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Every person who operates a motor vehicle on Alaska streets and highways must have a valid Alaska driver’s license or learner’s permit. A vision test is required of each driver before any license or permit is issued. The AK DMV written test covers the information found in the State of Alaska Driver’s Manual, including traffic laws, road rules, safe driving practices, and road signs. The knowledge test consists of 20 questions. To pass the written test, you must score 80% or higher (at least 16 correct answers).
1. Drivers can not pass a vehicle on the left if:
they approach a curve on a two-way road and can not see around it.
their lane has a solid yellow center line.
they can not safely return to the right lane before any oncoming vehicle comes within 200 feet of them.
All of the above.
2. When approaching a highway-rail intersection, the first sign drivers see is usually:
a yield sign.
a train sign.
a stop sign.
an RXR round sign on a yellow background.
3. This sign warns drivers that:
U-turns are now allowed.
a shared lane starts ahead.
they cannot go straight ahead.
they will soon be facing oncoming traffic.
4. This sign means:
Wrong way; Turn around immediately.
Roundabout ahead.
360 degree turn ahead.
270 degree turn ahead.
5. This road sign means:
Winding road
Pedestrian crossing
Low ground railroad crossing
No passing zone
6. This sign warns ____________ ahead.
of a reduction of lanes
of two-way traffic
that a reversible lane starts.
that a divided highway ends
7. If the traffic signals are not functioning due to a power outage and there is no officer or other traffic control in place, you should:
turn on your hazard lights and proceed through the intersection without stopping.
park your vehicle as far off the road as possible and wait for power to be restored.
treat the intersection as a four-way stop.
treat the intersection as though it had yield signs.
8. This road sign means:
Four-lane highway ahead
Divided highway ends
One-way traffic ahead
Divided highway ahead
9. What should you do as you prepare to turn right at an intersection?
Signal your turn, check for bicyclists, and do not turn directly in front of a bicyclist.
Yield to bicyclists coming from the opposite direction.
Honk your horn.
All of the above.
10. If traffic on the other side of an intersection is backed up and you cannot get completely through, you must:
enter the intersection and block it.
proceed with caution, and avoid blocking the intersection.
turn right instead of going straight through the intersection.
wait until traffic ahead clears.
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AK DMV Permit Test Facts

Number of questions: 20
Correct answers to pass: 16
Passing score: 80%
Number of questions: 20
Correct answers to pass: 16
Passing score: 80%
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