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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 check their rearview mirrors:
only when slowing down.
to see if a truck is in their blind spot.
often to see how traffic is moving behind them.
2. After you stop for a school bus, you must:
None of the above.
pass the bus before the red lights stop flashing.
turn off your engine.
3. If you meet a stopped school bus with the lights flashing and the signal arm extended, you should:
proceed at 15 MPH or less, if no children are present.
watch for children and proceed at normal speed.
4. A steady yellow light means:
Be prepared to stop for the red light.
Drive with caution.
Be prepared to go. The light will soon be green.
5. The driver of an emergency vehicle that uses lights and a siren can legally:
exceed the speed limit.
pass red lights.
All of the above.
6. A vehicle that enters a road from a driveway:
must yield to traffic approaching from the right, while it has the right-of-way over vehicles approaching from the left.
has the right-of-way.
must stop and yield the right-of-way to traffic on the roadway and to pedestrians.
7. What does this road sign indicate?
yield to bikes sign
Drivers have the right of way over bicyclists turning left.
Vehicles entering a right turn lane may encounter bicyclists traveling straight, and must yield to the bicyclists.
Vehicles traveling straight must yield to bicyclists entering a right turn lane.
8. What should you do if your rear wheels start to skid?
Steer left if your rear wheels slide right.
Turn the steering wheel in the direction the vehicle is trying to go.
If the vehicle has ABS, pump the pedal carefully.
9. In the following situations, drivers should increase their following interval:
When following vehicles that are required to come to a stop at railroad crossings.
When it is hard to see ahead because of bad weather.
All of the above.
10. When you make a left turn from a one-way road into a one-way road, if the road you enter has two lanes, you:
must turn into its right lane.
must turn into its left lane.
cannot turn left.
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DE DMV Knowledge 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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