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If you operate a motor vehicle on public roadways in Hawaii you are required to have a driver’s license or learner’s permit. You will be given the following tests when you apply for a driver’s license or instruction permit as required: 1. Rules of the Road 2. Vision 3. Recognition of traffic control devices. You must pass these tests before you are permitted to take the road test. The HI DMV written test is based on the information contained in the Hawaii Driver's Manual, and is designed to check your knowledge of road signs, traffic law, road rules and safe driving practices. The knowledge test consists of 30 questions, and you'll need at least 24 correct answers to pass (80%).
1. Bicyclists must:
ride in a bicycle lane, if available.
remain to the right when they prepare for a left turn.
remain near the left edge of the road.
travel with more than two side-by-side in a single lane, if possible.
2. This sign means:
hairpin corner
Sharp right turn ahead.
Hairpin corner ahead.
Right turns not allowed.
Warning: U-turn ahead.
3. Which statement about motorcycles is true?
Motorcyclists are less vulnerable to injury than a car  driver if involved in an accident.
It is generally easier to judge a motorcycle’s distance and speed.
The small profile of the motorcycle may make it appear closer and traveling faster than it actually is.
Motorcycles are allowed the full width of a lane in which to maneuver.
4. You are driving up a hill and are approaching a heavy truck from the rear. You should know that:
you may not be able to safely pass the truck.
the truck may be traveling at a speed slower than the posted speed limit.
you may not be able to legally pass the truck.
All of the above.
5. Before turning, you should:
give the proper turn signal.
sound your horn to alert the other drivers.
increase your speed.
change lanes.
6. What does this road sign indicate?
yield to bikes sign
Vehicles traveling straight must yield to bicyclists entering a right turn lane.
Vehicles entering a right turn lane may encounter bicyclists traveling straight, and must yield to the bicyclists.
Drivers have the right of way over bicyclists turning left.
None of the above.
7. If one of your tires blows out while driving, you should:
pump the brakes.
apply the brakes firmly and steer toward the right edge of the road.
hold the steering wheel firmly, slow down, and steer smoothly.
hold the steering wheel tightly and shift into neutral to bring the front of the vehicle back in line.
8. Double solid lines on the roadway mean:
you cannot go across the lines except to turn left to enter or leave the highway.
you cannot change lanes.
you cannot pass.
All of the above.
9. From top to bottom, traffic lights are:
red, green and yellow.
green, yellow and red.
green, red and yellow.
red, yellow and green.
10. This sign means:
pedestrian crossing
Pedestrians must yield the right-of-way ahead.
Pedestrian sidewalk ahead.
Pedestrian crossing ahead.
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HI DMV Written Test Facts

Number of questions: 30
Correct answers to pass:24
Passing score:80%
Minimum age to apply: 15 ½
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