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Anyone operating a motor vehicle or motorcycle on public roadways in Rhode Island must have a driver license or learner’s permit. The DMV written test covers the contents of the Rhode Island Driver’s Handbook, and includes questions on road rules, safe driving practices, road signs, and identification of signals and pavement markings. The written knowledge test consists of 25 questions, and you need at least 20 correct answers to pass (80% or higher). Practice with this sample DMV test and study the manual to get ready for the official Rhode Island driver's license test.
1. This sign tells drivers that:
they must not make a right turn.
they must make a left turn at the intersection.
U-turns are not allowed.
None of the above.
2. The most common color of warning signs is:
3. Should your wheels drop off the roadway or pavement edge, you should:
turn back onto the roadway immediately.
wait until it is safe to do so, then turn gradually back onto the roadway.
4. A driver does not need to allow as much distance when following a motorcycle as when following a car.
5. When they see this sign, drivers should:
slow down and keep well to the left.
slow down and keep well to the right.
increase their speed and keep well to the right.
not turn right.
6. There are two traffic lanes in your direction. You are driving in the left lane and many vehicles are passing you on the right. If the driver behind you wishes to drive faster, you should:
move over into the right lane when it is safe.
drive onto the left shoulder to let the other vehicles pass.
stay in your lane so you dont impede the traffic flow.
7. This road sign means:
No parking
Do not enter
No U-turn
No left turn
8. If the entrance lane is too short to allow acceleration to expressway speed, you should:
merge into expressway traffic as soon as possible.
enter the expressway and accelerate quickly.
stop and wait for a large space in traffic.
accelerate to expressway speed and blend with traffic.
9. You are driving at night, and a vehicle comes toward you with their high beam headlights on. You should:
flash your headlights once quickly.
look in the direction of their vehicle.
keep your high beam headlights on.
10. This sign indicates the _______________ vehicles can safely travel in this area.
maximum speed
reaction speed
suggested speed
minimum speed
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RI 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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