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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 Montana Driver's Manual. The DMV written test consists of 33 questions, and you'll need at least 27 correct answers to pass (82%). Practice with this sample test to familiarize yourself with the format of the Montana DMV driver's license test.
1. Drivers over the age of 21 are considered to be driving under the influence if their blood alcohol concentration (BAC) is:
.02 or more.
.88 or more.
.04 or more.
.08 or more.
2. On slippery roads, drivers should:
not drive faster than 25 MPH.
slow down.
go faster.
increase their speed to avoid hydroplaning.
3. This sign means:
no parking between
No parking between 8:30 AM and 5:30 PM.
You can only park between 8:30 AM and 5:30 PM.
Parking is not allowed at 8:30 AM and at 5:30 PM.
None of the above.
4. If your car starts to skid, turn your steering wheel:
in the direction you want to go.
in the opposite direction of the skid.
to keep the front wheels straight.
in any direction. It doesnt matter.
5. You are stopped at a stop sign and you are going to go straight through the intersection. A car on the cross road has stopped at the same time at a stop sign on your right and is going to go straight. Who has the right-of-way??
The car on your right.
Whoever enters the intersection first.
No one.
6. When a driver has their left arm and hand extended upward, the driver plans to:
turn right.
come to a stop.
go straight ahead.
turn left.
7. Where must you position your vehicle when you prepare to make a left turn from a two-way roadway into a one-way roadway?
On the right curb.
As close as possible to the center line.
As far to the right as possible.
None of the above.
8. This sign means:
winding road sign
Narrow road ahead.
The road may be Slippery when wet.
No turns are allowed on this road.
Series of curves ahead.
9. While driving you come upon a sign which says, “Reduced Speed 35 MPH”. What does it mean?
The suggested speed is 35 MPH.
The new 35 MPH speed zone begins at this sign.
The new 35 MPH speed zone begins at the next “speed limit” sign.
The new minimum speed is 35 MPH.
10. Alcohol:
makes it difficult for drivers to judge their condition.
makes drivers more prone to take chances.
increases reaction time.
All of the above.
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MT DMV Knowledge Test Facts

Number of questions: 33
Correct answers to pass:27
Passing score:82%
Minimum age to apply: 14 ½
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