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Washington DMV Practical Test

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As you probably already know, the Washington DMV (Department of Motor Vehicles) Practice Examinations includes questions based on the Washington Driver Handbook’s (Download/Read HERE) most important traffic signals and items of legislation. Use actual questions that are very similar to the DMV driving permit test and driver’s license exam to study for the DMV driving permit test and driver’s license exam.

Driving test nerves can easily get the better of you and this might jeopardize your chance of passing the first time. The last thing that you want is for your nerves to take over and cause silly mistakes.

Despite that, don’t worry; there are some simple things you can do to calm down and make sure this doesn’t happen. Let’s take a look at the questions you need to study to going well. That said, let’s get to the focus of this article.

Below, we prepared 180 questions with their respective answers. We hope you like it, enjoy it and share this article to your friends. 

1. This sign means:

  1. Watch for people working on or near the roadway.
  2. The road ends ahead.
  3. Expect a traffic signal ahead.
  4. Yield the right-of-way.

2. If you are driving in another driver’s blind spot, you should:

  1. Move forward or drop back so the other driver can see you.
  2. Keep a steady pace.
  3. Stay in the driver’s blind spot.
  4. Honk to let them know you are there.

3. When getting ready to change lanes, you should:

  1. Check your side view mirror.
  2. Check your rearview mirror.
  3. Quickly turn your head to check for other vehicles.
  4. All of the above.

4. ____ limit your concentration, perception, judgment, and memory.

  1. Only a blood alcohol level greater than the legal limit can
  2. Alcohol does not
  3. Even the smallest amount of alcohol can
  4. Only a blood alcohol level greater than 0.05 percent can

5. If traffic signals at an intersection are not functioning due to a power outage:

  1. Park your vehicle as far off the road as possible and wait for power to be restored.
  2. Use hand signals to indicate your intentions to other drivers.
  3. Turn on your hazard lights and proceed through the intersection without stopping.
  4. Treat the intersection as a four-way stop.

6. On a freeway, you realize you missed your turn or exit. You should:

  1. Make the turn quickly from your lane of travel.
  2. Stop and back up.
  3. Continue driving until you reach the next turn, exit, or other location where you can safely turn around.
  4. Signal other drivers to stop so you can turn.

7. What are the colors of warning signs indicating upcoming hazards?

  1. Black letters or symbols on a white background
  2. Black letters or symbols on a yellow background
  3. White letters or symbols on a blue background
  4. White letters or symbols on a green background

8. Marijuana that is smoked and marijuana that is consumed by way of marijuana-infused foods:

  1. Have identical risks.
  2. Have different risks.
  3. Have minimal side effects when combined with alcohol.
  4. Will likely not affect your ability to drive.

9. When you hear the siren or see the flashing lights of an approaching emergency vehicle, you must:

  1. Slow down until it passes you.
  2. Drive to the right side of the road and stop.
  3. Motion for the emergency vehicle to pass you.
  4. Merge into the right lane and continue driving.

10. Using a hand-held cell phone to make a phone call while driving:

  1. Is safer than using a hands-free cell phone.
  2. May only be done by teenage drivers.
  3. Is illegal.
  4. Is recommended.

11. You are driving when it starts to sleet or snow. You should:

  1. Keep your windshield and mirrors clear.
  2. Allow additional distance between your vehicle and the vehicles that you are following.
  3. Approach all vehicles with caution.
  4. All of the above.

12. When driving near a blind pedestrian who is carrying a white cane or using a guide dog, you should:

  1. Slow down and be prepared to stop.
  2. Take the right-of-way.
  3. Proceed normally.
  4. Drive away quickly.

13. When driving to an unfamiliar area, you:

  1. Should depend on road signs to find your way.
  2. Should plan your trip in advance.
  3. Only have to know generally where your destination is.
  4. Should always choose the most direct route.

14. When driving under icy or snowy conditions, which driving technique will help drivers avoid crashes?

  1. Add extra weight to their vehicles to improve traction.
  2. Get off the highways as quickly as possible.
  3. Engage the four-wheel drive on their vehicles.
  4. Reduce their speed and increase their following distance.

15. A pedestrian starts to cross in front of your vehicle. You should:

  1. Flash your lights.
  2. Slow down.
  3. Speed up and pass in front of the pedestrian.
  4. Stop and let the pedestrian cross.

16. When parking your vehicle downhill on a two-way street:

  1. Turn your wheels to the right.
  2. Turn your wheels to the left.
  3. Keep your wheels pointed straight ahead.
  4. Leave your transmission in neutral.

17. Compared to driving during the day, driving at night is:

  1. Less dangerous.
  2. No more or less dangerous.
  3. More dangerous.
  4. Easier on your eyes.

18. The act of turning your head and checking your blind spot before changing lanes, driving away from a curb, or merging your vehicle into traffic is:

  1. A bad driving habit.
  2. Agood driving habit.
  3. Unnecessary.
  4. Not necessary if you use the rearview mirror.

19. A red flashing traffic light has the same meaning as a:

  1. Solid red light.
  2. Stop sign.
  3. Yield sign.
  4. Caution sign.

20. The Child Restraint Law requires children who are under the age of eight and less than ____ in height to be seated in an approved safety restraint system.

  1. 5 feet, 5 inches
  2. 5 feet
  3. 4 feet, 11 inches
  4. 4feet, 9 inches

21. If you refuse to take a test determining your blood alcohol content (BAC), you will lose your driver license for:

  1. 90 days.
  2. Six months.
  3. At least one year.
  4. At least two years.

22. When passing another vehicle on a road with two lanes traveling in opposite directions, you should:

  1. Return to the driving lane when there’s enough room between you and the vehicle you passed.
  2. Remain in the left lane if you intend to turn left.
  3. Return to the right side of the roadway immediately.
  4. Drive in either lane.

23. Which of the following about winter driving is not true?

  1. Winter is the most difficult driving season.
  2. Checking your vehicle’s antifreeze and windshield washer fluid levels is especially important during the winter.
  3. Using cruise control in winter weather is a safe thing to do.
  4. It is best to use snow tires on your vehicle.

24. If an aggressive driver cuts you off, you should:

  1. Call the police immediately.
  2. Stay calm and move out of the aggressive driver’s way.
  3. Flash your vehicle’s lights to let the aggressive driver know he is wrong.
  4. Use a driving action of your own to get back at the aggressive driver.

25. The correct way to use a freeway exit ramp is to:

  1. Slow down before entering the exit ramp.
  2. Slow down once moving onto the exit ramp.
  3. Keep your speed constant once in the exit ramp.
  4. Pass slower traffic in the exit ramp.

26. To turn right, you should be in:

  1. The left lane.
  2. The center lane.
  3. The lane that’s closest to the direction you want to go.
  4. Any one of the lanes.

27. As you drive, you’re required to stop your vehicle:

  1. At an intersection with a stop sign.
  2. Where there is a red light.
  3. When a traffic officer orders you to stop.
  4. All of the above.

28. This road sign means:

  1. Parking spaces are reserved for people with disabled parking permits.
  2. A circular intersection is ahead.
  3. Traffic in the lane must turn in the direction of the arrow.
  4. Lanes are reserved for buses and vehicles with a driver and one or more passengers.

29. Blood alcohol content (BAC) depends on each of the following, except:

  1. Your body weight.
  2. How much you drink.
  3. How much time passes between drinks.
  4. How physically fit you are.

30. This sign means:

  1. Slippery when wet.
  2. Tow-away zone.
  3. Steep downgrade.
  4. Roadwork ahead.

31. Texting while driving is:

  1. Always legal, but not recommended.
  2. Illegal.
  3. A safe activity.
  4. Legal if the driver is using voice-to-text technology.

32. When entering traffic from a private driveway:

  1. You must yield to vehicles already on the main road.
  2. You have the right-of-way over other traffic.
  3. Enter only if there is a traffic light.
  4. Have someone stop the traffic on the road you’re entering.

33. To turn right at an intersection with a steady red light, you should:

  1. Slow down and look for traffic before turning.
  2. Stop, signal, then turn when safe, if no sign prohibits the turn.
  3. Signal and wait to turn until the light turns green.
  4. Wait until you have a green turn arrow before turning.

34. This sign means:

  1. Stop.
  2. Side road.
  3. Two-way left turn.
  4. Farm machinery.

35. You are driving on a busy street and your vehicle’s accelerator sticks open. You should:

  1. Blow your horn.
  2. Slam on your brakes.
  3. Turn on your four-way flashers.
  4. Turn off your ignition, taking care not to engage the steering wheel locking mechanism.

36. To check your blind spot when changing lanes to the left, you should glance:

  1. Over your right shoulder.
  2. A t your side mirror.
  3. Over your left shoulder.
  4. At your rearview mirror.

37. A bicyclist who doesn’t obey traffic laws:

  1. Is in the right because bicyclists don’t have to obey traffic laws.
  2. C an be ticketed.
  3. Will always receive a warning from law enforcement.
  4. Will have their bicycle impounded.

38. This sign means:

  1. Four-lane traffic ahead.
  2. Divided highway ahead.
  3. Two-way traffic ahead.
  4. Intersection ahead.

39. When encountering an aggressive driver, you should:

  1. Avoid eye contact, slow down, and let them pass.
  2. Cut them off to slow them down.
  3. Retaliate by tailgating them.
  4. Make sure they know you disapprove of their behavior.

40. This road sign means:

  1. When pavement is wet, reduce your speed.
  2. The road ahead winds a series of turns or curves.
  3. Traffic increases ahead.
  4. Steep grade ahead.

41. When approaching a traffic signal displaying a steady green arrow, drivers:

  1. Should merge into a lane in the direction of the arrow.
  2. Should slow to a stop, if it is safe to do so.
  3. May turn in the direction of the arrow after yielding to traffic and pedestrians already in the intersection.
  4. May drive straight through the intersection.

42. If you are driving on the interstate and pass your exit, you should:

  1. Quickly cut across traffic to make your turn.
  2. Make a U-turn to go back to the exit.
  3. Continue driving and use the next exit.
  4. Put your vehicle in reverse to go back to the exit.

43. Before turning left, it is important to:

  1. Sound your horn.
  2. Yield to oncoming vehicles.
  3. Swing to the right side of your lane.
  4. Wait until oncoming traffic has a red light.

44. You come to an intersection with a flashing red light. You must:

  1. Slow down and drive carefully through the intersection.
  2. Turn either right or left, since the road is blocked ahead.
  3. Stop at the intersection and wait for a flashing green light.
  4. Stop at the intersection, then proceed as traffic allows.

45. If you need to stop quickly and your vehicle is not equipped with an Anti-Lock Braking System (ABS), you should:

  1. Hold down the brake pedal.
  2. Firmly pump your brakes.
  3. Lightly tap the brakes.
  4. Release the brake pedal.

46. What does an orange-colored sign indicate?

  1. The start of a no passing zone.
  2. A railroad crossing is ahead.
  3. A school zone is ahead.
  4. The presence of construction work

47. This sign means:

  1. Two-way traffic.
  2. Lane shifting.
  3. Low clearance.
  4. Added lane.

48. When approached by an emergency vehicle that is using its siren and/or flashing lights, a driver must immediately:

  1. Pull to the right and stop.
  2. Pull to the right and slow down.
  3. Pull to the right and turn on their vehicle’s four-way flashers.
  4. Stop and let the emergency vehicle pass.

49. This sign means:

  1. Intersection.
  2. Lane shifting.
  3. Side road.
  4. Do not block intersection.

50. What color are pavement markings that separate traffic lanes moving in opposite direction?

  1. Yellow
  2. White
  3. Yellow and white
  4. Yellow, white, and black

51. When passing a large vehicle, the driver of a small vehicle must be prepared for:

  1. Loud noises.
  2. Excess air pollution.
  3. Wind gusts produced by the large vehicle.
  4. Falling vehicle parts.

52. When two vehicles enter an intersection from different highways at the same time, which vehicle must yield the right-of-way?

  1. Either one
  2. The vehicle on the left
  3. The vehicle on the right
  4. Neither

53. This sign is used to warn drivers:

  1. That the right lane ends and traffic should merge left.
  2. That the road curves ahead.
  3. About upcoming intersections.
  4. About road construction.

54. At an intersection, a signal showing a green arrow and a red light means:

  1. You may safely turn in the direction of the arrow.
  2. Stop, then proceed straight through the intersection.
  3. Stop, even if turning in the direction of the green arrow.
  4. All traffic must turn in the direction of the arrow.

55. When a two-way roadway has a shared center lane, you can:

  1. Use it to pass.
  2. Use the lane as a regular driving lane during rush hour.
  3. Drive in the lane as far as necessary, as long as you’re turning left.
  4. Drive in the lane for no more than 300 feet before turning left.

56. If a collision involves a parked vehicle, you need to:

  1. Stay at the scene until the owner returns.
  2. Try to find the owner of the vehicle, or leave a note that tells the owner how to reach you and the time and date of the collision.
  3. Leave your name and address with the nearest county courthouse.
  4. Call a tow truck and have the vehicle towed away.

57. A solid white line on the right edge of the highway slants in to the left. That shows that:

  1. There is an intersection just ahead.
  2. You are approaching a construction area.
  3. You will be required to turn left just ahead.
  4. The road will get narrower.

58. When approaching a traffic signal displaying a steady yellow arrow, drivers:

  1. Should merge into a lane in the direction of the arrow.
  2. Should slow to a stop, if it is safe to do so.
  3. May turn left after yielding to oncoming traffic and pedestrians.
  4. Have the right-of-way and may expect oncoming traffic to stop for them.

59. A first conviction for driving under the influence of alcohol or any drug can result in license suspension for at least ____ if you refuse to take a breath test.

  1. 30 days
  2. 90 days
  3. One year
  4. Two years

60. When you hear a fire engine siren behind you, you must:

  1. Slow down until it passes you.
  2. Drive with your flashers on.
  3. Pull over to the side of the road and stop.
  4. Speed up and take the nearest exit.

61. When driving in bad weather, drivers should:

  1. Increase their speed to reach their final destination more quickly.
  2. Decrease their following distance.
  3. Increase their following distance.
  4. None of the above.

62. This sign means:

  1. Curves ahead.
  2. Divided highway starts.
  3. Divided highway ends.
  4. Bumps in the road.

63. When in a travel lane on the roadway:

  1. You may stop to drop off passengers.
  2. You may stop to look up an address.
  3. You may make a U-turn or back up if you get on the wrong entrance ramp of the freeway.
  4. Don’t stop for any reason. Keep moving until you can safely pull off the road.

64. This sign means:

  1. All traffic must turn.
  2. Turn right at the intersection.
  3. Parking area ahead.
  4. Crossroad ahead. Watch for traffic.

65. Allowing a space cushion between your vehicle and its surroundings is important because it:

  1. Prevents distractions from other vehicles.
  2. Allows you time to react to unexpected situations.
  3. Keeps traffic flowing at a safe pace.
  4. Keeps other drivers alert.

66. Roads become very slippery:

  1. When it has been raining for an hour or more.
  2. The day after it rains.
  3. For the first 10 to 15 minutes of a rainstorm.
  4. Right after the rain has stopped.

67. If you’re going to turn left onto a one-way street, you should complete the turn into:

  1. The right lane.
  2. The lane closest to your previous lane.
  3. Either lane.
  4. Neither lane.

68. A driver entering public traffic from a driveway or private road:

  1. Has the right-of-way.
  2. Should yield to drivers already on the public road.
  3. May force their way into traffic.
  4. Can assume that other drivers will change lanes to make room.

69. While backing, you should:

  1. Rely only on your mirrors.
  2. Flash your lights.
  3. Open your door to see if it is safe to proceed.
  4. Turn your head and look through the rear window.

70. What does this road sign mean?

  1. Slow down and prepare to stop if cars are approaching you.
  2. Come to a full stop and go when it is safe to do so.
  3. Proceed carefully through the intersection, not always stopping.
  4. Stop only for traffic on an intersecting road.

71. Which of the following influence(s) the effects of alcohol?

  1. The amount of food in the stomach
  2. The body weight of an individual
  3. How much time passes between drinks
  4. All three choices

72. When driving in fog:

  1. Use your parking lights.
  2. Use your low beams.
  3. Use your high beams.
  4. It makes no difference which lights you use.

73. This sign means:

  1. Watch for trucks.
  2. Do not pass trucks.
  3. Truck parking area ahead.
  4. Steep downgrade ahead.

74. This sign means:

  1. No right turn.
  2. Keep right.
  3. No U-turn.
  4. Left lane must turn left.

75. Motorcycles are entitled to:

  1. The bicycle lane.
  2. The same full lane width as other motor vehicles.
  3. Half the width of a lane.
  4. The width of the sidewalk.

76. Bicyclists have the choice to ride:

  1. On the roadway, on the shoulder of a road, or in a bicycle lane.
  2. On freeways and highways where signs say it is illegal.
  3. In a left turn only lane without turning, because there is no traffic.
  4. On the wrong side of the road.

77. On slippery roads, you should:

  1. Slow down.
  2. Drive more quickly.
  3. Drive the speed limit, with caution.
  4. Not drive more quickly than 20 mph.

78. When in a motor vehicle on a highway, it is:

  1. Illegal to either drink from or possess open containers of alcohol in the passenger compartment.
  2. Legal to drink if you’re not driving.
  3. Legal to drink if you’re driving but not drunk.
  4. Illegal to drink from, but all right to transport, open containers of alcohol in the passenger compartment.

79. While driving, you come upon a sign displaying the words “Reduced speed, 35 mph.” This means:

  1. That the new 35 mph speed limit begins at this sign.
  2. That the new 35 mph speed limit begins at the next speed limit sign.
  3. That you have plenty of time to slow down before the reduced speed zone.
  4. That you should reduce your speed to 35 mph, but only under poor weather conditions.

80. What should you do when you see this sign?

  1. Look for a train station ahead.
  2. Signal before going any further.
  3. Slow down and yield for trains.
  4. Stop.

81. Your body gets rid of approximately:

  1. Three alcoholic drinks an hour.
  2. One alcoholic drink an hour.
  3. Two alcoholic drinks an hour.
  4. None of the above.

82. If you are driving on a one-way street and an emergency vehicle using its flashing lights approaches your vehicle, you must:

  1. Drive with your flashers turned on.
  2. Drive toward the nearest roadside and stop.
  3. Speed up and take the nearest exit.
  4. Slow down until the vehicle passes you.

83. You must stop at a railroad crossing when:

  1. Directed to do so by a flagger.
  2. It is controlled by a stop sign.
  3. Flashing red signals and gates are present and operating.
  4. All of the above.

84. Before entering a roundabout, you must slow down and yield to:

  1. Vehicles in the roundabout.
  2. Bicyclists in the roundabout.
  3. Pedestrians in the roundabout.
  4. All of the above.

85. If there are two railroad tracks next to each other:

  1. It is always safe to proceed after one train passes.
  2. You must always stop before crossing the tracks.
  3. When one train passes, look for another train on the other track before proceeding.
  4. Honk your horn as you cross the tracks.

86. To ensure that your physical condition does not cause you to drive in an unsafe manner, you should:

  1. Keep physically fit and have regular physical examinations.
  2. Know the effect of any medicine on your driving ability.
  3. Drive within your physical limitations.
  4. All of the above.

87. On a roadway with three or more lanes, you must stop for a school bus with flashing red lights:

  1. If you’re traveling in either direction.
  2. If you’re traveling in the opposite direction from the bus.
  3. Only if children are crossing the road.
  4. Only if you’re traveling in the same direction as the bus.

88. The best way to avoid hydroplaning is to:

  1. Keep your tires properly maintained.
  2. Slow down when roads are wet or slushy.
  3. Watch out for standing water or puddles.
  4. All of the above.

89. Increase your following distance when:

  1. Driving behind a large vehicle that blocks your vision.
  2. Exiting an expressway.
  3. Following a motorcycle.
  4. All of the above.

90. When driving at night, slow down and:

  1. Use high beams whenever there are no oncoming vehicles.
  2. Use sunglasses to reduce glare from headlights.
  3. Use your high beams if it is also raining.
  4. Use your dome light to help you see your speedometer.

91. This sign means:

  1. Watch for drunk drivers.
  2. Curves ahead.
  3. Slippery when wet.
  4. Apply your brakes quickly.

92. Before you change directions, you must keep your turn signals on for at least:

  1. 50 feet.
  2. 75 feet.
  3. 100 feet.
  4. 125 feet.

93. You are driving when it begins to rain. You should:

  1. Drive faster than surrounding traffic.
  2. Drive at the maximum posted speed limit.
  3. Slow down.
  4. Drive closely behind the vehicle in front of you.

94. It is important to be alert to motorcycles because:

  1. They are more difficult to see than cars.
  2. They rarely use their headlights.
  3. Motorcyclists are less skilled drivers than other motorists.
  4. All of the above.

95. This sign means:

  1. The highway ahead curves only to the right.
  2. The highway ahead turns sharply to the right.
  3. The highway ahead curves to the right and then to the left.
  4. The highway ahead curves to the left and then to the right.

96. You must dim your high beam lights when within:

  1. 100 feet of an oncoming vehicle.
  2. 250 feet of an oncoming vehicle.
  3. 300 feet of an oncoming vehicle.
  4. 500 feet of an oncoming vehicle.

97. A steady green light at an intersection means that you:

  1. Must slow down and prepare to stop.
  2. Must stop and check for oncoming traffic before proceeding.
  3. May drive through the intersection if the road is clear.
  4. May not turn right.

98. This sign means:

  1. Emergency vehicles ahead.
  2. Uncontrolled intersection ahead.
  3. Four-way stop ahead.
  4. Traffic signal ahead.

99. The posted speed limit shows:

  1. Only a recommended driving speed.
  2. The exact speed at which you must travel to avoid a ticket.
  3. The maximum safe driving speed under ideal road and weather conditions.
  4. The maximum safe driving speed under all road conditions.

100. To avoid being in a truck or bus driver’s blind spot, you should:

  1. Never pass them.
  2. Avoid driving alongside them and avoid tailgating.
  3. Flash your lights at them.
  4. Sound your horn.

101. You are coming to an intersection and have a green light. Pedestrians are crossing against the red. You should:

  1. Honk your horn.
  2. Speed up and pass in front of the pedestrians.
  3. Stop to let the pedestrians cross safely.
  4. Drive close to the pedestrians and frighten them so they’ll think twice before crossing against a red light.

102. You want to back out of your driveway. You see children playing nearby. Before you start to move your car, you should:

  1. Rev your engine to warn the children that you are moving.
  2. Sound your horn so the children will hear you.
  3. Walk to the back of the car to be sure the way is clear.
  4. Tell the children to stay away from the driveway.

103. A red traffic signal light means that you must:

  1. Stop at the stop line.
  2. Stop before entering any crosswalk.
  3. Stop before entering the intersection.
  4. All of the above.

104. This road sign means:

  1. All traffic must turn right.
  2. No right turn.
  3. All traffic must go straight ahead.
  4. A road joins from the right.

105. A steady yellow light at an intersection means:

  1. Go.
  2. Yield to other cars.
  3. Slow down and prepare to stop.
  4. Stop.

106. You need to use extra caution when driving near a pedestrian using a white cane because:

  1. He or she is deaf.
  2. He or she is a police officer.
  3. He or she is blind.
  4. He or she has poor balance.

107. To avoid a collision, you should:

  1. Stop, turn, or speed up.
  2. Move into the other vehicle’s lane.
  3. Stay in your lane and brace for the accident.
  4. Drive across the left lane to the left shoulder of the road.

108. This sign means:

  1. Railroad crossing.
  2. One-way traffic.
  3. Limited parking.
  4. Playground ahead.

109. If someone has consumed alcoholic drinks, what will help the person overcome the influence of those drinks?

  1. Tomato juice and lime
  2. Hot coffee
  3. Fresh air
  4. Only time

110. You are coming to an intersection with a flashing yellow light. You should:

  1. Stop and wait for the light to change.
  2. Make a U-turn because the intersection is closed.
  3. Drive carefully through the intersection.
  4. Prepare to stop; the light is about to turn red.

111. If you have a tire blowout while driving, you should:

  1. Hold the steering wheel tightly and brake lightly.
  2. Step on the accelerator.
  3. Turn quickly off the road.
  4. Hit the brakes and stop as quickly as possible.

112. What is a “No zone?”

  1. A designated no passing zone
  2. A one-way traffic area
  3. The blind spot of a large vehicle
  4. An area designated for motor vehicles

113. If it causes an injury, a death, or $1,000 or more in damage to any one person’s property, you must report an accident to law enforcement officials within ____ of the accident.

  1. Two days
  2. Four days
  3. Five days
  4. 10 days

114. If an emergency vehicle with flashing lights is traveling in the area where you are driving, you should:

  1. Speed up to avoid the emergency vehicle.
  2. Stop your vehicle immediately and prevent them from passing.
  3. Make every effort to give the emergency vehicle a clear path of travel.
  4. Signal to the emergency vehicle when it is clear for them to pass you.

115. You may drive across a dashed white line:

  1. At any time.
  2. Only during daylight hours.
  3. When it is safe to change lanes.
  4. Only when passing a motorcycle.

116. To turn left from multilane, one-way streets and highways, you should start from:

  1. The middle of the intersection.
  2. The right lane.
  3. The left lane.
  4. Any lane.

117. A seat belt should be adjusted so that it:

  1. Is loose.
  2. I s buckled snugly across your hip bones and lower abdomen.
  3. Is hidden beneath the seat.
  4. Keeps the seat belt buzzer or light from operating.

118. This sign means:

  1. Yield.
  2. Crossroad ahead.
  3. Keep right.
  4. Yield ahead.

119. If an approaching train is near enough or going fast enough to be a danger, you must:

  1. Slow down and proceed with caution.
  2. Not cross the tracks until the train has completely passed.
  3. Cross the tracks at your own risk.
  4. Find an alternative route across tracks.

120. At a school crossing sign, you should:

  1. Always stop, whether there’s a stop sign or not.
  2. Watch for children and be ready to stop.
  3. Always sound your horn when you see children.
  4. Be ready to help children crossing the street.

121. When entering a street from a driveway, you:

  1. Must drive slowly to allow approaching vehicles and pedestrians time to get out of your way.
  2. Must honk your horn so approaching vehicles and pedestrians know to give you room.
  3. Must stop and proceed only when there are no pedestrians or vehicles approaching.
  4. Can disregard any pedestrians if there is no sidewalk.

122. Which of the following is true about driving on a wet roadway?

  1. As you drive faster, your tires become less effective.
  2. Water does not affect cars with good tires.
  3. Deep water is less dangerous than shallow water.
  4. As you decrease your speed, the roadway becomes more slippery.

123. This road sign means:

  1. You must travel at the speed indicated.
  2. The maximum legal speed on the roadway is 55 mph.
  3. You must travel through the intersection at the posted speed.
  4. None of the above.

124. Braking distance is affected by:

  1. The speed your vehicle is traveling.
  2. The condition of your brakes and tires.
  3. The condition of the pavement.
  4. All of the above.

125. The driver’s left arm and hand are extended downward. This hand signal means that the driver plans to:

  1. Turn left.
  2. Turn right.
  3. Stop.
  4. Start up.

126. This sign means:

  1. Watch for bicycles.
  2. Bicycles not allowed.
  3. Bicycle repair shop ahead.
  4. Bicycles have the right-of-way.

127. This sign shows one type of:

  1. Right turn.
  2. Intersection.
  3. Lane change.
  4. Road curve.

128. Distracted drivers are at a greater risk of a crash when they are using which of the following?

  1. CD player
  2. Radio
  3. Cell phone
  4. All of the above

129. By law, your vehicle’s headlights must be turned on from:

  1. One hour after sunset until one hour before sunrise.
  2. One hour before sunset until one hour after sunrise.
  3. 30 minutes after sunset until 30 minutes before sunrise.
  4. 30 minutes before sunset until 30 minutes after sunrise.

130. If your brakes stop working, you should first:

  1. Shift the car’s transmission into neutral.
  2. Pump the brake pedal several times and try to build up brake pressure.
  3. Flash your lights at other traffic.
  4. Jump out of the vehicle immediately.

131. When approaching a flashing red traffic light, drivers should:

  1. Drive through the intersection if there is no crossing traffic.
  2. Continue driving, as they have the right-of-way.
  3. Stop if a police officer is nearby.
  4. Treat the light like a stop sign.

132. The most effective safety restraints in a traffic crash are:

  1. Only a lap and shoulder belt.
  2. Only an airbag.
  3. Both a lap/shoulder belt and an airbag.
  4. No safety restraints.

133. Road rage and aggressive driving may be reduced by:

  1. Allowing extra travel time.
  2. Obeying posted speed limits.
  3. Using proper turn signals.
  4. All of the above.

134. This road sign means:

  1. No right turn.
  2. Curve.
  3. Turn right or left.
  4. Traffic flows only in the direction of the arrow.

135. You may park or stop along the shoulder of the freeway:

  1. As long as you turn on your four-way (emergency) flashers.
  2. If no part of your vehicle is on the road.
  3. If you need to look at a map for directions.
  4. Only if you have an emergency.

136. Which of the following statements is true?

  1. A sudden change in weather calls for a change in driving.
  2. You should slow down when driving in rain and fog.
  3. Be particularly aware of vehicles coming up behind you in inclement weather.
  4. All of the above.

137. A speed limit is:

  1. The maximum or minimum legal speed you can travel on a road under dangerous conditions.
  2. The maximum or minimum legal speed you can travel on a road under ideal conditions.
  3. The suggested speed to travel on a road under ideal conditions.
  4. None of the above.

138. Your first response to reduced visibility should be:

  1. Turning on your headlights.
  2. Reducing your speed.
  3. Turning on your windshield wipers.
  4. Looking for road edge markings to guide you.

139. A solid yellow line on your side of the centerline means:

  1. Slow down.
  2. Pass with caution.
  3. Do not pass.
  4. Keep right on hills.

140. If you experience a tire blowout:

  1. Take your foot of the gas.
  2. Do not immediately use your brakes.
  3. Gradually slow down and pull off the side of the road.
  4. All of the above.

141. The most important thing to remember when backing a car is to:

  1. Look carefully behind your vehicle and yield to other vehicles and pedestrians.
  2. Keep one foot on the brake while backing.
  3. Only rely on the rearview mirror while backing.
  4. Keep both hands on the steering wheel.

142. This sign means:

  1. No right turn.
  2. You must turn right.
  3. Watch for traffic on your right.
  4. Don’t park on the right side of the street.

143. When approaching a school bus stopped with its stop arm extended, drivers should:

  1. Come to a complete stop and wait to proceed.
  2. Honk their horn before passing the bus on its left.
  3. Continue driving when they think most kids are probably done exiting the bus.
  4. Pass the bus before its door opens.

144. A regulatory sign containing a red circle with a slash through the middle indicates:

  1. Those drivers should come to a complete stop.
  2. That an action is forbidden.
  3. That some drivers should yield to other drivers.
  4. Those drivers should drive under the speed limit.

145. If you begin to feel tired while driving, the best thing to do is to:

  1. Get some coffee.
  2. Open your window.
  3. Stop driving.
  4. Turn on the radio.

146. You are approaching an intersection when the traffic light changes from green to solid yellow. You should:

  1. Consider it the same as a caution sign and continue through the intersection.
  2. Stop immediately.
  3. Stop before entering the intersection; unless you are too close to stop safely.
  4. Speed up to get through the intersection before the red light appears.

147. What is the appropriate action to take when approaching a railroad crossing that does not have signals to direct traffic?

  1. Always bring the car to a complete stop.
  2. Slow down and be prepared to stop.
  3. All railroad crossings have signals so you will never encounter this situation.
  4. Increase your speed to get across the tracks quickly.

148. Signs that are colored orange are:

  1. Work zone signs.
  2. Regulatory signs.
  3. School zone signs.
  4. Guide signs.

149. This sign means:

  1. There is a detour ahead.
  2. You must stop for flaggers.
  3. The road ahead is closed to traffic.
  4. The highway ahead is undergoing maintenance.

150. This sign means you should:

  1. Follow a detour to the right.
  2. Get ready to enter a one-way street.
  3. Stay on the main highway if you can.
  4. Follow a detour to the right, but only if it’s convenient.

151. The most important thing to remember about speed management and curves is that you must:

  1. Drive at the posted speed limit as you enter the curve, then slow down at the sharpest part of the curve.
  2. Slow down before you enter the curve.
  3. Accelerate gently before you enter the curve.
  4. Drive at the posted speed limit before, throughout, and after the curve.

152. When a school bus is stopped off the road without flashing lights, you should:

  1. Stop until the bus moves on, regardless of which side of the road you’re on.
  2. Stop until the bus driver signals for you to go.
  3. Stop only if you’re on the same side of the road as the bus.
  4. Use caution as you pass the bus, since you’re not required to stop.

153. When approaching an uncontrolled intersection, a driver should:

  1. Maintain their speed and proceed.
  2. Stop at the intersection, check in all directions, and proceed.
  3. Yield to all other drivers.
  4. Be prepared to yield.

154. What should you be most concerned about when you see this sign?

  1. Driving with your headlights out of alignment because one side of your car is higher than the other.
  2. Damaging a tire from drifting onto the shoulder.
  3. Hydroplaning, if the shoulder has water on it.
  4. Losing control of the vehicle if you drift onto the shoulder.

155. You notice a vehicle defect which may affect the safe operation of your vehicle. You should:

  1. Correct the defect as soon as possible.
  2. Correct the defect when you can afford it.
  3. Drive the vehicle at slower speeds.
  4. Drive normally.

156. Look over your shoulder to check your blind spot when:

  1. Pulling toward or away from a curb.
  2. Turning left or right.
  3. Changing lanes.
  4. All of the above.

157. When exiting a highway, you should slow down:

  1. On the main road, just before the exit lane.
  2. Once you see a toll booth.
  3. Once you have moved into the exit lane.
  4. When you first see the exit sign.

158. Two solid white lines painted across a traffic lane show the boundaries of a crosswalk. As a driver, you should know that:

  1. Motor vehicles have the right-of-way over pedestrians in crosswalks.
  2. When pedestrians are in crosswalks, they should be given the right-of-way.
  3. No one has the right-of-way in a crosswalk.
  4. Pedestrians are responsible to stay out of the way of all traffic.

159. This sign means:

  1. Slippery when wet.
  2. Watch for drunk drivers.
  3. Dangerous curve ahead.
  4. Bump in the road ahead.

160. When driving on a road with two lanes traveling in opposite directions:

  1. You may drive in either lane.
  2. Use the lane with the least traffic.
  3. Use the right lane, except when you’re legally passing another vehicle.
  4. You may use the left lane if you’re going to turn left.

161. When you see this sign, you must:

  1. Stop completely and check for pedestrians and cross traffic.
  2. Slow down without coming to a complete stop.
  3. Stop completely and wait for a green light.
  4. Slow down and check for traffic.

162. When meeting a car with blinding headlights, you should:

  1. Use your bright lights until the other vehicle dims theirs.
  2. Flash your lights on and off to warn the other driver.
  3. Dim your lights and then speed up to pass quickly.
  4. Look toward the right side of the road.

163. This road sign means:

  1. Intersection ahead.
  2. Steep grade ahead.
  3. Winding road.
  4. Merging traffic.

164. A stop sign is shaped like a(n):

  1. Rectangle.
  2. Square.
  3. Circle.
  4. Octagon.

165. At an intersection with a roundabout island (traffic circle):

  1. Enter at any time, whether or not there are other vehicles or pedestrians present.
  2. Stop in the intersection to yield to traffic entering on the right.
  3. Always drive around the circle to the right.
  4. You can drive to the left.

166. This sign means:

  1. A divided highway ends.
  2. A one-way street begins.
  3. A one-way street ends.
  4. A divided highway begins.

167. When there are no signs or lane markings to control turning, you should:

  1. Stop before turning.
  2. Turn from the lane that is closest to your desired direction.
  3. Turn from the center lane.
  4. Turn from any of the lanes.

168. You are driving on the roadway and hear a siren behind you. You should:

  1. Stop where you are.
  2. Pull over to the right and stop.
  3. Speed up to get out of the way.
  4. Slow down.

169. If you are stopped by a police officer, you should:

  1. Unbuckle your seat belt and lower your window.
  2. Get your paperwork ready before the officer reaches your car.
  3. Stay in your vehicle with your hands on the steering wheel and wait for the officer to approach you.
  4. Get out of your car and walk toward the patrol car.

170. After a collision, you should:

  1. Stop your vehicle at or near the collision site. If you can move your vehicle, get it off the road.
  2. Stand or walk in traffic lanes to wait for help to arrive.
  3. Try to remove power lines, if there are power lines down with wires in the road.
  4. Move the injured, even if they’re not in a burning vehicle or in immediate danger.

171. If a crossing guard is directing traffic in a school zone, you must:

  1. Follow the directions given by the crossing guard.
  2. Copy what surrounding traffic is doing, despite the crossing guard’s instructions.
  3. Assume the guard is not supposed to be directing traffic.
  4. Follow rules that would be in place if no children were present.

172. When you are in a line of traffic that is crossing a railroad track that has no signals or gates:

  1. You have the right-of-way and do not need to check for trains.
  2. You may pass slower drivers while crossing the track.
  3. You need to make sure there is space for your vehicle to get all the way across the tracks without stopping.
  4. All of the above

173. Don’t park within:

  1. 10 feet of a fire hydrant.
  2. 15 feet of a fire hydrant.
  3. 20 feet of a fire hydrant.
  4. 30 feet of a fire hydrant.

174. The best way to deal with tailgaters is to:

  1. Speed up to increase the distance between you and the tailgater.
  2. Slam on your brakes to get the other driver to back off.
  3. Change lanes or gradually slow down to encourage them to pass.
  4. Ignore them.

175. If involved in an accident, a driver should:

  1. Stop their vehicle at or near the scene.
  2. Not stand or walk in traffic lanes.
  3. Turn off the ignitions of wrecked vehicles.
  4. All of the above.

176. When driving on slick roads, you should:

  1. Take turns more slowly than usual.
  2. Change lanes quickly.
  3. Accelerate quickly.
  4. Brake hard.

177. Before changing lanes on a multilane highway, you should:

  1. Sound your horn.
  2. Turn on your headlights.
  3. Reduce your speed.
  4. Check your mirrors and blind spots.

178. Drivers who eat and drink while driving:

  1. Make no driving errors.
  2. Have trouble driving slowly.
  3. Are better drivers because they are not hungry.
  4. Have trouble controlling their vehicles.

179. To avoid collisions with vehicles in your blind spots, you should:

  1. Quickly turn your head to see if your blind spot is clear before changing lanes.
  2. Adjust your rearview mirrors every few minutes.
  3. Honk your horn right before turning or changing lanes.
  4. None of the above.

180. A driver above the age of 21 may not operate a vehicle if they have a minimum THC level of ____ per milliliter of blood.

  1. Zero nanograms.
  2. One nanogram.
  3. Three nanograms.
  4. Five nanograms.

181. You are waiting in the intersection to complete a left turn. You should:

  1. Signal and keep your wheels turned to the left.
  2. Signal and keep your wheels straight.
  3. Flash your headlights so drivers will let you through.
  4. Drive around the rear of a car if it blocks you.

182. If a transit vehicle is signaling to re-enter the main roadway following a stop, you must:

  1. Honk to let them know you’re there.
  2. Move to the left lane.
  3. Yield.
  4. Speed up to pass.

183. When faced with an oncoming car to the left and a bicyclist to the right, you should:

  1. Pull onto the shoulder.
  2. Split the difference.
  3. Let the car pass and then pass the bike.
  4. Pass the bike quickly.

184. A good defensive driver:

  1. Drives slowly at all times.
  2. Looks out for the actions of other drivers.
  3. Travels at a constant speed.
  4. Only drives in familiar areas.

185. At an intersection with a yield sign, you should:

  1. Always stop before entering the intersection.
  2. Yield just to the traffic on the right.
  3. Yield just to the traffic on the left.
  4. Slow down and yield the right-of-way to other traffic.

186. This road sign means:

  1. You are about to enter a one-way street the wrong way.
  2. School crossing ahead.
  3. Do not drive in this lane.
  4. Traffic turning left on the green light must yield to oncoming traffic.

187. When the driver behind you wants to pass, you should:

  1. Speed up.
  2. Go the same speed.
  3. Slow down to allow room in front of your vehicle for the other driver to complete the pass easily.
  4. Change lanes.

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