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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 your gas pedal is stuck, you should:
ease your foot off the gas pedal and brake gently.
hook your shoe under the pedal and see if you can free it. If not, shift into neutral and use the brake to slow your vehicle and get off the road.
turn off the ignition if your vehicle has power steering.
2. MVA will suspend the license of any driver who is determined to have a BAC of ____ or higher.
3. When they see this sign, drivers should:
hill sign
yield to trucks coming from the hill on the right.
be ready to shift to lower gear.
be ready to brake sharply and stop.
4. This road sign means:
slippery road sign
Detour ahead
Road curves ahead
Slow down, slippery when wet
5. This road sign means:
sharp right left
There is a series of sharp turns up ahead on the road
Sharp right turn ahead.
A road joins from the right
6. What should you do as you prepare to turn right at an intersection?
Signal your turn, check for bicyclists, and do not turn directly in front of a bicyclist.
Honk your horn.
Yield to bicyclists coming from the opposite direction.
7. When turning, drivers should:
increase their speed to improve stability.
always move to the right lane.
check traffic in all directions.
8. This sign means:
right curve sign
Do not turn right.
The road will curve to the right.
Left turns are not allowed at the intersection.
9. What is the most important rule to remember in any emergency?
Run away.
Call the police.
Do not panic.
10. You are stopped at a stop sign and you are going to go straight through the intersection. A car on the cross road has stopped at the same time at a stop sign on your right and is going to go straight. Who has the right-of-way??
The car on your right.
Whoever enters the intersection first.
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MD MVA Knowledge Test Facts

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