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Any resident of the State who wishes to operate a motor vehicle in Maine is required to have a Maine driver’s license or learner’s driving permit. The examination process includes a written test, a vision screening and a road test. The ME DMV written test measures your understanding and knowledge of road signs, traffic laws, driving skills and vehicle handling. Everything you will need to know is covered in the Maine Driver's Manual. The DMV written test consists of 60 questions. To pass the knowledge test, you are allowed to miss 2 of the 10 questions about road signs, and 10 of the 50 questions about road rules.
1. This road sign means:
do not enter
Do not enter
Two-way traffic
No left turn
Lane ends
2. A solid yellow line on your side of the center line means:
Pass with caution
Do not pass
Slow down
3. This road sign means:
divided highway ahead sign
Keep right
Keep left
Lane ends
Divided highway begins
4. You are traveling on a two-lane road and you want to pass a bicyclist who is ahead of you to your right. An oncoming vehicle is approaching. You should:
keep driving, you have the right-of-way.
honk your horn to warn the pedestrian.
slow down and let the oncoming vehicle pass first.
5. A crosswalk is:
a special type of 4-way intersection.
the area where pedestrians may cross the road.
an area designated for blind persons.
6. Signs and markings requiring that you obey the indicated instruction are known as _____ signs.
7. Drivers should always be looking:
directly in front of the car.
beside, ahead and to the rear of the vehicle.
at the left lane.
8. There is no crosswalk and a pedestrian is crossing your lane ahead. You should:
make eye contact and then pass the pedestrian.
slow down as you pass the pedestrian.
stop and let the pedestrian finish crossing the street.
9. When following a motorcycle, drivers must remember that motorcycles can ____________ than other vehicles.
accelerate much faster
stop much more slowly
stop much more quickly
drive much faster
10. If you stop at a railroad crossing with more than one track:
go through as soon as the first train passes.
wait until you have a clear view of both tracks.
proceed with caution until you see a train.
go through when one of the tracks is free.
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ME DMV Permit Practice Test

Number of questions: 60
Correct answers to pass:48
Passing score:80%
Signs questions:10
Signs - Correct answers to pass:8
Minimum age to apply: 15
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