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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. Road signs that direct drivers to services are:
brown and white.
green and white.
blue and white.
black and white.
2. This sign means:
traffic signal ahead sign
The traffic signal is not operational
Traffic signal ahead
Open intersection ahead
No traffic signal ahead
3. This sign means:
school sign
The driver is near a school and should watch for children.
Shopping center ahead.
Business area nearby. Watch for business people.
There is a work zone ahead. Watch for workers.
4. While inside a roundabout, you should:
change lanes before you check for vehicles behind you.
remain in your lane until you are ready to exit.
use your left turn signal if you are in position to exit now.
all of the above.
5. This signal means:
flag stop
Move to the left
Slow down
6. If an aggressive driver is behind you:
sound your horn and move to the left lane.
slow down and confront the aggressive driver.
try to get out of the aggressive driver’s way.
increase your speed and flash your brake lights.
7. If another vehicle is approaching you head-on in your lane, you should slow down, _______, and sound your horn.
pull over to the right
None of the other answers is correct.
steer left
stay in the center of your lane
8. In heavy rain, tires can begin to ride on the water that is on top of the road pavement. This is called:
9. You are driving and you are feeling drowsy. You should:
find a safe place to stop for a break.
avoid drinking coffee.
turn on the radio to keep you awake.
have a beer or two to keep you awake.
10. ________ is the only effective way to reduce your Blood Alcohol Content (BAC).
Drinking coffee
Taking a cold shower
Eating food
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AK DMV Knowledge Test Facts

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