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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 Colorado DMV 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. When they see this sign, drivers should:
right curve sign
Slow down and pass other vehicles before they reach the curve.
Increase their speed and keep well to the right.
Slow down, and not pass other vehicles.
Not turn right.
2. This sign indicates the _______________ vehicles can safely travel in this area.
speed limit sign
maximum speed
suggested speed
minimum speed
reaction speed
3. If you drink alcohol socially, what helps ensure your safety?
Drink coffee before driving.
Ride home with a friend who has not been drinking.
Stop drinking one hour before driving.
Take a cold shower before driving.
4. Blind spots around a large vehicle are _________________ than the blind spots around a car.
narrower and shorter
larger and deeper
less dangerous
5. A broken yellow line alongside a solid yellow line means:
Passing on the right is permitted in either direction
Passing is not permitted in either direction
Passing is permitted on the side of the solid yellow line
Passing is permitted on the side of the broken yellow line
6. What should drivers do when they see this road sign?
advance warning sign
increase their speed to cross the intersection before a train arrives.
look for a human flagger.
come to a complete stop and wait for a train to cross.
slow down, look for a train, and be prepared to stop.
7. Which signs have black letters on a yellow or orange background?
Regulatory signs (vertical rectangle)
Railroad advance warning signs (round)
Warning signs (diamond)
None of the above.
8. When driving on slick roads, drivers should:
accelerate quickly.
take turns more slowly.
use alternate routes.
drive as they would on dry roads.
9. Drivers are required to stop:
when a traffic officer orders them to stop.
where there is a red light.
at an intersection with a stop sign.
All of the above.
10. Double solid yellow lines mean:
the lane to the right may pass.
passing is permitted in either direction.
passing is not permitted in either direction.
the lane to the left may pass.
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CO DMV Written Test Facts

Number of questions: 25
Correct answers to pass:20
Passing score:80%
Minimum age to apply: 15
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