DMV Test Part 1

35 Questions

Settings
DMV Test Part 1

Practice DMV test


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    It is illegal for a person 21 years of age or older to drive with a blood alcohol concentration (BAC) that is ____ or higher.
    • A. 

      0.08% - Eight hundredths of one percent.

    • B. 

      0.10% - One tenth of one percent.

    • C. 

      0.05% - Five hundredths of one percent.

  • 2. 
    You must notify the DMV within 5 days if you:
    • A. 

      Paint your vehicle a different color.

    • B. 

      Are cited for a traffic violation.

    • C. 

      Sell or transfer your vehicle.

  • 3. 
    Your were parked and have been waiting a long time with your turn signal on to re-enter traffic. However, traffic is heavy. You should:
    • A. 

      Continue waiting and yielding to traffic in the lane.

    • B. 

      Slowly inch your vehicle into the traffic lane.

    • C. 

      Drive on the shoulder until a gap in traffic appears.

  • 4. 
    Which child requires a child passenger restraint system?
    • A. 

      A six-year old weighing 60 pounds.

    • B. 

      A five-year old weighing 55 pounds.

    • C. 

      A five-year old weighing 65 pounds.

  • 5. 
    There is a vehicle stopped on the right shoulder of road ahead with its hazard lights on, you should:
    • A. 

      Change lanes to the left and speed up.

    • B. 

      Slow down and pass very carefully.

    • C. 

      Stop your vehicle until you can see what has happened

  • 6. 
    The driver ahead of you stops at a crosswalk. What should you do?
    • A. 

      Cautiously pass the vehicle at 10 mph or less.

    • B. 

      Stop, then proceed when all pedestrians have crossed.

    • C. 

      Change lanes, look carefully, and pass the stopped vehicle.

  • 7. 
    Which of the following blocks the smooth flow of traffic?
    • A. 

      Slowing down to look at an accident

    • B. 

      Avoiding unnecessary lane changes.

    • C. 

      Using public transportation instead of your car.

  • 8. 
    You are driving on city street and see and emergency vehicle with flashing lights behind you. What should you do?
    • A. 

      Drive to the right edge of the road and slow down.

    • B. 

      Drive to the right edge of the road and stop.

    • C. 

      Stay in your lane, slow down, and let it pass.

  • 9. 
    • A. 

      Drive to the right edge of your lane, but keep moving.

    • B. 

      Slow down and signal the other drivers to pass you.

    • C. 

      Drive to the side of the road into the designated area.

  • 10. 
    You can make a right turn at solid red light after you check for pedestrians and other traffic:
    • A. 

      Only if there is a sign that permits the turn.

    • B. 

      At any time, if you slow down and signal before making the turn.

    • C. 

      If you stop first and if there is no sign to prohibit the turns.

  • 11. 
    The speed limit at an uncontrolled railroad crossing is:
    • A. 

      25 mph.

    • B. 

      15 mph.

    • C. 

      20 mph.

  • 12. 
    When merging onto a freeway, you should be driving:
    • A. 

      At or near the same speed as the freeway traffic.

    • B. 

      At the legal freeway speed limit.

    • C. 

      Slower than the freeway traffic.

  • 13. 
    If there are two solid yellow lines dividing opposite lanes of traffic, you may:
    • A. 

      Cross over the lines to make a left turn from or into a side street.

    • B. 

      Cross over the lines to pass another vehicle unless there is a "No Passing" sign posted.

    • C. 

      Cross over these lines to make U-turn unless there is a sign prohibiting U-turns.

  • 14. 
    You must show proof of insurance to law enforcement:
    • A. 

      Only if you are involved in an accident.

    • B. 

      If you are involved in an accident or stopped for citation.

    • C. 

      Only if you are stopped and cited.

  • 15. 
    It is legal to drive with an alcoholic beverage container that has been opened if the container is:
    • A. 

      Under the front seat.

    • B. 

      In the glove compartment.

    • C. 

      In the trunk.

  • 16. 
    Which of the following is true about vehicles displaying a diamond-shaped sign (indication a hazardous load)?
    • A. 

      They are not allowed to drive on freeways.

    • B. 

      They must stop before crossing railroad tracks.

    • C. 

      They are not allowed to exceed 35 mph.

  • 17. 
    You enter a designated turn lane to make a left turn at an upcoming intersection. There is oncoming traffic. You should:
    • A. 

      Move to the left of the center lane.

    • B. 

      Signal before you arrive at the intersection.

    • C. 

      Turn your front wheels to the left to be prepared to turn.

  • 18. 
    Check your rearview mirrors:
    • A. 

      Often to see how traffic is moving behind you.

    • B. 

      To see if vehicle is in your blind spot

    • C. 

      Only when you are slowing down.

  • 19. 
    Which of the following roadways freezes first when wet?
    • A. 

      Bridge and over-passes.

    • B. 

      Intersections.

    • C. 

      Tunnels.

  • 20. 
    Allow extra space in front of your vehicle when following a:
    • A. 

      Station wagon.

    • B. 

      Passenger car.

    • C. 

      Motorcycle.

  • 21. 
    When driving on slippery surface such as snow ice:
    • A. 

      Shift to a low gear before going down hills.

    • B. 

      Maintain traction by following other vehicles closely.

    • C. 

      Pump your brakes to keep them from freezing.

  • 22. 
    When you see this red white sign, you should stop and:
    • A. 

      Check for vehicles in the direction you plan on going, then proceed.

    • B. 

      Let all vehicles that arrive before or after you go first.

    • C. 

      Check traffic in all directions before proceeding.

  • 23. 
    You are approaching an intersection at posted speed limit when the signal light turns yellow. You should:
    • A. 

      Slow down and proceed through the intersection without caution.

    • B. 

      Speed up cross the intersection before the light turns red.

    • C. 

      Stop before entering the intersection, if you can do so safely.

  • 24. 
    You want to turn left at an upcoming corner. Give the right-of-way to:
    • A. 

      On coming vehicles also turning left.

    • B. 

      Vehicles coming towards you.

    • C. 

      Pedestrians on the sidewalk waiting for "WALK" signal.

  • 25. 
    If you want to pass a bicyclist in a narrow traffic lane when an oncoming car is approaching:
    • A. 

      Honk your horn, then pass the bicyclist.

    • B. 

      Slow down and let the car pass, then pass the bicyclist.

    • C. 

      Wait until the bicyclist rides off the roadway.

  • 26. 
    You hit a parked car and can't find the owner. What must you do?
    • A. 

      Call your insurance company when you get home.

    • B. 

      Wait for the owner to return.

    • C. 

      Leave a note with your name and address on the parked car.

  • 27. 
    If you drive 55 mph in a 55 mph zone, you can be given a speeding ticket:
    • A. 

      Under no circumstances because it is always legal.

    • B. 

      If road or weather conditions require a slower speed.

    • C. 

      Only if you are approaching a sharp curve in the road.

  • 28. 
    If your cell phone rings while you are driving and you do not have a hands-free device. you should:
    • A. 

      Answer the call because it may be an emergency.

    • B. 

      Let the call go to voice mail.

    • C. 

      Check the incoming number number before answering the call.

  • 29. 
    You see a pedestrian with a white cane at the corner ready to cross the street. Te person takes a step back and pulls in cane. You should:
    • A. 

      Stop and then proceed through the intersection because the person is not ready to cross.

    • B. 

      Stop your car a minimum of six feet from the crosswalk and wait for the person to cross the street.

    • C. 

      Honk your horn to let the person know when to cross the street.

  • 30. 
    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.

  • 31. 
    Before you changes lanes, you should check your mirrors and:
    • A. 

      Never look over your right shoulder.

    • B. 

      Always slow down in your traffic lane.

    • C. 

      Look over you shoulder.

  • 32. 
    When parking your vehicle on any hill.
    • A. 

      One of your rear wheels should touch curb.

    • B. 

      Use your parking brake and leave the vehicle in gear or "park".

    • C. 

      Your front wheels should be parallel to road if there is no curb.

  • 33. 
    Which of these is safe driving practice?
    • A. 

      Using your high-beam lights in the fog.

    • B. 

      Staring at the road ahead of your vehicle.

    • C. 

      Checking your rearview mirrors frequently.

  • 34. 
    When you see this yellow sign you should:
    • A. 

      Be prepared to stop at railroad crossing.

    • B. 

      Always stop at the upcoming railroad crossing.

    • C. 

      Stop and wait for signal before crossing the railroad tracks.

  • 35. 
    Your driving lane is next to a bicycle lane. You want to make a right turn at the upcoming intersection. You:
    • A. 

      May not enter the bicycle lane to make your turn.

    • B. 

      Should only merge into the bicycle lane if you stop before turning

    • C. 

      Must merge into the bicycle lane before making your turn.