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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 Maryland Driver's Manual. The MD DMV written consists of 25 questions, and you'll need at least 22 correct answers to pass (85%).
1. If a tire suddenly blows out while you are driving, you should:
slow down gradually and brake lightly.
apply the brakes firmly.
pump the brakes rapidly.
2. When you see this sign you should:
double curve sign
slow your speed and be prepared to stop.
slow down and do not pass other vehicles.
increase your speed and try to pass other vehicles.
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.
legal if the driver is 21 years of age or older.
6. After you stop for a school bus, you must:
None of the above.
pass the bus 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.
at least 100 feet before entering the deceleration lane.
immediately upon entering the deceleration lane.
8. When driving in fog, you should never use your high beams because:
vehicles behind you may follow too closely.
oncoming 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
Lane ends
Keep left
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MD DMV Written Test Facts

Number of questions: 25
Correct answers to pass:22
Passing score:85%
Minimum age to apply: 15 ¾
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