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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 do pennant-shaped signs indicate?
A school crossing
A detour
A No Passing Zone
2. To reduce their chances of colliding with an animal, drivers should:
Slow down when approaching animals that are standing near the road.
Scan the sides of the road to watch for the reflection of vehicle headlights in the eyes of animals.
Look well down the road and far off to each side.
All of the above.
3. What happens if two vehicles reach at the same time an intersection with four-way stop signs?
Rounabout rules apply.
The driver on the right yields to the driver on the left.
The first vehicle to reach the intersection must yield.
The driver on the left yields to the driver on the right.
4. This regulatory sign tells drivers that:
left lane turns left
all vehicles must turn left immediately.
traffic in the right lane must go straight.
traffic in the left lane must turn left at the intersection ahead.
None of the above.
5. What shape is a speed limit sign?
Vertical rectangle
6. When exiting a highway, you should slow down:
when you first see the exit sign.
before moving into the exit lane.
Once you have moved into the exit lane.
once you see the toll booth.
7. When there is a _______ at an intersection, you must come to a complete stop, yield to cross traffic/pedestrians, and then proceed when clear.
a solid red light
a solid green light
a flashing red light
a flashing yellow light
8. When the road surface is wet or slippery, drivers should increase their following distance to:
ten seconds or more.
six seconds or more.
four seconds or more.
three seconds or more.
9. What does the flashing signal in the picture indicate?
dont walk flashing
Pedestrians should stop walking immediately.
Pedestrians should finish crossing the street if started.
Pedestrians should start crossing the street.
The same thing as a stop sign.
10. This road sign means:
merging traffic sign
Intersection ahead
One-way traffic
Merging traffic from the right
Sharp curves ahead
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AK DMV Practice Test Facts

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