MONTANA PRACTICE PERMIT TEST

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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. Road signs that direct drivers to services are:
green and white.
brown and white.
blue and white.
black and white.
2. You are coming to a railroad crossing and the crossing signals are flashing. You should:
do what the approaching vehicle does.
slow down and look for a train.
look for a train, then speed up.
stop and look for a train.
3. A speed limit is:
the minimum legal speed you can travel on the road under ideal conditions.
the suggested speed to travel on a road under ideal conditions.
the maximum legal speed you can travel on the road under ideal conditions.
None of the above.
4. When a stop is required at an intersection and no markings appear to indicate a stop line or crosswalk, which of the following is the appropriate place to make the stop?
At the point nearest the intersecting roadway where the driver has a view of approaching traffic on the intersecting roadway before actually entering the roadway.
The driver is required to slow down to make sure crossing traffic is clear.
Only at a place where the driver can see at least 200 feet on either side without regard for the intersecting roadway.
The driver is not required to stop.
5. A steady yellow light at an intersection means:
Go
Slow down and prepare to stop
Stop
Yield to other cars
6. What does a flashing red light mean?
Drivers may move forward with caution.
The same thing as a stop sign.
NO TURN ON RED.
Yield.
7. The consumption of alcohol while taking drugs can:
improve your driving ability.
have a less pronounced effect than either taken separately and is always safe.
help cure your illness.
have a more pronounced effect than either taken separately.
8. The minimum drinking age in this state is ____ years.
20
18
9
21
9. Yellow traffic signs:
when combined with an octagonal shape, tell drivers they must come to a complete stop at the marked stop line.
warn drivers.
guide drivers.
give directional information.
10. Drivers often fail to see a motorcycle headed toward them. Why?
It is difficult to judge a motorcycle's speed.
It is hard to judge how far away a motorcycle is.
Motorcycles are hard to see.
All of the above.
 
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MT DMV Written 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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