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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. A flashing yellow light means:
Yield the right-of-way to other traffic at the intersection.
Drive with caution.
The light will soon change from green to red.
2. Alcohol:
makes drivers more prone to take chances.
increases reaction time.
All of the above.
3. This road sign means:
merging traffic sign
Merging traffic from the right
Intersection ahead
Sharp curves ahead
4. When driving on a roadway with a single broken white line:
you may cross the broken white line to change lanes.
you may not cross the broken white line.
you may change lanes only if you are in the right lane.
5. This road sign means:
cross road sign
A steep grade is ahead
Do not pass
A four-way intersection is ahead
6. This sign means:
divided highway ahead sign
Roundabout ahead. Slow down.
The divided highway on which drivers are traveling ends ahead.
The highway ahead is divided into two one-way roadways.
7. This road sign means:
cross road sign
Hospital parking ahead
8. Before you change lanes, you should:
check behind you by looking quickly over your left shoulder.
keep other vehicles out of your blind spots.
check your left mirror.
9. Your car stalls on the tracks at a railroad crossing, and a collision with a train is imminent. After getting yourself and your passengers out of the car, you should:
cross the tracks.
signal the train to stop.
run toward the train but stay off the tracks.
10. Which of the following drugs could affect your ability to drive?
A cold remedy.
All of the above.
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KS DMV Permit Test

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