Nys DMV Learner's Permit Test Practice Quiz

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Road accidents lead to a lot of injuries and casualties all through the world and it is therefore important to ensure that the people allowed to get behind the wheel have had adequate training on safe driving. Below are a set of questions to test comprehension and memory of New York state DMV regulations. Give it a try and see if you will get your learners permit.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    • A. 

      Green with white letters and symbols.

    • B. 

      Usually a white rectangle with black lettering or symbols, but some are different shapes, and some may use red letters or symbols.

    • C. 

      Usually yellow and diamond-shaped, with black lettering or symbols

    • D. 

      Blue with white letters and symbols.

  • 2. 
    A _____________ is usually green with white letters and symbols.
  • 3. 
    A warning sign is....
    • A. 

      Usually yellow and diamond-shaped, with black lettering or symbols

    • B. 

      Green with white letters and symbols.

    • C. 

      Blue with white letters and symbols.

    • D. 

      Usually a white rectangle with black lettering or symbols, but some are different shapes, and some may use red letters or symbols.

  • 4. 
    A ___________ is blue with white letters and symbols.
  • 5. 
    What must you do at a stop sign?
    • A. 

      Slow down only if there is traffic on the cross street.

    • B. 

      Come to a full stop, yield the right of way to any pedestrians or vehicles in or approaching the intersection, and go only when it is safe to do so.

    • C. 

      Speed up, running over any pedestrians or vehicles in your path.

    • D. 

      Do the macarena.

  • 6. 
    Where should you stop at a stop sign, if there is no stop line?
    • A. 

      In the middle of the intersection.

    • B. 

      In the cross-walk, if there is one; otherwise, in your neighbor's rose bushes.

    • C. 

      Behind the cross-walk, if there is one; otherwise, before entering the intersection, at the point closest to the intersection that gives you a view of traffic on the intersecting roadway.

    • D. 

      If there is no stop line, you don't need to stop.

  • 7. 
    What must you do at a yield sign?
    • A. 

      Yield, whatever the heck that means.

    • B. 

      Slow down as you approach the intersection. Prepare to stop and yield the right-of-way if traffic conditions require it. You must come to a full stop if the traffic conditions require it.

    • C. 

      Do the macarena.

  • 8. 
    What does a regulation sign tell you?
    • A. 

      The location of nearby eateries, hotels, and other notable businesses.

    • B. 

      Rules for traffic direction, lane use, turning, speed, and parking.

    • C. 

      Special rules and advisories pertaining to road conditions in a particular location.

  • 9. 
    What does a warning sign tell you?
    • A. 

      The location of nearby eateries, hotels, and other notable businesses.

    • B. 

      Rules for traffic direction, lane use, turning, speed, and parking.

    • C. 

      Special rules and advisories pertaining to road conditions in a particular location.

  • 10. 
    Must you come to a full stop at a railroad crossing?
    • A. 

      Yes.

    • B. 

      Only if a train is coming or passing through, the barrier is down, you are driving a bus or truck, or you are behind a bus or truck that is stopping.

    • C. 

      No.

  • 11. 
    Must you drive at a reduced speed through a work zone?
    • A. 

      Yes.

    • B. 

      Only if a reduced speed limit sign is posted.

    • C. 

      No.

  • 12. 
    If the lights at an intersection are malfunctioning, and no traffic officer is directing traffic, what should you do?
    • A. 

      Treat the light as a "yield" sign, stopping only if there is oncoming traffic.

    • B. 

      Treat the light as a "stop" sign, coming to a full stop regardless of road conditions, and going only when it is safe to do so.

    • C. 

      Throw a party.

  • 13. 
    What does this signal mean?
    • A. 

      Stop.

    • B. 

      Slow.

    • C. 

      Proceed.

  • 14. 
    What does this signal mean?
    • A. 

      Stop.

    • B. 

      Slow.

    • C. 

      Proceed.

  • 15. 
    What does this signal mean?
    • A. 

      Stop.

    • B. 

      Slow.

    • C. 

      Proceed.