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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. This regulatory road sign indicates that:
slower traffic keep right
Slower vehicles traveling on multiple lane highways must stay in the right lane.
The right hand lane is reserved for buses and car-pool vehicles.
Vehicles must slow down and stay in the right lane.
2. When passing another car, you have enough room to return to the driving lane when:
you cannot see the vehicle directly to your right.
you can see both headlights of the car you passed in your rearview mirror.
you are at least 50 feet in front of the vehicle.
3. On what three conditions does your blood alcohol content (BAC) depend?
Your weight. The type of beverage you drink. How fit you are.
Your height. How much alcohol you drink. The type of beverage you drink.
Your weight. How much alcohol you drink. How much time passes between drinks.
4. If a traffic officer signals you to drive through a red light:
you must not obey the officer. Signs and signals take precedence over directions given by traffic officers.
you must do it.
you must wait for the red light to turn green.
5. Which statement about blind spots is true?
Large trucks have smaller blind spots than most passenger vehicles.
If traffic conditions permit you should cruise in blind spot of the vehicle ahead.
Before changing lanes, you should check mirrors and look over your shoulder toward the rear.
6. It's raining heavily. If you think your tires might have lost contact with the surface of the road, you should:
slow down by shifting to a lower gear.
slowly ease your foot off the gas pedal.
pump the brakes quickly and firmly and slow down.
7. What should you do if a vehicle is approaching head-on in your lane?
Decrease speed, pull over to the right and sound your horn to warn the other driver.
Pull over to the left and use your emergency lights to stop the other driver.
Turn off the ignition if your vehicle has power steering.
8. ABS is the acronym for:
Anti-lock Brake System.
Asphalt-Braking System.
Anti-Braking System.
9. This road sign warns drivers that:
pavement ends sign
vehicles must leave the pavement immediately.
the dirt on the side of the road is soft.
the road surface ahead changes to a low-type surface or earth road.
10. This road sign means:
no u turn sign
Do not pass on the left.
Do not enter.
No U-turn.
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DE DMV Knowledge 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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