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If you operate a motor vehicle on public roadways in Delaware you are required to have a driver license or learner’s permit. The DE DMV examination consists of four parts: vision screening, highway sign and signal test, rules of the road test, and road test. The Delaware DMV written test is based on the information contained in the Delaware Driver's Manual. The knowledge test consists of 30 questions, and you'll need 24 correct answers to pass (80%). Practice with this sample test to familiarize yourself with the format of the Delaware DMV driver's license test.
1. Before stopping their vehicle on the roadway, drivers should:
place their foot on the accelerator.
pump the brakes to check if they work properly.
check their mirrors for traffic.
2. These are:
route signs
route signs.
speed limit signs.
miles-left signs.
3. What should you do when an aggressive driver confronts you?
Make eye contact.
Avoid eye contact with the aggressive driver.
Challenge the aggressive driver with increased speed.
4. Destination signs are ______ with ____ letters and symbols.
blue; white
white; black
green; white
5. Give the right-of-way to any pedestrian:
if you have the green light.
on the opposite side of the street.
in a marked crosswalk.
6. BAC is:
the number of ounces of alcohol in your blood.
the acronym for Beer ACcumulation.
the percentage of alcohol in your blood.
7. What does it mean if an oncoming driver flashes headlights at you during a period of low visibility?
Your vehicle was difficult to see. You should turn on your headlights.
Your headlights are too bright. You should turn them off.
Your headlights are too bright. You should use parking lights instead.
8. The yield sign is ___ and white, with ___ letters.
red; white
yellow; black
red; red
9. Gauging the speed of a motorcycle may be difficult because:
many motorcyclists do not activate the brake light.
motorcycles take up less of your field of vision.
motorcycles often slow down by downshifting.
10. Are bicyclists required to obey traffic laws and signs?
No, bicyclists are considered pedestrians when it comes to the rules of the road.
Yes, but only if they are riding in a bicycle lane.
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DE DMV Permit Test Facts

Number of questions: 30
Correct answers to pass:24
Passing score:80%
Signs questions:10
Minimum age to apply: 16
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