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Every Alabama resident who operates any motor vehicle must have a driver license or learner’s permit. The DMV written test covers the contents of the Alabama DMV Driver’s Manual. It contains questions on Alabama road signs, traffic laws, and rules of safe driving. The Alabama DMV written knowledge test consists of 40 questions. To pass the AL DMV test, you must correctly answer at least 32 questions (80%). Practice with this sample test to familiarize yourself with the format of the Alabama driver's license test.
1. Road signs that point out scenic areas and parks are:
brown and white.
black and orange.
green and white.
2. Are bicyclists required to obey traffic laws and signs?
No, bicyclists are considered pedestrians when it comes to the rules of the road.
Yes, but only if they are riding in a bicycle lane.
3. If a tire blows out, drivers should:
apply the brakes firmly.
hold the steering wheel tightly and do not apply the brakes.
pull over quickly.
4. This road sign means:
hill sign
Merging traffic
Steep grade ahead
Intersection ahead
5. When driving in work zones, drivers should:
closely follow the driver in front of them.
reduce their speed and be prepared to stop.
maintain their speed through the work zone.
6. This sign means:
divided highway ahead sign
The highway ahead is divided into two one-way roadways.
Roundabout ahead. Slow down.
The divided highway on which drivers are traveling ends ahead.
7. This sign warns drivers that:
reduction of lanes sign
there is a one lane bridge ahead.
the right lane ends.
the road ahead is narrow.
8. If an approaching driver does not dim the headlights, you should:
move your eyes to the left to help avoid the glare of approaching high beams.
move your eyes to the right and avoid looking directly at the bright lights.
flash your headlights to low beam for a second, then return to high beam.
9. This road sign means:
low clearance sign 2
Low clearance
Do not enter
A steep grade is ahead
10. A bad car suspension can cause:
Pumping the brakes.
vehicle control problems.
squealing brakes.
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AL DMV Knowledge Test Facts

Number of questions: 40
Correct answers to pass:32
Passing score:80%
Minimum age to apply: 15
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