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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 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 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:
Do not pass
Divided highway ahead - stay to the right
Do not enter- wrong way
2. If you encounter an aggressive driver you should:
speed up.
get out of their way.
challenge them.
3. If there is no crosswalk and you see a pedestrian crossing your lane, you should:
stop and let the pedestrian finish crossing.
cautiously drive around the pedestrian.
make sure the pedestrian can see you before proceeding.
4. When changing lanes, drivers should identify a ____ second gap in traffic.
4 to 5
2 to 3
3 to 4
5. The only effective way to reduce your blood alcohol content (BAC) is:
fresh air.
drinking coffee.
6. The amount of alcohol in the blood is referred to as:
blood alcohol concentration (BAC).
implied consent (IC).
rate of alcohol consumption (RAC).
7. When drivers see this road sign:
they must not drive past this sign.
they must come to a complete stop and call the police.
they must turn around immediately.
8. You can reduce the chance of a collision with a large vehicle if you:
delay near it.
cut abruptly in front of it.
pay close attention to the turn signals.
9. What does a flashing red light mean?
Drivers may move forward with caution.
The same thing as a stop sign.
10. A yellow broken line on your side of the roadway only means:
Passing is permitted on both sides
Passing is prohibited on both sides
Passing is permitted on your side
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KY DMV Written Test Facts

Number of questions: 40
Correct answers to pass: 32
Passing score: 80%
Number of questions: 40
Correct answers to pass: 32
Passing score: 80%
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