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You must have a valid driver's license or driving permit to operate a motor vehicle on public streets and highways in Michigan. As part of the examination process, you will be given a vision test to determine if your vision meets minimum standards. The Michigan DMV written test is designed to check your knowledge of road signs, road rules, traffic laws and safe driving practices. Everything you need to know is covered in the Michigan Driver's Manual. The DMV knowledge test consists of 50 questions. To pass the MI DMV written test, you must score 80% or higher (at least 40 correct answers).
1. This road sign means:
hill sign
Steep grade ahead
No trucks allowed
One-way traffic
Do not pass trucks
2. If a traffic officer signals you to drive through a red light:
you must not obey the officer. Signs and signals take precedence over directions given by traffic officers.
you must do it.
you must wait for the red light to turn green.
you must call the police.
3. This road sign:
roundabout circle sign
provides an advance notice of a roundabout.
is a no-right-turns sign.
warns drivers that U-turns are not permitted.
warns drivers of a sharp turn left. Drivers should slow their speed and keep to the left.
4. This sign warns drivers of:
narrow bridge sign
a reduction of lanes.
a narrow road ahead.
a dip in the road. Drivers should be ready to stop if the dip is filled with water.
a bridge ahead, wide enough to accommodate two lanes of traffic, but with very little clearance.
5. What does this sign indicate?
divided highway ends sign
Roundabout ahead.
Drivers will soon be on a roadway with two-way traffic.
The highway ahead is divided into two one-way roadways.
Winding road ahead. Drive with caution.
6. What type of pavement marking shows you which lane you must use for a turn?
Crosswalk Lines
Edge line
7. When you are in a line of traffic that is crossing a railroad track that has no signals or gates:
you may pass slower drivers crossing the track.
you have the right of way and do not need to check for trains.
before you start to cross, you need to make sure there is space to get all the way across the tracks without stopping.
All of the above.
8. This road sign means:
cross road sign
Crossroad ahead
Turn right or go through
Flagger ahead
Side Road
9. When you prepare to make a left turn from a one-way road into a one-way road, you must:
move into the left lane, or to the left side of a single lane.
move into the right lane, or to the left side of a single lane.
move into the right lane, or to the right side of a single lane.
None of the above.
10. This sign tells drivers that:
no right turn sign
they must make a left turn at the intersection.
U-turns are not allowed.
they must not make a right turn.
None of the above.
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MI DMV Permit Practice Test

Number of questions: 50
Correct answers to pass:40
Passing score:80%
Minimum age to apply: 14 ¾
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