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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. A red arrow on a traffic light means:
You may turn in in the direction of the arrow after coming to a complete stop.
You must stop and then proceed when the way is clear.
You may not turn in the direction of the arrow until a green light or arrow light goes on.
2. The yield sign means:
yield sign
Drive with caution in wet weather.
Slow down and give vehicles crossing your path the right-of-way.
You must come to a complete stop.
3. When entering an interstate highway, drivers should:
check for vehicles and slow down to 25 MPH before merging with the flow of traffic.
wait for an opening in traffic on the entrance ramp.
adjust speed to meet a traffic gap, then merge at a safe speed.
4. If a vehicle suddenly cuts in front of you creating a hazard, you should first:
Sound your horn and step on the brake firmly.
Swerve into the lane next to you.
Take your foot off the gas pedal.
5. A flashing red light at an intersection means:
Stop and wait for the green light.
Stop and yield the right-of-way.
You have the right-of-way.
6. As your speed increases it is most important to:
look farther ahead.
drive with one hand on steering wheel.
keep your foot on the brake pedal.
7. This sign means:
divided highway ends sign
Reversible lane ahead.
Drivers are coming to a point where another traffic lane joins the one they are on.
The divided highway ends ahead.
8. When you approach an intersection with a flashing yellow light, you must:
come to a complete stop, then proceed.
maintain your normal speed.
slow and proceed with caution.
9. You arrive at an intersection where you have a green light, but the path ahead is blocked. You should:
stay out of the intersection until traffic clears.
turn left and find another route.
enter the intersection and wait until traffic clears.
10. Where are yield signs usually placed?
Where major roads lead into auxiliary roads.
At intersections, if there is no marked stop line.
Where auxiliary roads lead into major roads.
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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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