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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. This sign warns drivers of:
sharp right turn
a sharp turn.
a side road.
a cross road.
a winding road.
2. A solid red arrow means:
Left turns are not permitted.
Stop, then proceed when it is safe to do so.
Stop and do not turn until the arrow turns green.
None of the above.
3. You are approaching an intersection with a yellow flashing light. You should:
stop and wait for the light to change.
speed up to beat the red light.
prepare to stop; the light is about to turn red.
slow down and proceed with caution through the intersection.
4. A green arrow used to control turns from a specific traffic lane:
means the same as a circular green light, but you must go only in the direction indicated by the arrow.
is used only on one-way streets.
provide directional and mileage information to specific destinations.
means that you may go only if the green arrow is accompanied by a green light.
5. Drivers must yield for emergency vehicles:
only when other vehicles yield.
when they see a flashing red or blue light or hear a siren.
None of the above.
6. This traffic sign warns you about:
hill sign
merging traffic.
a hill or a downgrade up ahead on the road.
an intersection ahead.
a winding road.
7. When you approach this sign, you must:
school crossing sign
watch for workers crossing the road.
go to work.
stop if necessary.
None of the above.
8. When driving in fog:
turn on your hazard lights.
do not drive over 10 MPH.
turn on your low beams.
drive the speed limit.
9. The effects of alcohol on driving include:
None of the above.
Improved coordination.
Better reflexes.
Improved judgement.
10. This road sign means:
Yield the right-of-way to oncoming vehicles
Stop if necessary
You must make a complete stop
Slow down or stop
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AK DMV Written Test

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