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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. This road sign means:
hill sign
Construction zone
Trucks ahead
2. A driver who approaches an intersection:
must yield the right-of-way to traffic already in the intersection.
must drive straight through the intersection, even if another vehicle is already in the intersection.
has the right-of-way over traffic already in the intersection.
3. This road sign means:
flagger sign
Do not block intersection
Right lane closed
Flagger ahead
4. After you stop for a school bus, you must:
pass the bus before the red lights stop flashing.
turn off your engine.
None of the above.
5. If your brakes are wet, you can dry them by:
Lightly pressing the gas and brake pedals at the same time.
Increasing your speed while obeying the speed limit.
Pulling over to the right and wait until it stops raining.
6. If another vehicle passes you on the left, you must:
decrease your speed slightly and keep to the right.
decrease your speed, then pull over to the right and stop.
increase your speed slightly and keep to the right.
7. You should increase your following distance:
at night or if it is raining.
when the road is slippery.
All of the above.
8. When they see this sign, drivers should:
right curve sign
Slow down, and not pass other vehicles.
Increase their speed and keep well to the right.
Slow down and pass other vehicles before they reach the curve.
9. Blind spots are:
Areas to the side or rear of a vehicle that are easy to spot.
traffic control devices.
areas of the road that cannot be seen even when looking into mirrors.
10. What is the first thing you should do if your wheels move off the pavement?
Ease your foot off the gas pedal and brake gently.
Pull over to the right and sound your horn to warn the other drivers.
Pull the steering wheel back.
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KY DMV Knowledge Test

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