PENNSYLVANIA DMV TEST

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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. This sign means:
Warning: U-turn ahead.
Sharp right turn ahead.
Hairpin corner ahead.
Right turns not allowed.
2. When they see this road sign, drivers should:
be ready to hit a reindeer.
watch for this species crossing the road.
drive carefully because the animal pictured on the sign is extremely rare in the area.
park in the zoo area.
3. Before a school bus stops to load passengers, the driver will usually flash:
amber lights.
yellow warning lights.
red warning lights.
red lights.
4. Your red traffic signal changes to green while a pedestrian is crossing in your traffic lane. The right of way should be given:
to you.
to the pedestrian.
by the pedestrian, but only when vehicles are turning left.
by the pedestrian.
5. One of the penalties for driving under the influence of alcohol is a(n):
5 – year driver’s license suspension.
attendance to Alcohol Highway Safety School.
12 – hour sentence in jail.
$100 fine.
6. This road sign indicates that:
buses and car pools may not travel in the restricted lane.
a lane is reserved for certain purposes or certain vehicles.
vehicles cannot go straight ahead. Cars must turn either to the right or left.
None of the above.
7. A red traffic sign means?
Construction warning.
Maintenance warning.
Stop.
Railroad crossing.
8. The driver of an emergency vehicle that uses lights and a siren can legally:
pass red lights.
exceed the speed limit
go the wrong way.
All of the above.
9. Where are yield signs usually placed?
At intersections, if there is no marked stop line.
Where auxiliary roads lead into major roads.
Near school zones.
Where major roads lead into auxiliary roads.
10. Teenagers should try to get at least ___ of sleep each night to avoid the risk of drowsy driving crashes.
7 hours
8 hours
6 hours
9 hours
 
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PA DMV Practice 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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