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Anyone who operates a motor vehicle on the public roads in Maryland is required to have a valid driver's license or learner’s permit. Licensing requirements include a vision screening, a knowledge test, and a driving skills test. The Maryland MVA written test is designed to check the applicant’s knowledge of motor vehicle laws, road rules, road signs and safe driving practices. Everything you need to know is covered in the MD MVA Driver’s Manual. The Maryland DMV written consists of 25 questions, and you need at least 22 correct answers to pass (85%).
1. If, while driving, a tire suddenly blows out, you should:
slow down gradually and brake lightly.
apply the brakes firmly.
pump the brakes rapidly.
2. When they see this sign drivers should:
double curve sign
slow their speed, keep to the left, and do not pass.
slow their speed, keep to the right, and do not pass.
increase their speed, keep to the right, and pass.
3. This sign warns drivers that:
winding road sign
there is a winding road ahead.
there is a double curve ahead.
they must turn either to the right or left.
4. When you pass another vehicle, before you return to the right lane, you must:
look at your interior rear-view mirror.
All of the above.
5. Texting while driving a motor vehicle is:
permitted when driving at a slow speed.
not legal.
legal if the driver is 21 years of age or older.
6. After you stop for a school bus, you must:
wait until the red lights stop flashing.
drive again before the red lights stop flashing.
turn off your engine.
7. When preparing to exit an expressway, drivers should start reducing their speed:
about halfway through the deceleration lane.
as they approach the deceleration lane.
immediately upon entering the deceleration lane.
8. When driving in fog or mist, never put your headlights on high beam because:
vehicles behind you may follow too closely.
approaching vehicles might not see you.
the light will reflect back into your eyes.
9. Bicyclists must:
remain to the right when they prepare for a left turn.
ride in a bicycle lane, if available.
remain near the left edge of the road.
10. This road sign means:
divided highway ahead sign
Divided highway begins
Pass with caution
Keep left
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MD DMV Written Test Facts

Number of questions: 25
Correct answers to pass: 22
Passing score: 85%
Number of questions: 25
Correct answers to pass: 22
Passing score: 85%
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