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If you operate a motor vehicle on public roadways in Kentucky you are required to have a driver’s license or driving permit. The KY DMV written test is based on information contained in the official Kentucky Driver's Manual, and is designed to check your knowledge of rules of the road, road signs, traffic laws and safe driving practices. The Kentucky written test consists of 40 multiple-choice questions, and you'll need at least 32 correct answers to pass (80%). Practice with this sample test to familiarize yourself with the format of the Kentucky driver's license test.
1. Two motorcyclists are allowed to:
race on empty roads.
share the lane with another vehicle.
ride side-by-side in a single lane.
2. If your car goes into water, you should:
wait for water to rush in and let it out in small breaths through your nose.
remove yourself before it starts to sink.
call the fire department immediately.
3. To reduce glare from the lights of following vehicles, you should:
increase your speed to increase the distance between your vehicle and following vehicles.
switch your interior rear view mirror to the “night” position.
slow down and let the following vehicle pass.
4. What does BAC stand for?
Blood Alcohol Concentration
Blood Alcohol Commission
Blood Alcohol Content
5. This road sign means:
school sign
Playground ahead
School crossing
Pedestrian crossing
6. The ‘One Way’ sign means that:
one way sign
there is only one road that turns left at the intersection.
only vehicles turning left may travel in the direction of the arrow.
drivers must travel only in the direction of the arrow.
7. Drivers may legally block an intersection:
under no circumstances.
only during rush hour traffic.
only after entering the intersection on a green light.
8. Warning signs are:
9. When they see a crossbuck sign, drivers:
must slow down and wait for the red lights to flash.
must always come to a complete stop.
are legally required to yield the right of way to trains.
10. Before crossing any railroad tracks, you must:
look and listen for trains.
make sure there is room for your vehicle on the other side.
All of the above.
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KY DMV Practice Test Facts

Number of questions: 40
Correct answers to pass:32
Passing score:80%
Minimum age to apply: 16
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