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Sample learner's permit test

PASSING GRADE:
36 questions, 6 errors or less
18 questions, 3 errors or less

Instructions:
1) Check the answer you think is correct.
2) Look at the answers on the Answer Page at the end of the test.
3) Write the correct answer on the Answer Line below the question.

1. It is illegal to leave a child six years of age or under in a car unless the child:
- Is attended by a person 12 years of age or older - Is asleep
- Can unlock the doors
Answer:_____________________________________

2. Which child below must ride in an approved safety restraint system in the rear seat?
- A six year old who weighs at least 75 pounds
- A six year old who weighs 60 pounds
- A five-year old child who weighs 55 pounds
Answer: . ___________________________

3. You see an emergency vehicle on the freeway with emergency lights flashing, you must:
- Increase your speed and pass the vehicle
- Lower your speed or move to another lane
- Maintain your speed and drive carefully
Answer:____________________________________
This question refers to the Move Over Law passed in 2014

4. It is illegal for anyone to smoke in a car:
- Unless the windows are open
- Unless they are sitting in the back seat
- When there is a minor in the car (Effective 1/1/08)
Answer:_____________________________________

5. The speed limit in a school zone is:
- 10 miles an hour
- 15 miles an hour
- 25 miles an hour, unless otherwise posted
Answer:____________________________________

6. Drivers over 21 who drive with a blood alcohol content (BAC) of 0.08 %:
- Are driving legally
- Are driving illegally
- May drive on country roads
Answer:____________________________________

7. Drivers under 18 years of age: (Effective 7/1/08)
- May talk on a cell phone while driving
- May not talk on a cell phone while driving
- May talk on a cell phone with a hand-held device
Answer:____________________________________

8. To use a cell phone while driving you should:
- Pull off the road and stop before using it
- Drive below the speed limit when using it
- Drive with one hand at the top of the steering wheel
Answer:____________________________________

9. An adult driver may not talk on a cell phone while driving unless: (Effective 7/1/08)
- The phone is held in the right hand
- Another driver is in the car to grab the wheel
- The phone is equipped with a hands-free device
Answer:_____________________________________

ACCIDENT REPORTS REQUIRED

10. When you are involved in an accident in which someone was killed or injured and/or the damage was $________or more you must report it to DMV.
- $750
- $500
- $350
Answer:____________________________________

11. Drivers involved in accidents must exchange driver license information and:
- Proof of insurance
- Proof of insurance and vehicle registration
- Proof of insurance, vehicle registration, and current address
Answer:____________________________________

If you are involved in an accident you must exchange with the other driver: your license number, name, date of birth, address, vehicle registration. You should not discuss with the other driver what happened or what you think happened. You may not know exactly what happened or who was at fault. Whatever you say may come back to haunt you in a court of law.

12. If you sell or transfer your vehicle to anotner person you must report it to DMV:
- Within 5 days
- Within 10 days
- Within 30 days
Answer:_____________________________________

13. At what age is a person considered a minor?
- 21 years of age or older
- Under 18 years of age
- 65 years of age or older
Answer:_____________________________________

14. If you let an unlicensed or suspended person drive your car:
- It may be impounded (taken away) for 30 days
- Your insurance will cover the driver
- DMV will cancel your liability insurance
Answer:_____________________________________

15. A passenger vehicle may not tow:
- More than one vehicle
- A house car (RV)
- Another passenger vehicle
Answer:_____________________________________

16. Are you allowed to drive alone without an Instruction Permit?
- You must have a Permit to drive on any public road
- Yes, If you are 16 years of age
- Yes, but only when you are on country roads
Answer:_____________________________________

17. If you violate a restriction on your license:
- DMV may suspend or revoke your license
- DMV will make you take a driving test the same day
- DMV will cancel your insurance
Revoke: Cancel, Take away permanently
Answer:_____________________________________

18. You are crossing a divided highway. There is a second stop sign on the divider strip. You should:
- Stop at the first stop sign only
- Stop at the second sign only if cars are coming
- Stop again at the second stop sign.
Answer:_____________________________________

19. Always STOP your vehicle at these traffic signals: - Solid red lights, flashing red lights and green lights
- Solid red lights, flashing red lights and green arrows
- Solid red lights, blacked out traffic signals, flashing red lights
Answer:____________________________________

Question # 19 is often missed. Think about the color of each signal before marking your answer. Ask yourself:
Must I always stop at Solid red Lights? YES
Must I always stop at blacked out signals? YES
Must I always stop at flashing red Lights? YES
Must I always stop at green arrows? NO
Must I always stop at Green Lights? NO

- Solid red lightsSTOP
- Flashing red lights STOP
- Blacked out signals STOP, then proceed (go ahead) with caution
- Stop signs mean STOP no matter where they are

20. What is the difference between rea arrows ana solid red lights?
- You cannot turn against a red arrow, even if you stop first
- Red arrows only stop traffic which is turning left
- Red are arrows used for protected left turns
Answer:____________________________________

21. When you see a solid yellow light, you must:
- Stop, if you can do so safely
- Hurry though the intersection
- Stop near the right side of the street
Answer:___________________________________

22.At an intersection where no signal lights are working how should you proceed?
- The same as if the intersection were controlled by stop signs
- You must yield to all other vehicles
- Drive through the intersection without stopping
Answer:____________________________________

1) When two vehicles arrive at an intersection at the same time the driver on the right goes first.
2) The second vehicle to stop then goes.
3) The last vehicle that stopped goes last.

23. It is illegal to enter an intersection when:
- The light is yellow
- The light is green
- You can't get all the way across before the light turns red
Answer:___________________________________

24. A signal light is flashing red. After stopping you may:
- Proceed when it is safe to do so
- Go ahead without checking traffic
- Make a left turn without stopping
Answer:___________________________________

TRAFFIC SIGNS

25. A sign like this at an intersection means:
- No Right Turn
- No Left Turn
- No U-TURN
Answer: __________________________________

A circle with a slash (\) in It means "NO"
The picture in the circle shows what you must not do.

26. This sign warns that there is a:
- Pedestrian Crossing ahead
- School crossing ahead
- Construction flagman ahead
Answer:____________________________________

27. This 3-sided red and white sign means you must:
- Give right of way to other drivers
- Stop before you cross the intersection
- Not enter this street
Answer:____________________________________

28.Where would you see this sign?
- Near a school
- In front of a church
- At a pedestrian crosswalk
Answer:____________________________________

29.This sign tells you:
- There is a rest area ahead
- There is a hospital ahead
- All traffic must turn right
Answer:___________________________________

30.You will see this sign before you come to a railroad crossing. When you see it you must:
- Slow down and look for trains
- Look for cars crossing the intersection
- Stop at the railroad tracks
Answer:____________________________________

31. This driver is signaling for:
- A right turn
- A left turn
- A stop
Answer:____________________________________

32. This sign means you must:
- Stop, carefully check traffic in all directions, then go ahead
- Slow down, then go ahead.
- Stop, then drive slowly through the intersection
Answer:____________________________________

33. Which sign below tells you there is a crossroad ahead? (Another road crosses yours)

1.2.
Answer: Sign#_______________

34.You are driving on a high like this. What does it mean?
- The highway ahead is divided
- The highway ahead is no longer divided
- You may turn left or go straight
Answer:___________________________________

35.What does this sign mean?
- The lane is ending
- Another lane is merging with yours
- Passing lane ahead
Answer:___________________________________

36. This sign means:
- There is a Roundabout ahead
- You must turn left
- You may not make a U-TURN
Answer:___________________________________

ANSWERS TO PERMIT TEST

1. Is attended by a person 12 years of age or under
2. A five year old child who weighs 55 pounds
3. Lower your speed or move to another lane
4. When there is a minor in the car (Effective 1/1/08)
5. 25 mph, unless otherwise posted
6. Are driving illegally
7. May not talk on a cell phone while driving
8. Pull off the road and stop before using it
9. The phone is equipped with a hand-free device
10. $750
11. Proof of insurance, vehicle registration, address
12. 5 days
13. Under 18 years of age
14. It may be impounded (taken away) for 30 days
15. More than one vehicle
16. You must have a permit to drive on any public road
17. DMV may suspend your license
18. Stop again at the second stop sign
19. Solid red lights, blacked out signals, flashing red lights
20. You cannot turn against a red arrow, even if you stop first
21. Stop, if you can do so safely
22. The same as if the intersection were controlled by stop signs
23. You can't get all the way across before the light turns red
24. Proceed when it is safe to do so
25. No right turn
26. Pedestrian crossing ahead
27. Give right of way to other drivers
28. Near a school
29. There is a rest area ahead
30. Slow down and look for trains
31. A left turn
32. Stop, carefully check traffic, and then go ahead
33. Sign # 1
34. The highway ahead is divided
35. The lane is ending
36. You may not make a U-Turn

 
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