You need a Nevada driver’s license or learner’s permit if you want to drive on Nevada streets and highways. Your vision will be checked to make sure you meet the minimum vision standards. The written test covers the information found in the Nevada DMV Driver’s Manual, and includes questions on traffic laws, road rules, road signs, highway signs and markings and safe driving practices. Use of a cellular phone during a drive test will result in automatic failure. The Nevada DMV written test consists of 50 questions, and you need at least 40 correct answers to pass (80%).
1. This road sign means:
Pedestrians walking along the road ahead
Pedestrian crossing ahead
Pedestrians must not cross here
2. When driving in traffic, it is safest to:
drive faster than the flow of traffic.
drive slower than the flow of traffic.
fluctuate your speed to keep alert.
drive with the flow of traffic.
3. What should you do if you see smoke come from under the hood?
Call the fire department and then pull off the road and park your vehicle.
Jump off your car immediately, if it is safe to do so.
Pull off the road and park your vehicle. Turn off the ignition, get away from the car and call the fire department.
Try to fight the fire yourself.
4. Because driving involves some risk, it is wise to continually improve your driving and observation skills.
5. Emergency vehicles:
may follow each other.
may use a loudspeaker to give instructions.
have the right of way when using siren, horn, and red/blue lights.
All of the above.
6. Directions given by traffic officers ___________ signs, signals or pavement markings.
must obey
never take precedence over
are less important than
take precedence over
7. Your BAC depends on:
how much time passes between drinks.
your weight.
how much alcohol you drink.
All of the above.
8. A red traffic sign means?
Construction warning.
Maintenance warning.
Railroad crossing.
9. On slippery roads, drivers should:
go the speed limit, with caution.
slow down.
go faster.
not drive faster than 20 MPH.
10. When following motorcycles, drivers should:
keep less space in front of their vehicle.
keep more space in front of their vehicle.
reduce the minimum following distance.
try to pass them as they have different braking capabilities than other motor vehicles.
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NV DMV Permit Test Facts

Number of questions: 50
Correct answers to pass: 40
Passing score: 80%
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