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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. Drivers should use their high beams at night:
unless oncoming traffic is approaching.
only if it becomes necessary.
when following other vehicles.
2. This road sign means:
slippery road sign
Slow down, slippery when wet
Detour ahead
Road curves ahead
3. Don't be afraid to sound a sharp blast on your horn when:
when a child is about to run into the street.
another vehicle is in danger of hitting you.
All of the above.
4. When you make a left turn from a one-way road into a two-way road, you must:
enter the two-way road to the right of its center line.
enter the two-way road to the left of its center line.
make a U-turn into the two-way road.
5. Regulatory signs are ____ rectangles with ____ letters or symbols.
green; white
white; black
yellow; black
6. When driving on a roadway with a single broken white line:
you may change lanes only if you are in the right lane.
you may not cross the broken white line.
you may cross the broken white line to change lanes.
7. Drivers should adjust their rearview and side mirrors:
whenever they need to use them.
before they get into the car.
before they start driving.
8. What should you do as you prepare to turn right at an intersection?
Honk your horn.
Signal your turn, check for bicyclists, and do not turn directly in front of a bicyclist.
Yield to bicyclists coming from the opposite direction.
9. To reduce their chances of colliding with an animal, drivers should:
Look well down the road and far off to each side.
Scan the sides of the road to watch for the reflection of vehicle headlights in the eyes of animals.
All of the above.
10. Yellow traffic signs:
guide drivers.
when combined with an octagonal shape, tell drivers they must come to a complete stop at the marked stop line.
warn drivers.
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DE DMV Written 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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