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Anyone who operates a motor vehicle on public streets and roads in Kansas is required to have a driver's license or driving permit. All applicants are required to pass a vision test. The KS DMV knowledge test consists of written questions on Kansas traffic laws, road signs, road rules and safe driving practices. The test is based on the information contained in the Kansas Driver's Manual, and consists of 25 multiple-choice questions. You need 20 correct answers (80%) to pass. Practice with this sample test to familiarize yourself with the format of the Kansas DMV driver's license test.
1. If one of your tires blows out while driving, you should:
apply the brakes firmly and steer toward the right edge of the road.
hold the steering wheel firmly, slow down, and steer smoothly.
pump the brakes.
2. This sign means:
low clearance sign
Do not enter if your vehicle is taller than the height listed on the sign.
Narrow bridge ahead. Slow down and drive with caution.
No passing zone ahead.
3. A three-point turn is used:
to turn your car around in a small space.
on a curve, when a sign indicates that making a U-turn is prohibited.
whenever possible, to change lane.
4. A 4-way stop sign means:
4 way stop sign
The first vehicle to reach the intersection should move forward first.
There are four stop signs at the intersection.
All of the above.
5. This road sign means:
winding road sign
Winding road
Low shoulder
Sharp turn to the left
6. What is the first thing you should do if your wheels move off the pavement?
Ease your foot off the gas pedal and brake gently.
Pull over to the right and sound your horn to warn the other drivers.
Pull the steering wheel back.
7. When you are angry or upset you should:
drive fast to let off steam.
take a few minutes to cool off before you drive.
listen to loud music while driving.
8. Drivers should check their rearview mirrors:
to see if a truck is in their blind spot.
often to see how traffic is moving behind them.
only when slowing down.
9. Examples of proper glass maintenance include:
Keeping your windows clean and clear.
Replacing worn wiper blades.
All of the above.
10. Before stopping their vehicle on the roadway, drivers should:
place their foot on the accelerator.
check their mirrors for traffic.
pump the brakes to check if they work properly.
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KS DMV Permit Practice Test

Number of questions: 25
Correct answers to pass:20
Passing score:80%
Minimum age to apply: 14
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