COLORADO PRACTICE PERMIT TEST

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Any person who operates a motor vehicle, motorcycle or moped on the public streets and highways in Colorado is required to be at least 16 years of age and have a valid driver’s license or learner’s permit. Applicants are required to pass all required examinations (physical, vision, written test and/or driving test) and pay the required fees. The knowledge test questions will cover the contents of the Colorado Driver Manual including road signs, driving rules, safety rules and legal items. The CO DMV written test consists of 25 questions. To pass, you must correctly answer at least 20 questions (80%).
1. Which sign has white letters on a red background?
Yield
Speed limit
School zone
Stop
2. What should you do if an entrance ramp is short?
Go to the next entrance ramp.
Stop and wait for a large space in traffic, then enter the expressway and accelerate quickly.
Reduce your speed to 20 MPH or less and blend with traffic.
None of the above.
3. You may avoid the risks of alcohol-related crashes by:
deciding before you start drinking that you are not going to drive.
saying “No thanks, Im driving" if someone offers you a drink.
calling a taxi.
All of the above.
4. What does a flashing yellow light mean?
Drivers may move forward with caution.
The same thing as a stop sign.
Warning: hospital ahead.
All of the above.
5. Highway hypnosis is a driving condition that can result from:
too much sleep the night before your trip.
staring at the roadway for long periods of time.
frequent rest stops.
short trips on expressways.
6. An approaching driver at night blinds you by failing to dim their high beam headlights. Where should you look?
Straight down the middle of the road.
Towards the left side of the road.
Towards the wheels of the approaching vehicle.
Towards the right side of the road.
7. When following motorcycles, drivers should:
reduce the minimum following distance.
keep more space in front of their vehicle.
keep less space in front of their vehicle.
try to pass them as they have different braking capabilities than other motor vehicles.
8. What is the first thing you should do if your wheels move off the pavement?
Try pumping the gas pedal to increase pressure.
Ease your foot off the gas pedal and brake gently.
Pull the steering wheel back.
Pull over to the right and sound your horn to warn the other drivers.
9. Speed limit signs are:
warning signs
destination signs (guide signs)
regulation signs (regulatory signs)
service signs
10. If you begin to feel tired while driving, the best thing to do is:
open your window.
get some coffee.
turn on the radio.
stop driving.
 
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CO DMV Written Test Facts

Number of questions: 25
Correct answers to pass: 20
Passing score: 80%
Number of questions: 25
Correct answers to pass: 20
Passing score: 80%
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