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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. This road sign means:
winding road sign
Pavement ends
Double curve ahead
Winding road
2. Yellow traffic signs:
when combined with an octagonal shape, tell drivers they must come to a complete stop at the marked stop line.
guide drivers.
warn drivers.
3. Before making a left turn from a one-way street, you must:
be in the lane closest to the center of the street.
be in the lane closest to the right curb.
be in the lane closest to the left curb.
4. If you meet a stopped school bus with the lights flashing and the signal arm extended, you should:
watch for children and proceed at normal speed.
proceed at 15 MPH or less, if no children are present.
5. This signal means:
flag stop
Move to the left
Slow down
6. What does this sign indicate?
divided highway ends sign
The highway ahead is divided into two one-way roadways.
Winding road ahead. Drive with caution.
Drivers will soon be on a roadway with two-way traffic.
7. This road sign means:
two way traffic ahead sign
Four-lane traffic ahead
Divided highway ahead
Two-way traffic ahead
8. This road sign indicates that:
restricted lane ahead sign
a lane is reserved for certain purposes or certain vehicles.
buses and car pools may not travel in the restricted lane.
Vehicles cannot go straight ahead, and must turn either to the right or left.
9. The driver is about to:
hand signal left turn
turn right.
turn left.
10. Parking is not allowed:
in a tunnel.
on the road side of a parked vehicle.
All of the above.
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MD MVA Knowledge Test

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