PRACTICE PERMIT TEST WEST VIRGINIA


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 DMV written test consists of 25 questions based on the basic knowledge, traffic rules, regulations, road signs and markings found in the West Virginia 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. If you hear a thumping sound while driving, you should:
get off the road and check your tires.
try your emergency lights.
hook your shoe under the gas pedal and see if you can free it.
pull the steering wheel back.
2. A flashing yellow light means:
Drive with caution.
Yield the right-of-way to other traffic at the intersection.
The light will soon change from green to red.
None of the above.
3. This sign warns ____________ ahead.
of two-way traffic
that a divided highway ends
of a reduction of lanes
that a reversible lane starts.
4. This road sign means:
Merging Traffic
Curve ahead
No left turn
Road work ahead
5. This sign means:
Speeding is not allowed
Continue at your current speed
You must stop ahead
Traffic signals ahead
6. The ‘Slower Traffic Keep Right’ sign is used:
at roundabouts.
in school zones.
at most intersections.
on multiple lane highways.
7. A funeral procession led by a funeral escort vehicle comes to an intersection where you are waiting, what do you do?
Yield the right of way to the procession when the lead car goes through.
Proceed through when it is your turn.
Try to beat it through the intersection.
Let the lead vehicle go through, but, if an opening appears, go on through.
8. Yellow traffic signs:
guide drivers.
when combined with an octagonal shape, tell drivers they must come to a complete stop at the marked stop line.
give directional information.
warn drivers.
9. This road sign indicates that:
vehicles cannot go straight ahead. Cars must turn either to the right or left.
a lane is reserved for certain purposes or certain vehicles.
buses and car pools may not travel in the restricted lane.
None of the above.
10. Anything that requires you to _______ could cause you to crash.
take your attention away from the driving task
take your eyes off the road
take your hands off the wheel
All of the above.
 
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Number of questions: 25
Correct answers to pass: 19
Passing score: 76%
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