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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. When entering an interstate highway, drivers should:
adjust speed to meet a traffic gap, then merge at a safe speed.
wait for an opening in traffic on the entrance ramp.
check for vehicles and slow down to 25 MPH before merging with the flow of traffic.
2. The road is the most slippery:
after it rains.
when it first starts to rain.
All of the above.
3. In case of skidding, drivers should NOT:
tap the gas pedal with their foot.
pump the brakes gently if they are about to hit something.
take their foot off the gas pedal.
4. If traffic on the other side of an intersection is backed up and you cannot get completely through, you must:
enter the intersection and proceed with caution.
wait until traffic ahead is clear.
enter the intersection and try to avoid blocking it.
5. This road sign means:
no right turn sign
No right turn
No U-turns
Do not pass
6. To avoid hydroplaning you should:
keep your tires properly inflated.
slow down when roads are wet.
All of the above.
7. When preparing to exit an expressway, drivers should start reducing their speed:
about halfway through the deceleration lane.
at least 100 feet before entering the deceleration lane.
immediately upon entering the deceleration lane.
8. What should drivers do when they see this sign?
one lane bridge
Look to the left and right for other traffic.
Make sure the bridge is clear of oncoming traffic before they cross.
Allow others to merge smoothly.
9. After you have parallel parked, are you allowed to open a door on the road side of your vehicle?
No, never.
Yes, but only if it does not interfere with bicyclists and other traffic.
Yes, always.
10. Arrows on the roadway:
show which lanes you must use.
indicate reserved lanes.
indicate HOV lanes.
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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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