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Missouri Drivers Test Study Guide

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Missouri Drivers Test Study Guide

The Missouri Drivers Guide Test will consist of 25 multiple choice questions and you must get at least 20 correct to pass. Study the Drivers Guide and then take this test. There are also sample test questions in the back of the Missouri Driver Guide starting on page 102. (Revised 8/09)

Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Taillights must be red and of such intensity that they may be seen from a distance of how many feet behind the car?
    • A. 

      200

    • B. 

      300

    • C. 

      400

    • D. 

      500

  • 2. 
    • A. 

      Steer into the skid

    • B. 

      Hit your brakes hard

    • C. 

      Turn wheels away from the skid

    • D. 

      Speed up

  • 3. 
    Which lights do you have to have on at night?
    • A. 

      Two front headlights

    • B. 

      Two red taillights

    • C. 

      License plate light

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 4. 
    Your headlights only let you see about how many feet?
    • A. 

      250

    • B. 

      300

    • C. 

      350

    • D. 

      500

  • 5. 
    If you are driving in a vehicle in a funeral procession, you should have on which lights on your car?
    • A. 

      Headlights, low beam

    • B. 

      Headlights, high beam

    • C. 

      Flashing Emergency Lights

    • D. 

      Parking lights

  • 6. 
    • A. 

      Two

    • B. 

      Three

    • C. 

      Four

    • D. 

      Five

  • 7. 
    Front door windows may have no more than ___% light blockage?
    • A. 

      25%

    • B. 

      50%

    • C. 

      65%

    • D. 

      75%

  • 8. 
    Your vehicle must have a white light shining on the rear license plate so the plate can be seen from how many feet?
    • A. 

      50

    • B. 

      100

    • C. 

      350

    • D. 

      25

  • 9. 
    What is the meaning of a red light traffic signal?
    • A. 

      Go

    • B. 

      Stop

    • C. 

      Yield

    • D. 

      Caution

  • 10. 
    What is the meaning of a green light traffic signal?
    • A. 

      Go

    • B. 

      Stop

    • C. 

      Yield

    • D. 

      Caution

  • 11. 
    Octagon shaped highway signs mean..
    • A. 

      Warning

    • B. 

      Stop

    • C. 

      Yield

    • D. 

      Railroad Crossing

  • 12. 
    A diamond shaped highway sign means...
    • A. 

      Warning

    • B. 

      Stop

    • C. 

      Do Not Enter

    • D. 

      Wrong Way sign

  • 13. 
    A round shaped highway sign warns you of what?
    • A. 

      Stop

    • B. 

      Yield

    • C. 

      Curve

    • D. 

      Railroad Crossing

  • 14. 
    You start with 100 points on your driving test.  If you lose more than how many points you will fail the test?
    • A. 

      10

    • B. 

      15

    • C. 

      20

    • D. 

      30

  • 15. 
    The driving test will include the following demonstration of your driving skill..
    • A. 

      Start & Stopping

    • B. 

      Parallel parking

    • C. 

      Parking on a hill

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 16. 
    • A. 

      Slowing down

    • B. 

      Making a complete stop and the way is clear of pedestrians and traffic

    • C. 

      You many NEVER make a right turn on a red light

    • D. 

      Roll through cautiously

  • 17. 
    You must dim your headlights when following within how many feet of another vehicle?
    • A. 

      300

    • B. 

      350

    • C. 

      400

    • D. 

      500

  • 18. 
    Two lane roads may have "No Passing Zones"  marked with a solid _______ line?
    • A. 

      Red

    • B. 

      Yellow

    • C. 

      White

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 19. 
    On a divided highway designed as part of the federal interstate system, no vehicle shall operate at a speed of less than:
    • A. 

      35 MPH

    • B. 

      40 MPH

    • C. 

      45 MPH

    • D. 

      No minimum

  • 20. 
    You should drive in a trucks or bus "No Zone" when?
    • A. 

      Only when absolutely necessary

    • B. 

      Only in good weather

    • C. 

      When passing on the right

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 21. 
    The center marking for roads with four lanes consists of:
    • A. 

      Two solid yellow lines

    • B. 

      One solid yellow line

    • C. 

      Two solid white lines

    • D. 

      Two broken yellow lines

  • 22. 
    Missouri's maximum speed limit on a rural interstate and freeway highway is:
    • A. 

      75 MPH

    • B. 

      70 MPH

    • C. 

      65 MPH

    • D. 

      60 MPH

  • 23. 
    On any Missouri road with a letter symbol, the speed limit is:
    • A. 

      60 MPH

    • B. 

      55 MPH

    • C. 

      50 MPH

    • D. 

      45 MPH

  • 24. 
    According to the Missouri Driver's Guide, a good way to measure your safe following distance is to use the ____________ rule.
    • A. 

      One second

    • B. 

      Two second

    • C. 

      Three second

    • D. 

      Four second

  • 25. 
    What is the speed limit in a Missouri city, town, or village, if not posted otherwise?
    • A. 

      30 MPH

    • B. 

      25 MPH

    • C. 

      10 MPH

    • D. 

      15 MPH

  • 26. 
    All signals should be given at least ____ feet before making a turn.
    • A. 

      50

    • B. 

      100

    • C. 

      150

    • D. 

      300

  • 27. 
    The left hand up and outside the window indicates what hand signal?
    • A. 

      Slow Down

    • B. 

      Right Turn

    • C. 

      Stopping

    • D. 

      Left Turn

  • 28. 
    A person who refuses to take a test for BAC will have their license taken away for:
    • A. 

      Three months

    • B. 

      Six months

    • C. 

      One year

    • D. 

      Life

  • 29. 
    The motorist MUST ALWAYS STOP for all of the following except which one?
    • A. 

      Stop Sign

    • B. 

      Railroad Crossing

    • C. 

      Pedestrians in marked crossing

    • D. 

      Emergency vehicle

  • 30. 
    • A. 

      6

    • B. 

      4

    • C. 

      8

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 31. 
    Adults in the state of Missouri must have a BAC under __ or they may have their license suspended/revoked:
    • A. 

      .15%

    • B. 

      .08%

    • C. 

      .10%

    • D. 

      .1%

  • 32. 
    Which is true of big trucks?
    • A. 

      If you can't see their mirrors, they can't see you.

    • B. 

      They often appear to be traveling more slowly than their actual speed.

    • C. 

      Do not drive in the "No Zone" except when necessary.

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 33. 
    Before you pass a vehicle in front of you, make sure you're in a safe passing zone and then:
    • A. 

      Signal, check mirror, blind spot

    • B. 

      Honk your horn

    • C. 

      Adjust your mirror

    • D. 

      Blink your lights

  • 34. 
    When must you carry your operator's drivers license?
    • A. 

      When you drive

    • B. 

      At night

    • C. 

      At all times

    • D. 

      When you are by yourself

  • 35. 
    The stopping distance equals:
    • A. 

      Braking distance plus three second rule

    • B. 

      Safety time plus three second rule

    • C. 

      Reaction distance plus braking distance

    • D. 

      150 feet

  • 36. 
    • A. 

      Pointed straight ahead

    • B. 

      Turned away from the curb [To the left]

    • C. 

      Turn in to the curb [To the right]

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 37. 
    The official document that shows ownership of a vehicle is called:
    • A. 

      Registration certificate

    • B. 

      Odometer

    • C. 

      Title

    • D. 

      License

  • 38. 
    When parking on a hill, either uphill or downhill, without a curb, in which direction should the driver turn their wheels?
    • A. 

      To the right

    • B. 

      To the left

    • C. 

      Straight ahead

    • D. 

      None of these

  • 39. 
    You must keep what in your car and show to a police officer if asked?
    • A. 

      Title to your car

    • B. 

      Proof of Liability Insurance

    • C. 

      Spare Tire and Jack

    • D. 

      Emergency First Aid Kit

  • 40. 
    • A. 

      Slow your speed down

    • B. 

      Keep headlights on low beam

    • C. 

      Pull off onto a safe area, if necessary

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 41. 
    A Instruction Permit (15-16 Years Old) will restrict them to driving only when accompanied by:
    • A. 

      Any licensed driver over age 21

    • B. 

      Parent or Guardian with a license

    • C. 

      Grandparent who has a valid license

    • D. 

      B or C

  • 42. 
    ABS stands for what?
    • A. 

      Automobile Backing System

    • B. 

      Automatic Braking System

    • C. 

      Anti-Lock Braking System

    • D. 

      Automobile Braking System

  • 43. 
    A driver will need a red flag if an object overhangs by how many feet?
    • A. 

      5

    • B. 

      10

    • C. 

      15

    • D. 

      1

  • 44. 
    All children under the age of ____ riding in a motor vehicle must be in a child safety seat.
    • A. 

      2 years

    • B. 

      4 years

    • C. 

      6 years

    • D. 

      3 years

  • 45. 
    A car may start to hydro at any speed over:
    • A. 

      10 MPH

    • B. 

      35 MPH

    • C. 

      55 MPH

    • D. 

      65 MPH

  • 46. 
    Which of the following are no-parking zones?
    • A. 

      Driveway entrance

    • B. 

      Bridge

    • C. 

      Block a fire hydrant

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 47. 
    If your BAC is more than .08 (adult) or .02 (minor) and if is your first offense you will receive:
    • A. 

      One year suspension/two year restricted

    • B. 

      30 day suspension/60 day restricted driving

    • C. 

      $500 fine

    • D. 

      60 day suspension/180 day restricted driving

  • 48. 
    Anyone under age 21 (minor) will have their license suspended if their blood alcohol level is over:
    • A. 

      .10%

    • B. 

      .02%

    • C. 

      .05%

    • D. 

      .04%

  • 49. 
    A flashing yellow light means:
    • A. 

      Same as a stop sign

    • B. 

      Yield the right-of-way

    • C. 

      Slow down and proceed with caution

    • D. 

      Come to a stop and proceed with caution

  • 50. 
    What is the penalty when found guilty for the first DWI (Driving While Intoxicated) charge?
    • A. 

      $500 fine

    • B. 

      30 day suspended license

    • C. 

      Up to six months in jail

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 51. 
    To avoid hydroplaning a driver should:
    • A. 

      Have good tires

    • B. 

      Keep tires properly inflated

    • C. 

      Slow down when pavement is wet

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 52. 
    At 55 MPH a fully loaded tractor-trailer may take almost ____ feet to come to a complete stop.
    • A. 

      140

    • B. 

      400

    • C. 

      200

    • D. 

      500

  • 53. 
    Turn your headlights on from ____ hour after sunset until ____ hour before sunrise/
    • A. 

      1 and 1

    • B. 

      1/2 and 1/2

    • C. 

      2 and 2

    • D. 

      1.5 and 1.5

  • 54. 
    If the red lights are flashing or the gate is down, you must stop within ____ feet to ____ feet before the railroad tracks.
    • A. 

      5 to 25

    • B. 

      10 to 100

    • C. 

      15 to 50

    • D. 

      Don't have to stop

  • 55. 
    If a police officer stops you and you refuse to take a test to find out your BAC, you will:
    • A. 

      Have a $1000 fine

    • B. 

      Drivers license taken away for one year

    • C. 

      Put in jail for minimum of 30 days

    • D. 

      Suspended license for 30 days

  • 56. 
    If your car is equipped with ABS, you should:
    • A. 

      Keep your foot on the brake

    • B. 

      Maintain a firm pressure on the brake

    • C. 

      Maintain a continuous pressure

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 57. 
    A motor vehicle gives off what poisonous gas?
    • A. 

      Carbon dioxide

    • B. 

      Dioxide

    • C. 

      Nitrogen

    • D. 

      Carbon monoxide

  • 58. 
    • A. 

      Yield

    • B. 

      Stop

  • 59. 
    • A. 

      Merge

    • B. 

      Yield

  • 60. 
    • A. 

      Signal Ahead

    • B. 

      Slow Down

  • 61. 
    • A. 

      Yield

    • B. 

      Stop

  • 62. 
    • A. 

      T- Intersection

    • B. 

      Intersection

  • 63. 
    • A. 

      Right Turn

    • B. 

      Curve

  • 64. 
    • A. 

      Do Not Enter

    • B. 

      Stop

  • 65. 
    • A. 

      Right Turn

    • B. 

      No Right Turn

  • 66. 
    • A. 

      Left Turn

    • B. 

      No Left Turn

  • 67. 
    • A. 

      End of Divided Highway

    • B. 

      Begin Divided Highway

  • 68. 
    • A. 

      Trucks allowed

    • B. 

      No Trucks

  • 69. 
    • A. 

      Road Runner

    • B. 

      Railroad Crossing

  • 70. 
    • A. 

      Pedestrians Crossing

    • B. 

      School Crossing

  • 71. 
    • A. 

      U Turn allowed

    • B. 

      No U Turn

  • 72. 
    • A. 

      Merge Lane

    • B. 

      Added Lane

  • 73. 
    • A. 

      Swerve while driving

    • B. 

      Slippery When Wet

  • 74. 
    Was this test hard or easy, and why?  Explain with detail.
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