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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. A speed limit is the __________ speed at which a vehicle may legally travel on the road under ideal conditions.
None of the above.
2. If you are blinded by the headlights of an approaching vehicle, you should:
avoid looking directly at the bright lights.
glance toward the side of the road, then look quickly ahead to determine the other vehicle’s position.
use the road edge as a guide until the approaching vehicle passes by.
All of the above.
3. If the entrance lane is too short to allow acceleration to expressway speed, you should:
enter the expressway and accelerate quickly.
accelerate to expressway speed and blend with traffic.
stop and wait for a large space in traffic.
reduce your speed to 15 MPH or less and blend with traffic.
4. When they see this sign, drivers should:
right curve sign
Slow down and pass other vehicles before they reach the curve.
Not turn right.
Increase their speed and keep well to the right.
Slow down, and not pass other vehicles.
5. BAC is:
the number of ounces of alcohol in your blood.
the amount of alcohol in your body.
the percentage of alcohol in your blood.
the acronym for Beer ACcumulation.
6. When they approach this sign, drivers must:
school crossing sign
stop if necessary.
obey signals from crossing guards.
slow down and watch for children crossing the road.
All of the above.
7. This road sign means:
right curve sign
Curve ahead
Wrong Way
Merging Traffic
Road work ahead
8. If you are pulled over by law enforcement, you should:
turn off your interior light if stopped at night.
get out of your vehicle and walk toward the patrol car.
stay in the driver’s seat with both hands clearly in sight on the steering wheel.
unbuckle your seat belt and lower your window.
9. This road sign means:
low shoulder
Stop ahead
Tow away zone
Low shoulder
Buggy warning
10. What does the flashing signal in the picture indicate?
dont walk flashing
Pedestrians should stop walking immediately.
Pedestrians should finish crossing the street if started.
Pedestrians should start crossing the street.
The same thing as a stop sign.
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MI DMV Permit Test

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