DRIVERS PERMIT TEST WEST VIRGINIA

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A WV resident can apply for a WV instruction permit, driver’s license, or identification card at any DMV regional office. If you live in West Virginia and want to drive a motor vehicle on public roads, you must have a West Virginia driver’s license or learner’s permit, unless you are expressly exempt. The West Virginia DMV written test consists of 25 questions based on the basic knowledge, traffic rules, regulations, road signs and markings found in the WV DMV Driver’s Manual. You must answer 19 out of the 25 questions correctly to pass the test. There is a time limit on the test and any questions not answered in the prescribed time will be considered incorrect. Practice with these sample DMV tests to get ready for the official West Virginia written test.
1. You are driving in the left lane and want to change to the right lane. You should:
check mirrors, signal and look over both shoulders for vehicles around your vehicle before changing lanes.
check mirrors, signal, look around your vehicle for other vehicles and accelerate slightly to change lanes.
check mirrors, signal and look over your left shoulder for vehicles before changing lanes.
check mirrors, signal and look over your right shoulder for vehicles before changing lanes.
2. This sign warns drivers of:
low clearance.
a winding road.
a low place in the road.
a narrow bridge ahead.
3. The minimum drinking age in this state is ____ years.
21
9
18
20
4. Before passing another vehicle, you should signal:
after changing lanes.
just before changing lanes.
early enough so others know your plans.
at any time.
5. This sign indicates:
the maximum width of a vehicle allowed on the highway.
the overpass ahead has a low clearance.
a steep grade is ahead.
the maximum legal height allowed in this state.
6. This sign tells drivers that:
they cannot go straight ahead.
left and right turns are not allowed.
they must turn either right or left at the next intersection.
a divided highway is ahead.
7. To prepare for anything coming up in the road ahead, you should:
drive with your left foot resting lightly on the brake pedal.
continually scan the entire road and roadsides.
stare straight ahead at all times.
maintain focus toward the middle of the road.
8. This sign means?
Take route 45 if you are driving at night.
The recommended speed limit is 45 MPH.
The minimum speed limit is 45 MPH.
The night-time speed limit is 45 MPH.
9. This sign means?
Do not to enter if your vehicle is taller than the height listed on the sign.
Narrow bridge ahead. Slow down and drive with caution.
No passing zone ahead.
None of the above.
10. A driver who approaches an intersection:
must drive straight through the intersection, even if another vehicle is already in the intersection.
must yield the right-of-way to traffic already in the intersection.
has the right-of-way over traffic already in the intersection.
None of the above.
 
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WV DMV Written Test Facts

Number of questions: 25
Correct answers to pass: 19
Passing score: 76%
Number of questions: 25
Correct answers to pass: 19
Passing score: 76%
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