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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. When you see this sign you should stop and:
yield the right-of way to all vehicles coming from the left, then proceed.
check traffic in all direction before proceeding.
check for vehicles in the opposite direction, then proceed.
2. If the roadway is wet, you should:
maintain the same speed.
reduce your speed.
increase your speed.
3. This road sign means:
no right turn sign
No left turn
No right turn
No U-turns
4. Your license can be suspended if you are under 21 and drive with a BAC of:
any amount.
0.08% or more.
0.15% or more.
5. This signal means:
flag stop
Move to the left
Slow down
6. To avoid becoming an aggressive driver, you should:
relax and concentrate on driving.
drive above the posted speed limit.
tailgate the driver in front of you.
7. Double solid lines on the roadway mean:
you cannot go across the lines except to turn left to enter or leave the highway.
you cannot pass.
All of the above.
8. If a pedestrian is illegally crossing in the middle of the street (not at a crosswalk) you:
must still stop for them.
should increase your speed, honk your horn and proceed.
do not have to stop for them.
9. A steady yellow light means:
Drive with caution.
Be prepared to stop for the red light.
Be prepared to go. The light will soon be green.
10. You want to turn left at an intersection ahead. A car reaches the intersection from the opposite direction and moves straight ahead. You:
can turn left. You have the right of way.
may not enter the intersection to prepare for your left turn if the light is green.
must wait for the car to go through before you turn.
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KY DMV Permit Test Facts

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