PRACTICE PERMIT TEST PENNSYLVANIA

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You must obtain a learner’s permit before you operate a motor vehicle on public roadways in Pennsylvania. You will need to take and pass the vision, knowledge and road tests to get your driver’s license. The Pennsylvania written test covers the information found in the PA DOT Driver’s Manual, and includes questions on road rules, traffic laws, road signs and markings, and safe driving practices. The Pennsylvania DOT written test consists of 18 questions, and you need at least 15 correct answers to pass (83%). After passing the knowledge test, the examiner will give you a learner’s permit, which is valid for 1 year.
1. When children are close, what should you do before you back out of a driveway?
Rely on your mirrors.
Look through your back window for children.
Get out of the car and check behind the car.
None of the above.
2. If the rear of your vehicle starts to skid left, you should:
hit your brakes.
steer left.
steer right.
accelerate.
3. Parental consent to conduct breath, blood, and urine tests is:
required from only one parent.
required for people under 16 years old.
required from both parents.
not required.
4. What is the meaning of blue traffic signs?
They guide drivers and give directional information.
They indicate public recreation areas.
Hospital ahead.
Motorist services guidance.
5. In heavy rain, tires can begin to ride on the water that is on top of the road pavement. This is called:
rideplaning.
waterplaning.
hydroplaning.
pavement-planing.
6. This road sign means:
Winding road ahead
No U-Turn
Slippery when wet
Dangerous curve
7. What is the first thing you should do if your wheels move off the pavement?
Try pumping the gas pedal to increase pressure.
Ease your foot off the gas pedal and brake gently.
Pull the steering wheel back.
Pull over to the right and sound your horn to warn the other drivers.
8. The only time you do not have to stop for a school bus whose red lights are flashing and stop arm is extended is when you:
are behind the bus.
can safely pass on the left.
are driving on the opposite side of a divided highway.
see no children present.
9. When you hear the siren of an emergency vehicle, you must:
pull over to the side of the road and stop.
maintain speed and stay in your lane until the vehicle has passed.
speed up and take the nearest exit.
move into the right lane and drive slowly until the vehicle has passed.
10. If the entrance lane is too short to allow acceleration to expressway speed, you should:
stop and wait for a large space in traffic.
merge into expressway traffic as soon as possible.
enter the expressway and accelerate quickly.
accelerate to expressway speed and blend with traffic.
 
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PA DMV Written Test Facts

Number of questions: 18
Correct answers to pass: 15
Passing score: 83%
Number of questions: 18
Correct answers to pass: 15
Passing score: 83%
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