully cross all the lanes at one time

    • B. 

      Change lanes on at a time until you are in the proper lane

    • C. 

      Slow before beginning each lane change

  • 8. 
    You should usually drive your vehicle slower when
    • A. 

      You see brake lights coming on several vehicles ahead of you

    • B. 

      Passing large trucks on the freeway

    • C. 

      You want to look at a controlled accident scene

  • 9. 
    Smoking inside a vehicle when a person younger than 18 years of age is present is:
    • A. 

      Legal, if it is your child

    • B. 

      Illegal at all times

    • C. 

      Not Restricted by law

  • 10. 
    When stopped at railroad tracks with mutiple tracks, cross:
    • A. 

      Only when it is safe to do so

    • B. 

      As soon as the train has passed your roadway

    • C. 

      Only when other vehicles begin crossing

  • 11. 
    What should you do at an intersection with a flashing red signal light?
    • A. 

      Cautiously continue driving through the intersection

    • B. 

      Stop before entering, then proceed when its safe

    • C. 

      Stop before entering. Wait for the green light before proceeding

  • 12. 
    If your vehicle starts to hydroplane, you should:
    • A. 

      Drive at a constant speed to gain better traction

    • B. 

      Apply the brakes firmly to prevent your vehicle from sliding

    • C. 

      Slow down gradually and not apply the brakes

  • 13. 
    When you back up in a passenger vehicle:
    • A. 

      Rely on your review mirror

    • B. 

      Look over your right shoulder through your rear window

    • C. 

      Only use your side and rearview mirrors

  • 14. 
    Use your high-beah headlights at night:
    • A. 

      As little as possible

    • B. 

      Only on unlighted streets

    • C. 

      Whenever it is legal and safe

  • 15. 
    You have been convicted of driving under the influence of alcohol. The judge sentenced you to 48 hours in jail. In addition you may,
    • A. 

      Have to pay a fine

    • B. 

      Have your vehicle taken away for 60 days

    • C. 

      Have to install an ignition interlock device (IID) on your vehicle

  • 16. 
    You are driving slowly in the fast lane of a freeway and there is traffic behind you in your line. The driver behind you wishes to to drive faster. You should:
    • A. 

      Not change lanes if you are driving the speed limit

    • B. 

      Change lanes to to the right when safe to do so

    • C. 

      Only change lanes if five or more vehicles are behind you

  • 17. 
    You may not stop a passenger vehicle at any time:
    • A. 

      Next to a curb painted red

    • B. 

      Next to a curb painted yellow

    • C. 

      In front o f a school when children are present

  • 18. 
    If you are a minor and your cell phone rings while you are driving, you should
    • A. 

      Answer it if you have a hands-free device

    • B. 

      Let the call go to voice mail

    • C. 

      Answer it if the call is from your parents

  • 19. 
    There is one lane in your direction. The vehilce ahead of you often slows down for no apparent reason. You should
    • A. 

      Speed up to pass the vehicle as soon as possible

    • B. 

      Increase the following distance between you and the other driver

    • C. 

      Flash headlights quickly to alert the other driver

  • 20. 
    Turn your front wheels toward the curb when you are parked
    • A. 

      Facing downhill

    • B. 

      Facing uphill

    • C. 

      On a level road

  • 21. 
    On a sharp cruve, you should use your brakes to slow your vehicle:
    • A. 

      Just after you enter the curve

    • B. 

      During the entire time you drive through the curve

    • C. 

      Before you enter the curve

  • 22. 
    You re driving on a divided street with multiple lanes in your direction. If you need to make a U-turn, where should you start?
    • A. 

      In the median

    • B. 

      On the shoulder

    • C. 

      In the left lane

  • 23. 
    • A. 

      Stay in your lane so you don't impede the traffic flow

    • B. 

      Drive onto the left shoulder to let the other vehicles pass

    • C. 

      Mover over into the right lane when it is safe

  • 24. 
    To back out of a parking space, always back slowly and look:
    • A. 

      At your rearview mirror as you back up

    • B. 

      At your side mirrors as you back up

    • C. 

      Over your right shoulder as you back up

  • 25. 
    You must notify DMV within 5 days if you
    • A. 

      Sell or transfer your vehicle

    • B. 

      Paint your vehicle a different color

    • C. 

      Are cited for a traffic violation

  • 26. 
    It is illegal for a person under 21 years of age to drive with a blood alcohol concetration (BAC) that is ____ or more.
    • A. 

      0.08%

    • B. 

      0.01%

    • C. 

      0.05%

  • 27. 
    Which of these is true about other drivers?
    • A. 

      Drivers always obey traffic signs and signals

    • B. 

      Drivers usually turn signals always turn in the direction indicated

    • C. 

      Never assume other drivers will give you the right-of-way

  • 28. 
    Unless otherwise posted, the speed limit in a buisness district is:
    • A. 

      25 mph

    • B. 

      20 mph

    • C. 

      30 mph

  • 29. 
    When approaching a crosswalk where a blind person is waiting to cross, you must stop
    • A. 

      More than five feet from the crosswalk so the pedestrian will not be distracted by the sound of your engine

    • B. 

      At the crosswalk and wait for the pedestrian to cross the street

    • C. 

      At the crosswalk and then tell the pedestrian when to cross the street

  • 30. 
    Where should you be prepared to stop your vehicle when there is no limit line?
    • A. 

      Just past the corner

    • B. 

      At the corner

    • C. 

      Twenty feet before the intersection

  • 31. 
    You could be fined up to $1,000 and jailed for six months if you are cited for:
    • A. 

      Dumping or abandoning an animal on a highway

    • B. 

      Making a U-turn from a center left-turn lane

    • C. 

      Parking in a bicycle lane

  • 32. 
    Do not cross a solid double yellow line in the center of the roadway to:
    • A. 

      Pass other vehicles

    • B. 

      Make a left turn

    • C. 

      Enter a private driveway

  • 33. 
    Do not cross a solid double yellow line in the center of the roadway to:
    • A. 

      Pass other vehicles

    • B. 

      Make a left turn

    • C. 

      Enter a private driveway

  • 34. 
    If you are caught driving with a blood alcohol concetration (BAC) ast or above the legal limit:
    • A. 

      You may be fined by the court

    • B. 

      Your breath test results by itself cannot be used to convict you

    • C. 

      Your driver license will automatically be revoked

  • 35. 
    If you are caught driving with a blood alcohol concetration (BAC) ast or above the legal limit:
    • A. 

      You may be fined by the court

    • B. 

      Your breath test results by itself cannot be used to convict you

    • C. 

      Your driver license will automatically be revoked

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