DRIVER'S LICENSE TEST DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA

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Anyone who operates a motor vehicle or motorcycle on public roadways in the District of Columbia is required to have a driver’s license or learner’s permit. To obtain a DC driver license, you must successfully complete a knowledge test, skills road test and vision screening. The written test is based on the information contained in the District of Columbia DMV Driving Manual, and is designed to check your knowledge of rules of the road, traffic laws, road signs, and safe driving practices. The official DMV test consists of 25 questions. A passing score consists of at least 20 correct answers (80%).
1. When approaching a railroad crossing that has no warning signals, a driver should look, listen and slow down.
True
False
2. Bicyclists must:
remain to the right when they prepare for a left turn.
ride in a bicycle lane, if available.
travel with more than two side-by-side in a single lane, if possible.
remain near the left edge of the road.
3. This road sign means:
Merge; slow down to the safe speed indicated
The road ahead curves right; slow down to the safe speed indicated
Winding road ahead; slow down to the safe speed indicated
Divided highway begins. Slow down to the safe speed indicated
4. Car drivers should know that large trucks:
have large blind spots or no zones.
can stop quicker than passenger vehicles.
do not need more room to maneuver.
All of the above.
5. The most important thing to remember about speed management and curves is to:
drive at the posted speed limit of the roadway, before, throughout, and after the curve.
drive at the posted speed limit as you enter the curve, then slow down at the sharpest part of the curve.
accelerate gently before you enter the curve.
slow down before you enter the curve.
6. Regulatory signs are:
green.
white.
yellow.
7. If you are continually being passed on the right and the left while driving in the center lane of an expressway, you should:
stay in the center lane.
move to the lane on your left.
move to the lane on your right.
8. The drivers who have had alcohol to drink before getting behind the wheel:
are better drivers because they are more careful.
have a quicker reaction time.
are always aware of the risks they are taking.
do not have good control over themselves or the vehicles they are driving.
9. This road sign means:
No Turning
No right turn
No U-Turn
No left turn
10. This road sign means:
No left turn
Curve ahead
Merging Traffic
Road work ahead
 
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DC DMV Written Test Facts

Number of questions: 25
Correct answers to pass: 20
Passing score: 80%
Number of questions: 25
Correct answers to pass: 20
Passing score: 80%
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