Virginia DMV Permit Test! Trivia Quiz

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Virginia DMV Permit Test! Trivia Quiz

What do you know about the Virginia DMV Permit Test? The Virginia Department of Motor Vehicles is the governmental agency responsible for registering and titling automobiles and other motor vehicles and licensing drivers in Virginia's Commonwealth. Permit tests are scary enough. Virginia's DMV has more contact with the people than any other state agency. If you want to know more, this is the quiz for you.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Legally, in Virginia, you are considered to be driving under the influence if your blood alcohol content (BAC) is _____.
    • A. 

      .10% or higher

    • B. 

      .08% or higher

    • C. 

      .06% or higher

    • D. 

      .12% or higher

  • 2. 
    A driver should always leave extra space in front of the vehicle when _____.
    • A. 

      Bad road conditions exist

    • B. 

      Stopping at a stop sign

    • C. 

      Entering a freeway

    • D. 

      Making a left turn

  • 3. 
    You can exceed the posted speed limit ____.
    • A. 

      Only when you are passing a car

    • B. 

      When you do not know what the speed limit is

    • C. 

      Never

    • D. 

      When you think that your speedometer has malfunctioned

  • 4. 
    If you drive in Virginia without liability insurance coverage on your vehicle you could face _____.
    • A. 

      Higher insurance premiums

    • B. 

      A $500 fine

    • C. 

      Suspension of your driver's license

    • D. 

      All three answers are correct

  • 5. 
    When in an accident involving a parked vehicle, the correct response should be to _____.
    • A. 

      Call your insurance company immediately, and give them all the details before you leave the scene

    • B. 

      Wait until the owner returns

    • C. 

      Leave the scene

    • D. 

      Call the police, and leave a note with contact information where the owner can easily see it

  • 6. 
    Driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol could impair your ability to drive an automobile and is _____.
    • A. 

      Unlawful

    • B. 

      Permitted if it is cold medicine

    • C. 

      Permitted if it is a diet pill

    • D. 

      Permitted if prescribed by a doctor

  • 7. 
    When you are changing lanes, you can check your blind spot by _____.
    • A. 

      Checking both mirrors

    • B. 

      Checking your sideview mirror

    • C. 

      Checking your rearview mirror

    • D. 

      Briefly glancing over your shoulder

  • 8. 
    When taking a right turn, you should _____.
    • A. 

      Make the turn from the right most lane

    • B. 

      Make the turn from the left most lane

    • C. 

      Make the turn from any lane

    • D. 

      Make the turn from the center lane

  • 9. 
    When driving a vehicle with ABS, in an emergency, the best way to stop is to _____.
    • A. 

      Pump the brakes three times, then hold firmly on the brake

    • B. 

      Apply the brake with a hard, firm pressure and maintain until stopped

    • C. 

      Apply the emergency brakes

    • D. 

      Pump the brakes

  • 10. 
    When beginning to make a left turn across an intersection and waiting for the traffic to clear, your front tires should be facing _____.
    • A. 

      Right

    • B. 

      Forward

    • C. 

      Left

    • D. 

      It depends on how busy the intersection is

  • 11. 
    When parking your vehicle next to an uphill curb, the right front wheel should face _____.
    • A. 

      Any of these will work

    • B. 

      Forward

    • C. 

      Left (back of the wheel against curb)

    • D. 

      Right (front of the wheel against curb)

  • 12. 
    To help other vehicles enter the freeway, you should _____.
    • A. 

      Maintain speed and position

    • B. 

      Move over a lane if it is clear

    • C. 

      Speed up

    • D. 

      Slow down

  • 13. 
    A red light flashing on a school bus means _____.
    • A. 

      Stop, look left and right for children, and continue when the flashing lights have stopped and there are no children in the road

    • B. 

      Slow down to 15 MPH and pass the bus while scanning the area

    • C. 

      Stop, look left and right for children, and proceed when clear

    • D. 

      Slow down, look left and right for children, and proceed when clear

  • 14. 
    You should _____ when you can see a flashing yellow light at an intersection.
    • A. 

      Yield to all traffic before crossing the intersection

    • B. 

      Stop, and enter the intersection when its safe

    • C. 

      None of these three answers are correct

    • D. 

      Slow down and cross the intersection

  • 15. 
    When a vehicle with bright lights is coming toward you at night, you should _____.
    • A. 

      Look to the edge of the lane

    • B. 

      None of these three answers are correct

    • C. 

      Pull over and wait for the car to pass

    • D. 

      Flash your headlights to warn the driver ahead

  • 16. 
    The proper way to change lanes is to _____.
    • A. 

      Check blind spot, check mirrors, signal, change lane

    • B. 

      Signal, check mirrors, brake, change lane

    • C. 

      Signal, check mirrors, check blind spot, change lane

    • D. 

      Signal, check blind spot, check mirrors, change lane

  • 17. 
    A flashing yellow signal means _____.
    • A. 

      Slow down and proceed with caution

    • B. 

      You must stop immediately

    • C. 

      You must stop completely, and proceed when clear

    • D. 

      Maintain speed and proceed with caution

  • 18. 
    Without ABS brakes, you should _____  when stopping in an emergency situation.
    • A. 

      Slam on your brakes

    • B. 

      Lock up all the wheels

    • C. 

      Apply firm pressure without locking up your wheels

    • D. 

      Pump the brakes

  • 19. 
    When driving on a major highway behind a large truck, you should stay _____.
    • A. 

      No more than one car length behind

    • B. 

      Directly behind the truck

    • C. 

      To the right of the truck

    • D. 

      Farther behind than you normally would for a passenger vehicle

  • 20. 
    Many perscription drugs that are taken for headaches and allergies can _____.
    • A. 

      Help with the overall awareness in some driving situations

    • B. 

      Affect your ability to drive

    • C. 

      Calm the nervous system and actually enhance driving ability

    • D. 

      Be useful in some driving situations

  • 21. 
    The proper action to take when approaching an animal in the road is to _____.
    • A. 

      Stop immediately

    • B. 

      Focus on keeping the vehicle in control

    • C. 

      Honk your horn and flash your lights to get the attention of the animal

    • D. 

      Slow down, honk your horn, and proceed around the animal

  • 22. 
    It is unlawful to park _____.
    • A. 

      In a bicycle lane

    • B. 

      On a bridge

    • C. 

      All three answers are correct

    • D. 

      On crosswalks or sidewalks

  • 23. 
    The only time when you should drive on the shoulder to pass a car is _____.
    • A. 

      When the shoulder is wide enough

    • B. 

      If the vehicle ahead of you is turning left

    • C. 

      Never

    • D. 

      If the vehicle ahead of you has turned on their left turn signal

  • 24. 
    When making a stop at a red light or stop sign, you should _____.
    • A. 

      Stop over the crosswalk so that you can see if there is a vehicle coming

    • B. 

      Stop on the crosswalk if someone is present

    • C. 

      Stop before the crosswalk even if no one is present

    • D. 

      Stop on the crosswalk if no one is present

  • 25. 
    When approaching a flashing red signal, you should _____.
    • A. 

      Slow down, yield, and proceed with caution

    • B. 

      Slow down, yield, and proceed with caution

    • C. 

      Make a complete stop, look both ways, and proceed if clear

    • D. 

      Make a complete stop, and immediately take a right turn

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