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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. Following another vehicle too closely is known as:
2. What does a flashing left yellow arrow mean?
flashing left yellow arrow
Vehicles turning left must stop if they can. The light will soon be red.
Left turns are allowed. Yield to oncoming traffic and pedestrians.
Only right turns are allowed.
3. When the road is slippery, you should:
pump your brakes.
press your brakes in slow, steady strokes.
brake suddenly carefully.
4. Stopping distances:
increase as vehicle speed increases.
are not affected by vehicle speed.
decrease as vehicle speed increases.
5. If you continually pass the other vehicles on a road with one lane in each direction, you will:
help prevent the chances of a crash occurring due to traffic congestion.
get to your destination much faster.
increase your chances of being involved in an accident.
6. Drivers may legally block an intersection:
only during rush hour traffic.
only after entering the intersection on a green light.
under no circumstances.
7. This yellow sign means:
merging traffic sign
Undivided highway ahead
Lane ends ahead
Merging traffic ahead
8. As your speed increases it is most important to:
keep your foot on the brake pedal.
look farther ahead.
drive with one hand on steering wheel.
9. When changing lanes, drivers should identify a ____ second gap in traffic.
2 to 3
3 to 4
4 to 5
10. This sign means:
divided highway ahead sign
Divided highway ahead.
Divided highway ends.
Drivers will soon be on a roadway with two-way traffic.
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KS DMV Permit Test Facts

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