PERMIT TEST MONTANA

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Anyone who operates a motor vehicle or motor-driven cycle on public streets or highways in Montana is required to have a driver’s license or learner’s permit. Knowledge, vision, and a road test are required for your first license. The Montana DMV written test is designed to check the applicant’s knowledge of traffic laws, road signs, road rules and safe driving practices. Everything you need to know is covered in the MT DMV Driver’s Manual. The written knowledge test consists of 33 questions, and you need at least 27 correct answers to pass (82%). Practice with this sample test to familiarize yourself with the format of the Montana driver's license test.
1. When you park uphill on a street with a curb, you should:
set the parking brake and keep the front wheels straight.
turn the back wheels into the curb.
turn the front wheels towards the curb.
turn the front wheels away from the curb.
2. Don’t follow other cars too closely because:
you may not see the road between the cars.
you may not see the other vehicle’s brake lights.
you may not see the vehicles turn signals.
you may not have time to stop if the vehicle in front of you slows or stops suddenly.
3. This sign tells drivers that:
there is a reduction of lanes ahead.
there is a right turn ahead.
they must stay on the right side of the divider
a divided highway ends ahead.
4. Before turning left, it is important to:
wait until oncoming traffic has a red light.
sound your horn.
yield to oncoming vehicles.
swing to the right side of your lane.
5. If you get on a wrong expressway exit, you must:
get off at the next exit and look for signs that tell you how to return to the expressway.
use the the exit ramp to accelerate to expressway speed and blend with traffic.
make a U-turn and return to the expressway.
drive in reverse to return to the expressway.
6. Gauging the speed of a motorcycle may be difficult because:
motorcycles often slow down by downshifting.
they take up less of your field of vision.
they are slower than cars.
many motorcyclists do not activate the brake light.
7. If your brakes are wet, you can dry them by:
having them checked by a mechanic.
pull over to the right and wait until it stops raining.
riding the pedal lightly.
none of the above.
8. Traffic lights are normally ____________ from the top to bottom or left to right.
red, yellow and green
green, red and yellow
green, yellow and red
red, green and yellow
9. This road sign means:
Two way left turn
Minimum Speed
No parking
No U-Turn
10. This sign tells drivers that:
a divided highway is ahead.
they cannot go straight ahead.
they must turn either right or left at the next intersection.
left and right turns are not allowed.
 
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MT DMV Practice Test Facts

Number of questions: 33
Correct answers to pass: 27
Passing score: 82%
Number of questions: 33
Correct answers to pass: 27
Passing score: 82%
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