HI DMV WRITTEN TEST


If you operate a motor vehicle on public roadways in Hawaii you are required to have a driver’s license or learner’s permit. You will be given the following tests when you apply for a driver’s license or instruction permit as required: 1. Rules of the Road 2. Vision 3. Recognition of traffic control devices. You must pass these tests before you are permitted to take the road test. The written test is based on the information contained in the Hawaii DMV Driver’s Manual, and is designed to check your knowledge of road signs, traffic law, road rules and safe driving practices. The knowledge test consists of 30 questions, and you need at least 24 correct answers to pass (80%).
1. This sign indicates:
Divided highway ends
Double curve ahead
Winding road
Merging traffic
2. You reach an intersection that is not controlled at the same time as a driver on your right, and both of you prepare to go straight. Who has the right-of-way?
No one.
You.
Both.
The other driver.
3. This sign warns that:
traffic must merge right.
the bridge ahead is wide enough for only one vehicle at a time.
traffic must merge left.
the pavement ends.
4. When your wheels slip off the road edge, you should:
slow down using the brakes gently. When at a safe speed, turn the steering wheel to return to the pavement.
pump your brakes and steer back onto the pavement gradually.
jerk the steering wheel to force the vehicle back onto the pavement.
slam on your brakes and stop.
5. If you stop along the road at night:
turn on your emergency flashers and leave your low beams on.
turn off all your lights.
use your parking lights only.
use your headlights only.
6. This road sign means:
Side road
Do not block intersection
T-intersection ahead
Lane shifting
7. When children are close, what should you do before you back out of a driveway?
Get out of the car and check behind the car.
Rely on your mirrors.
Look through your back window for children.
None of the above.
8. The sign in the picture:
means that you need to stop.
is found at most intersections and indicates that drivers must yield to other vehicles.
is a Construction and Maintenance Traffic Control sign.
is displayed on the rear of slow moving vehicles.
9. Certain highway signs and markings require that you must obey the indicated instruction. Such signs are known as:
warning signs.
guide signs.
regulatory signs.
information signs.
10. On your private vehicle you may install:
a bell, exhaust whistle or siren.
a muffler cut-out or by pass if used only on country roads.
a red light showing the front, or a blue light visible outside of the vehicle.
None of the above.
 
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Number of questions: 30
Correct answers to pass: 24
Passing score: 80%
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