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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. When they see this sign, drivers should:
hill sign
yield to trucks coming from the hill on the right.
be ready to brake sharply and stop.
be ready to shift to lower gear.
None of the above.
2. In heavy rain, tires can begin to ride on the water that is on top of the road pavement. This is called:
3. What does a flashing left yellow arrow mean?
flashing left yellow arrow
Vehicles turning left must stop if they can. The light will soon be red.
Left turns are allowed. Yield to oncoming traffic and pedestrians.
Only right turns are allowed.
None of the above.
4. Lanes of traffic moving in the same direction are divided by ____ lines.
5. The yield sign means:
yield sign
Slow down and give vehicles crossing your path the right-of-way.
Drive with caution in wet weather.
The traffic light will soon be red.
You must come to a complete stop.
6. When parking on a public road, drivers should:
move as far away from traffic as possible.
always park on the left side of the roadway.
pull as far away from the roadside shoulder as possible.
All of the above.
7. If you see a “lane closed ahead” sign you should:
speed to the end of the closed lane and try to get into the other lane.
merge into the correct lane when it is safe.
make a U-turn. You are on the wrong side of the road.
None of the above.
8. The sign in the picture:
slow moving vehicle sign
is displayed on the rear of slow moving vehicles.
means that you need to stop.
is a Construction and Maintenance Traffic Control sign.
is found at most intersections and indicates that drivers must yield to other vehicles.
9. A flashing yellow light:
flashing yellow light
can be found before reaching a sharp curve.
warns drivers to proceed with caution.
is used at dangerous intersections.
All of the above.
10. Left turns on a red light are allowed:
from a one-way street into a one-way street.
in school zones.
at intersections, after stopping, if the way is clear.
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MI DMV Knowledge Test Facts

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