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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. Green and white signs:
warn drivers of unexpected road conditions.
are mainly used at intersections and driveways.
give information about directions and distances.
direct drivers to services.
2. This sign warns ____________ ahead.
two way traffic ahead sign
of two-way traffic
that a divided highway ends
that a reversible lane starts.
of a reduction of lanes
3. You must come to a full stop at a yield sign:
Before you decrease speed and reach the intersection.
If traffic conditions require it.
4. What should you do if a vehicle is approaching head-on in your lane?
Come to a complete stop and use your horn to warn the vehicles behind you.
Pull over to the left and use your emergency lights to stop the other driver.
Decrease speed, pull over to the right and sound your horn to warn the other driver.
Turn off the ignition if your vehicle has power steering.
5. This road sign means:
side road sign
Sharp right turn.
Side Road.
All traffic must go straight ahead.
Merging traffic.
6. This sign means:
merging traffic sign
The divided highway on which drivers are traveling ends ahead.
Drivers are coming to a point where another traffic lane joins the one they are on.
A road crosses the main highway ahead.
None of the above.
7. You must pull over to the edge of the road and allow an emergency vehicle to pass:
only if the emergency vehicle is approaching.
only if the emergency vehicle is following you.
regardless of your direction.
None of the above.
8. To check your blind spot before changing lanes:
look over your shoulder in the direction you plan to move.
look into the left side mirror.
look into the right side mirror.
look into the rearview mirror.
9. What is the first thing to do when you make a three-point turn?
Signal with your right turn signal, then pull over to the right and stop.
Turn left, go across the road so you come to a stop while you face the edge of the road.
Signal with your left turn signal, then check carefully for traffic coming toward you.
None of the above.
10. This road sign means:
merging traffic sign
Winding Road Ahead
No Right Turn
Keep right, traffic is entering from another road
Traffic may be merging into your lane
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ID DMV Permit Test Facts

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