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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 traffic sign with a red circle around and a slash over a symbol means:
Do not drive faster than the posted speed limit.
the maneuver shown on the sign should be executed with extreme caution.
the maneuver shown by the symbol is not allowed.
2. This road sign means:
no right turn sign
Right turn on red light permitted
Stop Sign Ahead
No Right Turn
3. Which of the following is true about large trucks?
Large trucks can lose speed on long or steep uphill climbs.
It takes longer for large trucks to get up to speed when they enter traffic.
The other answers are both correct.
4. When entering a freeway, you should check traffic by:
using the inside mirror.
using both the inside and outside mirrors.
using the side mirror and looking over your shoulder.
5. This regulatory sign tells drivers that:
left lane turns left
traffic in the right lane must go straight.
all vehicles must turn left immediately.
traffic in the left lane must turn left at the intersection ahead.
6. When is the pavement most slippery?
When it's been raining from at least one hour.
If it's been raining several hours.
When it has just begun to rain.
7. This sign warns drivers that:
reduction of lanes sign
the right lane ends.
there is a one lane bridge ahead.
the road ahead is narrow.
8. Aggressive driving includes:
quick lane changes without a signal.
All of the above.
chasing or challenging other drivers.
9. In 55 MPH traffic you are least likely to be involved in a collision if you:
stay within that speed range.
drive a few MPH slower than most.
drive a few MPH faster than most.
10. You are driving and you are feeling drowsy. You should:
avoid drinking coffee.
find a safe place to stop for a break.
turn on the radio to keep you awake.
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DE DMV Permit Test

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