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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. When a ‘Road Closed’ sign is displayed, drivers must:
come to a complete stop and wait for the lights to turn green.
look for a detour or another route.
make a U-turn.
2. Which statement about changing lanes is true?
Look over your right shoulder for a right lane change and your left shoulder for a left lane change.
Vehicles with two outside mirrors do not have blind spots.
You only need to turn and look over your right shoulder for lane changes to the right or left.
3. This sign tells drivers that:
stay right sign
there is a right turn ahead.
a divided highway ends ahead.
they must stay on the right side of the divider
4. If you miss your exit on a freeway, you should NOT:
proceed to the next exit where you can re-enter the freeway and return to your proper exit.
back up on the road or shoulder.
continue on the freeway and find an alternative route.
5. If your vehicle starts to skid, you should:
stay off the brakes.
brake lightly.
turn off the ignition.
6. The following symptoms are associated with drowsy driving:
You continue to yawn.
You don’t remember driving the last few miles.
All of the above.
7. To know where traffic is behind you:
look out the back window.
keep other vehicles out of your blind spots.
frequently check your rearview mirror.
8. What is the purpose of minimum speed limits?
To allow emergency vehicles with red flashing lights to safely pass other vehicles.
To halt the traffic flow.
To keep a smooth traffic flow.
9. An edge line that angles toward the center of the road indicates that:
you must turn right.
the road is narrower ahead.
there’s a narrow bridge ahead.
10. When an aggressive driver confronts you, you should:
Remain calm and relaxed.
Try to move away safely.
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%
Number of questions: 40
Correct answers to pass:32
Passing score:80%
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