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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. A steady yellow light means:
Be prepared to go. The light will soon be green.
Stop, yield the right-of-way, and go.
Drive with caution.
Be prepared to stop for the red light.
2. When children are close, what should you do before you back out of a driveway?
Rely on your mirrors.
Get out of the car and check behind the car.
Look through your back window for children.
None of the above.
3. Braking distance is affected by:
the condition of your brakes and tires.
pavement conditions.
the speed your vehicle is traveling.
All of the above.
4. This sign tells drivers that:
stay right sign
there is a reduction of lanes ahead.
there is a right turn ahead.
a divided highway ends ahead.
they must stay on the right side of the divider.
5. A flashing yellow light means:
Yield the right-of-way to other traffic at the intersection.
Drive with caution.
The light will soon change from green to red.
You have the right-of-way.
6. When the road is wet, you should:
reduce your speed.
stay well back from the vehicle ahead.
drive on tires with good tread.
All of the above.
7. When turning right from a two-way street onto another two-way street, drivers should:
look out of right side of the windshield for pedestrians.
get into the right lane well ahead of the turn.
signal their intention to turn for at least 100 feet.
All of the above.
8. You can reduce the chance of a collision with a large vehicle if you:
cut abruptly in front of it.
delay near it.
pay close attention to the turn signals.
pull in front of the large vehicle before you can see the whole front of the vehicle in your mirror.
9. When the pavement is marked with a double yellow line, drivers may pass other vehicles:
None of the other answers is correct.
only if there are no oncoming vehicles.
only if the vehicle ahead is driving 10 mph or more under the speed limit.
10. Drivers should be aware that a motorcyclist may:
move to the center of the lane on steel deck bridges.
quickly change speed or lane position.
decrease speed and rise off the seat when approaching a railroad crossing.
All of the above.
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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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