Wv DMV Practice Test 1

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  • 1. 
    What is the legal limit of BAC (Blood Alcohol Content)?
    • A. 

      0.04%

    • B. 

      0.08%

    • C. 

      0.01%

    • D. 

      None of the Above

  • 2. 
    What are Center-Left turn lanes?
    • A. 

      These lanes are reserved for left turns from either direction and are not to be used as through or passing lanes.

    • B. 

      These lanes are reserved for left turns from one direction

    • C. 

      These lanes are only used on freeways.

    • D. 

      All of the above.

  • 3. 
    When should you signal before planning to turn?
    • A. 

      Well in advance, at least 500 feet before turning.

    • B. 

      Well in advance, at least 100 feet before turning.

    • C. 

      The last second upon turning

    • D. 

      All of the above.

  • 4. 
    How many feet should you stop from a stopped school bus that has it's red lights flashing?
    • A. 

      Must stop at least 200 feet.

    • B. 

      Must stop at least 100 feet.

    • C. 

      Must stop at least 50 feet.

    • D. 

      Must stop at least 20 feet.

  • 5. 
    What is the fine for passing a stopped school bus?
    • A. 

      Minimum of $30 and up to $500.

    • B. 

      Minimum of $10 and up to $100.

    • C. 

      Minimum of $50 and up to $200.

    • D. 

      All of the above

    • E. 

      None of the above.

  • 6. 
    West Virginia law mandates that all motorists driving on the state's public roads must carry:
    • A. 

      Road maps and flares

    • B. 

      The vehicle's handbook/manual

    • C. 

      Motor Vehicle Liability Insurance

    • D. 

      All of the above.

    • E. 

      None of the above.

  • 7. 
    West Virginia law states “Every driver who transports a child under the age of 8 years in a passenger automobile, van, or pickup truck other than one operated for hire shall, while the motor vehicle is in motion and operated on a street or highway of this state, provide for the protection of the child by:”
    • A. 

      Properly securing the child in a child passenger safety device system meeting safety standards

    • B. 

      Properly maintaining the child in a child passenger safety device system meeting safety standards.

    • C. 

      Properly placing the child in a child passenger safety device system meeting safety standards.

    • D. 

      All of the above.

  • 8. 
    When you are driving on the freeway and the vehicle in front of you is a large truck, you should drive:
    • A. 

      Depends on the on the size of the truck

    • B. 

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

    • C. 

      Farther behind than you would for a passenger vehicle

    • D. 

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

  • 9. 
    When a car with bright headlights comes towards you at night, you should:
    • A. 

      Look below the lights

    • B. 

      Allow other drivers to pass

    • C. 

      Look towards the right edge of your lane

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 10. 
    Safety belts should be worn:  
    • A. 

      At all times as a driver and a passenger

    • B. 

      Only when driving at higher speeds

    • C. 

      Only when riding in the front seat

    • D. 

      Loosely on your lap.

  • 11. 
    When driving in adverse (bad) conditions, the proper speed to travel is:
    • A. 

      The posted speed limit

    • B. 

      55mph

    • C. 

      65 mph

    • D. 

      Only as fast as it is safe to drive

  • 12. 
      If your car begins to skid, you should:
    • A. 

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

    • B. 

      Brake immediately and turn in the direction of the skid

    • C. 

      Brake immediately and turn in the opposite direction of the skid.

    • D. 

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

  • 13. 
    When you are backing up, it is usually best to:
    • A. 

      Open the left door and look back

    • B. 

      Steer with both hands while looking into the rearview mirror

    • C. 

      Steer with one hand, while looking turning around to look out the rear window

    • D. 

      Steer with one hand, while looking into the rearview mirror

  • 14. 
    You should drive on the shoulder to pass a car only:
    • A. 

      Under no circumstance

    • B. 

      When the shoulder is wide enough

    • C. 

      If the vehicle ahead of you is turning left

    • D. 

      None of the above.

  • 15. 
    When passing another vehicle, you can exceed the posted speed limit:
    • A. 

      Never

    • B. 

      Only when you are passing a group of cars

    • C. 

      When you are obstructing the passing lane

    • D. 

      Whenever you are passing a car

  • 16. 
    When you see a flashing yellow light at an intersection, you shoud:
    • A. 

      Yield to all traffic before crossing the intersection

    • B. 

      Slow down and cross the intersection carefully

    • C. 

      Stop then enter the intersection when safe to do so

    • D. 

      None of the above.

  • 17. 
    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, you front tires should be turned:
    • A. 

      It depends on the sharpness of the turn

    • B. 

      To the right

    • C. 

      To the left

    • D. 

      Straight ahead

  • 18. 
    __________ Means passing or crossing is prohibited in that lane, except when turning left
    • A. 

      A solid yellow line to the left of a broken yellow center line

    • B. 

      Two solid yellow lines

    • C. 

      A solid yellow line to the right of a broken yellow center line

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 19. 
    When you see a yellow X lane signal, __________:
    • A. 

      Proceed with caution

    • B. 

      You are approaching a dangerous intersection

    • C. 

      Prepare to leave the lane safely

    • D. 

      Stop if you can, because the light will soon be red.

  • 20. 
    If your right wheels are off the pavement, _________:
    • A. 

      Gradually turn back on the pavement.

    • B. 

      Brake lightly.

    • C. 

      Hold the wheel firmly and steer sharply to the left

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 21. 
    If you experience brake failure, ___________:
    • A. 

      Pump the brake pedal hard and fast, especially if your vehicle has anti-lock brakes.

    • B. 

      Shift to a lower gear.

    • C. 

      Apply the parking brake slowly and make sure that you are not holding down the release lever or button

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 22. 
    The risk of death is _______ times greater if you are thrown from a vehicle than if you remain in the vehicle during a crash.
    • A. 

      Three

    • B. 

      Four

    • C. 

      Five

    • D. 

      Six

  • 23. 
      What is the definition of defensive driving?
    • A. 

      Drive just below the speed limit in certain situations to improve your braking distance.

    • B. 

      Keep your eyes moving to look for possible hazards

    • C. 

      Keep your foot over your brake pedal when needed to reduce your reaction times.

    • D. 

      All of the above.

  • 24. 
    You may legally block an intersection when:
    • A. 

      You entered on a green light

    • B. 

      There is extremely heavy traffic.

    • C. 

      It is never legal to block an intersection

    • D. 

      I do this all the time.

  • 25. 
    The only way to ensure you have safely checked your blind spots is to:
    • A. 

      Double check your left and right outside mirrors.

    • B. 

      Turn your head and look over your shoulder.

    • C. 

      Use all 3 mirrors by eliminating your blind spot.

    • D. 

      Ask the passenger