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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. As you drive on the expressway, make sure:
your directional signal goes off before you change lanes.
you cut off vehicles behind you when you change lanes.
to signal all lane changes.
2. Double solid lines on the roadway mean:
you cannot go across the lines except to turn left to enter or leave the highway.
you cannot pass.
All of the above.
3. Bicyclists must:
remain to the right when they prepare for a left turn.
remain near the left edge of the road.
ride in a bicycle lane, if available.
4. What does a flashing yellow light mean?
flashing yellow light
Drivers may move forward with caution.
The same thing as a stop sign.
All of the above.
5. Which statement about driving and drugs is true?
Only illegals drugs can impair your driving.
Even over the counter drugs can impair your driving.
Prescription drugs are safe to use if they don't make you feel drowsy.
6. This sign means:
detour right
The road to the right is for one-way traffic only
Detour to the right
Do not enter
7. When passing another car, you have enough room to return to the driving lane when:
you can see both headlights of the car you passed in your rearview mirror.
you are at least 50 feet in front of the vehicle.
you cannot see the vehicle directly to your right.
8. What should you do as you prepare to turn right at an intersection?
Signal your turn, check for bicyclists, and do not turn directly in front of a bicyclist.
Honk your horn.
Yield to bicyclists coming from the opposite direction.
9. Are bicyclists required to obey traffic laws and signs?
No, bicyclists are considered pedestrians when it comes to the rules of the road.
Yes, but only if they are riding in a bicycle lane.
10. The octagonal shape is used:
for stop signs and railroad advance warning signs.
to warn drivers of existing or possible hazards on roadways.
exclusively for stop signs.
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KS DMV Written Test Facts

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