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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. The effects of alcohol on driving include:
Improved coordination.
Improved judgement.
None of the above.
Better reflexes.
2. This sign means:
slippery road sign
The road will curve to the right, then to the left.
Winding road ahead. Drive with caution.
Road slippery when wet. Drive slowly.
Double curve ahead.
3. This is:
side road sign
a merging traffic sign.
a reduction of lanes sign.
a right curve sign.
a side road sign.
4. Regulatory signs are:
5. While driving, it is important to slow down:
on narrow roads.
at intersections.
when the road is wet.
All of the above.
6. To enter a freeway:
signal and enter the freeway. You have the right-of-way.
make a complete stop before entering the freeway.
drive slowly so you can check traffic.
signal, yield, and enter at the same speed that traffic is moving.
7. This sign tells drivers that:
must turn sign
they cannot go straight ahead.
a divided highway is ahead.
they must stop at the next intersection.
left and right turns are not allowed.
8. When drivers see a 'Wrong Way' sign:
they must not leave the pavement except in an emergency.
they are going the wrong way on an expressway exit ramp.
they must drive past this sign and reach the next intersection.
they must stop immediately.
9. What is the most important rule to remember in any emergency?
Call the police.
Run away.
Do not panic.
Do not move.
10. Which of the following is a defensive driving skill/technique?
Keep your vehicle in good condition.
Maintain the correct speed.
Do not drive if you are very weary.
All of the above.
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MI DMV Knowledge Test

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