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Anyone who operates a motor vehicle on the public roads in Idaho is required to have a valid driver's license or learner’s permit. Applicants must be 15 years old or older to take the written knowledge and skills tests. The Idaho written knowledge test will cover the contents of the ID DMV Driver's Manual including road rules, highway signs, traffic signals, pavement markings, safe driving practices and equipment required on motor vehicles. The Idaho DMV written test consists of 40 questions, and you are allowed to miss 6 questions to pass the test.
1. This road sign means:
no u turn sign
Drivers cannot make a complete turn to go in the opposite direction.
Left turns are not allowed where this sign is displayed.
Sharp turn ahead.
Vehicles turning left must make a U-turn.
2. Pedestrians must yield to motor vehicles:
when crossing the street in a marked crosswalk.
when crossing the street where there is no crosswalk or intersection.
in work zones only.
when the motor vehicle is a large commercial vehicle.
3. One broken line indicates:
You can change lanes, but only when traffic conditions or obstructions in the road make it necessary.
You cannot pass other vehicles or go across the line.
You can pass other vehicles and change lanes, if it is safe.
None of the above.
4. Keeping a space cushion between you and the other vehicles around you is important because it:
prevents distractions from other vehicles.
keeps traffic flowing at a safe pace.
keeps other drivers alert.
gives you time to react to situations.
5. Drivers cannot to pass a vehicle on the left if:
they are within 100 feet of a railroad crossing.
they can not safely return to the right lane before the center line changes from a broken line to a solid one.
they approach the top of a hill on a two-way road and cannot see over it.
All of the above.
6. How can you prevent fatigue on a long trip?
Plan to drive long trips with a companion.
Schedule regular stops.
Get enough sleep.
All of the above.
7. Service signs are ____ with ____ letters and symbols.
blue; white
white; black
white; green
green; white
8. If cars approaching from opposite directions reach an intersection at the same time:
a car that moves straight must yield to cars that turn left.
a car that turns right must yield to cars that move straight or turn left.
a car that turns left must yield to cars that move straight or turn right.
None of the above.
9. Drivers should allow a larger space cushion when stopping:
at a stop sign.
at a yield sign.
at an intersection.
on an up-hill.
10. The amount of space you need to cross traffic depends on the:
road and weather conditions and oncoming traffic.
presence of a yield sign.
number of cars in front of you.
number of cars behind you.
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ID DMV Knowledge Test Facts

Number of questions: 40
Correct answers to pass:34
Passing score:85%
Minimum age to apply: 14 ½
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