WISCONSIN DMV WRITTEN TEST

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Anyone who operates a motor vehicle or motor-driven cycle on public roadways in Wisconsin is required to have a valid driver license. If you have not previously held a driver license, you must first get a learner’s permit at a DMV Service Center. To get an instruction permit, you must be at least 15 years, six months of age, and pass the knowledge and highway signs tests and vision screening. The Wisconsin written test covers the contents of the WI DMV Driver’s Manual, and includes questions on road rules, road signs and safe driving practices. The written test consists of 50 questions, and you need at least 40 correct answers to pass (80%). Practice with this sample test to get ready for the official Wisconsin DMV driver's license test.
1. If a traffic officer signals you to drive through a red light:
you must call the police.
you must wait for the red light to turn green.
you must do it.
you must not obey the officer. Signs and signals take precedence over directions given by traffic officers.
2. When following another vehicle at night, drivers should use:
high beam headlights.
emergency flashers.
parking lights.
low beam headlights.
3. When two vehicles arrive at an intersection with no signs or signals at the same time, which one has the right-of-way?
The car approaching from the right has the right of way.
The car approaching from the left has the right-of-way.
The car in which the driver sounds his horn first has the right of way.
The car that is traveling faster has the right-of-way.
4. __________ limit(s) your concentration, perception, judgment, and memory.
Only a blood alcohol level greater than the legal limit
Only a blood alcohol level greater than .05
Alcohol does not
Even the smallest amount of alcohol
5. What does a flashing red light mean?
NO TURN ON RED.
Drivers may move forward with caution.
Yield.
The same thing as a stop sign.
6. This road sign means:
All traffic must turn right at next intersection
No U-turns
Right turn on red light permitted with caution
No right turn
7. This road sign means:
Keep right
No turn on red
Do not pass
Do not enter- wrong way
8. When drivers see the ‘Wrong Way’ sign:
they must stop immediately.
they must not leave the pavement except in an emergency.
they are going the wrong way on an expressway exit ramp.
they must drive past this sign and reach the next intersection.
9. More than one vehicle is approaching a four-way stop sign. Who has the right of way?
No one.
The driver on the left.
The last driver to reach the intersection.
The first driver to reach the intersection and stop.
10. If you are stopped by a police officer, you should:
get your paperwork ready before the officer reaches your car.
unbuckle your seat belt and lower your window.
stay in your vehicle with your hands on the steering wheel, and wait for the officer to approach you.
get out of your car and walk toward the patrol car.
 
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WI DMV Permit Test Facts

Number of questions: 50
Correct answers to pass: 40
Passing score: 80%
Number of questions: 50
Correct answers to pass: 40
Passing score: 80%
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