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Anyone who operates a motor vehicle, motorcycle, or motorized bicycle on public road and highways in Arkansas is required to have a license or certificate. Every applicant is required to pass a vision test before issuance of a driver's license or learner’s permit. The written test covers the information found in the AR DMV Driver License Manual, including rules of the road, traffic laws, road signs and safe driving practices. The Arkansas DMV written test consists of 25 questions and you'll need 20 correct answers to pass (80%).
1. This road sign means:
reduction of lanes sign
Lane reduction - the left lane ends soon
Lane reduction - the right lane ends soon
Highway entrance ramp ahead
2. What is the meaning of blue traffic signs?
 A blue background indicates a regulatory sign.
They give directional information.
Blue indicates road user services.
3. When they see this sign, drivers:
slippery road sign
need to be prepared to turn right and then left quickly.
should not speed up or brake quickly.
should be prepared to make sharp turns at a high speed.
4. This sign warns of a ________ ahead.
hill sign
no passing zone
soft shoulder
5. What is the first thing you should do if your wheels move off the pavement?
Pull over to the right and sound your horn to warn the other drivers.
Ease your foot off the gas pedal and brake gently.
Pull the steering wheel back.
6. This road sign means:
no right turn sign
Left turns are permitted
Right turn is not permitted
You may turn right after yielding the right-of-way to oncoming traffic
7. When driving at night, drivers should:
increase their following distance.
look directly into the oncoming headlights of approaching vehicles.
always use their high beams.
8. This road sign means:
no right turn sign
No right turn
One-way street ahead
Turn left or go through
9. To enter a gap in traffic while driving on a highway:
watch only the vehicles behind the gap.
check behind, then watch the vehicle ahead.
speed up and let vehicles make way.
10. Drinking alcohol:
has no effect on driving ability but affects your judgement.
harms both judgement and driving skills.
has no effect on either judgement or driving  ability.
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AR DMV Permit Test

Number of questions: 25
Correct answers to pass:20
Passing score:80%
Minimum age to apply: 14
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