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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. You go with a group of friends to a social event, and you plan to have a few drinks. You should:
avoid alternating between drinks with alcohol and drinks without any alcohol.
make alcohol the focus of the event.
stop drinking several minutes before you intend to leave.
arrange to ride home with a friend who does not drink.
2. When parking on a public road, drivers should:
move as far away from traffic as possible.
pull as far away from the roadside shoulder as possible.
always park on the left side of the roadway.
All of the above.
3. When approaching any intersection or driveway, drivers should:
look both ways and be ready to stop.
change lanes.
pass other vehicles and then stop.
drive at the fastest speed just before entering the intersection.
4. This road sign means:
hill sign
Narrow Bridge
No left turn
No right turn
Steep downgrade
5. What should you do if a vehicle is approaching head-on in your lane?
Pull over to the left and use your emergency lights to stop the other driver.
Decrease speed, pull over to the right and sound your horn to warn the other driver.
Come to a complete stop and use your horn to warn the vehicles behind you.
Turn off the ignition if your vehicle has power steering.
6. This warning sign:
speed reduction sign
indicates the suggested highest safe speed.
provides advance notice to upcoming speed limit change.
shows the current speed limit that all vehicles traveling in the direction of the arrow must not exceed.
tells drivers that the minimum safe speed is 45 MPH.
7. If you stop along the road at night:
turn on your emergency flashers and leave your low beams on.
turn on your headlights only.
turn off your emergency lights and leave your high beams on.
turn off all your lights.
8. When a driver is turning and a pedestrian is crossing without a traffic light, __________ must yield the right-of-way.
the pedestrian
the driver
whoever is slower
9. To avoid being in a truck driver’s blind spot, you should:
never pass the truck and put your headlights on.
avoid driving on either side of the truck and don’t tailgate.
reduce your following distance.
sound your horn.
10. Before turning, you should:
increase your speed.
give the proper turn signal.
change lanes.
sound your horn to alert the other drivers.
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CO DMV Knowledge Test

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