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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 solid yellow line next to a broken yellow line means that vehicles:
next to the solid line may pass.
next to the broken line may pass.
in both directions may pass.
2. The traffic light is green and you want to drive straight through an intersection. If a car is already in the intersection and is making a turn, you must:
let that car complete its turn before you enter the intersection.
drive through the intersection. You have the right-of-way.
enter the intersection and then stop.
3. When riding in a vehicle equipped with air bags is, children ages 12 and under are safer:
buckled up in the front seat.
buckled up in the back seat.
in the bed of a pick-up truck.
4. What is the meaning of red traffic signs?
High emphasis warning.
Stop, do not enter or wrong way.
5. A diamond-shaped sign is a:
regulatory sign.
school zone sign.
warning sign.
6. When you come to a flashing yellow light, you must:
speed up to beat the red light.
slow down and cross carefully.
stop before crossing.
7. If the entrance lane is too short to allow acceleration to expressway speed, you should:
reduce your speed to 15 MPH or less and blend with traffic.
enter the expressway and accelerate quickly.
stop and wait for a large space in traffic.
8. This road sign means:
do not enter wrong way
U-turns are prohibited
Drivers are about to enter a one way street the wrong way
Drivers may proceed if the way is clear
9. Drivers should always be looking:
directly in front of the car.
at the left lane.
beside, ahead and to the rear of the vehicle.
10. If the driver of an oncoming vehicle fails to dim the lights, you should look:
toward the right side of the road.
toward the center of the roadway.
straight ahead.
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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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