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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. Distractions that take your attention away from driving can be caused by ______ while driving.
changing the radio
eating or drinking
using your cell phone
All of the above.
2. ________ is the only effective way to reduce your Blood Alcohol Content (BAC).
Drinking coffee
Eating food
Taking a cold shower
3. Two drivers reach an uncontrolled intersection at the same time. Who has the right of way?
The driver on the right.
The driver who does not control the car.
The driver on the left.
No one.
4. The effects of alcohol on driving include:
Improved judgement.
Better reflexes.
None of the above.
Improved coordination.
5. This road sign means:
divided highway ahead sign
Merging traffic
Slippery when wet
Divided highway ends
Divided highway begins
6. This sign indicates:
slow moving vehicle sign
A slow-moving vehicle
A no-passing zone
A shared lane
7. This signal means:
flag stop
Move to the left
Slow down
8. This road sign means:
hill sign
Left lane must turn left
Trucks have the right of way
Truck exit only
Steep downgrade ahead
9. When driving in travel lanes on the roadway:
do not stop for any reason, keep moving until you can safely pull off the road.
you may stop to let out passengers.
you may make a U-turn if you get on the wrong entrance ramp of the freeway.
you may make back up quickly if there are no vehicles behind.
10. This sign tells drivers that:
must turn sign
left and right turns are not allowed.
they must stop at the next intersection.
a divided highway is ahead.
they cannot go straight ahead.
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HI Knowledge Test Facts

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