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Every person who operates a motor vehicle on Alaska streets and highways must have a valid Alaska driver’s license or learner’s permit. A vision test is required of each driver before any license or permit is issued. The AK DMV written test covers the information found in the Alaska Driver's Manual, including traffic laws, road rules, safe driving practices, and road signs. The knowledge test consists of 20 questions. To pass the written test, you must score 80% or higher (at least 16 correct answers).
1. Drivers cannot pass a vehicle on the left if:
they approach a curve on a two-way road and cannot see around it.
their lane has a solid yellow center line.
they cannot safely return to the right lane before any oncoming vehicle comes within 200 feet of them.
All of the above.
2. When approaching a highway-rail intersection, the first sign drivers see is usually:
a yield sign.
a train sign.
a stop sign.
an RXR round sign on a yellow background.
3. This sign warns drivers that:
two way traffic ahead sign
U-turns are now allowed.
a shared lane starts ahead.
they cannot go straight ahead.
they will soon be facing oncoming traffic.
4. This sign means:
270 degree turn
Wrong way; Turn around immediately.
Roundabout ahead.
360 degree turn ahead.
270 degree turn ahead.
5. This road sign means:
low ground railroad crossing
Winding road ahead
Pedestrian crossing
Low ground railroad crossing
No-passing zone
6. This sign warns ____________ ahead.
two way traffic ahead sign
of a reduction of lanes
of two-way traffic
that a reversible lane starts.
that a divided highway ends
7. If the traffic lights are out of service when you approach an intersection, you:
must continue according to the rules of right-of-way.
must slow down and yield to oncoming traffic and pedestrians.
must come to a stop as you would for a stop sign.
must proceed with caution.
8. This road sign means:
divided highway ends sign
Four-lane highway ahead
Divided highway ends
One-way street
Divided highway ahead
9. What should you do as you prepare to turn right at an intersection?
Signal your turn, check for bicyclists, and do not turn directly in front of a bicyclist.
Yield to bicyclists coming from the opposite direction.
Honk your horn.
All of the above.
10. If traffic on the other side of an intersection is backed up and you cannot get completely through, you must:
enter the intersection and proceed with caution.
enter the intersection and try to avoid blocking it.
turn right instead of going straight through the intersection.
wait until traffic ahead is clear.
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AK DMV Written Test Facts

Number of questions: 20
Correct answers to pass:16
Passing score:80%
Minimum age to apply: 14
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