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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. When approaching a railroad crossing drivers should:
be ready to stop.
look for a train.
slow down.
All of the above.
2. __________ limit(s) your concentration, perception, judgment, and memory.
Only a blood alcohol level greater than the legal limit
Alcohol does not
Even the smallest amount of alcohol
Only a blood alcohol level greater than .05
3. What does a flashing red light mean?
flashing red light
The same thing as a stop sign.
Drivers may move forward with caution.
4. Approximately one-half of all motorcycle crashes:
are minor crashes with no injuries.
involve motorcyclists riding in a staggered formation.
involve another vehicle.
involve expert riders.
5. What do warning signs mean?
Danger ahead.
Drivers are approaching a location where there is a special rule.
Drivers are approaching a hazardous location.
All of the above.
6. What is the meaning of red traffic signs?
School ahead.
Stop, do not enter or wrong way.
High emphasis warning.
7. What does this road sign indicate?
yield to bikes sign
Vehicles traveling straight must yield to bicyclists entering a right turn lane.
Drivers have the right of way over bicyclists turning left.
Vehicles entering a right turn lane may encounter bicyclists traveling straight, and must yield to the bicyclists.
None of the above.
8. This road sign means:
no u turn sign
No U-Turn
No right turn
No parking
Two way left turn
9. A vehicle that enters a road from a driveway:
must stop and yield the right-of-way to traffic on the roadway and to pedestrians.
must yield to traffic approaching from the right, while it has the right-of-way over vehicles approaching from the left.
has the right-of-way.
must enter the roadway immediately.
10. In the following situations, drivers should increase their following interval:
On slippery roads.
When following vehicles that are required to come to a stop at railroad crossings.
When it is hard to see ahead because of bad weather.
All of the above.
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ID DMV Written Test Facts

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