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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. What shape is a stop sign?
Upside-down triangle
2. The ‘One Way’ sign means that:
one way sign
drivers must travel only in the direction of the arrow.
there is only one road that turns left at the intersection.
only vehicles turning left may travel in the direction of the arrow.
All of the above.
3. The minimum jail time you will get in a first conviction for DUI is:
10 days.
20 days.
3 days.
96 hours.
4. This road sign means:
merging traffic sign
Lane shifting
Traffic may be entering from another road, drive with caution
Stop for other traffic
Yield the right-of-way
5. The yield sign means:
yield sign
If the way is clear, you may move forward slowly without stopping.
Stop if you can.
Go. The light will soon be red.
6. What is the meaning of red traffic signs?
School ahead.
Stop, do not enter or wrong way.
High emphasis warning.
7. If your wheels drop off the pavement onto the shoulder of the road, you should:
maintain your current speed and turn onto the pavement.
slow down and carefully turn back onto the pavement.
stop your car on the side of the road.
immediately come to a complete stop, then quickly turn back onto the pavement.
8. This sign means drivers must not pass other vehicles:
do not pass
unless it is safe to do so.
within 250 feet of this sign.
when it's dark.
for any reason.
9. This sign warns drivers of:
narrow bridge sign
a winding road.
a low place in the road.
a narrow bridge ahead.
low clearance.
10. What should you do if one of your tires blows out?
Decrease speed, pull over to the right and sound your horn to warn the other vehicles.
Leave the road immediately.
Hold the steering wheel tight and brake immediately to avoid the risk of skidding.
Hold the steering wheel tight and slowly take your foot off the gas pedal.
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AK DMV Permit Test

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