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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. Drivers under 21 years of age are considered to be driving under the influence if their blood alcohol concentration (BAC) is:
.08% or higher.
.02% or higher.
.10% or higher.
.05% or higher.
2. This sign means:
no parking between
Parking is not allowed at 8:30 AM and at 5:30 PM.
You can only park between 8:30 AM and 5:30 PM.
No parking between 8:30 AM and 5:30 PM.
None of the above.
3. If an approaching driver does not dim the headlights, you should:
flash your headlights to low beam for a second, then return to high beam.
switch to daytime lights.
move your eyes to the right and avoid looking directly at the bright lights.
move your eyes to the left to help avoid the glare of approaching high beams.
4. When approaching a curve, remember to:
drive at the posted speed limit throughout the curve.
accelerate slightly before entering the curve.
slow down before entering the curve.
drive at the posted speed limit as you enter the curve, then slow down gradually.
5. This road sign means:
no right turn sign
Low clearance
No right turn
All traffic turn right
No U-turns
6. If another vehicle passes you on the left, you must:
increase your speed and move to the left.
increase your speed slightly and keep to the right.
decrease your speed, then pull over to the right and stop.
decrease your speed slightly and keep to the right.
7. What shape is a speed limit sign?
Vertical rectangle
8. Your BAC depends on:
the type of beverage you drink.
how fit you are.
the amount of alcohol you drink.
All of the above.
9. This sign means:
divided highway ends sign
Divided highway ahead.
Reversible lane ahead.
Drivers are coming to a point where another traffic lane joins the one they are on.
The divided highway ends ahead.
10. This road sign means:
hill sign
Steep downgrade
No right turn
Narrow Bridge
No left turn
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MI DMV Practice Test Facts

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